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Mike Ditka Wine Line Relaunches Eight Labels With Lake Bluff-Based Terlato
… Els Wines</a> was established in 1999 in Stellenbosch, South Africa.<br><i>Ernie Els plays from a greenside bunker on the 9th during the final round of the Volvo Golf Champions at The Links at Fancourt on January 22, 2012 in George, South Africa …
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Condoleezza Rice Speech Brings Foreign Policy Clout To Republican Convention
20 the Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia, home of the Masters golf tournament, ended an all-male policy that had endured for 80 years by admitting its first two women members, one of them Rice. The club had admitted its first black member in 1990 …
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Pressure on golf club to open its doors to women
ONE of Scotland's most elite golf clubs has been condemned for its “appalling” ban on female players. Muirfield, East Lothian, which charges up to £250 a day for a game, hosts the British Open … The criticism followed the decision of top US club …
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Slocum hopeful of history repeating itself
DOUG FERGUSON | August 21, 2012 07:34 PM EST | Associated Press AP. FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Heath Slocum has reason to be wary of media on the golf course unless it is for a trophy presentation. Two years ago in the final event of the season, Slocum was …
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Darla Moore known for breaking gender barriers
By SEANNA ADCOX, Associated Press – Aug 20, 2012. COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Busting into an all-boys club has never been a problem for Darla Moore. The Wall Street … Moore broke another gender barrier Monday when the exclusive Augusta National Golf Club …
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Golf-Masters champion Watson to play in Thailand
Sept 5 | Wed Sep 5, 2012 1:13pm IST. Sept 5 (Reuters) – Masters … Left-hander Watson, who won his first Major in April at Augusta National after an emotional playoff victory against Oosthuizen, was looking forward to the experience. "My friends have …
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Why Condi Rice is everywhere
… a coveted speaker slot at the Republican convention next week in Tampa, and she made headlines this week as one of two women admitted as members at Augusta National, breaking a gender barrier that has lasted through the golf club's 80-year history.
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Iceman Couples cometh to Saskatoon
Fred Couples, seen at Augusta National Golf Club on April 6, in Augusta, Ga., is headed for Saskatoon for the 2012 Drive for Kids. … The former Masters champion and PGA player of the year has won four PGA Champion Tour events since the procedure.
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Ginni Rometty, Golf and Technology Strategy
Instead, the headlines from Rometty's first months in this high-profile and historic role were about golf –specifically, Augusta National golf course's exclusionary membership policies. IBM traditionally has been a sponsor of the Masters golf …
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Female playwrights take the stage in 'Goldfish Thinking,' 'Body Awareness'
In front page, earth-shattering golf news, the Augusta National Golf Club has finally admitted not one but two women to its previously all-male organization. This is surely going to throw a hot-pink wrench into the man-fest that is the world of polo …
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All-male Thunderbirds golf group supported by women
The organization is not opposed to having female members, said Alex Clark, Thunderbirds' big chief, reacting to Augusta National Golf Club's announcement Monday that it had admitted two women as members. "We have (women) on our board and they …
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A big decision, small victories for everyone
A big decision, small victories for everyone. By DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer – Aug 21, 2012. NEW YORK (AP) — Don't overlook the two biggest winners in Augusta National's decision to invite women to join the club. Condoleezza Rice and Darla Moore …
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Nobody asked me, but …
It was, simply: If offered, would you (meaning me) like to be a member at Augusta National? … There are some other private clubs that claim to be more exclusive (you know who you are), but you're not Augusta and you don't have the Masters every April …
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The reaction of Champions Tour members to Augusta National's decision to
“I know Condi loves golf. In the locker room, we all talked and thought she might already be a member.” Fuzzy Zoeller, who won the 1979 Masters, said he had heard “through the grapevine” that this was coming. “It's a tremendous move for all parties …
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Posted by - September 6, 2012 at 8:35 pm

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LPGA Golfers Want To Take On Augusta National

