Finally Masters week has arrived!

Jason Day and Adam ScottIt's been more than nine months since the last Major was played. The PGA Championship was won by Jason Day in August last year and the golf world is buzzing to see who will take out the first Major of 2016.

This year's Masters Tournament will be one of the most hotly contested titles in a long time with the best golfers in the world all currently playing exceptional golf.

World Number 1 Jason Day and Adam Scott are amongst the favourites to claim the Green Jacket after they have each notched up two victories on the PGA TOUR, including a World Golf Championship this year.

Here is a quick look at the five Aussies; Day, Scott, Marc Leishman, Steven Bowditch and Cameron Smith including their history at The Masters and form coming into Augusta.  

Jason Day:
World ranking: 1

Number of tournaments played this year: 6

Best finish this year: 1stArnold Palmer Invitational andWGC – Dell Match Play Championship

Last victory: 27th March 2016 - WGC – Dell Match Play Championship

How he got in the field: Winning the PGA Championship in 2015

Record at The Masters:
2011       -              T2
2012       -              WD
2013       -              3
2014       -              T20

2015       -              T28

Adam Scott:
World ranking: 7

Number of tournaments played this year: 6 (PGA TOUR)

Best finish this year: 1stThe Honda Classic and WGC – Cadillac Championship

Last victory: 6 March 2016 – WGC – Cadillac Championship

How he got in the field: As the 2013 Champion, he now has a lifetime invitation

Record at The Masters:
2002       -              T9
2003       -              T23
2004       -              MC
2005       -              T33
2006       -              T27
2007       -              T27
2008       -              T25
2009       -              MC
2010       -              T18
2011       -              T2
2012       -              T8
2013       -              1
2014       -              T14
2015       -              T38

Marc Leishman:
World ranking: 31

Number of tournaments played this year: 7 (PGA TOUR)

Best finish this year: T5 Northern Trust Open

Last victory: 6thDecember 2015 – Nedbank Golf Challenge – European Tour

How he got in the field: Finishing top-4 at The Open in 2015

Record at The Masters:
2010       -              MC
2011       -              DNP
2012       -              DNP
2013       -              T4
2014       -              MC
2015       -              DNP


Steven Bowditch:
World ranking: 87

Number of tournaments played this year: 8 (PGA TOUR)

Best finish this year: T10 Hyundai Tournament of Champions

Last victory: 31STMay 2015 – AT&T Byron Nelson – PGA TOUR

How he got in the field: Winning the AT&T Byron Nelson

Record at The Masters:

2014       -              T26
2015       -              DNP

Cameron Smith:
World ranking: 102

Number of Professional tournaments played this year: 8 (PGA TOUR)

Best finish this year: T11 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

Last victory: Has never had a Professional win

How he got in the field: Finishing top-4 at the 2015 US Open

Record at The Masters: Has not played before

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