AUGUSTA, Ga. — So you scored a ticket to the Masters (which, if you bought one on the secondary market, ran you about $2,400 … a day) and when you show up the first thing you notice isn't Magnolia Lane (you're not allowed to drive there), nor the azaleas (you'll get there) nor Jim Nantz greeting you with a warm, "Hello, friend."
Nope, it's the sign listing the rules, positioned right there in the parking lot, and for good reason. It'll save you time going back to your car to drop off a few things.
For the uninitiated, here are the basic dos (there's only one) and don'ts of Augusta National:
• No cell phones
This might as well be Rule 1 through 26. Get caught with a cell phone, you're out … even if it's turned off in your pocket.
• No device capable of transmitting video
ie. Cell phones. See, Rule 1-26.
• No large backpacks
There's not much need to bring a lot onto the grounds. Sandwiches are $1.50, even beers are only $4 – $5 for premium.
• No cameras
ie. Cell phones.
• No weapons ofRead More »from Dos (only one) and don'ts (more than a lot) of the Masters