The Masters Champions Dinner
The Masters Champions Dinner is a short golf blog post that looks at the most exclusive dinner party that you will never be invited to.
Augusta National Golf Club is the stage where The Masters Tournament is held. The tournament is full of traditions, one of which is this one.
Tuesday evening during The Masters week is a special evening where every available past Masters Champions come together to celebrate this special occasion.
It’s a gathering of the greatest legends of the game which happens every year in the Augusta National Clubhouse.
The Champions Dinner, as it is officially titled, was first held in 1952 by Ben Hogan after he invited past champions to gather for an evening meal and to set up a past champions club.
Traditionally the winner of the previous Masters Tournament chooses the menu for the following Champions Dinner.
Most of the time the past champion tries to highlight their regional cuisine, keep reading for some examples of Champions Dinner Menu.
Champions Dinner – The Past Champion – The Menu
2023 – Scottie Scheffler
2022 – H Matsuyama
Miso Glazed Black Cod, Miyazaki Wagyu Beef Ribeye Steak followed by Japanese Strawberry Shortcake
2017 – Danny Willett
Mini Cottage Pie with Yorkshire Pudding followed by Apple Crumble with Custard
2012 – Charl Schwartzel
South African Lamb Chops and Sausages followed by Vanilla Ice Cream Sundae
2007 – Phil Mickelson
BBQ Spare Ribs, Chicken, Sausage and Pulled Pork with Coleslaw
2004 – Mike Weir
Canadian Elk, Wild Boar and Arctic Char served with Canadian Beer
1998 – Tiger Woods
Cheeseburger or Grilled Chicken Sandwich with French Fries
Strawberry and Vanilla Milkshakes
1997 – Nick Faldo
Tomato Soup followed by Fish and Chips
1992 – Ian Woosnam
Leek and Potato Soup, Welsh Lamb, Apple Pie with Ice Cream
1986 – Bernhard Langer
Wiener Schnitzel with Potato Salad
The most popular dish over the years is the favourite dessert, the Strawberry Shortcake
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