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The Eisenhower Tree was positioned to the left of the 17th fairway, approximately 210 yards from the Masters tee.
Billy Payne, Chairman of Augusta National Golf Club and the Masters Tournament, confirmed today that the recent ice storm caused irreparable damage to the Eisenhower Tree, resulting in the loss of most major branches. Accordingly, the tree was removed this weekend.
On Sunday, Payne offered the following statement:...