Athens Based Packages

Athens - A College Town With a Vibrant Atmosphere

Nestled in the heart of Northeast Georgia, approximately 110 miles from the storied greens of Augusta, Athens stands as a vibrant beacon of culture, creativity, and Southern hospitality. Renowned for its eclectic mix of music, arts, and educational excellence, thanks to the University of Georgia, Athens offers a unique blend of youthful energy and historic charm that captivates visitors and locals alike.

Athens is a city where the past and the present converge in a colourful mosaic of experiences. The downtown area, pulsating with life, is the heart of Athens’ social scene, boasting an array of bars and restaurants that cater to an eclectic palate. From the legendary Georgia Theatre, which doubles as a music venue and a rooftop bar, to the classic Southern fare and craft cocktails at The National, Athens’ culinary scene is as diverse as its population. Craft beer enthusiasts revel in the city’s burgeoning brewery scene, with local establishments like Creature Comforts Brewing Co. offering tours and tastings that highlight the city’s innovative spirit.

Beyond its vibrant nightlife and cultural offerings, Athens presents a tapestry of green spaces and historic architecture, inviting visitors to explore its antebellum homes and verdant parks. The State Botanical Garden of Georgia and Sandy Creek Park offer peaceful retreats from the urban energy, showcasing the natural beauty of the region.

Athens’ proximity to Augusta, just a two-hour drive away, makes it an appealing destination for those looking to experience the Masters Golf Tournament but it is not recommended that you commute on consecutive days.

Typically an Athens based package will include:

  • Return Flights to Atlanta
  • Hire Car with SatNav for the duration of your stay
  • 3 – 7 nights  at the Hilton Garden Inn, Athens Downtown
  • Tickets & Hospitality in our Wicklow on Rae’s Creek Hospitality facility
  • Parking in our Private Car Park in Augusta
  • Tailormade Staff in attendance in Augusta 
  • ATOL Protection

Our Hospitality Facility

All clients of Tailormade Luxury Golf Holidays have access to our excellent, informal hospitality facility.  Located just a stones throw from the Augusta National, you will be welcomed from 7am each morning to enjoy a light breakfast and store any valuables (and mobile phones) with us for the day.

On your return later in the day, you will find the BBQ has been fired up, the drinks will be flowing and coverage of the tournament will be shown on the numerous large TV screens. 

At the conclusion of the days play, we will have live music so that you can sit back, relax and enjoy the hospitality until you are ready to depart.  

Our Full Hospitality package includes

  • Transfers from your hotel or Private Parking
  • Buffet breakfast
  • Hot and Cold Food served throughout the afternoon and evening
  • Complementary bar throughout the day
  • Live Television Coverage
  • Live Music
  • Telephone and Valuables storage
  • Golf Cart Transfers between the hospitality facility and the Augusta National

Accommodation Information

Hilton Garden Inn, Athens Downtown

The Hilton Garden Inn Athens Downtown stands in the heart of Athens, Georgia. Situated strategically at the vibrant crossroads of the city’s cultural and social scene, this hotel offers guests the perfect base from which to explore the rich tapestry of Athens’ life.

Its location is particularly appealing for those looking to immerse themselves in the local atmosphere, being just steps away from some of the city’s most renowned bars, restaurants, and entertainment venues.

The proximity to the historic and lively downtown area ensures that guests have easy access to a diverse array of dining options, from casual eateries serving Southern comfort food to sophisticated restaurants offering gourmet cuisine.

The hotel itself boasts an in-house restaurant and bar, providing guests with convenient dining options right at their doorstep.  Whether one is in the mood for a craft beer at a local brewery, a live music performance at a nearby venue, or a leisurely meal at a top-rated restaurant, the Hilton Garden Inn’s location in downtown Athens makes all of these experiences easily accessible. 

Golf In & Around Athens

The Georgia Club

The Georgia Club in Athens, Georgia, presents a blend of Southern elegance and championship golf, set within a picturesque community that epitomizes the charm and grace of the South.

This prestigious club featurs a stunning 27-hole golf course meticulously designed to challenge and delight golfers of all skill levels.

Beyond the greens, The Georgia Club boasts a grand clubhouse that serves as the social heart of the community, offering fine dining, event spaces, and a warm, welcoming atmosphere. 

Nestled conveniently between Athens and Atlanta, The Georgia Club offers a serene escape into a world where tradition meets luxury, making it a coveted destination for those seeking an exclusive lifestyle amidst the beauty of Georgia’s landscape.

University of Georgia Golf Club

The University of Georgia Golf Course, located in the charming city of Athens, is a testament to the rich golfing tradition of the University of Georgia and the broader collegiate sports culture.

This public golf course, designed by the renowned architect Robert Trent Jones, Sr., offers a premier golfing experience that is both challenging and scenic, with its meticulously maintained fairways and greens set against the backdrop of the beautiful rolling hills of North Georgia.

Open to students, faculty, alumni, and the public, the course provides an inclusive environment that embodies the spirit of Bulldog pride. The facility includes a full-service pro shop, a driving range, and practice areas, making it a complete golfing destination. Additionally, the University of Georgia Golf Course is home to the university’s golf teams, further cementing its reputation as a crucible of collegiate golf excellence.

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