Arguably the most-famous tree in golf was removed this past weekend thanks to a series of ice storms that made their way through the Southeast. Going forward, Augusta National and The Masters will be without the Eisenhower Tree.
Made famous thanks to former President Dwight Eisenhower’s hatred for it, the Eisenhower tree became a staple annually at the first Major Championship of each season. When players teed it up on the 17th hole, the large tree stared them right in their faces up the left-hand side of the fairway. Continue reading