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MASTERS WEEK PREVIEW GUIDE April 5th – 13th, 2020

Three Champions, One Private Club PALMER NINE – ISLAND COURSE



“The Palmer Island Nine is flanked on one side by the broad Savannah River, and the other side by the Little River.

“This is a nice, rolling piece of property with mature pines throughout. Very little dirt has been moved, which means the course fits nicely with the existing terrain and its surroundings.

“The site for the Player Creek Nine at Champions Retreat offers so 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 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

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

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


Masters Week Golf Champions Retreat offers an exclusive, private setting and golf experience for you during Masters Week.



Golf Course Hours 7:15 am - 7:00 pm

I f the course is closed due to extreme weather conditions that render the course unplayable, and players are not able to complete 13 holes of their scheduled round on the same day, the Club officials will make an effort to accommodate the desires of the players. There is no guarantee of a full or partial refund.

ALL GUESTS MUST CHECK-IN with the Golf House for your round or additional play. Players must arrive to first tee 10 minutes before tee time. One ball off the first tee, no mulligans. No fivesomes & no golf after dark is allowed.  lease keep up with the group in front of you. P Groups that fall more than one hole behind will be asked to move forward.


 he golf course staff will make the determination T to allow play or not relative to the weather conditions on any given day during Masters.  lease do not come off the golf course unless P directed. Groups that stop on their own risk losing their position on the course.

If a group is late for their scheduled tee time, they must wait for the next available tee time. There is no guarantee that a tardy group will be allowed to play. Players or groups missing their scheduled starting time will not be entitled to any refund.




Champions Retreat has retained the services of CADDIEMASTER, a premier caddie management company in the U.S. and abroad, enhancing what is already a terrific experience to an unforgettable one. During Masters Week, unless you are accompanied by a Champions Retreat member, your tee time includes a forecaddie base rate fee. A gratuity of $20+ per player is recommended. Forecaddies accompany players riding in golf carts. Their duties include: • Locating golf balls, providing yardage • Tending the flagstick • 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 fixing pitch marks We hope you will enjoy your caddie experience at Champions Retreat!

Titleist AP1 and AP2 sets available.

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 with therapist Arial Marsh. 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. Arial will also be offering complimentary chair massages outside of the Golf House.


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 in-demand 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 pick-up 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 13th 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  ustom Titleist golf balls make a great impression C 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 Champions Retreat will offer a special discount on a different manufacturer each day during Masters Week. Champions Retreat Hat and T-shirt package - $40. Receive 20% off when purchasing 12 or more of any item during Masters Week. All Wedges and Putters 20% off during Masters Week.

GOLF CLINICS & INSTRUCTION  he Professional Staff here at Champions Retreat T are available for individual golf instruction and group clinics during Masters Week.


Masters Week Breakfast and Lunch Sample Menu On the day of your tee time, Champions Retreat will be providing Breakfast and Lunch



Breakfast Station stone ground grits, sausage, apple smoked bacon, chicken sausage, cage-free scrambled eggs, country ham biscuits, sausage & cheese biscuits, belgian waffle station, omelet station, fresh pastries, breads, & jam, seasonal fruit & berries, yogurt, cereal, and milk

Wedge Salad romacrunch, marinated tomato, crispy smoked bacon lardons, blue cheese, and crispy onions with house made ranch dressing

Lunch 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

Green Jacket Salad baby romaine, garlic croutons, and shredded parmesan cheese with green jacket dressing Heirloom Tomato Caprese baby heirloom tomato, goat cheese, watermelon radish, micro greens & a vinaigrette drizzle fruit bar includes; freshly cut fruits and berries, watermelon, pineapple, honeydew, cantaloupe, strawberries, and blueberries



Truffle Potato creamy and rich potato soup finished with shaved black truffles

red velvet cookies triple chocolate brownies

Carrot & Ginger freshly made creamy carrot soup finished with ginger crème fraiche

Grab N' Go beer braised hotdogs spicy sausages with all the trimmings

For those not playing golf: excluding alcohol: $25 for breakfast $40 for lunch

including alcohol: $35 for breakfast $65 for lunch

MASTERS WEEK 2020 PREVIEW GUIDE *taxes & service — 6fees — not included

*Additional venue areas available

Private Event Venues

Delight your guests with a variety of entertainment venues during Masters Week.



From a sophisticated night out featuring the finest culinary experience, wine, and cocktails during Masters Week, to a relaxed, convivial backyard BBQ, the Barn at Champions Retreat has you covered. The Barn can host events from 15-500 and everything in between. Whether you are looking for a gastronomical, fine dining experience unmatched in this area or the best BBQ in Georgia, our Barn is the place for your private event.

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.


Play at Night

Monday, April 6th – Saturday, April 11th • 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 • Satellite Pro Shop • On Site: Travis Mathew, PXG, Titleist and Callaway • Titleist clubs available for use


Opportunities for Membership MEMBERSHIP


At Champions Retreat we offer several types of memberships that include social, young professional, 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.

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL PREVIEW MEMBERSHIPS Now is the time to join Champions Retreat. For those prospects that reside 100 miles or more from the Club, we have created a Preview Membership that allows you to experience the Club for one year with a single payment of annual dues while deferring your initiation fee. This opportunity allows you to experience the Club for 365 days risk free.

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. For more information, please contact: Andrew Press andrew@championsretreat.net (706) 631-1226


Masters Week Transportation TRANSPORTATION SCHEDULE 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.


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 courtesy so as not to interrupt or affect anyone’s play.

COTTAGE CHECK-IN & CHECK-OUT 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.

PARKING Once you have unloaded your car, please park in the large parking lot behind the Grille House.

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 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. Helicopter Pad 2. Golf House 3. Bag Drop 4. Cart House 5. Locker House / Fitness Center/ Cottage Check-In 6. Deck 5 7. Grille Firepit 8. Pavilion




9. Nicklaus Bluff #1 10. Palmer Island #1 11. Putting Green 12. Short Game Area 13. Driving Range 14. Player Creek #1

15. Grille House / Bluff Overlook

Jones Nelson Nicklaus Palmer Watson Snead Hogan Sarazen Player

EVENTS 16. The Barn at Champions Retreat


Sweetwater Chambers Bay Blair Atholl St. Andrews Congressional Medinah Carnoustie

Celebrate Masters Week 2020 at Champions Retreat Reserve Your Spot Now! PLAY AT NIGHT on our Driving Range and Putting Green which will be lit every night with a bar and music.

SAVOR gourmet à la carte dishes from our Grille House Menu featuring delicious, authentic Southern cuisine.

THROW A PARTY in The Barn. An amazing facility that can host events from 15-500 people. From sophisticated to relaxed, The Barn is a venue with you in mind.

JOIN THE PARTY with special events throughout the week.

HAVE A DRINK in our Grille House or the Bluff Overlook. With spectacular views of the golf course, the Bluff Overlook is the perfect space for a VIP group to entertain up to 40 people.

STAY IN LUXURY at one of our cottages in the village at Champions Retreat. Available through our Masters Week Rental Program.


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