When is the 2021 Masters taking place?

The 2021 US Masters will revert back to its traditional April date

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The 2021 Masters will take place at Augusta National from April 8-11 as it returns as the first major of the season.

The 84th Masters was moved from April to November in 2020 due to the coronavirus outbreak as part of a major rescheduling of the golfing calendar.

Held from November 12-15, the 2020 Masters became the latest ever edition of the world famous Augusta major in terms of the calendar year.

The US Masters will revert back to the tournament’s traditional April date in 2021, with the Azaleas set to be in blossom once again when the world’s best head to Georgia from April 8-11.

The 2021 Masters will be the 85th edition of the major.

Where is the 2021 Masters taking place?

The Masters will continue to take place at Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia. It remains the only one of golf’s majors not to rotate between venues.

Who is the reigning Masters champion?

Dustin Johnson claimed the second major of his career with a record-breaking performance to win the 2020 US Masters at Augusta.

World number one Johnson ended a wait of more than four years since his 2016 US Open success as he landed the famous green jacket following a five-shot victory.

Johnson finished on a record 20-under par total, beating the previous 72-hole record at Augusta by two shots with an impressive week.

“The Masters is the biggest tournament,” Johnson said after winning the title. “It’s the one I wanted to win most. I’m proud the way I handled myself.”

The American finished five shots clear of Sungjae Im, who was playing in his first Masters, and Cameron Smith.

Who is the favourite for the 2021 Masters?

Dustin Johnson has been installed as the favourite with bookmakers making him the man most likely to win and retain the green jacket.