LPGA Golfers Want To Take On Augusta National
Aug 22, 2012 – Monday's news that Augusta National had invited two women to join the formerly all-male enclave had LPGA golfers yearning to tee it up at the vaunted home of the Masters. Though Augusta's new membership policies will have no direct …
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Augusta National brings in first female members
7:05 p.m. EST, August 20, 2012. Augusta National Golf Club announced Monday that they will admit women for the first time. (Getty Photo / Aug 20, 2012). Bayonets or not, Augusta National now has women in the club. Golf's most iconic club welcomed …
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Posted by - August 29, 2012 at 5:00 am

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Augusta National gains stature by admitting Condoleezza Rice, Darla Moore

Augusta National gains stature by admitting Condoleezza Rice, Darla Moore
… Golf · Tennis · Auto Racing · Boxing/MMA ???initialComments:true! pubdate:08/20/2012 20:11 EDT! commentPeriod:14! commentEndDate:9/3/12 8:11 … Rice and Moore are likely to be the most professionally high-achieving members of Augusta National …
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Why Augusta Matters
by Leslie Andrews Aug 27, 2012 1:00 AM EDT. Print; Email; Comments. One small green jacket for woman; one giant step for womankind. In a move that prompted a collective yawn and the occasional “it's about time” grumble, Augusta National Golf Club last …
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Harlem Woman's Club Praises National But Will It Follow Suit

Harlem Woman's Club Praises National But Will It Follow Suit
The Augusta National Golf Club makes worldwide headlines with the historic announcement of its first two women members decision. That draws praise from nearby Harlem, Georgia. But, that town's private club isn't planning to follow the lead. It's "Out …
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It's tee time for 2 women at Augusta National!
updated 1:36 PM EDT, Mon August 20, 2012. NEED TO KNOW … "We are fortunate to consider many qualified candidates for membership at Augusta National," said Billy Payne, chairman of Augusta National Golf Club and the Masters tournament.
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Home of golf's Masters admits females for first time
Last Modified: Monday, August 20, 2012 at 7:23 p.m.. Augusta National Golf Club, the private club that hosts the Masters and has come under attack over the past decade for its all-male membership, added two female members Monday: former secretary of …
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Posted by - August 27, 2012 at 2:34 am

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The Augusta National Golf Club Has Finally Accepted Two Female Members

The Augusta National Golf Club Has Finally Accepted Two Female Members
For the last 80 years, Augusta National Golf Club has turned females away when they've tried to become members at the prominent golf course. Even under heavy, heavy scrutiny from, well, everyone, they've … Who Changed the World. [via ESPN]. Follow …
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What else could Augusta National change?
What else could Augusta National change? By Shane Bacon | Golf Blogger. 04:45 PM ET August 20, 2012 … We love the Masters and Augusta National and how much it brings out the best in golf. The strides the club has made over the years have been …
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Pros give thumbs up to new female members at Augusta
… at Augusta. Published: August 21, 2012 6:05 PM … Former Masters champions, who get to wear the fabled green jacket one week a year, are pleased with Augusta National Golf Club's decision to have finally accepted two women members. As Zach …
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Posted by - August 25, 2012 at 2:34 pm

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Augusta National announces for the first time in club's history, two women
First time in club's history, Augusta National adds women members. By Shane Bacon | Golf Blogger. 11:16 AM ET August 20, 2012 … Former club chairman Hootie Johnson stood his ground, even at the cost of losing Masters television sponsors for two years …
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Slocum hopeful of history repeating itself
Published: August 21, 2012 Updated 1 hour ago. 2012-08-21T23:46:11Z. By DOUG FERGUSON. Tweet · 0 Comments E-mail Print … FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Heath Slocum has reason to be wary of media on the golf course unless it is for a trophy presentation. Two …
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Condoleezza Rice among Augusta National's first 2 female members
Condoleezza Rice among Augusta National's first 2 female members. By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer August 20, 2012 10:18AM. Reprints. 23781924. 23781924 … Former club chairman Hootie Johnson stood his ground, even at the cost of losing Masters …
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Posted by - August 24, 2012 at 8:33 pm

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