What does a marker in the Masters do?
“I’ve heard this same thing,” said 1987 Masters champion Larry Mize. A marker plays when there is an uneven number of players after the 36-hole cut. He goes off in the first group of the day in a twosome to keep that participant’s scorecard and provide company and pace for the round. He does not post a score.
Who is the marker at Augusta National?
But who is Jeff Knox? Well, Augusta National insists that when an odd number of players make the cut, a marker has to be sent out with the player that would normally have to play on their own. Jeff Knox is the lucky Augusta member that is sent out every year – and it turns out that he’s pretty handy around the layout.
Are Masters only 18 holes?
The Masters is the only major golf championship that is played at the same course each time. The 18 holes can be tricky for even the most experienced players – so much so that the area between holes 11-13 has the nickname ‘Amen Corner’!