Augusta National Masters Hole-by-Hole Breakdown

Aron GlatzerAnalyst IApril 9, 2009

AUGUSTA, GA - APRIL 08:  Steve Stricker walks on the eighth green with his caddie during the Par 3 Contest prior to the 2009 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2009 in Augusta, Georgia.  (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Augusta National is one of the most beautiful golf courses in the world and has been the site of memories forever ingrained in our minds.

From shaking our heads in wonderment at the ability of Jack Nicklaus to lock up a green jacket in his mid 40s, to witnessing the changing of the guard with a fist-pump seen around the world (Tiger Woods in 1997), magic is never lacking in this fine event.

We've taken things one step further for the true Masters aficionado, with hole-by-hole breakdowns, which will be updated multiple times daily.

Interested in analysis on how to attack each hole? Want insight into why certain players are rising to the top of the leaderboard, while others are stumbling to three putts in certain places?

Want a comprehensive breakdown on why Chad Campbell separated from the pack so early or where Tiger is likely to make his ascension up the chart?

Look no further, as we have you covered from beginning to end with stories which will be updated multiple times per day throughout the weekend...


Joe MacDonald takes you through holes 2-4.

Let Nick Howson show the way from 5-7.

Jon Staub has you covered on the 8-10 holes.

Martin Fitzpatrick breaks down Amen Corner.

Andy Reistetter gives insight on location at 14-16.

Let Leroy Watson start and finish your day with analysis on holes 17, 18, and 1.

Finally, follow the roundtable discussion on all of the biggest ongoing Masters storylines on the 19th hole.