The 48th Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard Tournament begins Friday

The top athletes in the water ski and wakeboard world will be at Callaway Gardens, about 35 miles north of Columbus on Ga. 18, competing in the Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard Tournament. Remember that the Beach Entrance on U.S. 27 is closed because of road construction.

The 48th Masters begins with the Junior Masters at 9 a.m. The Junior Masters finals begin at 8 a.m. Saturday.

The preliminary rounds of the Masters competition begins at 11 a.m. Saturday.

There will be a chapel service and the Morning of Champions at 8 a.m. Sunday at the Ski Pavilion on Robin Lake. The opening ceremony begins at 10:30 a.m. with the Masters finals kicking off at 11 a.m.

Tickets are $15; $10 for children 6-12; $35 for pavilion passes; military personnel with valid ID get in free on Sunday.

Call 706-663-2281.