SubAir Masters 2019 Weather | Washington Post

Rain at the Masters 2019
Rain at the Masters 2019 (Image Credit to Mike Segar/Reuters)

The Masters should start on a dry note Thursday. After that, however, it could be a damp three days at golf’s first major of the season: The forecast calls for rain and storm chances Friday, Saturday and Sunday, with the heaviest precipitation predicted for Sunday afternoon, right when the chase for the Green Jacket is at its peak.

But if there’s any course that can handle such precipitation — the area also received three inches of rain early this week — it’s Augusta National, which not only employs a grounds crew that more resembles an armada but also uses something called the SubAir system, the product of a company founded in 1994 by Marsh Benson, the longtime senior director of golf course and grounds at Augusta National.

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