April 01, 2016

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) Facts and figures for the Masters:

Tournament: The 80th Masters.

Dates: April 7-10.

Site: Augusta National Golf Club.

Length: 7,435 yards.

Par: 36-36-72.

Purse: To be determined ($10 million in 2015).

Field: 90 (84 professionals, six amateurs).

Cut: Top 50 and ties, and anyone within 10 shots of the lead.

Defending champion: Jordan Spieth.

Last year: Spieth won his first major with a four-shot victory, becoming at age 21 the second-youngest Masters champion and the first wire-to-wire winner since Raymond Floyd in 1976. He set the 36-hole record at 14-under 130, and he tied the 72-hole record of 270 set by Tiger Woods in 1997.

Farewell to Watson: Tom Watson is playing the Masters for the 43rd and final time. He won in 1977 and 1981.

Grand Slam: Rory McIlroy needs a Masters victory to become only the sixth player to complete the career Grand Slam.

Key statistic: Tiger Woods in 2002 was the last No. 1 player in the world to win the Masters.

Noteworthy: Jordan Spieth (22), Rory McIlroy (26) and Jason Day (28) have won five of the last six majors.

Quoteworthy: ''There are more guys in the conversation. There are so many that I'd be surprised if some or all of these guys aren't there come Sunday. Everyone has got some motivation to play well at Augusta.'' - Adam Scott.

Television: Thursday and Friday, 3-7:30 p.m., ESPN; Saturday, 3-7 p.m., CBS. Sunday, 2-7 p.m., CBS.

Interactive: www.masters.com. Live video channels from Amen Corner, the 15th hole, 16th hole and a featured group. Estimated times - Amen Corner (Nos. 11, 12 and 13) from 10:45 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and from 11:45 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday; Nos. 15 and 16 from 11:45 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and from 12:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday featured group from noon to completion of play on Thursday and Friday, and from 12:30 p.m. to completion of play on Saturday and Sunday. The Masters iPad app will display the video channels and a live digital simulcast of CBS Sports' weekend coverage.

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