Day One - Friday 1st April
You will need to ensure you arrive at Pinehurst Golf Resort, North Carolina by this date. The closest major airport is Raleigh Durham International airport which has nonstop flights from most major US cities. Transfers to Pinehurst can be booked directly with the Resort (please note that it is approx. a 90 minute drive). If you wish to arrive early to rest before the tour begins, extra nights’ accommodation can be arranged. STAY Experience true Southern hospitality at Pinehurst Resort, one of the pre-eminent golf resorts in the United States. Pinehurst offers accommodations for every taste including the stately Carolina Hotel, the charming Holly Inn or the relaxing Manor Inn. With its natural pine scent and unhurried pace, the sanctuary is renowned for restoring souls and rejuvenating spirits. Eight challenging golf courses, designed by such masters as Ross, Jones, Maples and Fazio, promise some of the most memorable rounds in the game. Pinehurst is a wonderful place to start your tour!
Day Two - Saturday 2nd April
7:00-10:00am A classic breakfast buffet is included at The Grill (Carolina Hotel). It is unlikely you will ever again sample such an amazing breakfast whilst being accompanied by a pianist on a Grand piano! Golf on Pinehurst No. 6, Designer Tom Fazio started work on No. 6 in 1975. The result was a more rugged, undulating track that demands bigger drives and more aggressive approaches. The Carolina Hotel, Pinehurst Resort Tom returned in 2005 to carve new bunkers, soften angles and seed faster greens. The addition of native wiregrass throughout the course gives it a distinctive Pinehurst feel. Between the water, bunkers, wetlands and woods, there are plenty of perils on this par-71 track. Elevated tees, sharp doglegs and greens with false fronts make each hole interesting and unique. The back nine is among Pinehurst’s most challenging halves. Evening: Tonight you will enjoy a Welcome Dinner and drinks in a private room of the Carolina Hotel where you will have the chance to meet the rest of the group.
Day Three - Sunday 3rd April
7:00-10:00am A classic breakfast buffet is included at The Grill (Carolina Hotel). Golf on Pinehurst No. 8, Opened in 1996 to commemorate Pinehurst’s centennial year. Fazio, designer of No.8, incorporates signature Ross features including dips and swales around the greens, sloping greens and false fronts. The site of two PGA Club Pro Championship it is a proven championship course that daunts and delights all who play it. Your golf professional accompanying the tour will be available daily pre and post-game for coaching, if required. They will also organise competitions during the tour for the golfers. Evening: Your choice of dinner from the Grill Room or any of the five restaurants at Pinehurst Village, at your leisure (dinner is included). Carolina Hotel, Pinehurst Golf Resort “Teed Up Golf Tours have a long and proud history in arranging outstanding experiences for golf fans at The US Masters. They are reliable and professional and their guests have a great time. I personally used their services at the 2013 Masters.” Brian Thorburn CEO, PGA of Australia U.S. Masters Itinerary
Day Four - Monday 4th April
7:00am A classic breakfast buffet is available at The Grill (Carolina Hotel). Golf on Pinehurst No. 2. World renowned as one of the best championship golf courses, No. 2 proves the genius of Donald Ross on every hole. Host to the 1999, 2005 and 2014 US Open, the course is astonishing yet invigorating for golfers of any age, skill or experience. A caddy is provided for your convenience so you get the “Professional” experience of hitting off the tee, passing your club to your caddy and strolling off up the fairway! 3:00pm Following golf at Pinehurst, you will be transferred by coach to Aiken, South Carolina, which is approximately a four hour drive. Beverages and videos of previous Masters Tournaments will be available. STAY Few towns in the Southeast offer more gracious charm than Aiken, South Carolina. Take a relaxing stroll through Aiken’s tree-lined streets, and you’re likely to see thoroughbred horses, friendly faces and an enticing array of shops and restaurants. Only 30 minutes to Augusta, it comes to life during Masters Week. The bars are full of locals making the golf visitors welcome - be warned! There are a number of excellent restaurants within walking distance from each of the accommodation options we offer you. We can make restaurant bookings for you and we ensure everyone has someone to dine with if they choose.
