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Welcome New & Returning Patrons to Augusta for The Masters!

BACKNINE Sports has been providing VIP packages to corporate clients and individuals during the Masters for over 20 years, so we know how to master true southern hospitality.

From the moment you enter BACKNINE Club Magnolia Hospitality Resort, our distinctive atmosphere and upscale hospitality serviceoffers a unique southern, yet retro-modern charm, truly unlike any other Augusta property. We have spared no expense to enhance an unforgettable Masters Golf Tournament experience.

In addition to top-notch hospitality at Club Magnolia, we provide Valet Parking, Shuttle Transportation to the course, private & reserved tables and spaces and more. Come experience the difference at Augusta's premier 5-Star hospitality resort.

If there is anything that we can do to make your experience more memorable, please don't hesitate to communicate with our on-site staff. Any recommendations to raise the bar even higher are always welcome!

Featured Amenities
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Featured Amenities

Your Home at The Masters!

BACKNINE Club Magnolia offers a unique and exclusive sanctuary while attending the Masters. Members can look forward to almost an acre of indoor / outdoor five star amenities and service while surrounded by tranquil Georgia pines, blooming dogwoods and colorful azaleas. Once inside the experience is unparalleled. Whether it is the gourmet food located throughout the property, the eight full service complimentary premium bars, or the southern service and smiles from over 90 team members dedicated to serving all of your needs, you will understand what it means to be a true BACKNINE VIP.


  • 3 Huge Sweeping Decks: Magnolia Deck – Eagle's Nest – BACKNINE Sky Deck

  • Al Fresco Dining Patio

  • Private Rooms & Reserved Tables available

  • State-of-the-art Golf Simulator

  • The Magnolia Greens 3-Hole Putting Course

  • 25+ Flat Screen TV’s

  • Business Services including hi-speed Wi-Fi, Fax, Scanning & Printing

  • Sculpture Gardens, Art Gallery & Gift Shop

  • Cigar Terrace with Complimentary Cigars (THU-SUN)

  • On-site masseuse (THU-SUN)

  • Live Entertainment on the Par Tee Stage (THU-SUN, weather permitting)

  • Daily Newspaper & Pairing Sheets

  • Mobile Phone Chargers throughout


  • Valet Parking with ready-access to Vehicle for In/Out Privileges

  • Welcome Reception Desk to assist Guests with Check-in

  • BACKNINE Concierge Staff assists with Housing, Travel, Dining Reservations, Golf,

  • Transportation & Evening Entertainment

  • BACKNINE Club Magnolia Girls Hostesses

  • Complimentary Gate Shuttle Service

  • Daily Storage of Cell Phones & Personal Items

  • 24-hour Security from Richmond County Sheriff Deptartment

  • Best Southern Service & Smiles from 100+ Team Members for all of your needs

Food &Drink

  • 8 Premium Bars with full service

  • Evening Cocktail Hour post-tournament Celebrity Chef hosted cocktail reception

  • Magnolia Burger Bar & Grill

  • Fairway Buffet featuring breakfast, lunch & evening hors d'oeuvres

  • Par 3 Pit Smoked BBQ (WED-SUN)

  • Sand Wedge sandwich bar (WED-SUN)

  • Rae's Creek Gourmet Pizza (THU-SUN)

  • Craft Beer Garden (bottle & draft)

  • Oyster Bar (THU-SUN)

  • Espresso Sweets & Treats Coffee, Candy & Ice Cream Bar

  • Food-to-Order Service for special dietary needs


5-Star Meals FROM Guest Chefs

5-Star Meals

Good Food is Good Mood!

BACKNINE Club Magnolia is well-known to have the best food in Augusta during the Masters Golf Tournament. Each year we invite some of the South's top celebrity chefs to design our Evening Cocktail Hour food menu. See the club menu for more details on this award winning hors d' oeuvres and cocktails event.

Celebrity Chef Line-up


Chef Josue Pena

Executive Chef, The Iberian Pig Atlanta
Thursday Evening Cocktail Hour

Chef Josue Pena moved to Atlanta to join The Iberian Pig Buckhead team where he served as chef de cuisine before his promotion to executive chef in 2021. Rounding out a full circle career, Josue feels at home with the restaurant’s authentic Spanish roots and is excited to continue to immerse himself with the Atlanta community and the Southern state of mind he has grown to love.


Chef Kevin Ouzts

Owner, The Spotted Trotter
Friday Evening Cocktail Hour

As an Atlanta native, Ouzts discovered that charcuterie is something the city has never truly had the opportunity to embrace. The Spotted Trotter is exactly that. It's his hope that he is able to show Atlanta what they've been missing.


Chef Jason Daly

Chef, The Refuse - Charleston
Saturday Evening Cocktail Hour

Chef Jason Daly, a rising star in Charleston's ever growing culinary scene, infuses his New England background into his fine dining cuisine at The Refuge on Isle of Palms in Charleston, SC.


Chef Pat Pascarella

Executive Chef & Owner, Bastone!
Sunday Evening Cocktail Hour

A first-generation American born into an Italian immigrant family, Chef Pat Pascarella holds a romantic respect for traditional recipes that he seamlessly blends with his skillset of innovative and new age methods – a combination that is evident throughout all of his menus. As an Italian chef & decorated member of the Southern culinary community, Pat hopes to be a driver for an overlooked culture that is most often diluted & continue to expose the South to flavorful micro-regions of Italy.

