iOS app Android app

Augusta National

Augusta National: The Only Magic Carpet on Earth

Rob Taub | Posted 04.16.2014 | 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 04.14.2014 | Travel
WHERE

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 04.07.2014 | 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 Masters Won't Look The Same After Ice Storm

AP | DOUG FERGUSON | Posted 02.16.2014 | Sports

The Eisenhower Tree, so much a part of Augusta National that not even a sitting U.S. president could have it taken down, was removed from the 17th hol...

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."

Els Enjoys Scott's Win At Augusta

AP | PETE IACOBELLI | Posted 06.17.2013 | Sports

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Ernie Els might've been the second happiest golfer at Augusta National Sunday night. While he didn't win the Masters...

Rules Applied In Tiger Woods' Drop

AP | Posted 04.13.2013 | Sports

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- U.S. Golf Association rules applied by Augusta National Golf Club in assessing Tiger Woods a two-stroke penalty for an illegal drop in...

Masters Statement On Tiger

AP | Posted 04.13.2013 | Sports

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Tiger Woods was assessed a two-stroke penalty Saturday for his drop in the second round of the Masters, but was not disqualified. Belo...

Tiger Favored, But Challengers Aplenty

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 06.11.2013 | Sports

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta National got a chance to gloat about finally allowing women into their exclusive club. The players got a chance to relax an...

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?

Phil Mickelson Plays Round With Condoleezza Rice At Augusta

AP | DOUG FERGUSON | Posted 06.08.2013 | Sports

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Phil Mickelson has won three green jackets, and he was the one asking all the questions Sunday during a practice round at the Mas...

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 10.22.2012 | Gay 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...

Top 5 Sports Stories

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.

Augusta National Adds First 2 Female Members

AP | DOUG FERGUSON | Posted 10.20.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — The home of the Masters now has green jackets for women. In a historic change at one of the world's most exclusive golf clubs, Augus...

Alice Hines

Frappuccino Factory Jolts The South

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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."