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  1. Move Along, Nothing to See at Augusta

    Louisa Thomas

    There were only two moments during the long standoff between inevitability and the Augusta National Golf Club that made complete sense. The first moment came in 2002, when Martha Burk, the chair of the National Council of Women's Organizations, wrote...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  2. 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
  3. Round 3 winners and losers

    Matthew Rudy

    Golf Digest senior writer Matthew Rudy gives you the winners and losers of Saturday's third-round play at the 71st Masters, plus what to watch for on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2007
  4. Augusta National will provide deserving champion

    Ron Sirak

    Don't worry about the score. Augusta National is playing the way it's supposed to play -- and that means we'll have a deserving champion.

    Story | Conversation | April 06, 2007
  5. Johnson to step aside after eight years

    Billy Payne, who ran the Atlanta Olympics a decade ago, is replacing Hootie Johnson as chairman of Augusta National Golf Club, home of the Masters.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2006
  6. Johnson's legacy should be tied to more than Burk

    Ron Sirak

    Hootie Johnson's name is often tied to Martha Burk's. But his legacy is a lot more than that, as Golf World's Ron Sirak notes.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2006
  7. Toms: 'Walking on egg shells' at Augusta National

    David Toms on Augusta National: "To me, it's still a place where the players walk around on egg shells, not knowing if they are in the right place."

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2006
  8. Hootie defends changes made to Augusta National

    Club chairman Hootie Johnson was again left to defend Augusta National, as he came under intense questioning over controversial changes to the course for this week's U.S. Masters.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2006
  9. Johnson, Burk carry on after battles

    Ron Sirak

    Forever linked in history, Hootie Johnson and Martha Burk are now, ironically, both fighting for freedom.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2005
  10. Augusta National open to changes

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Don't look now, but Hootie Johnson just may be the man who's able to save golf.

    Story | Conversation | April 06, 2005
  11. Six-time winner will play in 45th Masters

    Jack Nicklaus said Monday evening he would play in the Masters for the 45th time, saying he wanted to fulfill a request by Augusta National chairman Hootie Johnson "and a desire on my part."

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2005
  12. Six-time winner will play in 45th Masters

    Jack Nicklaus said Monday evening he would play in the Masters for the 45th time, saying he wanted to fulfill a request by Augusta National chairman Hootie Johnson "and a desire on my part."

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2005
  13. Hootie: Membership not part of job negotiations

    Augusta National chairman Hootie Johnson said Friday that, despite rumors to the contrary, Steve Spurrier is not guaranteed a membership at the home of the Masters if he becomes the head football coach at South Carolina.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2004
  14. Masters' TV sponsors: IBM, Exxon, SBC

    The Masters is no longer commercial-free, signing up three television sponsors Friday for the first time since Martha Burk led a corporate campaign against Augusta National and its all-male membership.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2004
  15. No TV, no problem for Masters donations

    Despite not having television sponsors for the second straight year, the Masters announced Tuesday it was donating more than $3.2 million to charity, bringing its total the last seven years to $22.2 million.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2004
  16. Johnson: Public wants us 'to talk about golf'

    Augusta National chairman Hootie Johnson said his club and the Masters are moving on, eager to get past the contentious women's issues that enveloped the tournament last year.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2004