A few holes into Royal Melbourne's West Course is enough to realize that it's just another version of Augusta National that Alister MacKenzie drew up more than five years earlier on the opposite side of the world.
Golf’s most famous pine tree is no longer guarding the 17th hole at Augusta National Golf Club.
The Eisenhower Tree suffered major damage in an ice storm and was removed over the weekend, the club confirmed Sunday.
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