Facts and figures for the Masters:
Tournament: The 77th Masters.
Dates: April 11-14
Site: Augusta National Golf Club.
Length: 7,435 yards, 6,799 meters
Purse: To be determined ($8 million in 2012).
Field: 93 (87 professionals, six amateurs).
Cut: Top 44 and ties, and anyone within 10 shots of the lead.
Defending champion: Bubba Watson.
Last year: Watson made four straight birdies on the back nine, closed with a 4-under 68, and then beat Louis Oosthuizen in a playoff with a shot that instantly became part of Masters lore. Deep in the woods to the right of the 10th fairway, he hit a gap wedge from about 155 yards that hooked some 40 yards and settled 10 feet away for a two-putt par to win on the second extra hole. While that shot was memorable, Oosthuizen hit one that was historic. He became the first player to make double-eagle 2 on the par-5 second hole by hitting 4-iron from the fairway. Oosthuizen closed with a 69. They finished on 10-under 278. Watson bec...