PHOTOS: Magnolia Lane is covered in ice

Magnolia Lane in a different light. (
Magnolia Lane in a different light. (

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The Masters starts in 57 days and Augusta National is under an ice siege. That's Magnolia Lane you see above blanketed in ice.

As much as an inch was expected, according to some reports.

Here's another look:

While I don't think this will affect the actual tournament it will be interesting to see if it affects how the course is prepared.

Also, given Augusta's famous groundskeeping crew, there's a 99 percent chance those tree branches have already been cleared from the road, fed through a mulcher, and packaged for sales. Maybe 100 percent.

h/t Michael White

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