Augusta National

The Elephant on Washington Road

The Elephant on Washington Road

Most Augustans have seen it by now: The grand resort-like structure that is being built by the Augusta National Golf Club which stretches along the old Berckmans Road property, towering behind Jay’s Music on Washington Road. Locals are definitely talking about it. People have described it as everything between Augusta’s own Four Seasons Resort to […]

Where I Was in ‘86

Where I Was in ‘86

When my friends come over to see me, I’m often asked if the TV is on a loop. The reason for this seemingly strange question is that my screen seems to always be on golf. For me, The Golf Channel provides a bit of peace and tranquility in an otherwise crazy, hectic world. It’s also […]

Is Augusta National buying more property?

Is Augusta National buying more property?

As local drivers are just now beginning to get used to traveling up and down the new Berckmans Road as they maneuver through west Augusta, many longtime residents can’t help but slow down and really look at all the changes surrounding the Augusta National Golf Club. Entire neighborhoods are gone. Many hospitality houses are history. […]