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CNN looks at the Masters by numbers

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Golfers will walk a total of 29, 740 yards should they finish all four rounds at Augusta
  • The hardest hole at Augusta is the 10th, which takes on average 4.32 shots to complete
  • Nobody has appeared in more Masters than Gary Player, who played Augusta 52 times

(CNN) -- Most eyes in the world of sport, and all in the golfing world, will be fairly and squarely fixed on Augusta National this week.

As in all major sporting events, there are a multitude of facts, figures, numbers and statistics that go along with the first of the four golfing majors -- but perhaps not all of them are well known.

Here are a few significant numbers that CNN has unearthed ahead of the 2010 Masters Tournament.

4.32: The 10th hole at Augusta is quaintly known as Camelia -- but there is nothing sweet about this monster of a dog-leg. This par-four is officially rated the toughest hole on the course, with the average score over the years higher than its par.

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12: Tiger Woods tore up the record books when becoming the youngest-ever wearer of the green jacket in 1997. His astonishing 12-shot winning margin looks likely to remain etched in history for a very long time.

13: American Tom Weiskopf was a top Ryder Cup player and winner of the British Open in 1973. But just seven years later he felt the full force of Augusta, taking a mighty 13 shots on the par-three 12th. Two years earlier Japan's Tommy Nakajima also hit 13 -- but at least his was on the par-five 13th hole!

19: Over the years, only a total of 19 holes-in-one have been achieved and none since 2005, when South African Trevor Immelman and Englishman Ian Poulter both carded aces.

41: Just a year after Tiger Woods' record-breaking Augusta exploits, his close friend Mark O'Meara was the recipient of the 1998 green jacket. The 41-year-old's victory put him in the record books as the oldest-ever first-time Augusta winner.

52: Gary Player got his hands on the green jacket three times and famously became the first non-American to win the Masters in 1961. The South African appeared in a remarkable 52 tournaments, more than any other player, before bowing out for the final time in 2009.

29,740: At the end of four rounds of high-tension golf, those players that will have made the cut will need to rest their aching feet. A total of 29,740 yards will have been walked over the 72 holes.