Augusta National Golf Club is a world known golf club founded by Bobby Jones and Clifford Roberts on the site of a former indigo plantation. The course was designed by Jones and Alister MacKenzie and opened formally in January 1933 The course began hosting an annual tournament in 1934, the Augusta National Invitation Tournament, which became the Masters in 1939. This masterpiece is known for its impeccable conditioning and contrasts of deep green fairways and greens, white bunkering and splashes of colorful azaleas and dogwood against the backdrop of Georgia pines. Its landmarks such as Amen Corner and Rae's Creek are as famous as the golf course and its holes.
Bobby Jones, Alister MacKenzie
From tee to green, the golf course is not as challenging as it seems. The well-mantained greens are what will decide whether you shoot a decent score. I played a decent round ...
2001 was my first trip to golf heaven. I was hosted by a famous College Football coach and member - Frank Broyles, who to this day is a very close friend and golf mate. I have ...