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Augusta National Golf Club, Augusta

 

  • Total length of course: 18-hole “Augusta National” course is 7,270 yards
  • Number of pars: 72
  • Average fees: Green fees are not available for publication.
  • Opened: 1933
  • Designed By: Alister MacKenzie/Bobby Jones
  • Rated: 74.0
  • General Manager: James Armstrong, Executive Director
  • Golf Carts: N/A
  • Climate: Summer highest 109 degrees (July)  Winter -2 degrees (1985) 
  • Private or Public: 300 members only.. membership is by invitation only.. no applications
  • Writer’s Note: The newly restored Augusta Arsenal guardhouse is one of the many historic attractions at Augusta State University (ASU), which was built at the site of the federal military installation. The building has a museum that is dedicated to the Arsenal.
  • Where to stay:
    • Augusta Marriott Hotel & Suites
    • Doubletree Hilton Augusta
    • Courtyard Marriott Augusta

     

     

Sunsweet Hills Golf Course, Tifton

 

  • Total length of course: 18-hole course with 6,727 yards
  • Number of pars: 72
  • Average fees: Not advertised
  • Opened: 1991
  • Designed By: Don McMillan
  • Rated: 72.4
  • General Manager: Marcie Spinks
  • Golf Carts: Yes
  • Climate: July highest 106 degrees(1925) January lowest 0 degrees(1985)also wettest month
  • Private or Public:  Public 
  • Writer’s Note: Friendly town with much local activities going on all year including the Sweet Potato Festival and the Historic Halloween Carnival on October 31st, Calico Crafts & Arts Festival on November 14th & 15th, Victorian Christmas December 12th and much more. 
  • Where to stay:
    • Hampton Inn
    • Courtyard Marriott
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