Masters Week Library Collection at ARCPLS


The Augusta National’s Masters Tournament is an exciting time for golf enthusiasts and residents of the City of Augusta. To celebrate the most prestigious golf tournaments in the world, we’ve curated a list of books and collections from our Georgia Heritage Room that you can check out and view!


Augusta National & the Masters : a photographer’s scrapbook by Christian, Frank 1935-                      This #1 bestseller is a timeless gift from Augusta National’s third generation club photographer. Augusta National & The Masters contains over 290 photographs covering the over seventy-year history of the club. Christian, through incredible pictures and untold stories, paints a portrait of the Augusta National Golf Club that has never before been seen — inside the clubhouse, the greatest moments of the Masters, great stories of founder Bobby Jones and Clifford Roberts — and rare photographs that keep you turning its pages.


Augusta : home of the Masters Tournament  by Eubanks, Steve 1962-                                                             Featuring 45 inspiring photos, “Augusta ” captures the historic moments that evoke deep affection for this beloved golf course, from Dwight Eisenhower teeing off in the days before the Masters was televised to Jack Nicklaus’s emotional victory at age 46 to Tiger Woods’s 1997 triumph.




Shouting at Amen Corner : dispatches from the Masters, the world’s greatest golf tournament  by Green, Ron 1929- Shouting at Amen Corner is a collection of the best of Ron Green’s columns and articles from his 45 years of covering the Masters for The Charlotte News and The Charlotte Observer. It’s a book about Hogan, Palmer, Nicklaus, Watson, Faldo, and Woods; but it’s also about Norman, Weiskopf, Miller, and others who have come so close, only to see the Green Jacket slip away at the last moment. This book is unique in that it recounts history as it was being made and offers a special intimacy and perspective. Not a behind-the-scenes expose about members, money, and power, but a story of golf’s greatest showcase event and the players who have created cherished memories over the last five decades.


Tales from Augusta  by Hawkins, Jim.                                                                                                    In Tales from Augusta, Jim Hawkins, who covered his first Masters in 1968, takes readers behind the high, thick hedges of Augusta National Golf Club for an intimate, entertaining glimpse of the classic cathedral that is home to golf’s most venerable, unique event. From Gene Sarazen’s 1935 double-eagle that put Augusta National on the map, to Tiger Woods’ Grand Slam victory in 2001, from the tragic collapses of Greg Norman to the heart-warming story of Jose Maria Olazabal, Tales from Augusta takes an inside look at the greats — including Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer — and the not-so-greats, the amateurs and the rookies who have made the Masters the most revered, the most prestigious golf tournament in the world


Par 3 : tea-time at the Masters : relaxed entertaining Augusta, Georgia style                                  Par 3 tees off with 18 menus and a 19th Hole chapter which features sought after local restaurant recipes and favorites from professional golfers. This third book in the Tea-Time at the Masters Series, the Official Cookbooks for the City of Augusta, Georgia! Masters highlights and memories from some of the greatest golfers of all time.




The 1997 Masters : my story  by Woods, Tiger                                                .                                                       In 1997, Tiger Woods was already among the most-watched and closely examined athletes in history. But it wasn’t until the Masters Tournament that his career would definitively change forever. Woods, then only 21, won the Masters by a historic 12 shots, which remains the widest margin of victory in the tournament’s history, making it an iconic moment for him and sports.

Now, Woods is ready to explore his history with the game, how it has changed over the years, and what it was like winning such an important event. With never-before-heard stories, this book will provide keen insight from one of the game’s all-time greats.




Deadly deception  by Mucha, Susan Polonus                                                                                                                                 A murder of mistaken identity at the Augusta National Golf Club during the Masters sets the pace for this fast-moving thriller. With a plot that involves the international drug trade and archaeological looting, Deadly Deception deceives, excites and intrigues, but above all, entertains.




The battle for Augusta National : Hootie, Martha, and the Masters of the universe  by Shipnuck, Alan 1973-  Hootie vs. Martha, women’s rights vs. the old Southern guard, Web-based rightist blogs vs. The New York Times: The Battle for Augusta National tells all these stories and more in Shipnuck’s lively, irreverent, meticulously reported account of a Master’s golf tournament like no other.





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