Here are the 54 best photos from the Masters

The Masters is the most prestigious golf tournament in the world, and it is also one of the most beautiful events in sports.

The beauty of the Masters is one of many things that make it so special, and the talented photographers at the Associated Press and Reuters capture that artistry in their work.

Read more: 36 things that make the Masters one of the quirkiest events in sports

We’ve collected the best photos from this year’s tournament and Tiger Woods’ big win. Take a look below.


Jack Nicklaus hits a ceremonial tee shot to start the tournament.

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Mike Segar/Reuters

Tiger roars after sinking his winning putt.

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The patrons celebrate a Justin Thomas birdie.


Jason Day chips with the iconic Masters scoreboard in the background.

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Patrick Reed puts the green jacket back on Tiger.

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Jordan Spieth tees off as the crowd watches.

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Sand chases Jose Maria Olazabal’s ball as it tries to escape the bunker.


A security guard slips and collides with Tiger Woods.

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Brian Snyder/Reuters

Fans crowd as Tiger Woods approaches.


Gary Woodland’s son putts during the par 3 contest.

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Jimmy Walker and his caddie walk among the tracks left in the dew-covered first hole.

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The crowd salutes Tiger.

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The reflection in the water looks like a painting as Tony Finau walks to the 15th green.


Phil Mickelson skips a ball across the water during a practice round.


Rickie Fowler drives the ball during a practice round.

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Several children run down a hill during the par 3 contest.

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Keegan Bradley cheers his son during the par 3 contest.


Tiger Woods walks alone among the trees.

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Gary Woodland’s head.


Morning beer.

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Phil Mickelson passes the water on the 15th hole.


Rickie Fowler hits an approach shot in the shadows.


Jason Day sends a ball soaring.

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Tiger Woods checks the wind.


Francesco Molinari and his caddie look like they are out for a Sunday morning stroll around the muni.


Justin Harding sends a divot flying.


Rafael Cabrera Bello is in there somewhere.

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Dustin Johnson hits a shot off the pine straw.

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Dustin Johnson looks over Rae’s creek near the 13th green.


Bryson DeChambeau watches his ball in the late-afternoon sun.

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Dustin Johnson waits in front of the azaleas.


Tiger Woods celebrates a birdie.

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Tiger waits to putt on the 12th.


Rickie Fowler watches his shot from the bunker.


Brooks Koepka and the patrons watch the flight of the ball.


Tiger among the crowd.


Adam Scott flips his putter.

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Bubba Watson crosses the bridge on 13.


Charley Hoffman hits from a bunker.


Tiger smiles after winning the Masters.


Francesco Molinari and his caddie are still on that stroll.


Rory McIlroy jumps over Rae’s Creek on the 13th hole.


Corey Conners hits a ball down the fairway.


Tiger Woods salutes the patrons.

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Adam Long reminds us that Augusta National is a lot hillier than it looks on TV.


Brooks Koepka found himself in trouble on the second hole in the second round.


It was rainy during the second round.


Ian Poulter sends a ball up to the green at No. 13.


Tiger Woods contemplates a shot out of the sand.

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Francesco Molinari watches his ball take off.

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The thrill of a long-awaited victory.

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Tiger is back!


One of the greatest Masters ever is now in the books.