MASTERS WEEK INFORMATION GUIDE April 4th – 11th, 2021
PALMER NINE – ISLAND COURSE
NICKLAUS NINE – BLUFF COURSE
PLAYER NINE – CREEK COURSE
“The Palmer Island Nine is flanked on one side by the broad Savannah
“This is a nice, rolling piece of property with mature pines
“The site for the Player Creek Nine at Champions Retreat offers so
River, and the other side by the Little River. The spectacular hardwoods and pines along the riverbank have been saved and the fairways have been raised to take advantage of the beautiful vistas along the rivers. There is not a better setting for golf in the South.” - Arnold Palmer
throughout. Very little dirt has been moved, which means the course fits nicely with the existing terrain and its surroundings. This is the kind of site that provides you the opportunity to design a golf course that, on opening day, will appear as if it’s been there for 50 years.” -Jack Nicklaus
many opportunities for a wonderful golf course. The opening four holes play a beautiful wetland area, while the remaining holes move upland through native hardwood trees. The ninth hole dramatically plays over and around a large lake on the right. All level players will finish the nine with a variety of shot making challenges.” - Gary Player
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Masters Week Golf HOURS & PROCEDURES Golf Course Hours 7:15 am - 7:00 pm ALL GUESTS MUST CHECK-IN with the Golf House for your round or additional play. Please arrive 45 minutes prior to your posted tee time. All players are asked to check in at the Golf House to announce arrival, receive their welcome packet and receive final directions. Groups will be arranged in foursomes when possible, and we ask that you are mindful of your pace of play, allowing faster groups to play through as well as staying in touch with the group playing ahead.
INCLEMENT WEATHER In the event that the course is closed due to extreme weather conditions and the course rendered unplayable, Club officials will make an effort to accommodate the players that were not able to complete 13 holes. Tee times are non-refundable.
Should you be late for your posted tee time, we will make every effort to accompany if possible, but missed tee times will not warrant a refund.
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CADDIE PROGRAM The golf experience at Champions Retreat is made better with the services of a caddie. During Masters Week, unless accompanied by a Champions Retreat Member, your tee time includes a forecaddie. Since the base rate will be pre-paid, only the gratuity is owed at the completion of play. A gratuity of $25 per player is recommended. Forecaddies accompany players riding in golf carts. Their duties include: Locating golf balls, providing yardage Tending the flag stick when desired Green reading (if asked) Maintaining pace-of-play Providing a general hole description with target lines Maintaining the golf course by filling divots, raking bunkers, and repairing ball marks.
Titleist rental clubs are available in the Golf House.
FITNESS: 5 am - 10 pm Our Fitness Facility, located on the second floor of the Locker House, is open to our Members and Guests during Masters Week at no additional charge.
SPA SERVICE Enjoy a relaxing massage by one of our therapists. Special group rates and times are available by request. Each massage session will incorporate active stretching, deep tissue massages, and traditional Swedish techniques per the clients’ requests. To schedule an appointment, call (706) 854-6984.
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Custom Gear and Special Pricing THE GOLF HOUSE Our Professional staff is on hand to make sure that everyone who visits the Golf House finds what they desire. We are fully stocked with the most indemand golf fashions and technology. Please let us help you create a terrific memory from a great week. This year with your tee time, each guest in the group will be receiving $50 in merchandise credit for the Golf House. To receive your $50 merchandise card, please visit the table located on the Golf House porch. This station will have cards available for pickup from 6:30 am - 2:30 pm. A staff member will have your cards on file and can either distribute to each individual or to a group leader. Please note, the cards have an expiration date of April 11th and are not eligible to be used any time after that date. The cards are NOT redeemable for cash.
PETER MILLAR AT CHAMPIONS RETREAT Champions Retreat has partnered with Peter Millar for exclusive offerings during Masters Week. All custom Peter Millar orders placed by March 21st will be available upon your arrival at Champions Retreat. Apparel can be ordered with the
Champions Retreat logo, your company logo, or cobranded with both. Peter Millar custom items make great gifts for clients and employees alike. Orders of 40 pieces or more will receive a 20% discount.
TITLEIST CUSTOM BALLS Custom Titleist golf balls make a great impression on your clients and guests. Place an order of 12 dozen or more Titleist balls with the Champions Retreat logo, your company logo, or personal imprint and receive 15% off that order. Orders of 40 dozen or more will receive a 20% discount.
