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You can recreate a taste of the Masters at home with these Authentic Masters Recipes. The food at the Augusta National Golf Club’s concession stands during Masters week is almost as iconic as the golf being played! The food is not only popular with golf fans at the tournament; many professional golfers enjoy a few pimento cheese sandwiches.

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Masters Recipes You Can Make At Home

Every year the town of Augusta comes alive the first full week of April as the city hosts the Masters Golf Tournament, one of the most popular PGA tour tournaments. When golf patrons walk onto the course for the first time, they are transported to an oasis of peaceful beauty that tournament TV coverage can not capture.

I can’t get you tickets to the Masters, but I can help you make authentic concession stand copycat recipes to enjoy eating while having a Masters Watch Party.

Why These Recipes Are Authentic

Many copycat recipes on the internet add all kinds of ingredients that Augusta National Golf Club does not have in their recipes. The Masters pimento cheese does not have sour cream, nor does the egg salad have celery or chopped dill pickles in it. The concession stands, sandwiches, and snacks are all made with simple, high-quality ingredients.

How do I know? I live in Augusta, Georgia, and have attended the Masters since high school. I now have 15 grandkids, so that might give you a perspective on how long I have been going.

Masters spectator guide, ticket and sandwich wrapper 2021

Each year I bring home a bag of concession stand items to give to family members that did not go and enjoy as a late-night snack watching the highlights on TV. I save the bags for reference, checking to see if they have changed their recipe. However, if Augusta National has something extraordinary, they leave it alone. It’s all about tradition.

Augusta National focuses on perfection, not big and showy but simple perfection in every tiny detail, just like their concessions.

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Taste Of The Masters 

During the Covid social distancing, Augusta National offered ticket holders the opportunity to buy a boxed package of all their favorite Masters concession food. The only thing needed was a loaf of white bread and a comfy seat to watch the tournament on TV. 

  • 1 pound of pimento cheese and egg salad
  • 1.5 pounds of bar-b-que
  • 8 bags of potato chips
  • 6 chocolate chip cookies
  • 6 bags of pecan caramel popcorn
  • 25 Masters cups with the tournament logo
  • Serving paper with the tournament logo.
taste of masters party pack food pimento cheese, egg salad, bbq
Taste Of Masters Food and Party

You get all this for a price tag of $150, with delivery by Friday of the Masters right to your door. This box was just a sampling of what a patron can eat at the Masters Tournament. However, when you are on the course, there are many other great choices for sandwiches, snacks, and desserts.

Masters Concession Stand History

As a kid going to the Masters, I remember the white portable tents that were put up periodically throughout the course for snacks. Patrons would file in a double line from one end, working their way through various sandwiches, snacks and drinks. When they got to the other end of the tent they would pay for all the times they had chosen.

The National has since up its game and now has permanent buildings for its concessions. They even have staff to help patrons with the condiments once they leave the building.

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Masters Concession Stand Building

Augusta National explains on their site. “There are seven full-service, open-air concession stands strategically placed around the property, all stocked with the simple assortment of sandwiches, snacks, drinks, and sweets, while friendly concessions staffers ensure a quick pace and shelving that is never empty.”

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Masters Condiments Stand With Helpful Employee

🍳One thing I must share, I wish the Mastes would bring back the fried egg sandwich! It might seem strange but the simple fried egg with mustard on white bread was one of my favorites!

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Famous Masters Sandwiches and Snacks

If you can not make it to the tournament this year, why not host your own Masters Viewing Party for family and friends? I have gathered some of my favorite Masters food recipes and famous Augusta recipes for you to make and serve.

There are a variety of sandwiches that patrons can enjoy. I am sharing with you the three most popular ones that you can make at home.

Masters Chicken Salad Sandwich on Brioche Bun

Masters chicken salad sandwich sitting on the table.
Masters Chicken Salad Sandwich on Brioche
Masters Chicken Salad Sandwich On Brioche
Perfectly shredded chicken breasts and a classic brioche bun are what makes this recreation of the classic Masters sandwich so authentic. It's a simple recipe with only four ingredients and you can easily make the salad in advance, especially if making it for a party or large group of people.
Check out this recipe
masters chicken salad sandwich on a green wrapper

Masters Pimento Cheese Sandwich Recipe

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Masters Pimento Cheese Sandwich Recipe
Masters Pimento Cheese Sandwich Recipe
The famous Masters Pimento Cheese Recipe is a traditional southern sandwich spread that has been served at the Augusta National golf tournament concession stands for over 50 years. Three types of cheese, southern mayo, and pimento peppers are the key ingredients for a great pimento spread.
Check out this recipe
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Famous Masters Egg Salad Sandwiches Recipe

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Famous Masters Egg Salad Sandwich Recipe
Just three easy ingredients make the filling for this sandwich, and of course, you can't forget the traditional soft white bread. This classic egg salad recipe combines perfectly chopped eggs with mayonnaise and sweet paprika.
Check out this recipe
Masters egg salad in a bowl and a sandwich on White Bread golf tees Masters ball and Masters towel near them

⭐ Hint: For the most authentic way to serve Masters sandwiches, be sure to put them in green eco-friendly sandwich bags just like they do at the Masters.

