Atlanta News & Events

  • GreenFinder Golf GPS: Find out how far, on your Phone

    On the golf course, a few feet can be the difference between finding a hazard and landing in a safe spot with a good angle to attack the pin, and club selection is often an integral component in reducing distances to the cup if you're able to find the putting surface. GreenFinder Golf GPS , a system that utilizes already-exisiting global positioning sys ...

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  • The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation Announces their "Masters of Arts" Dinner

    GREENSBORO, Ga., - On Wednesday, April 8, The Ritz-Carlton Lodge will host the definitive dining event of the 2009 Masters Tournament season, featuring very special guests: golf club designer Scotty Cameron, wine artist Thomas Arvid and Larry Maguire, President, COO and Partner of Far Niente Winery. The “Masters of Arts" dinner celebrates th ...

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  • Barnsley Gardens Named Georgia Course of the Year by GGCOA

    Approaching its 10 year anniversary, the Barnsley Gardens Resort Golf Course has again been recognized as one of the best golf facilities in the state of Georgia. The General, as the resort course at Barnsley Gardens is known, was recently awarded "Course of the Year" by the Georgia Golf Course Owners Association. ...

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  • Minor Masters Changes Create Flexibility for Inclement Weather

    When relatively unknown Iowan Zach Johnson captured his first Green Jacket at the 2007 Masters golf tournament, he did so with an unspectacular 1-over-par 289. That Masters week was one of the worst weather wise in recent memory, at least during the four days of tournament play. After three days of heat, humidity and almost constant sunshine, temp ...

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  • Aiken's Palmetto Golf Club Content to Live in Augusta National's Shadow

    Today Aiken is sleepy Southern city that harkens back to the days of old. On any given day you might find residents enjoying an afternoon polo match at one of the many sprawling fields designated for the sport of kings that can be found just minutes from the quaint downtown. It's not rare for an equestrian crossing to stop traffic and unlike many place ...

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  • Immelman tops Woods to claim first Green Jacket on difficult day at Augusta National

    Tiger Woods needed only to close with a final round of 69 to force a playoff and keep his chances of completing golf's Grand Slam alive. In the end, Woods couldn't catch Trevor Immelman and couldn't solve the greens at Augusta National. Immelman led the tournament wire-to-wire after posting three rounds in the 60's over the first three days of ...

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  • Book Review - The Masters: 101 Reasons to Love Golf's Greatest Tournament

    In The Masters: 101 Reasons to Love Golf's Greatest Tournament, longtime sports writer Ron Green Sr. shares his take on historic moments, legendary players and time-honored traditions that he has experienced during his 50-plus years covering the tournament. The book is easy to navigate and is appealing to both readers familiar with the Masters or ...

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