When was The Augusta National Golf Club founded?

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Augusta National Golf Club
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Clue

The Masters was first held in 1934.

Answer

The Augusta National Golf Club formally opened in 1933.

More about the Augusta National Golf Club

The Augusta National Golf Club, located in Augusta, Georgia, was founded by Bobby Jones and Clifford Roberts.

Formally opened in 1933, it is one of the most famous courses in world golf and the club is often referred to as one of the most exclusive golf clubs in the world.

The site sits on 365 acres of a former nursery called Fruitland.

The course was originally designed by Jones and Alister MacKenzie. It opened for play in 1932.

Since 1934 the club has hosted the annual Masters Tournament.

The course is currently a par 72, 7,475 yards (6,835 m).