Nightly News   |  February 17, 2014

Eisenhower Tree Felled by Icy Weather

The famous tree at the Augusta National Golf Club was damaged during the brutal weekend ice storm in the South.

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>>> and it once survived an attempt on its life by the famous man, but the so-called eisenhower tree could not survive the brutal weekend ice storm down south. it has been taken down after it was damaged. it got its name when president dwight david eisenhower campaigned to have it removed in 1956 after it got in the way of one too many of his tee shots. the club refused. the leader of the free world learned his powers were limited, at least where it came to the golf club . but nature always bats last, as they say.