POPULAR ITEMS The Golf House at Champions Retreat will be offering special discounts each day during Masters Week. Guests will receive 20% off when purchasing 12 or more of any item during Masters Week and that discount will apply to all wedges and putters.
GOLF CLINICS & INSTRUCTION Our Professional Staff here at Champions Retreat is available for individual golf instruction and group clinics during Masters Week.
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*Additional venue areas available
Private Event Venues Delight your guests with a variety of entertainment venues during Masters Week.
CHAMPIONS STEAKHOUSE Our first-ever Steakhouse experience will be located in the Barn and feature a nightly variety of steaks, seafood, delicious desserts, and one of the best wine lists in the area. Private dining rooms within the restaurant can accommodate groups from 12-25. Hours 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
BLUFF OVERLOOK Cocktails, Hors D’oeuvres and dinners with a view; that’s the experience at the Bluff Overlook. Situated above our Grille House, this intimate space can host from 15-50 in its indoor facility with a wraparound deck overlooking the golf course. Perfect for a sublime cocktail and Hors D’oeuvres party where guests can mingle and socialize in a private space with a million-dollar view.
Reservations are highly recommended.
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Champions Steakhouse Shareable Sides
Appetizers 14 15 20
Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail (4) Oysters on the Half Shell (6) Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna
Soups & Salads 12 10 10 10
Lobster Bisque Beefsteak Tomato Salad Wedge of Iceberg Classic Caeser Salad
Filet Mignon (8 oz.) Porterhouse (32 oz.) Bone-In Ribeye (18 oz.) New York Strip (14 oz.) Champions Tomahawk Pork Chop (16 oz.) Rack of Lamb Pan-Seared Scottish Salmon Whole Maine Lobster Tail (Limited)
Creamed Spinach Sautéed Button Mushrooms Jumbo Baked Potato Horseradish Mashed Potatoes Truffle Macaroni & Cheese Twice Baked Au gratin Potatoes Grilled Asparagus Steamed Broccoli
Steaks, Seafood, & Chops 40 85 65 58 42 38 28 12
Crème Brûlée Key Lime Pie New York Cheesecake Chocolate Layer Cake Ice Cream Sundae Fresh Mixed Berries
Champions Steakhouse Dinner Package $110 per person 4-course Prix Fixe Menu Upgrade options available
No Separate Checks for parties larger than 8 persons Entrée split charge $5
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Masters Week Breakfast and Lunch Menu On the day of your tee time, Champions Retreat will be providing Breakfast and Lunch
For those not playing golf: Excluding alcohol: $25 for breakfast | $40 for lunch Including alcohol: $35 for breakfast | $65 for lunch
Served 7:00 am to 10:30 am
Classic Wedge roma crunch lettuce, marinated tomato, crispy smoked bacon lardons, blue cheese, and crispy onions house made ranch dressing
Breakfast Station stone ground grits, sausage, apple smoked bacon, cage-free scrambled eggs, country ham, sausage & cheese biscuits, belgian waffle station, frittata, fresh pastries, breads, biscuits, seasonal fruit & berries, yogurt, cereal, and milk
Served 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
The Smoker in-house smoked and grilled barbeque with chef’s daily smoked selections include: pulled pork, smoked chicken, brisket, pork loin, baked beans, potato salad, cole slaw, and more
Soups Truffle Potato creamy and rich potato soup shaved black truffles Carrot & Ginger creamy carrot soup ginger crème fraiche
Green Jacket baby romaine lettuce, garlic croutons, and shredded parmesan cheese green jacket dressing Heirloom Tomato Caprese baby heirloom tomato, goat lady farm goat cheese, watermelon radish, micro greens balsamic reduction drizzle fruit bar includes; freshly cut watermelon, pineapple, honeydew, cantaloupe, with strawberries, and blueberries
Sweets red velvet cookies triple chocolate brownies
Grab N' Go Station Served 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
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Cottages MASTERS WEEK COTTAGE RENTALS Relax in luxury in one of our comfortable and charming cottages surrounding the Clubhouse. Individually accommodating 4 to 8 couples, our cottages allow you to experience true southern hospitality, making them the perfect home away from home. Weekly cottage rentals include a complimentary charcuterie board on the day of check-in, along with initial cottage stock of snacks, sodas and juices. We will also include one bottle of Vodka, Bourbon, Whiskey and a selection of beer. Nightly cottage rentals also available. Additional charcuterie available for daily delivery $20 per person.
