The perfect match between playing on top local courses and sampling all the action from Augusta. The six night stay really enables you to get a feel for the atmosphere during Masters Week and enjoy all that it has to offer. Many of our guests also like to upgrade their golf on Wednesday to a Masters Badge and take in the famous Par 3 contest.
Tuesday 4th April
Arriving into Columbia Metropolitan Airport you will meet the Marriott Shuttle service and make the short 10 minute transfer over to the Columbia Marriott Hotel, checking in for a 6 nights on a twin sharing, bed and breakfast basis. The rest of the evening will be at your leisure to relax and acclimatize. You will be met at the hotel by Vision 4 Sport and we will be on hand throughout the week to ensure you have everything you need. Columbia boasts a large number of excellent bars and restaurants so be sure to ask for recommendations.
Wednesday 5th April
Following breakfast at the hotel we will transfers for our first round of golf at Cobblestone Park Golf Club. A wonderful combination of lakes and tall pines Cobblestone is a great test of golf as well as being truly enjoyable. Following your round there will be time for a cooling drink before returning to the hotel. There will be a drinks reception at 7pm as we look ahead to the start of the 2016 Masters getting underway tomorrow morning, the rest of the evening will be at your leisure.
Thursday 6th April
Breakfast is again at the Hotel before we depart for our second round of golf at Windermere Golf and Country Club. Located just 25 minutes from the Marriott, Windermere is another typical South Carolina golf course with the slick greens sure to provide a test of your short game. There will again be time for a relaxing post round drink before returning to the hotel. Live coverage from Augusta begins at 3pm local time so there’s sure to be plenty to enjoy into the evening.
Friday 7th April
Today is arguably the most anticipated day in your golfing calendar as you lay eyes on Augusta National for the first time. We will leave early for Augusta to ensure you don’t miss any of the action. Breakfast will be available at the hotel from 06.00 and we will leave for Augusta at 06.45, with the first tee time again being at 08.00, we will arrive in plenty of time for you to make your way out onto the course and be in position to see the early starters.
With the much sought after Masters Badge in your possession, the gates of Augusta National await and what will surely be one of the greatest golfing days in the year. We will depart Augusta for the hotel 30 minutes after the completion of the days play. Once back in Columbia please ask for restaurant recommendations.
Saturday 8th April
We have a more leisurely start to the day today, breakfast will available all morning at the hotel before 10.00 transfer to Woodcreek Golf Club, arguably the best members’ course in the area Woodcreek is the perfect location for our final round of the week. Again combining the tall pines, large lakes and slick greens that you’ll have become accustomed to, the course also boasts some stunning views. Return transfers to the hotel will be at 17.00 ensuring you’re back in time to see the leaders complete the back 9 at Augusta. The rest of the evening is at your leisure.
Sunday 9th April
Today is a day like no other, there’s an old adage that The Masters starts on the back nine on Sunday and with a back nine like Augusta National it’s easy to see why. We will be leaving the Marriott at 07.00 this morning and making our way to The 1018 Club where you have full VIP hospitality. On arrival at The 1018 you’ll be greeted with an array of breakfast options covering everything from full American to Continental and much more. With a true Southern style feel, The 1018 Club offers hot and cold food throughout the day as well complimentary beverages and with over a dozen large television screens covering every angle of the action, you won’t miss a thing if you chose to watch the closing stage from here and not the course.
The first tee time today will be around 10.30 with the leaders teeing off at 15.00. Be sure to make time to stop by The Masters shop for the all important gifts, this really is golf shopping like you’ve never seen before. We will be departing from the 1018 Club approximately 30 minutes after the presentation of the Green Jacket. On our return to Columbia there will be plenty of time for celebratory drinks and a chance to relive your favourite memories from the week.
Monday 10th April
Following a busy week, you have the morning at your leisure and breakfast at the hotel before check out and depart for home. We hope to see you again in 2017!
1st–11th April 2016
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