Six Little Known Facts About Augusta National

Cows once ruled the hallowed grounds. During WWII, few of AGNC’s 128 members had booking a tee time too high up on the ole’ priority list. Having donated prior proceeds to the war, the leadership determined that the club would either have to reduce operations or disband entirely. Bobby Jones, realizing the potential for the unused acreage, … Continue reading Six Little Known Facts About Augusta National »

This Is The Stuff Augusta National Cinderella Stories Are Made Of

Sammy Schmitz is just your average, nine-to-five working-class American from Minnesota who happens to be teeing it up at Augusta National with the best players in the world this week. But before he could accept the invitation, he and his family had to find a way to foot the bill.  So, his wife launched a Go … Continue reading This Is The Stuff Augusta National Cinderella Stories Are Made Of »

A #TBT for the Golden Bear’s Birthday: Augusta National with Jack Nicklaus

What does Augusta National look like?  Picture the Atlantic Ocean in the eye of a hurricane.  The most peaceful and serene glass-like swells, slowly gobbling new terrain and moving effortlessly from peak to trough. Now freeze it, and paint it every shade of green you could imagine. Sprinkle in some pines, magnolias and azaleas and … Continue reading A #TBT for the Golden Bear’s Birthday: Augusta National with Jack Nicklaus »

Augusta National – How To Get a Seat on 18, And How I Met Jack Nicklaus

What does Augusta National look like?  Picture the Atlantic Ocean in the eye of a hurricane.  The most peaceful and serene glass-like swells, slowly gobbling new terrain and moving effortlessly from peak to trough. Now freeze it, and paint it every shade of green you could imagine. Sprinkle in some pines, magnolias and azaleas and … Continue reading Augusta National – How To Get a Seat on 18, And How I Met Jack Nicklaus »