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Inside the numbers look at the Masters

Jordan Spieth sees name on Wall of Champions for first time

Jordan Spieth, defending champion at the Dean & DeLuca Invitational, sees his name on the Wall of Champions at Colonial Country Club for the first time Monday. Spieth is joined by Colonial club president Rob Hood. Video by Jimmy Burch
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Jordan Spieth, defending champion at the Dean & DeLuca Invitational, sees his name on the Wall of Champions at Colonial Country Club for the first time Monday. Spieth is joined by Colonial club president Rob Hood. Video by Jimmy Burch

The Masters begins Thursday. It’s golf’s first major championship of the season.

Danny Willett is the defending champion.

Here’s an inside the numbers look at the Masters, courtesy of the staff at Wallet Hub and Masters.com:

2.1 - Average margin of victory for a Masters’ champion

3 - Birdies by champion Claude Harmon in 1948 and Phil Michelson in 2010

4 - Price of a domestic beer is $4

6 _ Average attempts before a golfer wins The Masters

11 - There are a record 11 Englishmen in the tournament, including Willett.

12 _ Strokes. The largest margin of victory was 12 strokes by Tiger Woods in 1997

16 _ Bogeys by 2007 winner Zach Johnson

27 _ Total aces in tournament history

28 _ Birdies by 2015 winner Jordan Spieth

90 _ Percent of the world’s golf carts made in Georgia

250 _ It costs $250 to produce each green jacket

1,366 _ Average resale price for a ticket to the final round of the 2017 Masters is $1,366, which is currently the cheapest of the four days

250,000 _ People visit the Augusta, Ga., area each year for Masters festivities

10,000,000 _ Purse for The Masters is $10,000,000.

Source: Wallethub.com and Masters.com

Jordan Spieth, defending champion at the Dean & DeLuca Invitational in FW, makes his promotional pitch for fans to join him at the 2017 event in May. Video by Jimmy Burch

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