Previewing The Course At Augusta National Golf Club Part I of III
When I decided to preview The Masters, I was confused about which angle I should write from and you all know that I will write about Tiger every chance I get. So the matured writer in me decided to surface just this once. Over the next few paragraphs I will introduce you to the landmarks at Augusta National Golf Club or should I saw the ones that are my favorites. Augusta National is generally regarded as the most revered golf course on the PGA Tour. Since the Masters is held at the same venue every year, fans have the unique opportunity to become familiar with the course, something the other three rotating majors do not afford.
The course is well known for its botanic beauty as well. Because The Masters is held the first weekend following the first full week in April, the flowers of the trees and shrubs bordering the course are in full bloom during the tournament.
Unlike almost every other private or public golf course in the United States, Augusta National has apparently never been rated. During the 1990 Masters Tournament, a team of USGA raters organized by Golf Digest evaluated the course and gave it an unofficial rating of 76.2.