The green jacket. Is there a more iconic wardrobe item signifying success in all of sports? The greatest golfers from all over the world dream of someday putting on the jacket as the winner of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National. The golf preceding the jacket ceremony, though, has provided some epic moments that are burned into the memories of golf fans and have been retold through the years. The golf club in the small Georgia town of Augusta can claim some of the greatest moments in sports, not just golf. Here are our top eight.
Certain sports favor specific physical characteristics. Jockeys, for example, must be small and light while basketball centers must be tall and muscular. The 7-foot-1 Shaquille O’Neal couldn’t have been a jockey, nor could the 5-1 Laffit Pincay have played center in the NBA. The best golfers must have excellent hand-eye coordination, but beyond that there is no one ideal golfing physique.