Augusta

Can I Serve You a Drink?

Can I Serve You a Drink?

Every now and again, I like to remind readers — and myself — that I actually used to live in Augusta. It was not what I’d call recently, and the version of me that lived there then could have barely been called the beta to the full release that is present me, but still, it’s read more

Can’t Wait for Next Year

Can’t Wait for Next Year

The long 51-week wait until the next Masters Week has begun. I’ve always compared it to the feeling I get the day after Christmas: “We have to wait a whole year?!” I guess it’s obvious that I’m one of the people that actually likes Masters Week. I’ve never really understood why people complain about the read more

The Masters’ Green

The Masters’ Green

What is the economic impact of The Masters Tournament? I set out to answer that question late one night. I found a few promising answers, but nothing conclusive. One answer came in the form of a 2008 article by Damon Cline in The Augusta Chronicle titled, “Masters Tournament: What’s the economic impact?” The article states: “In 1997, the Augusta read more