How To Make The Famous Masters Southern Cheese Straws
Learn the secret to making the classic Augusta Masters Southern Cheese Straws. A delicious, crisp, cheesy copycat recipe you can make at home. They are a delightful treat that will impress your guests and leave them craving more. 
Georgia State play with Masters cheese straws filled in it sitting on top of a masters Spectators bad

Masters Themed Desserts

Peach Ice Cream Sandwich

masters peach ice cream sandwich with a masters cup of tea and tournament bages
Masters Peach Ice Cream Sandwich
Peach Ice Cream Sandwich
The state of Georgia is well known for its peaches and this frozen dessert treat has long been a popular addition to the concession stand during Masters week. It's the only place you can EVER get these ice cream treats. Creamy blended peach ice cream is sandwiched between two buttery, soft on the inside and crispy on the outside sugar cookies.
Check out this recipe
georgia peach ice cream sandwich with a masters cup of tea, and badge
Augusta National Sour Cream Pound Cake
This cake is an Augusta tradition and perfect to serve for tea time or whenever you're craving something sweet. It's a simple sweet cake that is perfect for taking to a party or potluck. If you want something a little fancier, you can always dress it up with homemade whipped cream and a fruit sauce.
famous pound cake with mint and blueberries on plates, masters towel and masters spectator guide

Masters Themed Drinks and Cocktails

Azalea Cocktail

The famous Augusta Azalea Cocktail
Azalea Cocktail
Azalea Cocktail
This cocktail is not served in the consession stands at the Masters. However, it is served in the club house. This is THE cocktail of the Masters Tournament. In the spring and summer, pink azaleas are in full bloom all over the city, inspiring the name for this pink-colored drink with the flavors of freshly squeezed lemonade and grenadine served with vodka. It's super elegant to shake it with ice and serve in a chilled martini glass or pour over ice in a highball.
Check out this recipe
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Secret Masters Stand 12 Drink Recipe
Stand 12 is a light thirst-quenching layered drink served in a clear Masters cup created by one of the concession stand workers. The spiked version is perfect to serve on a Masters cocktail menu.
stand 12 drink in a masters cup with ticket and map of the Augusta National golf course.
Transfusion Cocktail
This refreshing cocktail is the perfect 19th hole cocktail! Just like the one they make at just about any golf country club! It is made with a blend of concord grape juice, ginger ale, lime juice, and vodka. It's the perfect way to cool down after a round of golf or serve guests at your golf-themed party. The best part about this drink is it makes a delicious mocktail as well!
transfusion drink in glas with masters golf ball and towel next to it.
Arnold Palmer Drink
This tea and lemonade combination was made popular by the famous golf player, Arnold Palmer. It's a tasty thirst quencher that just about any golf enthusiast can appreciate. It can also be turned into an adult-spiked Arnold Palmer by mixing it with vodka.
arnold palmer tea in a glass with mint and lemon, masters golf ball next to it

Masters Themed Soups and Salads

I have a few recipes I want to be sure to share with you that are not served at the Masters. These recipes are Augusta, GA favorites. They are all influenced by our Augusta National Golf Club and the locals’ love for golf.

Green Jacket Salad Recipe
One of my favorite Augusta restaurants growing up was The Green Jacket. The restaurant is closed now, but the famous Green Jacket salad is a favorite among native Augustans. It is a simple salad with a fresh vinaigrette topped with pita chips. It is easy to prepare for a large group in a bowl for a buffet or plated for a more upscale golf-themed dinner party.
green jacket salad on a plate with masters program book next to it
Bobby Jones’ Calamity Jane Beer Chili Recipe
A southern classic beer chili recipe made with beer in honor of the master of golf himself, Bobby Jones. In Southern tradition, this chili has a unique twist. It's made with grass-fed ground beef, tomatoes, classic chili seasonings, white corn, black-eyed peas, and Calamity Jane beer from PGA Georgia Selection.
Bobby Jones Calamity Jane beer chili in a bowl with black eyed peas white corn pinto beans hamburger topped with shredded cheese
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Planning Masters Golf Tournament Party or a golf-themed party using printable golf decorations, I’ve got you coved for creating a memorable party. Everyone will talk about it for weeks!

Masters Golf Fun Food Facts 

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Augusta Masters Menu Board Items and Prices

Why is the Masters’ food so cheap?

The Masters food menu is inexpensive because Augusta National does not need to make a big profit from its food sales. They focus on making the experience for their patrons a high-class, fun event, and part of this includes delicious, inexpensive foods and drinks.

What is the most famous Masters Sandwich?

The most famous sandwich at the Masters is the classic pimento cheese. This icon sandwich has been served at the Masters for over 40+ consecutive years. 

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Masters Sandwiches In The Concession Stands

What kind of food is served at the Masters?

The Masters serves simple, delicious sandwiches and snacks at a low price in their concession stands. Golf fans can start the day by choosing from the Masters breakfast menu. There is a Chicken Biscuit, Breakfast Sandwich, Blueberry Muffin, and Fresh Mixed Fruit until 10:00 a.m. When patrons get thirsty, there is bottled water with beautiful pictures of the golf course printed on them and iced tea in a souvenir cup. For only $5.00, patrons can get a domestic beer, imported beer, or my favorite, Crow’s Nest beer.

Masters Sandwiches

Egg Salad$1.50
Pimento Cheese$1.50
Chicken Salad On Brioche$3.00
Classic Chicken Sandwich$3.00
Ham & Cheese On Rye$3.00

Masters Snacks

Mini Moon Pie$1.00
GA Pecan Caramel Popcorn$1.50
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