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Masters 2020 - help please!


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#31 Almostscratchonce

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Posted 01 February 2019 - 11:44 AM

View PostDrivesFourShow, on 31 January 2019 - 05:37 PM, said:

Thanks to everyone for their contributions, the information provided was extremely useful!

Kick off steak dinner last night and boy are we excited. Given everyone's views and bucket list here is where we landed:

Day 1: Arrive San Fran from Australia.
Day 2: Drive San Fran to Pasatiempo. Golf at Pasatiempo. Drive Pasatimepo to Pebble Beach.
Day 3: Golf at Spyglass Hill.
Day 4: Golf at Pebble Beach. Drive Pebble to San Fran.
Day 5: Fly San Fran to Atlanta. Drive Atlanta to Augusta.
Day 6: MASTERS PRACTICE DAY
Day 7: MASTERS DAY 1
Day 8: MASTERS DAY 2
Day 9: MASTERS Day 3
Day 10: MASTERS Day 4
Day 11: Drive Augusta to Pinehurst
Day 12: Pinehurst #2
Day 13: Pinehurst #8
Day 14: Drive Pinehurst to Charlotte. Fly Charlotte to Jacksonville.
Day 15: Golf at TPC Sawgrass.
Day 16: Fly Jacksonville to LA.
Day 17: Fly LA to Australia.

Golf courses are pretty much locked in but my next question is, am I travelling to and from the right airports?

Thanks in advance.

Well done (and nicely organized)!

I'll toss this out, and likely get blasted for it, but 5 days at the Masters is an awful lot.  If I had a vote on the itinerary, I'd suggest going to the tournament on Wed, Thursday & Sunday and fit a couple of other rounds in (Palemetto/Sage Valley).


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#32 nocarts83

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Posted 01 February 2019 - 02:40 PM

View Postjvincent, on 31 January 2019 - 06:44 PM, said:

View PostDrivesFourShow, on 31 January 2019 - 05:37 PM, said:

Golf courses are pretty much locked in but my next question is, am I travelling to and from the right airports?

Thanks in advance.

That's quite the trip. I don't even want to ask what the total cost will be.

On the airport front, Raleigh is closer to Pinehurst than Charlotte. I don't know which one has better flight options to Jacksonville.

-1 for flying from Raleigh instead.  There are no directs from RDU to Jacksonville.  We went to Sawgrass last fall and drove instead since there wasn't anything direct.

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Posted 04 February 2019 - 05:02 PM

Can anyone recommend any US based travel business that will take care of all transfers and bookings etc? The last thing we want is to waste time in hire car queues.

Edited by DrivesFourShow, 04 February 2019 - 05:02 PM.


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Posted 05 February 2019 - 08:10 AM

View Postnocarts83, on 01 February 2019 - 02:40 PM, said:

View Postjvincent, on 31 January 2019 - 06:44 PM, said:

View PostDrivesFourShow, on 31 January 2019 - 05:37 PM, said:

Golf courses are pretty much locked in but my next question is, am I travelling to and from the right airports?

Thanks in advance.

That's quite the trip. I don't even want to ask what the total cost will be.

On the airport front, Raleigh is closer to Pinehurst than Charlotte. I don't know which one has better flight options to Jacksonville.

-1 for flying from Raleigh instead.  There are no directs from RDU to Jacksonville.  We went to Sawgrass last fall and drove instead since there wasn't anything direct.

You might consider driving from Pinehurst to Jacksonville. Itís about 6.5 hours of driving. At the same time, itís 2 hrs drive Pinehurst to Charlotte, plus 2 hour arrival before your flight, plus 1 hour flight, plus however long it takes to wait for your luggage and get your transportation in Jacksonville and drive to Sawgrass.

Once you factor in rest stops and meals, Itís probably only an hour or two extra to drive, and you eliminate the possibility of lost luggage. Youíve budgeted the whole day, Iíd consider a road trip.

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Posted 05 February 2019 - 09:19 AM

View PostDrivesFourShow, on 31 January 2019 - 05:37 PM, said:

Thanks to everyone for their contributions, the information provided was extremely useful!

Kick off steak dinner last night and boy are we excited. Given everyone's views and bucket list here is where we landed:

Day 1: Arrive San Fran from Australia.
Day 2: Drive San Fran to Pasatiempo. Golf at Pasatiempo. Drive Pasatimepo to Pebble Beach.
Day 3: Golf at Spyglass Hill.
Day 4: Golf at Pebble Beach. Drive Pebble to San Fran.
Day 5: Fly San Fran to Atlanta. Drive Atlanta to Augusta.
Day 6: MASTERS PRACTICE DAY
Day 7: MASTERS DAY 1
Day 8: MASTERS DAY 2
Day 9: MASTERS Day 3
Day 10: MASTERS Day 4
Day 11: Drive Augusta to Pinehurst
Day 12: Pinehurst #2
Day 13: Pinehurst #8
Day 14: Drive Pinehurst to Charlotte. Fly Charlotte to Jacksonville.
Day 15: Golf at TPC Sawgrass.
Day 16: Fly Jacksonville to LA.
Day 17: Fly LA to Australia.

