Reigning Masters champion Bubba Watson will join the illustrious company of his fellow green-jacket winners on Tuesday night, as the Floridian will host the 62nd Masters Champions Dinner.
Jenn Bosworth Follow @jennbosworthb9n and Charles Everett Follow @charlesev hopped in the kitchen with chef Tyler Anderson to make some dishes from Champions Dinners past, then try to pair the food with the champion.
Jenn and Charles may not have been too successful in pairing a Masters champion with their Champions Dinner menu choice, but take a look at what those champions paired with these dishes to make a full meal.
Seafood platter: Charl Schwartzel
Full menu: An opening course consisting of a chilled seafood bar, which includes shrimp, lobster, crabmeat, crab legs and oysters. The main course is a “braai,” a South African barbecue, which includes lamb chops, steaks and South African sausages. Desert of vanilla ice cream sundae. Also in the mix are salads, cheeses, plus sides such as sauteed sweet corn, green beans and Dauphinoise potatoes.
Roasted tomato soup: Nick Faldo
Full menu: Fish and chips, tomato soup
Surf and turf: Zach Johnson
Full menu: Iowa beef, Florida shrimp
Turkey and dressing: Bernhard Langer
Full menu: Turkey and dressing, black forest torte
Empenadas and ice cream: Phil Mickelson
Full menu: A Spanish-themed menu with seafood paella and machango-topped filet mignon as the entrees. Also includes a salad course, asparagus and tortillas as sides, plus ice cream-topped apple empanada for dessert
- In the last 10 years, seven men have made the menu at the Champions Dinner. Take a look at what has been served the last decade on Tuesday night of Masters Week.
- Some Champions Dinner choices were delicious. Some were awful. Neil Helpser rates the best and worst.