Tiger Woods is already having a transparent impact on the ticket costs on the Masters.
Woods’s return to the PGA Tour has, no shock right here, sparked large curiosity within the occasions he’s entered into and his play in final week’s Honda Basic might be one of many largest causes. Individuals are excited to see Woods not solely return, however to attempt and make historical past with one of many biggest comeback tales ever.
Look no additional than the ticket costs for the Masters. The Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday ticket costs on the secondary market have elevated from $529, $610, and $1,113 to $647, $834, and $1,435, in response to knowledge offered to The Huge Lead by Stephen Spiewak of Vivid Seats. The Thursday and Friday tickets, the place you’re assured to see Tiger play, have additionally elevated by about $300.
The info options the equal time durations from the earlier 4 years, which we requested after seeing this tweet from Golf.com editor Jeff Ritter:
|Bought Avg Ticket Worth – Equal Time Durations|
Right here’s the place they examine to different main sporting occasions.
Clearly soccer is king and the Tremendous Bowl is the very best priced secondary market ticket, however the demand for Masters tickets just isn’t solely excessive, however has elevated yr-over-yr since 2015 and has jumped up this yr with the return of Tiger (and sure, a better inventory market coupled with new tax cuts have additionally probably performed an element in these selections with regard to disposable revenue amongst golf followers).