You might never top Jack Nicklaus picking up the tab for his foursome at Augusta National that included a private jet to the course and an overnight stay at the club, but our editors have put together some great, affordable getaways in this issue.
There are some basic rules that apply to all private golf clubs in America, including never throw a club in anger and no blue jeans. But according to Golf Digest Chairman and Editor-in-Chief Jerry Tarde, the rule that applies to no cell phones on the course should be reconsidered.
Through the years we've asked a number of journalists to attend the Masters to give readers a first-timer's view of the tournament. Our guests for 2008 included legendary broadcaster Tom Brokaw and illustrator Mark Ulriksen, whose work accompanies Brokaw's words.