Reports of Augusta National damage were greatly exaggerated ... or at least mildly.
AUGUSTA, GA. -- A foggy morning has turned more ominous when a thunderstorm rolled through the area, forced Masters officials to close Augusta National to practice and patrons at 10 a.m. and eventually call play for the day just after noon. There was, however, a window earlier to scout things out as Masters week begins. Normally there is not much to see, but with the recent ice storm and the club's well-known tendency to not acknowledge the negative, there have been questions about just how much damage Augusta National sustained.
A few impressions: