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Molder, U.S. team eager to regain Walker Cup

...for only the third time, and the first time on American soil. That match was also played in Georgia, at Peachtree Golf Club in Atlanta. GB&I goes for more history on Sea Island. "This time, our motivation is that we've never retained...

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Golf
State hopes for boost from plethora of major tourneys

ATLANTA -- Georgia is the home of Bobby Jones and Augusta National, yet the state has never been viewed as a prime golfing locale. Most avid players head to neighboring Florida and South Carolina. Maybe that will change with a staggering run of major tournaments - Walker Cup, PGA Championship and U.S. Amateur Championship - on back-to-back-to-back weeks. "We've sure got a full boat," said Andy Odenbach, director of the PGA Championship.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/08/11/gol_318210.shtml
Golf | Augusta National Golf Club
Jones leaves everlasting legacy

Legendary golf course architect Robert Trent Jones Sr., who designed more than 310 courses in 45 states and 29 foreign countries or islands, including the Gordon Lakes Golf Course in 1975, died Wednesday night in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., at age 93. Jones also helped redesign about 150 other courses.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/16/gol_291602.shtml
Golf | Augusta National Golf Club
Group seeks funds for Golf Hall of Fame

An Atlanta executive will head a group charged with raising the last $9 million needed to finish the Georgia Golf Hall of Fame, project backers announced Thursday. Warren Y. Jobe, senior vice president for the Southern Co., Georgia Power's parent company, and his committee will take Hall of Fame fund raising efforts across the state and the nation. Locals have already raised $5 million, and Mr. Jobe said he is confident many others outside Augusta are eager to help out.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/12/bus_255885.shtml
Business | Augusta National Golf Club | Georgia Golf Hall of Fame Botanical Gardens
State hopes for boost from plethora of major tourneys

ATLANTA -- Georgia is the home of Bobby Jones and Augusta National, yet the state has never been viewed as a prime golfing locale. Most avid players head to neighboring Florida and South Carolina. Maybe that will change with a staggering run of major tournaments - Walker Cup, PGA Championship and U.S. Amateur Championship - on back-to-back-to-back weeks. "We've sure got a full boat," said Andy Odenbach, director of the PGA Championship.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/08/12/gol_318455.shtml
Golf | Augusta National Golf Club
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