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Augusta National Golf Club

Jeff Van Gundy Reminds Everyone About Augusta's Racist, Sexist Past

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 04.09.2015 | Sports

Maybe Jeff should call the tournament.

Golf's Green Dinos

Martha Burk | Posted 06.05.2015 | Sports
Martha Burk

For it's first 80 years, females (including Rometty who showed up in pink) were denied the green jacket but allowed on the grounds during the tourney to "entertain clients." That sent a powerful message about women's true place -- not only in the business hierarchy, but society in general.

31 Things to Do Around Augusta (That Are Not the Masters)

WHERE | Posted 10.22.2015 | Travel

You'll find there are a lot more things to do in the city that do not involve watching drives and putts. Start with this list of travel ideas for Augusta, Ga., none of which require a ticket into the Masters.

Golf Ugh!

Francis Levy | Posted 09.11.2013 | Sports
Francis Levy

Golf is a time consuming "sport," although it hardly looks like a sport since inertial force is not employed for the purpose of speed or strength. The...

Condi Owes Me a Beer!

Martha Burk | Posted 06.12.2013 | Sports
Martha Burk

Was the 10-year slog, the fear from death threats and stalking, taunts, and t-shirts with our heads on pig's bodies -- and worse -- worth it? Yep. One more barrier broken, one more myth about "woman's place" shattered.

The Augusta Factor

Trudy Bourgeois | Posted 10.24.2012 | Business
Trudy Bourgeois

So what's the take-away from this for us as a society -- including for corporate America? Do the right thing right away.

If Augusta National Can Welcome Women, Why Can't Boy Scouts Welcome Gay People?

Steve Siebold | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Steve Siebold

The Boy Scouts of America claim to be "one of the nation's most prominent values-based organizations." My critical-thinking question is: What kind of values are they teaching our kids if they are discriminating against gay people?

The Takeaway from Augusta

Deborah Jacobs | Posted 10.21.2012 | Women
Deborah Jacobs

The strategic selection of Condoleeza Rice and Darla Moore as the first women invited to join the Augusta National Golf Club demonstrates once again that public pressure can force change.

Augusta National: Color Me Unimpressed

Morris W. O'Kelly | Posted 10.21.2012 | Sports
Morris W. O'Kelly

If we are going to appropriately acknowledge this moment, let it be done in its correct historical context; not with a heaping of praise. Women as members of Augusta National was praise-worthy 40+ years ago. It's a footnote in 2012.

Do We Ask Too Much of Women Who Make It to the Top?

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 09.17.2012 | Women
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

When women make it to the top, as Rometty and Mayer have, how much should we expect of them? How much do they owe us?

Laura Bassett

Rep. Carolyn Maloney Seeks To Deny Tax Breaks To Men-Only Businesses | Laura Bassett | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics

If businesses like the Augusta National Golf Club, home to the Masters tournament, can continue to deny women membership, then the government should w...

When Women Invaded the Caddyshack

Gretchen Dykstra | Posted 06.11.2012 | Women
Gretchen Dykstra

"But now when a player turns to see his clubs taken... by some wee bit lassie, he no longer shakes his head dubiously."

Reflecting on Augusta

Ilene H. Lang | Posted 06.11.2012 | Sports
Ilene H. Lang

So let's move past the "institution" and ask the members of Augusta to take an honest look in the mirror and ask themselves whether discrimination against women truly reflects their values.

Pro Golfers Should Boycott Augusta 'National' Golf Club

Laurence J. Kotlikoff | Posted 06.09.2012 | Sports
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

The Augusta "National" Golf Club has a Constitutional right as a private establishment to decide its membership. If Augusta wants to ostracize women, it's free to do so. But professional golfers are also free to do the right thing.

Augusta's Rallying Cry

Mohamed A. El-Erian | Posted 06.08.2012 | Sports
Mohamed A. El-Erian

Augusta will find a way to put the current controversy behind it -- and hopefully do so by changing an inappropriate rule. But the rest of us should not let this stop in Georgia. It should also influence our thinking about other, much more consequential and harmful situations.

A Hole-By-Hole Look At Augusta National

Posted 04.08.2012 | Sports

By Golfweek A hole-by-hole look at Augusta National, site of the 76th Masters to be played April 5-8, with famous shots played at each one, and whe...

Why Should Augusta National Golf Club Have to Add Women Members?

John Hawkins | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics
John Hawkins

Since when did Augusta National Golf Club's perfectly legal membership policies become the business of every interest group and politician in America? Does every school, class and club need to have representatives from both sexes to be legit?

Memo to My Friends: It's Time for Change at Those Exclusionary Clubs

Jeff Greene | Posted 06.06.2012 | Sports
Jeff Greene

As sure as the azaleas bloom, the Masters golf tournament reminds us that Augusta National Golf Club still discriminates against women. As members squirm, some of us who frequent the world's poshest private enclaves are delighted to see the prejudice practiced at Augusta drawing attention anew.

Sam Stein

Obama Believes Augusta National Golf Club Should Admit Women | Sam Stein | Posted 04.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama personally believes that the Augusta National Golf Club, site of the top annual golf tournament in America, shoul...

Big Blue's Big Bind

Martha Burk | Posted 06.03.2012 | Business
Martha Burk

Virginia Rometty is IBM's new chief as of January -- and one tradition (Augusta's boys-only policy) runs smack dab into another (giving IBM's CEO a membership along with the coveted ugly green jacket).

Jason Linkins

Augusta National Golf Club's Ban On Women Hits A Corporate Sponsorship Snag | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.29.2012 | Politics

I don't watch a lot of golf because as near as I can tell I'm not immortal and thus can't be wasting the finite amount of time I have on this earth wa...

Landscape Artist Finds Her Niche Painting Famous Golf Courses

Daniel Grant | Posted 02.12.2012 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Golf art is certainly a profitable niche, but it isn't a hole in which artists necessarily find themselves stuck.

Female Reporter Barred From Masters Locker Room

Posted 06.10.2011 | Sports

Controversy broke out at Augusta National Golf Club after a wild final round of the Masters. After 26-year-old Charl Schwartzel won his first gree...

Masters 2011: Updates From The Final Round

Posted 06.10.2011 | Sports

The final round of the 2011 Masters is going down to the wire. Tiger Woods mounted a stunning comeback and finished with a score of 10-under. Rory ...

2011 Masters LIVE UPDATES

Posted 06.09.2011 | Sports

After the first round of the 2011 Masters finished up on Thursday, some wondered whether this would be Tiger Woods' return to glory. Tiger supporters ...