The Masters Green Jacket

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The Masters Green Jacket

The Masters Green Jacket has been worn by members of Augusta National since 1937.  That year the members used the jackets to identify themselves from the crowd to assist patrons of the event.  The first Masters Jacket was awarded in 1949 to Sam Snead.  The jacket symbolizes membership into the club and has become one of sports most famous awards.

References

CBS Sports

http://golf.about.com/od/majorchampionships/f/green_jacket.htm

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