A green jacket owned by the winner of the nation's first Masters Tournament in 1934 has sold at auction for nearly $700,000 (445,888 pounds), the auction company said on Monday.
Thanks to reader Doug for John Boyette's story on an official Augusta National (forest) green jacket up for auction. You can view the auction preview page here. Love the old ANGC logo!
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Augusta National Golf Club says the jacket won by Art Wall Jr. in 1959 was later stolen; a Florida collector and a Texas auction house insist the jacket was obtained legally and can be sold to the highest bidder.