Buyer Beware: Fake Masters Tickets

In the market to buy or sell pre-owned Masters tickets?

Buyers and sellers, beware.

Some original ticket holders who have sold their tickets for the 2018 Masters through third-party resellers have received letters from Augusta National informing them that their tickets have been invalidated. According to these notices, one of which was obtained by, the sellers are told they will receive a full refund but that they will be “permanently removed from all ticket lists.”

Buyers of these tickets could face a worse result still. Invalid tickets could create a scenario where would-be patrons shell out for airfare, accommodations and rental car only to discover when they arrive at the gates of Augusta National that their tickets are no good.

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