From Grits to Golf …New Reasons to visit a Historic Favorite – Augusta

Mention Augusta, Ga., and the image of dogwoods, pink azaleas, and a hushed crowd around a putting green springs to mind. The annual Masters Tournament has brought golf enthusiasts to Georgia’s second largest and second oldest city since 1934, when Bobby Jones invited the world’s best golfers to his newly built dream course. Even before then, as the southernmost stop on the railway line, Augusta was a winter playground for wealthy northerners who came for mild climate, southern hospitality and not only golf, but horseback riding and other outdoor leisure…{read full story in Chattanoogan.com}

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