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Play at Night
Wednesday, April 7th – Saturday, April 10th • Happy Hour • Practice Facility, Main Putting Green, Short Game Area, and Small Putting Green will be lit for play • Full cash bar with live DJ • On Site: PXG and Callaway fitting experience • Titleist clubs available for use
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Opportunities for Membership MEMBERSHIP
At Champions Retreat, we offer several types of memberships that include corporate, young professional, national and local categories. Based on how you envision utilizing the Club, we would welcome the chance to speak with you to explore how our Club can assist you or your company.
For a limited time, Champions Retreat has a limited number of Discovery Visits for prospective members that wish to experience Champions Retreat for two days and one night. If you have an interest in learning more about membership, the Discovery Visit will allow you the chance to join us and share in the vision of Champions Retreat. At the conclusion of your visit, we’re confident that you’ll be taking the next step towards membership.
PREVIEW MEMBERSHIPS Preview Memberships apply to those individuals that reside outside of 100 miles from the Club and is activated for 12 months. Initiation fees are deferred for 1 year without obligation. No dues, assessments or minimums.
For more information, please contact: Andrew Press email@example.com (706) 854-6962
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Masters Week Transportation TRANSPORTATION SCHEDULE Shuttle available upon request
Augusta National Drop Off: Meet at Champions Retreat Locker House Augusta National Pick Up: Meet at Windsor Jewelers
RETURN TRANSPORTATION All guests must book a return time in advance or upon check-in. Returns will only be made at scheduled times.
CONCIERGE To schedule transportation, please call (706) 854-6984 After Hours: (706) 288-4585
COST $130 per person round-trip to tournament and local airports in Augusta
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Club Policies In order to provide an enjoyable club experience, we ask that all members and guests adhere to the following club policies and procedures.
Please refrain from use of the course after dark including hitting shots onto the green from the cottage or walking on the putting green surfaces.
Champions Retreat prohibits the use of cell phones on the putting greens, short game area, Grille House, Golf House and common areas. Cell phones are permissible in the cottages and Locker House. Use of cell phones on the golf course is permitted, but members and guests should use discretion and
COTTAGE CHECK-IN & CHECK-OUT
courtesy so as not to interrupt or affect anyone’s play.
Check-in is 4:00 pm and check-out is 11:00 am. Due to incoming guests, we ask that you promptly remove all of your belongings from the Cottage by 11:00 am. We are happy to provide luggage storage if necessary.
DRESS CODE Players are required to wear proper golf attire while on the golf course and practice facilities. Golf shoes must have soft spikes only. No denim is permitted on the golf course. Shorts for gentlemen must be Bermuda length. Cargo shorts, cut-offs, denim
PARKING Once you have unloaded your car, please park in the large parking lot behind the Grille House.
and t-shirts are not permitted on the course. Men, women, and children not golfing are permitted to wear “neat” jeans with no holes or frays. Hats must be worn forward facing and should be removed when in the dining facilities.
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AMENITIES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
Helicopter Pad Golf House Bag Drop Cart House Locker House / Fitness Center/ Cottage Check-In 6. Deck 5 7. Grille Firepit 8. Pavilion
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15. Grille House / Bluff Overlook
Jones Nelson Nicklaus Palmer Watson Snead Hogan Sarazen Player
Nicklaus Bluff #1 Palmer Island #1 Putting Green Short Game Area Driving Range Player Creek #1
EVENTS 16. The Barn at Champions Retreat/Champions Steakhouse
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Celebrate Masters Week 2021 at Champions Retreat Reserve Your Spot Now! BOOK A TEE TIME on our Championship courses designed by "The Big Three" and host to the first two rounds of the Augusta National Women's Amateur.
SAVOR gourmet à la carte dishes from our Champions Steakhouse Menu featuring delicious, authentic Southern cuisine.
PLAY AT NIGHT on our Driving Range and Putting Green which will be lit every night with a bar and music.
STAY IN LUXURY at one of our cottages in the village at Champions Retreat. Available through our Masters Week Rental Program.
THROW A PARTY in The Grille House. An amazing facility that can host events from 15-50 people. From sophisticated to relaxed, The Grille House is a venue with you in mind.
For more information on Masters Week at Champions Retreat, please contact: Gabrielle Vincenzetti firstname.lastname@example.org (706) 854-6981
HAVE A DRINK in the Bluff Overlook or under the Pavilion. With spectacular views of the golf course, these two venues are perfect for entertaining your VIP groups.
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