The Masters 2021 date and start time at Augusta National as Bryson DeChambeau and Dustin Johnson battle for Green Jacket

Dustin Johnson was only presented with the Green Jacket in November, now he is back to reclaim it.

Yes, it’s Masters time again as the eyes and ears of the world focus on Augusta.

The 2020 Masters was rescheduled for November due to the COVID-19 lockdown and this year there will be a limited number of fans
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Johnson, the local boy, will be among the favourites going into the tournament – the first major championship of the year.

No player has successfully defended the Masters since Tiger Woods in 2002.

When does The Masters begin?

The Masters gets under way on Thursday April 8 until Sunday. Played in Georgia, the event is live from Augusta National and will have a limited number of fans.

Johnson finished five shots clear the pack and a record 20 under par to win the 2020 edition
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What channel is it on?

Sky Sports Masters will be showing the Masters live in the UK.

However, global broadcasting restrictions mean that full live coverage will begin from 7.30pm over the first two days then 8pm on Saturday and 7pm on Sunday. The BBC will be broadcasting nightly highlights.

Who won the 2020 edition?

Played seven months later than normal because of COVID-19 concerns, Johnson, who grew up an hour from Augusta, triumphed.

Not just that, he broke the tournament scoring record that had stood for 23 years, winning by five shots.

What are the latest odds on winners?

As of 6 April, these are the prices from Betfair.

Bryson DeChambeau – 17/2
Dustin Johnson – 9/1
Jordan Spieth – 10/1
Justin Thomas – 10/1
Jon Rahm – 11/1
Rory McIlroy – 16/1

Source: Sport

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