THE MASTERS 2014

  10 - 13 April

The Masters: Kevin Stadler sets up Augusta appearance alongside father Craig

Last Updated: 15/03/14 3:12pm

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Kevin Stadler: Will make history when he makes his debut at Augusta

Kevin Stadler: Will make history when he makes his debut at Augusta

Kevin Stadler and Craig Stadler are set to be the first father-son combination to play in the same Masters tournament.

Kevin secured his debut at Augusta National by capturing the Waste Management Phoenix Open in Arizona in February.

But while Kevin will be teeing it up for the first time in the hallowed grounds, father Craig will be making his 38th and last appearance.

Craig captured the Green Jacket in 1982 and, as applies to all winners of the tournament, that victory has allowed him to take part in The Masters for as long as he wants.

However, Craig has vowed that now he'll finally get to play with his son, this will be his final Masters.

Kevin, who took until his 239th start to win and qualify for The Masters, said of his father: "He's been giving me a little bit of grief, trying to hurry me.

"He's getting a little old to compete around there, and I think it is beating him up a little bit the last few years.

"He's going to be very happy to play his last go-around there this year."

Kevin, who was just two years old when Craig won The Masters, has played Augusta National just once.

"It was with my dad, when I was in college," he explained.

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