Us Masters Visitor Guide

US Masters Visitor Guide

US Masters Visitor GuideSituated in the County of Richmond in the State of Georgia and only 150 miles along Interstate 20, from the “We feel good” City of Atlanta, Augusta, with a population of almost 200.000, is home to the world’s greatest golf tournament, the US Masters. The Augusta Golf Club which hosts the event, is one of the most beautiful clubs and courses in the world and is always in full bloom in April when the US Masters Bets takes place.

Atlanta serves as the main airport for the area but there are connecting flights from there to the Augusta Regional Airport, where car hire, taxi services and bus services are readily available.

Augusta, nicknamed ‘The Garden City of the South’, is located alongside the banks of the beautiful Savannah River and offers a wealth of delights that will keep the visitor happy, when not watching the golf. Visitors can enjoy many river based pursuits, there are a number of good quality and challenging local golf courses, a nature reserve, several museums and a wide array of cuisine. Southern cooking is famed in the area and visitors should try out one of many quality T Bone Steak restaurants.

US MastersThere are numerous Hotel options, ranging from 2 -5 star, but visitors to the Tournament are best advised to search and book, well in advance, via the internet.

Othere places to visit are Lookaway Hall is one of the most famous landmarks in Augusta, a mansion built in the fork of two roads situated in the North of the city. It is an ideal spot for history buffs and offers a bed & Breakfast service. The new Augusta Common, built only two years ago offers a beautiful, quiet spot for the visitor to relax and perhaps read, when not caught up in the crowds at the Augusta National Golf Course. The newly restored Augusta Arsenal guardhouse is one of the many historic attractions at Augusta State University, which was built at the site of the federal military installation. Add these to the movies, clubs, events that take place during the Masters and the visitor will have a very full and exciting itinerary.