**NAUTIQUE ANNOUNCES INCREASED PRIZE PURSE
****FOR THE 55TH MASTERS WATER SKI & WAKEBOARD TOURNAMENT**** **
Orlando, FLA (February 26, 2014) – The manufacturer of the world-class brand Nautique is proud to announce an increased prize purse for the distinguished 55th Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard Tournament to be held at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Georgia from May 23-25, 2014 over the Memorial Day Weekend.
Maintaining the elite status of the Masters, the tournament’s overall prize purse is increasing by 22% that will be divided among the professional disciplines. This makes the Masters the most sought after watersports event with the largest prize purse in the U.S.A.
Official invitations based on the set criteria have been sent to the world’s best athletes from 17 different countries in slalom, trick, jump, wakeboard, and wakeskate. View the competitive line-up and be sure to order your tickets before April 3rd to save on pavilion passes, for an up-close and personal experience of the most prestigious watersports event in the world.
“Nautique is committed to the continual improvement of the Masters, the most respected watersports event with the largest prize purse in the U.S.A. Our team is thrilled to announce this year’s invitees and we look forward to another year of record breaking performances on the waters of Robin Lake,” stated Nautique’s President/CEO Bill Yeargin.
An invitation to compete in the Masters is universally considered an acknowledgement of achievement for reaching the pinnacle in a given watersports discipline – only the world’s most elite athletes compete at the Masters. This tournament is sanctioned by IWWF/USA Water Ski and WWA. For more information on the most prestigious event in the world please visit masterswaterski.com.