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CNN contributor: ‘I like the idea’ that Augusta bans women

CNN contributor Erick Erickson on Friday declared that he agreed with Augusta National Golf Club’s decision not to allow women and accused President Barack Obama of “trying to make everything political” by calling on the home of the Masters to change their rules. Speaking to reporters on Thursday, White House…

Obama: Women should be admitted to Augusta golf club

President Barack Obama says that it’s past time for the Augusta National Golf Club, home of the Masters, to admit women. Speaking to reporters on Thursday, White House spokesman Jay Carney said that the president told him “women should be admitted” to the all-male club. “I happened to have a…

IBM CEO Virginia Rometty may be the first woman allowed Augusta National membership

The male-only membership of Augusta National Golf Club is a topic of conversation once again as the 76th Masters prepares to tee off on Thursday at the famed course. Nine years after a protest by women’s groups outside the gates of Augusta National during the tournament, the focus is on…

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