In-House Culinary All Stars

BACKNINE Club Magnolia has an all star team of specialized culinary professionals responsible for the daily operation of the varied food experiences located throughout the resort such as the Fairway Buffet, the Magnolia Burger Bar and Grill, Par 3 Pit Smoked BBQ, Rea's Creek Pizza, the Oyster Bar and more. All geared to provide the perfect sanctuary for enjoying the Masters experience.


Chef Jeffrey McGar

Club Magnolia Executive Chef & Culinary Director

Chef McGar has been working in the restaurant industry since the age of sixteen. After moving to Atlanta in '96 from Upstate New York, he transitioned from small-town restaurants into corporate and upscale-casual dining facilities. He quickly worked through all front of house positions into management.


Chef Edward Knipe

Magnolia Burger Bar & Grill

Returning each year since 2007, Ed Knipe will be bringing his culinary talents back to Club Magnolia yet again. A young chef who started out as valedictorian of his Pennsylvania culinary class, Chef Ed served the likes of President Bush, many celebrities and sports figures and has worked such prestigious events as Super Bowl, Nascar, Daytona 500, and the US Open Tennis on the traveling catering team for the Sports Entertainment Division of Compass Group International. Featured daily.


Chef Patrick McMurray

The Oyster Bar at The Beer Garden

Toronto born and bred, World Champion Oyster Shucker, oyster sommelier, restaurateur, author and inventor, Chef Patrick McMurray heads The Oyster Bar at the Beer Garden. Patrick won the World Championships of Oyster Opening - Galway, Ireland 2002. He holds 3 Guinness Book Records for shucking oysters, 38 in 1 minute, part of Team Canada - 8840 Oysters in 1 hour, and personally 1114 Oysters in 1 hour. He invented the Swissmar produced PistolGrip oyster knife, and wrote the book “Consider the Oyster - A shucker's field guide.” The next time in Toronto, visit Patrick's restaurant The Ceili Cottage. Featured Thursday thru Sunday.


Chef Waylon Walker

Chef Waylon's Wickedly Good Q at Pat's Birdie Bar

Waylon Walker was born and raised in Georgia, learning at an early age the art of cooking BBQ and Whole Hogs from family recipes that have been passed down for generations. Waylon and his wife Julie now travel the Southeast competing professionally in Kansas City BBQ Society and MBN competitive BBQ contests, earning numerous wins in whole hog, chicken, ribs, pork, and brisket. Waylon challenges the status quo by pushing the envelope in BBQ and southern cuisine for a memorable experience second to none. Featured Wednesday thru Sunday.

Oyster Bar

Club Rooms &Spaces

Rooms & Spaces

Atmosphere Changes the Game

The rooms and spaces of BACKNINE Club Magnolia are uniquely different and offer an array of varied atmospheres to fit your mood. From warm and relaxing, to business professional, to full-on party and plenty in-between, our resort offers a space that is sure to fit the taste of each and every member. Many areas are available for booking private parties and meetings during regular and after hours.

Our main club building itself strikes the perfect balance between comfort and luxury. BACKNINE Club Magnolia's interior resounds with style, featuring furnishings and art rarely experienced in the Augusta hospitality circuit. The exterior of the club offers convenient seating and space for mingling on shaded decks, sunny patios, under covered pavilions, or on our perfectly groomed putting greens.

Food and beverage is strategically located through the property to ensure fast service with a southern smile. With over 100+ team members dedicated to serving all of your needs, you will understand what it means to be a true VIP.

Many of our spaces can be reserved and personalized for private parties and meetings during regular hours or after hours. Please contact us for more information.

BACKNINE Club Magnolia has rooms available for booking private parties during regular hours and after hours. Please call 888.78.BACK9 or write for details and pricing. Reserved tables during business hours are also available and extended hours upon request.

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Southern Entertainment


Live Entertainment on our Par-Tee Stage

Club Magnolia offers a variety of entertainment and musical acts during the week of the Masters Golf Tournament. Musicians showcase their own original music and bring Club Magnolia life and energy throughout the day and evening.


Sam Burchfield

Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday Evenings

Club Magnolia offers a variety of entertainment and musical acts during the week of the Masters Golf Tournament. Musicians showcase their own original music and bring Club Magnolia life and energy throughout the day and evening.



Friday & Saturday Evenings

Local folk rock band band AcostA is a colaberative between former American Idol contestant, Miranda Pokrzywinski, and her co-worker / fellow musician, Matt Acosta. “We just kind of clicked,” Pokrzywinski said of the duo, which rarely rehearses. “We both share a great love for music and it’s easy for us to know what each other are thinking and where we plan to take a show or performance.” Expect covers from a wide range of musicians, including Johnny Cash, Bob Marley and The Lumineers just to name a few.


Club Magnolia Bagpipers

Wednesday-Sunday Night at Close

Dressed traditional Scottish kilts, these Bagpipers parade through the club ushering last call and the official closing of Club Magnolia for the evening.

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