. Fast facts
When/where: Thursday-April 14; Augusta National Golf Club, Augusta, Ga.
Defending champion: Bubba Watson
Length/par: 7,435 yards; 36-36—72
Purse: To be determined ($8 million in 2012)
Field: 93 (87 professionals, six amateurs)
Cut: Top 44 and ties, and anyone within 10 shots of the lead
TV: Thursday-Friday, 3 p.m., ESPN; Saturday, 3 p.m., Ch. 10; April 14, 2 p.m., Ch. 10
Notes: Tiger Woods has gone seven years without winning the Masters, his longest drought in any of the four majors. … Rory McIlroy is trying to join Woods, Phil Mickelson, Tom Watson, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer as the only players to win majors in three successive years dating to 1960. … The youngest player in the field is 14-year-old Guan Tianlang of China, the Asian Amateur champion.