Augusta National Golf Club

Augusta National Golf Club, located in Augusta, Georgia, is one of the most famous golf clubs in the world. Founded by Bobby Jones and Clifford Roberts on the site of the former Fruitland (later Fruitlands) Nursery, the course was designed by Jones and Alister MacKenzie and opened for play in January 1933. Since 1934, it has played host to the annual Masters Tournament, one of the four major championships in professional golf, and the only major played each year at the same course. It was the number one ranked course in Golf Digest’s 2009 list of America’s 100 greatest courses and is currently the number ten ranked course on Golfweek Magazine ’​s 2011 list of best classic courses in the United States, in terms of course architecture.

Location Augusta, Georgia, U.S.
Established 1933
Type Private
Total holes 18
Tournaments hosted Masters Tournament
(1934–present)
PGA Seniors’ Championship
1937–38
Designed by Bobby Jones and
Alister MacKenzie
Par 72
Length 7,435 yd (6,799 m)
Course rating 78.1 
Slope rating 137 
Course record 63 – Nick Price (1986),
Greg Norman (1996)

Augusta National Golf Course

Augusta National Golf Club

The course was formerly a plant nursery and each hole on the course is named after the tree or shrub with which it has become associated. Several of the holes on the first nine have been renamed, as well as hole #11.

 

Hole Name Yards Par   Hole Name Yards Par
1 Tea Olive 445 4   10 Camellia 495 4
2 Pink Dogwood 575 5 11 White Dogwood 505 4
3 Flowering Peach 350 4 12 Golden Bell 155 3
4 Flowering Crab Apple 240 3 13 Azalea 510 5
5 Magnolia 455 4 14 Chinese Fir 440 4
6 Juniper 180 3 15 Firethorn 530 5
7 Pampas 450 4 16 Redbud 170 3
8 Yellow Jasmine 570 5 17 Nandina 440 4
9 Carolina Cherry 460 4 18 Holly 465 4
Out 3,725 36 In 3,710 36
Total 7,435

72

 

Hole No. 1, Tea Olive, PAR 4 , YARDS 445 Hole No. 1, Tea Olive, PAR 4 , YARDS 445

Hole No. 2, Pink Dogwood, PAR 5 , YARDS 575 Hole No. 2, Pink Dogwood, PAR 5 , YARDS 575

Hole No. 3, Flowering Peach, PAR 4, YARDS 350 Hole No. 3, Flowering Peach, PAR 4, YARDS 350

Hole No. 4, Flowering Crab Apple, PAR 3 ,YARDS 240 Hole No. 4, Flowering Crab Apple, PAR 3 ,YARDS 240

Hole No. 5, Magnolia, PAR 4 , YARDS 455 Hole No. 5, Magnolia, PAR 4 , YARDS 455

Hole No. 6, Juniper, PAR 3, YARDS 180 Hole No. 6, Juniper, PAR 3 , YARDS 180

Hole No. 7, Pampas, PAR 4 , YARDS 450 Hole No. 7, Pampas, PAR 4 , YARDS 450

Hole No. 8, Yellow Jasmine, PAR 5 , YARDS 570 Hole No. 8, Yellow Jasmine, PAR 5 , YARDS 570

Hole No. 9, Carolina Cherry, PAR 4 , YARDS 460 Hole No. 9, Carolina Cherry, PAR 4 , YARDS 460

Hole No. 10, Camellia, PAR 4 , YARDS 495 Hole No. 10, Camellia, PAR 4 , YARDS 495

Hole No. 11, White Dogwood, PAR 4, YARDS 505 Hole No. 11, White Dogwood, PAR 4, YARDS 505

Hole No. 12, Golden Bell, PAR 3, YARDS 155 Hole No. 12, Golden Bell, PAR 3, YARDS 155

Hole No. 13, Azalea, PAR 5, YARDS 510 Hole No. 13, Azalea, PAR 5, YARDS 510

Hole No. 14, Chinese Fir, PAR 4, YARDS 440 Hole No. 14, Chinese Fir, PAR 4, YARDS 440

Hole No. 15, Firethorn, PAR 5 , YARDS 530 Hole No. 15, Firethorn, PAR 5 , YARDS 530

Hole No. 16, Redbud, PAR3,YARDS 170 Hole No. 16, Redbud, PAR 3 , YARDS 170

Hole No. 17, Nandina, PAR 4 , YARDS 440 Hole No. 17, Nandina, PAR 4 , YARDS 440

Hole No. 18, Holly, PAR 4 , YARDS 465 Hole No. 18, Holly, PAR 4 , YARDS 465

Masters Tournament champions