Masters green jacket and other distinct uniforms: Take our colorful sports fashion quiz

An annual highlight of the Masters tournament occurs when the new champion slips into the winner’s green jacket, one of the most iconic articles of clothing in all of sports. Test your knowledge of this and other sports attire by taking this 25-question quiz.

By , Staff writer

1. How did Georgia’s Augusta National Golf Club come to select green jackets as the winner’s garb?

The decision to award the Masters winner a green jacket is meant to symbolize membership in the exclusive Augusta National club. The original green jackets were worn by members to identify them as on-course hosts at the 1937 tournament. In 1949, the club began presenting the winner with a green jacket, a ceremony now televised from the famed Butler Cabin on the club grounds.

The decision to award the Masters winner a green jacket is meant to symbolize membership in the exclusive Augusta National club. The original green jackets were worn by members to identify them as on-course hosts at the 1937 tournament. In 1949, the club began presenting the winner with a green jacket, a ceremony now televised from the famed Butler Cabin on the club grounds.

The decision to award the Masters winner a green jacket is meant to symbolize membership in the exclusive Augusta National club. The original green jackets were worn by members to identify them as on-course hosts at the 1937 tournament. In 1949, the club began presenting the winner with a green jacket, a ceremony now televised from the famed Butler Cabin on the club grounds.

The decision to award the Masters winner a green jacket is meant to symbolize membership in the exclusive Augusta National club. The original green jackets were worn by members to identify them as on-course hosts at the 1937 tournament. In 1949, the club began presenting the winner with a green jacket, a ceremony now televised from the famed Butler Cabin on the club grounds.

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Green jackets match the emerald color of the course.

 

Green jackets are associated with the club’s exclusive membership.

 

A green jacket was the choice of the club’s Irish-born president.

 

An Augusta, Ga., clothier had a sale on green jackets.

 
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