You can bet that any keen golfer will already be looking forward to April when the 80th Masters tournament will be held at Augusta National Golf Club as it is every year. With Jordan Speith set to return to the course to try and win his second Green Jacket and prove himself as a competitor for the number one spot in the world this will surely be an exciting few days.
The Masters is the only major championship that is played on the same course every year and it’s not hard to see why…
Born was one of the most exclusive golf clubs in the world when the golfing hero Bobby Jones designed this course imitating individual holes from his favourite courses and creating his ideal golf course by combining the aspects that he most liked about them.
This beautifully picturesque course with its rolling terrains and vast array of shrubbery and foliage make it worthy of its exclusivity to host to one of the four major championships year after year.
The course is considered to be so beautiful that it is not always so necessary to be engrossed with the golf as the scenery provides a different type of entertainment. With the fantastic scenery, unbeatable amenities and world-class service why would The Masters ever need another golf course?
Nearby to Augusta Golf Club are some fabulous hotels so why not enjoy your time watching a championship event whilst staying in luxury?
The Jameson Suites in Augusta hold fantastic suites with large living and sleeping areas as well as a pool and fitness centre, perfect for those needing somewhere to unwind after watching the excitement at Augusta National Golf Club. There are also plenty of local restaurants as well as three supermarkets just off the interstate making this hotel the perfect companion for your Masters getaway.
Close to the action is the Country Inn & Suites Augusta which hosts all the amenities you would want or need during your stay such as a fitness centre, indoor pall, refrigerator and high speed Wi-Fi. The area around the hotel is superb with the Nature Park, Riverwalk Augusta and various historical monuments as well as the Augusta National Golf club where all the drama will be unfolding during your stay.
Those looking for more to do than just watch the golfing at Augusta Golf Club should look no further than Americas Best Value Inn and Suites in Augusta. Within a mile of the Hotel there are ten food vendors both fast-food and nice restaurants as well as the Washington Crossing Shopping Centre, the Morris Museum of Art, the Augusta Museum of History and several cinemas and theatres. The hotel also features and outdoor pool, a fitness centre and flat screen TVs in all rooms which makes being bored here impossible.
In downtown Columbia is the Columbia Marriott Hotel where you can relax in a spacious suite with a grand size bed, flat screen TV, Wi-Fi and if you fancy something more upbeat after a long day watching the golf then you can take a dip in the heated indoor pool or workout in the fitness centre. In the area there are also plenty of bars and restaurants as well as the restaurant in the hotel.
Take a look at the line-up for The Masters tournament 2016…
With Rory McIlroy and Jordan Speith still battling for the number one spot it is no surprise that they are the favourites to win the Green Jacket this year. After winning the 2015 Masters and then the 2015 U.S Open can Speith make it a third major championship victory in the last year?
Although Tiger Woods didn’t play at his best during the 2015 Masters is it possible for him to rectify his game and come back fighting for the Masters 2016? And what about Jason Day – the winner of “015’s PGA Championship – can he win his first Green Jacket next April?
No matter who comes away with the Green Jacket next April it is sure to be an exciting championship with the best players in the world coming to the Augusta National Golf Club to provide a true golfing spectacular.