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Hello, friends. The 2015 #Masters field could exceed 100 players for the first time since 1966:

Hello, friends. The 2015 #Masters field could exceed 100 players for the first time since 1966:

Here's a new tradition unlike any other – the race to see if the Masters can keep its field under 100 players by April. For the fourth time in the last five years, at least 90 players already have qualified for the Masters at the end of the year with three months of opportunities remaining before the field is set. Each time, Augusta National managed to achieve its objective of keeping the number of competitors in double digits. By far the smallest field of the four majors, the Masters has not had more than 100 players since 1966. That's what Augusta National prefers. Club chairmen have talked about a small field creating a better experience. Remember, the original name of the Masters was the Augusta National Invitation Tournament. But if the last eight months were any indication, this could be the closest call yet. Of the 90 players who are eligible and expected to compete...

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