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Memories From My Trip to the 1997 Masters

Matt Drayton | Posted 04.04.2016 | Sports
Matt Drayton

After a round of golf at Stryker Golf Course on Fort Bragg In March of 1997, I registered for a chance to win tickets to the Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Georgia. I wasn't interested in going, but was urged by the members of my foursome to put my name in for the raffle drawing.

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.

Tiger, Jack and the Endless Possibilities of Youth

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 06.08.2015 | Sports
Howard Steven Friedman

Every year it seems less and less likely that Tiger will catch Jack. He certainly lost his way both professionally and personally. But I bet there are a lot of people Tiger's age that, like me, would love to see him win at least once more.

No Dogs or Women Allowed

Martha Burk | Posted 11.16.2014 | Sports
Martha Burk

Barreling headlong into the 20th Century, the Royal and Ancient Golf Club in St. Andrews, Scotland, votes September 18 on whether to admit women. It's the same day Scots go to the polls to vote on whether to secede from Britain.

Augusta National: The Only Magic Carpet on Earth

Rob Taub | Posted 06.15.2014 | Sports
Rob Taub

Until now, television was the closest I'd come to seeing the Masters, and although many friends had told me about the tournament, nothing prepared me for the perfection that is the Augusta National Golf Club.

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.

Three Things to Remember About a Masters Tournament Without Tiger Woods

Steve Siebold | Posted 06.07.2014 | Sports
Steve Siebold

This is the first time in 20 years The Masters tournament will go on without Woods, who has captured the coveted green jacket four times.

The Eye of the Tiger Looks to 2014 for Next Major Championship Victory

Steve Siebold | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Steve Siebold

Does Tiger really believe he can win each and every event he tees it up in? It's a pretty bold statement from a bold guy, but here's the thing: if anyone else made that statement it would be hard to believe, but coming from Tiger Woods not only does he believe it, it's very possible.

Tiger Woods Barred From British Open; U.S. Players Stay Silent

Martha Burk | Posted 09.16.2013 | Sports
Martha Burk

Geoff Ogilvy, a former United States Open champion from Australia, described the club's policy as "archaic" but agreed with Woods: "I don't agree with their stance but you can't force people to do something."

1986 Masters: The Greatest of All-Time?

David Aronchick | Posted 06.10.2013 | Sports
David Aronchick

No Master's moment tops the 1986 Masters, during which arguably the greatest golfer of all-time, Jack Nicklaus, stormed back from a five-shot deficit in the final round to shoot a five-under par 30 on the famed back nine and win by a single stroke.

The Headlines Will Read 'Tiger Woods Wins The Masters'

Steve Siebold | Posted 06.09.2013 | Sports
Steve Siebold

As the world's best golfers head to Augusta National for The Masters, the buzz is building around the biggest story of the week: Will Tiger Woods win his first major championship in five years?

Sport: Bridging the Gender Gap

Richard Attias | Posted 10.28.2012 | Sports
Richard Attias

The achievements of women during London 2012 help to make the case for unleashing the potential of women and girls around the world -- a testament to the need for greater participation by females in all fields, from business to politics to health.

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.

The Men-Only Clubs Of New York City

| Posted 08.21.2012 | New York

By Amy Zimmer, DNAinfo News Editor MANHATTAN — The Augusta National Golf Club made waves when it announced this week it had tapped its first wome...

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Len Berman | Posted 10.21.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Talk about a tape delay. Augusta National does the right thing... eventually. For the first time in history, they have admitted two women members.

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.

Alice Hines

Frappuccino Factory Jolts The South | Alice Hines | Posted 08.21.2012 | Business

A century ago, factories on Georgia's Savannah River spun cotton and channeled hydroelectric power for a new industrial South. Soon, a new plant will ...

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...

Don't Underestimate the Quiet Ones

Anne Mosle | Posted 06.13.2012 | Women
Anne Mosle

A woman in a very prominent -- and historically very male -- job forced a national conversation about respect and equality. And she did it without ever saying a word.

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."

The Green Jacket Has A Stain

Scott Blakeman | Posted 06.09.2012 | Sports
Scott Blakeman

Although the CEO of IBM is traditionally offered membership, Virginia Rometty discovered the grass ceiling at Augusta National is harder to crack than the glass ceiling of corporate America.

The Evolution Of 'Bubba'

Posted 04.09.2012 | Sports

By Jay Coffin, Golf Channel AUGUSTA, Ga. – Bubba Watson is thrilled that he won the Masters. He hopes it earns him two weeks off from changing...

Bubba Wins On His Terms

Posted 04.09.2012 | Sports

By Ryan Lavner, Golfweek AUGUSTA, Ga. – His head down, Phil Mickelson was rehearsing his putting stroke in the middle of the first green when he ...