Former president Dwight Eisenhower hit he century-old loblolly pine on the left side of the fairway at 17 so many times that he asked the club to cut it down. Since it's still standing, it's obvious who won that battle. Standing about 210 yards from the tee, the Eisenhower tree is rarely a factor any longer in the Masters, but its legend and lesson remain obvious.
The nature of Augusta National
Augusta National, home of the Masters, is one of the most beautiful venues in all of sports, and much of that beauty comes straight from nature. Here, a few of the more distinctive natural elements that you’ll see all weekend at Augusta.