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  1. The Royal And Ancient Golf Club Finally Admits Women. Where Else ...

    After 260 solid years of patriarchal organization, Scotland's voted Thursday to admit female members for the first time. Peter Dawson, secretary of the club, said in a that three-quarters of the 2,400 male members participated in the vote, and...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  2. Golf Clap For R&A's Decision To Open Club To Women

    D'Arcy Maine

    After 260 years of holding firm to a "BOYS ONLY! NO GIRLS ALLOWED!" mantra, the Royal & Ancient Golf Club at St. Andrews finally voted to allow female members on Thursday. Welcome to the 19th, maybe even the 20th, century, guys! Voters approved ...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  3. Why Royal & Ancient's Vote To Allow Women Members Is Important

    Johnette Howard

    The Royal & Ancient Golf Club's vote to allow women members after 260 years is an important step, poking another hole in golf's "grass ceiling."

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2014
  4. Royal and Ancient Golf Club votes to admit women members

    The Royal & Ancient Golf Club at St. Andrews has voted overwhelmingly to admit female members for the first time.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2014
  5. Women!? At Royal & Ancient Golf Club? We'll Find Out Thursday

    D'Arcy Maine

    It's been men only at the Royal & Ancient Golf Club in St. Andrews, Scotland -- the "Home of Golf" -- since its founding 260 years ago. Hang on, but that could change Thursday as the club votes whether to allow female members.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2014
  6. R&A considers voting by mail on female members

    The Royal & Ancient Golf Club could make history even before its historic vote in September to have female members, as it decides whether to allow members to vote by proxy -- something it says has never been done by the club.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2014
  7. Muirfield to explore admitting female members

    Bob Harig

    A day after the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews announced it would vote later this year to admit its first women members, another prominent club in Scotland where the Open Championship was played last year said it would also study the matter.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2014
  8. Royal & Ancient Golf Club asks members to allow women to join at ...

    Bob Harig

    In a potentially-historic move, the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews has asked its membership to consider admitting women members for the first time, with a vote scheduled for September.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2014
  9. Happy birthday, Condoleezza Rice!

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    Happy birthday to Condoleezza Rice, who turns 59 today! The former U.S. Secretary of State became one of the first two female members of Augusta National Golf Club in 2012 and was recently named to the new College Football Playoff selection committee...

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  10. espnW -- Honourable company at Muirfield?

    Farrell Evans

    Muirfield, site of this week's Open Championship, has no female members. In this day and age, should that keep it from hosting majors in the future?

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2013
  11. Sepp Blatter remarks risk critcism on historic day for FIFA

    ESPN staff

    FIFA president Sepp Blatter could have landed in more hot water following comments he made while congratulating the new female members of the executive committee.

    Story | June 01, 2013
  12. Royal & Ancient Golf Club won't 'bully' all-male clubs to take wo...

    Just because the home of the Masters now has female members, the Royal & Ancient Golf Club has no plans to pressure the all-male clubs in the British Open rotation to change its membership policies.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2013
  13. Hootie Johnson says he nominated Darla Moore for Augusta National...

    On Monday, Augusta invited former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and South Carolina financier Darla Moore to become the first female members. On Tuesday, Hootie Johnson told Bloomberg News he personally nominated Moore for inclusion.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2012
  14. Can Augusta National's first female members create change?

    Farrell Evans

    In time, the addition of Condoleezza Rice and Darla Moore to the membership rolls at Augusta National will hopefully help raise the profile of women and minorities in golf, writes ESPN.com's Farrell Evans.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2012
  15. Augusta National's decision to add two female members the right t...

    Bob Harig

    Augusta National owns a special place in the game of golf. That's why its decision to allow its first female members should resonate within the club's grounds and beyond, writes ESPN.com's Bob Harig.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2012
  16. Augusta National admits Condoleezza Rice and Darla Moore as first...

    Augusta National Golf Club, under increasing criticism the last decade because of its all-male membership, invited former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and South Carolina financier Darla Moore to become the first women in green jackets.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2012