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By Stan Byrdy,Augusta Mayor Bob Young

the sport of golfing obtained its commence within the Southeastern usa in 1892 on 4 holes with sand vegetables at Palmetto golfing membership in Aiken, South Carolina. inside of 5 years, Palmetto had improved to eighteen holes and the 1st nine-hole direction in neighboring Augusta, Georgia used to be designed on the resort Bon Air. For part a century, the Augusta-Aiken quarter flourished because the wintry weather vacation spot of selection for the wealthy, recognized, and strong in the USA. Presidents Taft, Harding, and Eisenhower vacationed the following. Baseball nice Ty Cobb acquired a house in Augusta's old fashioned Summerville local. It used to be the following that Bobby Jones begun the unbelievable trip in the direction of a Grand Slam, then outfitted his dream golfing path. through the flip of the century, wintry weather tourism and grand hotel lodges within the Augusta-Aiken zone have been good demonstrated. a good iciness weather and straightforward rail entry drew tourists to Highland Park lodge (1866), Willcox resort (1898), and Park within the Pines (1900) in Aiken; lodge Bon Air (1890) and Partridge hotel (1913) in Augusta; and Hampton Terrace resort and golfing membership (1903) in North Augusta. hotels in Florida and the expansion of the air shuttle later coupled to mark the area's decline in iciness tourism, yet no longer sooner than Augusta-Aiken's position in golfing historical past was once safe. during this specific quantity, classic pictures and accompanying textual content bear in mind the unfo rgettable legends, the meticulously maintained classes, and the entire grandeur linked to the game.

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