In celebration of the upcoming Masters tournament, and our famed Masters Week at Harbor Club on Lake Oconee, we wanted to share some fun facts regarding the event. Just an hour away from us, Augusta National Golf Club is the famous site for the Masters. Believe it or not, 2016 marks the 80th year of the tournament, one of the biggest golf championships in the world. With so many years of rich history, there are plenty of interesting facts to share, some of which will surprise you.

History

A powerful Eisenhower connection

The grounds

The green jacket

Firsts

This year, the Masters will be held from April 7 to April 10. This 80th year celebration is expected to draw record crowds. Here’s how you can avoid all those people, but still get in the Masters spirit: Take advantage of our exceptional Masters Week Special at Harbor Club on Lake Oconee! Our course is the inspired vision of four-time Masters runner-up Tom Weiskopf and his renown design partner, Jay Morrish. Golf Week even awarded Harbor Club golf course as one of the “Top 4 Places to Play in the State of Georgia.” So during Master's week plan a comfortable stay in Greensboro and eat, drink and play at Harbor Club. You'll be glad you did.