NJ Photo Album

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  Masters 2008
   We took Focus on NJ on a road trip thanks to my sister, who lives in
   GA. Through a lottery she got 4 tickets to the final practice round and
   Par 3 Contest.  Augusta National Golf Club is like the Garden of Eden
   in the middle of a city.  Click on a pic to see what I mean.
      Contributing Photographers:  Bob & Mary Lou  Hartman, & Izzy Rodriguez

                                                                   
     Magnolia Lane             Club House                  Gary Player                      Gallery                Walk to 16th Green          
     Members entrance to                                                     The 71 yr. old Hall of Famer          Fans gather round              
     Club House.                                                                    played in 51st Masters this yr.       16th & 6th greens.                                                      

                                                                             
       16th Green                    16th Tee                        16th Tee                       16th Green                     16th Tee                                                  
      Many great puts have            Par 3,    170 yds.                     This hole is also                          Known for it's                On practice days golfers
      been made here.                                                                           as Rosebud.                                 undulations.                    have a little fun here.       

                                                            
   Walking on Water       16 Hole Tradition         A Walk in the Sun                16th Green                  13th Green        
    Players try skim the ball      Another player tries            Enjoy the day things get              Water on one side               The last of the famous
    across the pond & land it      his luck.                                 real serious on Thursday.           Sand on the other.               three holes known as
    on the green.                                                                                                                                                                                           Amen Corner.             

                                                                                
      Hunter Mahan                14th Tee                       Ernie Els                          Ernie Els               15th Fairway Shot     
       His 1st Masters as a            The 14th is a Par 4              The South African has               Putting on the 15th                  Par 5,   530 yds.           

       Pro since playing as              440 yds. Known as              6 top 10 finishes in the               known as Firethorn.                                                        
       an amateur in 2003.                  Chinese Fir                                 Masters.                                                                                                                         

                                                                                  
  Another Fairway Shot       A Long Way          Gallery on the Move            Almost There              Par 3 Contest  
     My sister, her husband,          A long way up hill                     Headed for the                                                                          It's jammed packed.      
     & my Lady on the 15th.           to the Club House.                     Par 3 Contest.
                                                                                    

                                                             
        Par 3 Contest              Par 3 Contest                Par 3 Contest                  Par 3 Contest               Practise Tee        
    It's a Thursday tradition.        Players let their kids        Palmer, Player, & Nicklaus       No player that won the           Some fine tuning for                                                                                                                                        
                                                             & family caddy.                  played as a 3 someone.              Par 3 Contest has ever          Thursday's opening                                            
                                                                                                                                                                  won the Masters that yr.                   round.                    

                                                                                  
      Founders Circle             Carol & Izzy              Mary Lou & Bob                Club House              The Scoreboard          
         Another Tradition              Thanks for the tickets            Masters of the Web                 From the course side.            Will be the focus on                                                                                                                                                                     
       A picture in front of                 & the Memories.                                                                                                                          Tournament  Days.                                                                                                   
          the Club House.                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

                                                                       
           Long Day           Club House & 1st Tee           Final Prep                        Gift Shop                     Days End                  
                                                    Arnold Palmer will hit the           As fans leave greens                Can't leave without                How far is the car.                                                                                                                                                                 
                                                   ceremonial Tee Shot to open     keepers  begin their work.               a memento.                                                                                                                                              
                                                          tournament play.

      

 
  

                                                  
                                                              
     

                                                                                                        


     

    

     

  


 

 

 

 

 

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