The Masters produces some of the most beautiful photos in sports. Here are the best 23 so far this year.
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 thing that makes 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 so far. Take a look below.
Jack Nicklaus hits a ceremonial tee shot to start the tournament.
Gary Woodland's son putts during the par 3 contest.
Jimmy Walker and his caddie walk among the tracks left in the dew-covered first hole.
Phil Mickelson skips a ball across the water during a practice round.
Rickie Fowler drives the ball during a practice round.
Several children run down a hill during the par 3 contest.
Keegan Bradley cheers his son during the par 3 contest.
Tiger Woods walks alone among the trees.
Rickie Fowler hits an approach shot in the shadows.
Jason Day sends a ball soaring.
Tiger Woods checks the wind.
Rafael Cabrera Bello is in there somewhere.
Bryson DeChambeau watches his ball in the late-afternoon sun.
Dustin Johnson waits in front of the azaleas.
Brooks Koepka and the patrons watch the flight of the ball.
Tiger among the crowd.
Bubba Watson crosses the bridge on 13.
Charley Hoffman hits from a bunker.
Corey Conners hits a ball down the fairway.
Tiger Woods salutes the patrons.
Adam Long reminds us that Augusta National is a lot hillier than it looks on TV.
Sand chases Jose Maria Olazabal's ball as it tries to escape the bunker.