Masters by the numbers

2016-04-06 16:26
US Masters (AFP)

Augusta - Facts and figures ahead of the year's first Major, the 80th Masters at Augusta National.

$3 975 - Average price of a four-day tournament pass on the resale market (down 36 percent from 2015)

$34.75 million - Estimated revenue from last year's ticket sales

$250 - Cost of producing each green jacket

1 - Months it takes to produce a green jacket

$10 000 - Reportedly the annual dues for members of Augusta National Golf Club

90 - Percentage of golf carts used worldwide that are produced in Georgia

2016 - First year since 2007 that four-time Masters champion Arnold Palmer will not hit a ceremonial tee shot on Thursday

4 - minutes of US television commerical time allowed per hour

$6 million-$8 million - Total amount IBM, AT&T and Mercedes Benz for advertising time

14 million - Average number of people watching US television coverage of Sunday's final Masters round

$25 million - cost of international broadcast rights

300 - Reported Augusta National Golf Club membership total

3 - Number of women members

$25 000 - Reported Augusta National member initiation fee

1 - US President as a member, the late Dwight Eisenhower

250 000 - number of people who visit Augusta annually for Masters-related events

$115 million - impact of the event on Augusta economy

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