Day Five - Tuesday 5th April
7:00am Breakfast is included at your hotel. 8:00am Departure for the practice day at the Masters. This is a chance to take photos of the course and players, as cameras are not permitted during the tournament days. Today is also the best day to shop for souvenirs as some will run out by the end of the week. You are advised to spend some time at the Par 3 16th hole as players have some fun trying to skip the ball over the pond and onto the green! 4-7pm: Happy Hour at our Augusta hospitality zone. Enjoy complimentary drinks and canapés with your hosts and friends and discuss the days highlights! Regular transfers are provided back to your hotel from 4:30pm until 30 minutes after the end of play at Augusta. Dinner: Own arrangements.
6th April You will enjoy watching players practice before viewing the traditional Par 3 Contest at the Masters in the afternoon. Within the grounds of Augusta, there is a picturesque 11 hole Par 3 golf course. This is possibly the best day of the week as most players turn up to have some fun. We recommend you to buy a souvenir deck chair. These can be placed anywhere on the course and will remain vacant until you return to them – another Masters tradition! We will show you where to place your deck chairs so you will be right amongst the action. 4-7pm: Happy Hour at our hospitality zone. Regular transfers are provided back to your hotel from 4:30pm until 30 minutes after the end of play at Augusta. Evening: Own arrangements. U.S. Masters Itinerary U.S. Masters Itinerary “To play on Pinehurst No.2 was a highlight of my golfing career to date, and to then go on and see Augusta National made the trip unbelievable.” John Ashley, CEO Australia Leisure Group Augusta is the closest thing to heaven for a golfer – and it’s just about as hard to get into.” Joe Geshwiler – San Francisco Examiner U.S. Masters Itinerary U.S. Masters Itinerary
Day Eight - Friday Friday 8th April
8:00am and 10:00am departures to Augusta Today you attend the second day’s tournament play at the Masters. Follow your favourite group around the course or place your deck chair at Amen Corner and watch all the groups come through. Head towards the 18th as players attempt to make the cut. 4-7pm: Happy Hour at our Augusta hospitality zone. Regular transfers are provided back to your hotel from 4:30pm until 30 minutes after the end of play at Augusta. Evening: Own arrangements. U.S. Masters Itinerary 3rd Hole at The Reserve Golf Club U.S. Masters Itinerary “I have had many friends join Mike & Bede at Teed Up Golf Tours on their trips to Augusta and The Open and they all say they are the best trips they have ever been on. You need someone who has the local experience and Teed Up are clearly the number one in the Australian Golf Tours business" John Senden - US PGA Tour Player.
Day Nine - Saturday 9th April
Golf at Woodside Plantation Club. This exclusive private course blends perfectly into the forest setting of towering pines, over 60 acres of lakes, natural dogwoods, and colourful native flowering plants. The designers have applied unique imagination in building a signature course indelibly inscribed upon the beauty of the natural terrain. This course is built for serious golfers and casual golfers alike. Evening: Complimentary Golf Presentation Dinner and drinks.
Day Ten - TEN Sunday 10th April
6:00, 9:00 and 11:00am departures to Augusta Attend the final day’s play of the Masters Tournament. As soon as you get there, place your chair around the 18th green or fairway so you will be able to see the climax of the Tournament. Wander the fairways following the leaders, or base yourself at the 16th where both Adam Scott and Bo Van Pelt scored holes-in-one in 2012. 4-7pm: Happy Hour at our hospitality zone. Shuttles will go regularly from 4:30pm. The last shuttle will return to Aiken from the Masters will be 30 minutes after the green jacket presentation which is held on the practice putting green outside the clubhouse. Evening: Own arrangements.
Day Eleven - Monday 11th April
Breakfast at the hotel. Today you will be transferred from Aiken to Atlanta International Airport (approx. 2.5 hours drive). The coach will pick you up at 9am. Please make sure you book flights that leave between 2pm - 3pm from Atlanta airport. You will need to make your own arrangements for transfers to Atlanta for flights leaving prior to 2:00pm. -TOUR ENDS
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