1. Since 1997, the easiest hole for the Masters champions has been the par-5 13th (pictured), with a 4.40 stroke average, including 3 eagles and 28 birdies. The hardest for the winners since 1997 were the par-3 16th at 3.12 and the par-4 5th at 4.12.
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2. The 642 players who have made the cut at the Masters since 1997 have averaged just 3.26 three-putts for the 72-hole tournament. The last 13 champions have averaged 2.15 three-putts, with Tiger Woods in 1997 and Jose Maria Olazabal in 1999 going all 72 holes without a single three-putt. The most by a winner was Zach Johnson (pictured) with 6 three-putts in 2007.
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3. It's a common perception that Masters champions have to overpower the par 5s. Since 1997, that has been true for Tiger Woods, Vijay Singh, Phil Mickelson, Trevor Immelman and Angel Cabrera. But Mark O'Meara won in 1998 as the 31st-longest driver, averaging 266.6 yards. Jose Maria Olazabal averaged just 239.8 yards per drive in 1999, second-to-last in the field. In 2003, Mike Weir (pictured) averaged 271.2 yards, 39th, and Zach Johnson in 2007 averaged 265.0 yards only three players were shorter. But he was still 11 under on the par 5s.
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5. Since 1948, the PGA of America has given out the Player of the Year award. In those 61 years, 18 Masters winners have also won Player of the Year. Since 1997, Tiger Woods has won both four times ('97, '01, '02 and '05), and Mark O'Meara once ('98).
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4. In the history of the Masters, 16 champions have won a second major in the same year. Since 1997, it has happened three times in 1998 Mark O'Meara won the British Open, in 2002 Tiger Woods won the U.S. Open, and in 2005 Woods won the British Open.
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