Allure of Augusta – CNN's Living Golf host Shane O'Donoghue played at Augusta in 2005 after winning a lottery among journalists covering that year's Masters.
Allure of Augusta – O'Donoghue, a keen golfer, says the experience of playing at one of the world's most famous courses is something he will "never, ever forget."
Allure of Augusta – Every year, a legendary golfer hits a ceremonial first tee shot before the first round of the Masters. In 2011 Jack Nicklaus (pictured) shared the honors with Arnold Palmer shortly after sunrise.
Allure of Augusta – Augusta's most famous holes are known as "Amen Corner." The first of the three is the 11th -- which is called "White Dogwood." Here Anthony Kim hits a bunker shot at the 2009 Masters.
Allure of Augusta – The "Amen Corner" name was first used in 1958 by author Herbert Warren Wind, and refers to the second shot at the 11th, the whole of the 12th (pictured here) and the tee shot at 13.
Allure of Augusta – Here Bubba Watson hits his tee shot on the 12th hole -- known as "Golden Bell" -- on his way to victory at the 2012 Masters, which was his first major title.
Allure of Augusta – The 13th hole, known as "Azalea," was famously eagled by Byron Nelson in 1937 on his way to winning the Masters.
Allure of Augusta – The 16th hole, known as "Redbud," was the scene of one of golf's most famous shots when Tiger Woods holed an incredible chip-in from off the green to claim the 2005 Masters and his fourth Green Jacket.
Allure of Augusta – While "Amen Corner" make make or break a player's hopes, the bunker-lined 18th hole -- known as "Holly" -- is where history is made and Green Jackets are put on the winner.