Augusta National

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. […]

Augusta National is buying up land… again

Augusta National is buying up land… again

For the past several years, the owners of The Lodge on Heath — the spacious 12,000-square-foot hospitality house located less than 150 feet away from Gate 9 at the Augusta National — stood proud and defiant. The Lodge on Heath was the permanent neighbor to the Augusta National, whether the private golf club liked it […]