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Georgia Peaches

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 06.02.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

These Georgia peaches have contributed to the culture and economy of their state and the U.S. I have profiled two amazing Georgia women in recent blogs: Coretta Scott King and Juliette Gordon Low, both of whom have been inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame. Of course, there are many other accomplished Georgia women. Let's learn about a few.

This Mother And Son's Story Will Amaze You

Posted 10.01.2013 | Black Voices

Every parent wants to attend their child's graduation, but what if that proud moment was coupled with the parent getting a diploma of her own? Tha...

Tiger Stays In Contention Despite Penalty

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 06.13.2013 | Sports

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Brandt Snedeker and Angel Cabrera were tied for the lead after the third round of the Masters, a Saturday that will be remembered for ...

10 Things To Know For The Masters

AP | DOUG FERGUSON | Posted 04.12.2013 | Sports

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Ten facts about the Masters going into the second round at Augusta National Golf Club: 1. SERGIO SET UP FOR ANOTHER TRY...

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.

David Lohr

Violent Start To A Fresh New Year

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

Millions of merrymakers around the country greeted the New Year with a blend of revelry and reverence. But, as 2012 turned the corner into 2013, there...

Golf in a Burka

Madeleine M. Kunin | Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics
Madeleine M. Kunin

I hadn't thought that women were particularly dangerous golfers. Could that be the reason that the Augusta National Golf club refuses to take down its...

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.

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.

Westwood Faces Blustery Conditions To Start Second Round

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 06.06.2012 | Sports

By Eddie Pells, The Associated Press AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Lee Westwood might be wondering if he's contending for a green jacket or the claret jug. In...

Top Ranked Player Nearly Disqualified At Masters

Posted 04.05.2012 | Sports

By Jason Sobel, Golf Channel AUGUSTA, Ga. – After a few hours of consternation on Thursday afternoon, it was determined that Luke Donald did not ...

Obama Believes Augusta Should Accept Women

AP | Posted 06.05.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON — A White House spokesman said Thursday that President Barack Obama believes women should be admitted as members to the all-male Augu...

Golf Legends Get The Masters Underway

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 06.05.2012 | Sports

By Eddie Pells, The Associated Press AUGUSTA, Ga. -- It's wrong to call Charl Schwartzel an accidental champion. Can't do that to a player who make...

Ranking The 2012 Masters Field

Posted 04.04.2012 | Sports

By Jason Sobel, Golf Channel AUGUSTA, Ga. – I despise going chalk. Give me a sneaky underdog over a prohibitive favorite anytime. Give me an u...

The Masters Retains Its Mystique

Posted 04.04.2012 | Sports

By Jim McCabe, Golfweek.com AUGUSTA, Ga. – What remains the heart and soul of a practice round during Masters week is “the walk.” You needn...

Will Weather Be A Problem At Augusta?

AP | Posted 04.04.2012 | Sports

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta National will be ready for the Masters, despite a major storm that dumped 1.4 inches of rain on the course, washed out bunkers...

Augusta Chairman Won't Comment On Female Membership Controversy

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 06.04.2012 | Sports

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Jabbed, prodded and poked repeatedly about a topic that never really goes away, Billy Payne wouldn't budge. Faced with questions...

Will Augusta Finally Welcome Female Member?

AP | DOUG FERGUSON | Posted 05.29.2012 | Sports

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The appointment of a new chief executive at IBM has revived the debate over Augusta National's all-male membership just one week...

New Topping At Georgia Waffle House: A Homeless Man Sleeping On The Roof

AOL Weird News | Ben Muessig | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

When you arrive at a Waffle House, you're hoping to find maple syrup on the flapjacks, not a homeless man snoozing on the roof -- in nothing but his u...

Tiger Falls Short

AP | By JIM LITKE | Posted 06.10.2011 | Sports

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- For the better part of two hours Sunday, he was that Tiger Woods again. The one who boomed drives off every tee box, threw darts at f...

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...

Charl Schwartzel Wins Masters After Crazy Day

AP | DOUG FERGUSON | Posted 06.10.2011 | Sports

AUGUSTA, Ga. — The finishing touch of a most amazing Masters was Charl Schwartzel slipping into a green jacket. Until that moment late Sunday af...

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 ...