5 Reasons To Travel To Augusta For Masters 2018 Week

What will be the most prestigious, historic golf tournament this year? The Masters 2018. Held each year at the legendary Augusta National club in Georgia, the Masters kicks off the PGA tour major championship season.

Whether you’re a die-hard golf fan or are more interested in the history of Augusta, there are several reasons to visit the Masters 2018 tournament:

  1. The Food

Not only are the menus at Augusta known for southern delicacies like barbecue, chicken, and peaches, they’re also on the inexpensive side. Most of the food served at the club costs less than $4 per item. For more elaborate dining, check out options near downtown, including the Frog Hollow Tavern.

  1. The Scenery

Georgia is home to some of the most gorgeous Antebellum-period southern architecture in the country. The most picturesque example is Magnolia Lane, a charming driveway with 60 magnolia trees providing shade along either side.

Outside of the club itself, the downtown riverfront area is particularly beautiful. Olde Town boasts architecture dating back to the 19th century.

  1. The History

Sergio’s dramatic playoff victory last year. Tiger’s 12-stroke win in 1997, announcing his entry to the world of professional golf in dramatic fashion. Phil Mickelson’s 2004 victory over Ernie Els, marking his first major championship.

There is no more memorable tournament in the sport of golf than the Masters. And with Tiger Woods playing his first Masters in three years after coming close to winning the Valspar Tournament earlier in March, the stage is set for even more drama this year.

  1. The Golf

Augusta itself has some of the most famous courses in the world, and it likewise attracts some of the most famous golfers in the world. For the Masters 2018, massive names in professional golf will be participating, including Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Fred Couples, Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy, and several more. If you want to see the best golf in the world played by the sport’s premiere athletes, there’s no better place than the Masters.

  1. The Hospitality

Southern hospitality is a real thing. You’ll find the locals in Georgia courteous and welcoming, eager to share their charming southern city with you. The town also provides some of the best accommodations in the state, with a multitude of historic homes and sleek, modern hotels.

Upper-tier hospitality providers around Augusta will not only provide you with a place to stay, they’ll create a customized experience for you and your group. If you want to catch all of the action, make sure to stay somewhere close to the Augusta club.

The Masters 2018 Could Be the Best Yet

The return of Tiger will dominate the headlines, but with a star-studded lineup of professional golfers in the mix, anyone could make history on their way to claiming a green jacket. If you’re looking to visit the Masters and need a specialized travel itinerary created for you and your group or company, Legendary Sports is the only name you need to know.

Contact us today to see how we can help make your Masters trip one of your most memorable experiences, on and off the course.