Sam Snead won the first Green Jacket, the symbol of the Masters champion in 1949.
In 1949 the first Green Jacket was awarded to that year's Masters champion, Sam Snead. The single breasted, single vent Jacket's color is "Masters Green" and is adorned with an Augusta National Golf Club logo on the left chest pocket. The logo also appears on the brass buttons.
Jack Nicklaus first won the Masters in 1963.
What Green jacket are you talking about? It wasn't the Masters.
The green jacket, actually a blazer, is the official jacket of members of Augusta National Golf Club. The winner of the masters becomes an honorary member and is therefore awarded a green jacket of his own.
The first Masters was contested in 1934 and was won by Horton Smith of the United States with a score of -4. Smith also won the Masters in 1936.(Smith did win the Masters Golf Tournament, but the First Green Jacket
They get a green jacket every time they win The Masters, they can have as many as they win.