The Masters Champions Dinner

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The Masters Champions Dinner

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

The Masters Champions Dinner


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