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Column: Mayor’s Masters Reception falls flat



In years past, the Mayor’s Masters Reception drew capacity crowds at the Augusta Common with a full slate of speakers and performers. This year, an act called Gritz and Jellybutter headlined a sparsely attended event.

Instead of trotting out and honoring golf greats of the past such as Jack Nick...

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  1. The Wyatt’s have done a lot for golf here, however, only a serious local golfer would know. This event was started to honor and let people who otherwise don’t get to the Tournament to meet/see famous golfers. It’s been a stretch for the past several ones because it’s clear that those golfers want nothing to do with this. I think it’s time to pull the plug on it. Hardie Davis’ latest shenanigans probably didn’t help.

  2. Before HardyHarHar this was a huge success every year.

    Wayne Hawkins had an awesome committee I was proudly a member.

    The Reception was literally destroyed by this lout of a mayor.

    Just another example of his piss poor, self centered ‘leadership’

  3. It makes me sick to see what this Mayor has done to a great event, For 16 years a volunteer committee of 20 great people put this event on at no cost to the taxpayers,37 green jackets were at this event in the 16 years, I have learned recently the only reason The Mayor wanted it was because we set it up as a non profit, so he could collect money and only GOD knows what he did with it.Also city employees now had to use their time to do all the work it took to put it on. No telling how much taxpayers dollars went into it.

  4. This is another example of failure of Hardy Davis and his randomly changing personnel in his office. No surprise to many of us in this community while continuing to suffer 8 years of mismanagement of taxpayers dollars . And if any of us hasn’t figured out by now, Hardy Davis is too busy spending your money promoting HIMSELF ! Not the City of Augusta!!!

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