Golf courses are pretty much locked in but my next question is, am I travelling to and from the right airports?

Thanks in advance.


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Posted 05 February 2019 - 02:52 PM

View Postsnoilr1, on 05 February 2019 - 08:10 AM, said:

View Postnocarts83, on 01 February 2019 - 02:40 PM, said:

View Postjvincent, on 31 January 2019 - 06:44 PM, said:

View PostDrivesFourShow, on 31 January 2019 - 05:37 PM, said:

Golf courses are pretty much locked in but my next question is, am I travelling to and from the right airports?

Thanks in advance.

That's quite the trip. I don't even want to ask what the total cost will be.

On the airport front, Raleigh is closer to Pinehurst than Charlotte. I don't know which one has better flight options to Jacksonville.

-1 for flying from Raleigh instead.  There are no directs from RDU to Jacksonville.  We went to Sawgrass last fall and drove instead since there wasn't anything direct.

You might consider driving from Pinehurst to Jacksonville. It's about 6.5 hours of driving. At the same time, it's 2 hrs drive Pinehurst to Charlotte, plus 2 hour arrival before your flight, plus 1 hour flight, plus however long it takes to wait for your luggage and get your transportation in Jacksonville and drive to Sawgrass.

Once you factor in rest stops and meals, It's probably only an hour or two extra to drive, and you eliminate the possibility of lost luggage. You've budgeted the whole day, I'd consider a road trip.

That.  It is an EASY drive to Jacksonville from Charlotte and would be a lot less hassle.

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Posted 06 February 2019 - 11:09 PM

View PostDrivesFourShow, on 31 January 2019 - 05:37 PM, said:

Thanks to everyone for their contributions, the information provided was extremely useful!

Kick off steak dinner last night and boy are we excited. Given everyone's views and bucket list here is where we landed:

Day 1: Arrive San Fran from Australia.
Day 2: Drive San Fran to Pasatiempo. Golf at Pasatiempo. Drive Pasatimepo to Pebble Beach.
Day 3: Golf at Spyglass Hill.
Day 4: Golf at Pebble Beach. Drive Pebble to San Fran.
Day 5: Fly San Fran to Atlanta. Drive Atlanta to Augusta.
Day 6: MASTERS PRACTICE DAY
Day 7: MASTERS DAY 1
Day 8: MASTERS DAY 2
Day 9: MASTERS Day 3
Day 10: MASTERS Day 4
Day 11: Drive Augusta to Pinehurst
Day 12: Pinehurst #2
Day 13: Pinehurst #8
Day 14: Drive Pinehurst to Charlotte. Fly Charlotte to Jacksonville.
Day 15: Golf at TPC Sawgrass.
Day 16: Fly Jacksonville to LA.
Day 17: Fly LA to Australia.

Golf courses are pretty much locked in but my next question is, am I travelling to and from the right airports?

Thanks in advance.

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Posted 14 February 2019 - 05:28 AM

Another catch up last night and the trip has been tweaked a little:

- Pinehurst first (#2 and #8)
- Arrive at Augusta a day earlier to go to the practice round and possibly play Sage Valley.
- Sawgrass cut and head straight to Pebble Beach.
- LA added with golf at LACC and Riviera.

Does anyone have any info on Sage Valley? Iíve seen the pics and it looks great but not sure I can justify the cost now that weíre adding LACC and Riviera. Thoughts?

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Posted 14 February 2019 - 05:56 AM

To complete the deal, can I suggest you throw in a round at Los Verdes although you may not like the 6 hour round and the hotdogs are very ordinary..

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Posted 14 February 2019 - 09:57 AM

View PostDrivesFourShow, on 14 February 2019 - 05:28 AM, said:

Another catch up last night and the trip has been tweaked a little:

- Pinehurst first (#2 and #8)
- Arrive at Augusta a day earlier to go to the practice round and possibly play Sage Valley.
- Sawgrass cut and head straight to Pebble Beach.
- LA added with golf at LACC and Riviera.

Does anyone have any info on Sage Valley? I've seen the pics and it looks great but not sure I can justify the cost now that we're adding LACC and Riviera. Thoughts?

Sage will need to be arranged through a member, or possibly through your Club Professional.  From the looks of your recent additions to the itinerary, you've got a heavyweight connection somewhere...

Not sure what the current Guest rate is at Sage, but was around $250 4-5 years ago (not during Masters week).  A lot of clubs in that area raise rates and limit Member/Guest access on Tournament Week to host outside/corporate events.  I'm not sure if Sage does or not, but will add we were late in planning our trip down last year (early March), and my connection couldn't get 2 of us a time.


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