Editor’s Notes: May 2022

Editor’s Notes: May 2022

After the Masters ends, there arrives the month of May to bridge the gap between spring and summer. May is the time of year for graduation parties and college kids returning home for summer jobs. May 4 is National Renewal Day, or a day to recharge in subtle or big...
Ones To Watch 2022

Ones To Watch 2022

By Stephen Delaney Hale | Photos courtesy of the Augusta National Golf Club Sports speculation is a favorite pastime around the world. Every sport has their prognosticators, but Masters fans invented their own prediction mechanism, the Calcutta Party, very early on in...
Dark Horses 2022

Dark Horses 2022

By Stephen Delaney Hale | Photos courtesy of the Augusta National Golf Club “In the past year the PGA Tour seems to have turned some kind of scoring corner, whether it is driving it very long and straight, hitting approach putts stiff at the cup and making putts —...
World-Class Athlete

World-Class Athlete

Georgia native, sam byrd, played in a World Series game and golfed in several Masters tournaments By Don Rhodes The boldface type headline of The Augusta Chronicle on March 11, 1937, pretty much said it all about the life of Samuel Dewey Byrd: “Sam Byrd Quits Baseball...
How Masters Savvy Are You?

How Masters Savvy Are You?

By Mary Ashton Mills and Aimee SerafinPhotos courtesy of the Augusta National Golf Club Think you know the course, the traditions, the statistics and the players who comprise the prestigious Masters  Tournament? We’ve updated our Masters quiz to see if you have gone...