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Augusta barber tradition continues

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At the Matador at Champs Men’s Hair Styling, the walls tell a story.

Photos of the Augusta National grace the waiting room, and paintings of vintage cars are on another wall. Across from Georgia Ansley’s barber chair are photographs of lightning storms taken by photographers or photojournalists ...

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7 COMMENTS

  1. I’ve enjoyed services of both great barber shops over the past many years…always a great experience. The tonsorialists at the M (Peggy) and the C (Champ) were wonderful. When my hair disappeared !!! no longer had a need for their excellent service. Augusta history for sure.

  2. A nice article about the history of Champs and the Matador. Very typically, Georgia would not talk about herself. She’s been cutting my hair since 1978. She’s funny, friendly, communicative, very caring especially for her aging customers. A friend. It’s a pleasant half hour every 3 – 4 weeks. Continued success Georgia.

  3. Georgia has cut my hair for 45 years. She continues to provide an excellent service and is always so pleasant, funny, and easy to carry on a conversation about a myriad of subjects. I look forward to being her customer for many years to come.

  4. Glad to see the Champ tradition carry on. Champ would be very proud of this chapter in the book. Champ loved his customers and all his past partners in the “behind the chair” world. Champ was an awesome barber and a more awesome friend. Melissa and the ladies of the Matador are doing God’s work. I appreciate it.

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