Georgia: where world-class sports take center stage and where college football is religion.
Home to the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games, the College Football Hall of Fame and the world’s largest city tennis league, Georgia offers athletics in just about every sport you can imagine.
Georgia’s professional teams and events:
Masters Golf Tournament – Augusta
The Masters is one of the four major championships in professional golf and is held at the Augusta National Golf Club every year. The first tournament was held in 1934 and is the only major that requires an invitation to play. Since 1949, a green jacket has been awarded to the champion.
Past champions include Jack Nicklaus, Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods.
The state’s countless recreational leagues, public and private golf/tennis clubs, and public parks allow everyone to get involved in any sport they choose.
For more info on sports and athletics in Georgia, visit ExploreGeorgia.org.