The invitation was faxed by the Masters Organizing Committee to Baddeley's home in Australia. The 19-year old will be making his second straight trip to Augusta. Last year, he received a special invitation to play after winning the Australian Open as an amateur. He missed the cut by a single stroke.
'I wasn't expecting it, it's come totally out of the blue,' said Baddeley preparing for the Honda Classic in Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. 'But I can't wait to get back there. I've got something to prove after last year.'
The 19 year-old, who recently signed with Nike Golf, is the youngest winner of the Australasian tour's order-of-merit title.
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