green jacket envy

Iconic as No. 7 is on a NY Yankees baseball jersey, the Masters’ Green Jacket is a symbol of the tournament and its champions, but every member of the invitation-only club has one. They are not supposed to leave the golf club, yet many do, and some find their way to auction houses. That’s a no-no, according to Augusta Nation officials who have often take great pains to retrieve green jackets that have strayed afield.

Click here for a NY Times story about the green jackets and those who own, or think, they own them.