Taking the Green Course

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Augusta National insists it's a lot more environmentally friendly than its reputation

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The color of Augusta National Golf Course is definitely green: as in the grass, as in the jackets, as in the cups and napkins used to make litter invisible during the televising of the Masters; as in the money produced by the annual gathering of the game's greats; and as in the envy most golfers feel when they compare this course to the ones they play.

But there is another type of green that the club is trying to reach: the green as in environmentally friendly.

"At Augusta National, we strive to be environmentally friendly because it's the right thing to do," says Billy Payne, chairman of the club.

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