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  Report: Augusta National buys nearby auto shop for $6.9M © Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports Augusta National continues to gobble up local businesses for land, this time purchasing a Pep Boys auto shop for a reported $6.9 million.

In the fall, the Club bought a local music store for $5.35 million, and with the acquisition of the auto shop, only three businesses remain in between Old Berckmans Road and New Berckmans Road.

Since 1999, the home to the Masters Tournament has spent $55 million for 100 acres of property surrounding the club to upgrade parking and hospitality areas. It also built a new practice facility and a state-of-the-art media center that's set to be unveiled at the 2017 Tournament.

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