Tag: Augusta National

Superintendents from east cost at Augusta National (Photo: Seth Jones)

Golfdom Gallery: May 2019, Masters Edition

May 30, 2019 By
The Masters Edition Mr. and Mrs. Greenkeeper Matthew Wharton, CGCS, MG, Carolina GC, Charlotte, N.C., and his wife, Darless, aka Mrs. Greenkeeper, near the big leaderboard at Augusta National Golf Club. Amen Corner with RTJII (Left to right) Rich Sweeney, ...

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The peach ice cream sandwich had to be my favorite culinary treat from the Masters. Photo: Seth Jones

The Masters 2019: An experience unlike any other

April 15, 2019 By
When we got kicked off of the course at Augusta National Golf Club (ANGC) during Tuesday morning’s practice rounds for the Masters due to approaching storms, I was a little bummed (though I did have fun texting a few people ...

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The second annual Friends of Golfdom meeting at Augusta National drew a good group, but Jones ran into even more friends throughout the day. Photo: Seth Jones

A tale of two very different Masters days

April 12, 2019 By
My 2019 Masters experience summed up: it was the worst of times, then the best of times. How could any experience at the Masters be ‘the worst of times,’ you ask? Easy. You could get rained out. Weather could delay ...

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Left to right: Rich Sweeney, Plant Food Co.; Ricky Reeves, superintendent, Miami Beach GC; Robert Trent Jones II, ASGCA; and Nate Watkin, superintendent at Seagate CC, Delray Beach, Fla., smile for a photo together on Amen Corner at Augusta National. (Photo: Seth Jones)

RTJ2 tells early tales of Augusta National

April 12, 2019 By
Augusta National is a place where golf magic just tends to happen. One of those magical moments happened for me on Wednesday afternoon, hanging out with a group of friends near the No. 12 tee. I looked over to my ...

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Complimentary Masters admission granted to certain GCSAA members

March 26, 2019 By
The governing body at Augusta National has extended complimentary daily admission to the Masters to all Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) Class A, A-Retired (ART) and AA Life members who have a valid gold membership card. To gain ...

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Photo: Golfdom Staff

Golfdom Gallery: 2018 Masters edition

May 15, 2018 By
1. Blowing off Tea Olive No. 1 fairway at Augusta National gets the blow-by following the final practice round of the 2018 Masters. 2. Lucky No. 13 It was pure luck that Golfdom Publisher Craig MacGregor (left) grabbed a table ...

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