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04/10/2011 10:07 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Tara Sullivan, Female Sports Reporter, Barred From Masters Locker Room At Augusta National

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 green jacket., The Bergen Record sports columnist Tara Sullivan was barred from the locker room because of her gender.

"Bad enough no women members at Augusta," Sullivan tweeted. "But not allowing me to join writers in locker room interview is just wrong."

Masters officials apologized to Sullivan and claimed that it was a security mistake.

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