Jim Harris: Stephens' Alotian Club Will Be In Full View In 2013 With Prestigious Western Amateur

by Jim Harris  on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011 3:30 pm  

Warren Stephens' Alotian Club in Little Rock will be in full view when hosting the 2013 Western Amateur. (Michael Pirnique)

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Average golfers and regular fans of the sport see Augusta National Golf Club and its beauty every spring, thanks to the Masters Tournament being televised. If we wanted to see up-close the greatness of Pine Valley in New Jersey, we could follow amateur golfers for one weekend in the fall. For free. But, we wondered, would we ever have the chance to watch skilled golfers take on Arkansas' greatest, but rarely seen, golfing treasure? Warren Stephens, the Little Rock businessman, said Wednesday he just wanted the right event to come Alotian's way. That tournament will be coming in 2013.

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