Publisher Notes: April 2020

For months now, Augusta area residents and businesses have spent countless hours preparing for the arrival of golf patrons.

Every spring our fair city plays host to the world’s most famous golf tournament – the Masters. The first tournament was played in 1934. Eighty six years later, golf’s best will arrive at Augusta National Golf Club to tee off on April 9 in the quest for the coveted green jacket.

Augusta National is revered as one of the the most exclusive clubs in the world and the Masters is the pinnacle tournament. It’s no secret that the National has received its fair share of criticism through the years. But recently the club has made significant changes.

In 2018, Augusta National Chairman Fred Ridley announced the Augusta National Women’s Amateur to be played the following April. The inaugural event was extremely well received by golf patrons, sponsors and the golf community at large.

Following Augusta National’s example, we have updated our tournament guide to reflect the new traditions. As always, we have inserted the guide in this issue. We hope you enjoy the new features and the growing tradition of golf in Augusta. 



This article appears in the April 2020 issue of Augusta Magazine.

Have feedback or a story idea? Our publisher would love to hear from you!

9 + 14 =

Previous Issues

Best of Augusta 2019 Winners


Physicians’ Directory 2019

Check out our Physicians’ Directory App today!

Android Users Click Here

Related Articles

Publisher Notes: May/June 2020

Publisher Notes: May/June 2020

Rumi, a 13th century poet and philosopher, once said, “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” A couple of months ago life was different for all of us. Here at Augusta Magazine, we were getting ready for the...

Publisher Notes: February/March 2020

Publisher Notes: February/March 2020

If you’ve lived in Augusta for any length of time and have a taste for Southern cuisine, then you know of Vera Stewart. Vera, also known as Very Vera, is an entrepreneur, caterer,  Southern cooking show host and most recently, an author. Her cookbook, titled The Very...

Publisher Notes: January 2020

  Happy New Year! Time for a fresh start and to hit the reset button. If only it were that easy, right? I have never been particularly fond of resolutions, because quite frankly, I can’t keep them longer than a month! And trust me, I have tried. In my much older...