Augusta National Golf Club, home of the esteemed Masters Tournament, is renowned for its challenging, yet beautiful layout. According to Golfshot data, a total of 561 Golfshot members have had the chance to play this prestigious course. What you may not know is that each hole has its own name and meaning, adding character and personality to the course. This personality includes the landscape, history or memorable events associated with each one. These names help players and fans alike to identify and remember each hole, adding to the deep tradition and history of the Masters Tournament.

Here’s a quick breakdown of the course, including the names of the holes and their significance:

Hole #1 Tea Olive: This hole is a par 4, 445 yards, and the name “Tea Olive” comes from the fragrant tea olive bushes that line the fairway.

Hole #2 – Pink Dogwood: A par 5, 585 yards, the “Pink Dogwood” refers to the flowering dogwood trees that dot the landscape.

Hole #3 – Flowering Peach: A shorter par 4 at just 350 yards, this hole is named after the flowering peach trees that add to the course’s aesthetic appeal.

Hole #4 – Flowering Crab Apple: A challenging par 3, 240 yards, the “Flowering Crab Apple” features, as the name suggests, flowering crab apple trees surrounding the green.

Hole #5 – Magnolia: A lengthy par 4 at 495 yards, “Magnolia” is named after the majestic magnolia trees that are a prominent feature along the fairway.

Hole #6 – Juniper: This short par 3 is named after the juniper bushes that line the hole, adding both beauty and difficulty for players.

Hole #7 – Pampas: A par 4, the “Pampas” hole is 450 yards and is listed as Golfshot’s hardest according to our data. The name derives from the pampas grass that grows along the fairway.

Hole #8 – Yellow Jasmine: A challenging par 5 at 570 yards, “Yellow Jasmine” refers to the yellow jasmine vines that bloom near the tee box.

Hole #9 – Carolina Cherry: This par 4 hole stands at 460 yards and is named after the Carolina cherry trees that adorn the hole.

Hole #10  – Camellia: The back nine starts with this par 4, 495 yards, named after the camellia flowers that bloom in abundance around the green.

Hole #11 – White Dogwood: A long par 4 standing at 505 yards, “White Dogwood” is named after the white dogwood trees that line the fairway.

Hole #12 – Golden Bell: Arguably one of the most famous par 3s in golf, “Golden Bell” gets its name from the vibrant yellow flowers that bloom around the green.

Hole #13 – Azalea: A picturesque par 5, “Azalea” stands at 510 yards and is named after the colorful azalea bushes that bloom in spring, creating a stunning backdrop.

Hole #14 – Chinese Fir: This par 4, 440 yards, is named after the Chinese Fir trees that frame the hole.

Hole #15 – Firethorn: A challenging par 5, “Firethorn” derives its name from the firethorn bushes that line the fairway and surround the green.

Hole #16 – Redbud: A beautiful 170 yard par 3, “Redbud” is named after the redbud trees that bloom near the tee box, adding color to the hole.

Hole #17 – Nandina: This par 4 is 440 yards and is named after the nandina shrubs that grow along the fairway and near the green.

Hole #18 – Holly: The final hole, a par 4 at 465 yards, is named after the holly trees that line the fairway and surround the green.

We hope you’re ready to enjoy the Masters Tournament this week–we know we are! What are you looking most forward to?