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Eggnog, adopted from Our Best Friends Rescue in Rockaway, New Jersey, models BOBS footwear. (©thestumpybrigade)   By Jennifer McKee In 2006, animal welfare advocate and lifestyle expert Colleen Paige founded National Pet Day to celebrate the joy pets bring...

The Perfect Spa Treatment for Golf Aficionados

The Oconee Hole #18. (Courtesy The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee) By Jennifer McKee Now that it's April, golf is in prime swing: in Augusta at the upcoming Masters Tournament, but also throughout the South and the rest of the country. It's the perfect time to get...

Better than a Dream

By David Westin  |  Photos provided by The Augusta National Golf Club Almost everything about the 2020 Masters Tournament had a strange feel to it – except for the fact that Dustin Johnson, the world’s No. 1-ranked player, took home the green jacket. Not that he would...
The Golf Takes the Stage

The Golf Takes the Stage

By Stephen Delaney Hale  |  Photos Courtesy of The Augusta National Golf Club In the end, the 2020 Masters Tournament was won by a major talent who counted it as his second major championship victory, and it was largely unchanged inside the ropes. Augusta National...

The 2020 Masters

The 2020 Masters

By Stephen Delaney HalePhotos Courtesy of Augusta National Golf Club The people of Augusta have come to rely on the Masters Tournament for its annual economic boost. Last March, when it became apparent that the tournament had to be either canceled or postponed,...

Dark Horses Masters 2021

Dark Horses Masters 2021

By Stephen Delaney Hale  |  Photos provided by The Augusta National and The Augusta Chronicle If you are invited to play in the Masters, you are already a great golfer. Here are our picks for players who are not favorites this year, but either have the record here to...

Ones to Watch Masters 2021

Ones to Watch Masters 2021

By Stephen Delaney HalePhotos Courtesy of Augusta National Golf Club and The Augusta Chronicle Sports speculation is a favorite pastime around the world. Every sport has their own prognosticators, but Masters fans invented their own prediction mechanism, the Calcutta...

Putting the Swig in Swing

Putting the Swig in Swing

And we may take a glass together;The whisky makes it all so clear;It fires our dulled imaginations,And I feel so near, so near. ~ Dougie MacLean By Ryan LutzPhotos courtesy of Sweetens Cove Once upon a time, at the end of a country road in the foothills of a mountain...

Flash

Flash

Gordon is as well known as a friend as he is for his legendary local broadcasting career By Don Rhodes | Photo courtesy of the Gordon Family   EDITOR'S NOTE:  Augusta Magazine has learned that Robert "Flash" Gordon died in March from complicated medical issues. ...

Sharing the Moment

Sharing the Moment

Richards family helped make Masters dreams come true for Others since 1981 By Steven Uhles | Photos courtesy of the Richards family In a sport where the only constant is unpredictability, where fortune is found in the sweetest swing and lost in a wayward lie, there...

For Isaac

For Isaac

By Brian Panowich Two of the most popular questions I get asked at events and lectures, which are mostly virtual these days, is “Who are some of my biggest influences?” and “When did writing become something I knew I wanted to do for a living?” There are many ways to...

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Par-Tee TimeBy Vera Stewart | Photos by Brent ClineGolf carts provided by Transportation Solutions of Augusta   In Augusta, the trend in many...

Short Takes May 2021

Short Takes May 2021

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It’s comforting to remember that even in 2020, by popular acclaim the worst year most of us have ever had the misfortune to endure, there are still plenty of bests to offset all the worsts. Please enjoy all the proof the following pages provide.   DINING...

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It’s our favorite issue of the year! Whether your new to Augusta or a long-time resident, the Best of Augusta has something for everyone. We invite you to discover the area’s top stores, restaurants, recreation spots and much more as chosen by you, our readers.  ...

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It’s pretty special to know that the White House — well, the First Lady at least — evidently reads our magazine. We don’t even mind that she stole (OK, borrowed) the concept behind Best of Augusta for her “Be Best” campaign. All the winners who follow took her...