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Augusta National adds first two female members
PGA ^ | August 20, 2012 | Associated Press

Posted on 08/20/2012 8:25:51 AM PDT by Arec Barrwin

Edited on 08/20/2012 9:43:59 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

Condoleezza Rice, here with PGA TOUR Commissioner Tim Finchem at the Masters in 2009, was also recently appointed to the USGA's nominating committee.

NEW YORK (AP) -- For the first time in its 80-year history, Augusta National Golf Club has female members.


(Excerpt) Read more at pgatour.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Georgia
KEYWORDS: augusta; condirice; golf; masters; women
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1 posted on 08/20/2012 8:26:00 AM PDT by Arec Barrwin
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To: Arec Barrwin
They caved.

You watch, there will always be women-only organizations, but men-only organizations are verboten.

2 posted on 08/20/2012 8:28:33 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Of course they caved. We all knew it would happen, we just didn’t lknow when.

There is no such thing as men only or white only any more.

You can have women only or black only , but not the other way around.

You don’t see a white congressional caucus do you?


3 posted on 08/20/2012 8:32:47 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Arec Barrwin

Women ruin everything...and I’m a woman. No smoking, no drinking.....


4 posted on 08/20/2012 8:33:07 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Arec Barrwin

Damn!


5 posted on 08/20/2012 8:33:07 AM PDT by badgerlandjim (Helen Thomas - the older, smarter, prettier version of HRC.)
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To: Sacajaweau

Yep...Ditto what you said


6 posted on 08/20/2012 8:36:35 AM PDT by goodnesswins (What has happened to America?)
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To: Sacajaweau

“Women ruin everything...and I’m a woman. No smoking, no drinking.....”

I can think of at least one activity that would be far worse without women! :)


7 posted on 08/20/2012 8:36:49 AM PDT by brownsfan (Voting for Obama again is like backing the Titanic up and hitting the iceburg again!)
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To: Arec Barrwin

I predict that former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and South Carolina financier Darla Moore will be called token ‘Aunt Toms’ by the feminazis. And they’ll demand more.


8 posted on 08/20/2012 8:37:42 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Well how “Politically Correct” the choices were.
Why not some of the ladies on or from the LGPA tour?
There are probably a number of women who would have been
better choices but when the cameras roll next April here you are.
Now only a matter of time until Rice is the new Chairman of the Club.
Cliff Roberts must be rolling in his grave off number 18 about now.


9 posted on 08/20/2012 8:38:21 AM PDT by Captain Peter Blood
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To: Arec Barrwin

Now that this “Glass Ceiling” has been broken will men covering women’s sports now be allowed in the Ladies Locker rooms for interviews???????????????


10 posted on 08/20/2012 8:39:58 AM PDT by Captain Peter Blood
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
You watch, there will always be women-only organizations, but men-only organizations are verboten.

Don't forget "historically-black" colleges.

12 posted on 08/20/2012 8:41:06 AM PDT by montag813
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To: Captain Peter Blood

There will still be no Red Tees at Augusta. BTW, I’d carry Condi’s bag any day.


13 posted on 08/20/2012 8:43:22 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: brownsfan; tx_eggman
I can think of at least one activity that would be far worse without women! :)

laundry? *ducking*
14 posted on 08/20/2012 8:46:58 AM PDT by SpinnerWebb (In 2012 you will awaken from your HOPEnosis and have no recollection of this... "Constitution")
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To: E. Pluribus Unum; All
in case anyone wants to contact Augusta National to express disappointment/ disgust that they are now bowing at the altar of political correctness, here is the info :

2604 Washington Road Augusta, GA 30904

(706) 667-6000

15 posted on 08/20/2012 8:47:53 AM PDT by kingattax (99 % of liberals give the rest a bad name)
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To: brownsfan
I can think of at least one activity that would be far worse without women! :)

Making good sammiches?

16 posted on 08/20/2012 8:50:05 AM PDT by trailhkr1
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To: trailhkr1

17 posted on 08/20/2012 8:51:57 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Arec Barrwin
Folks on this thread really give a damn about some swanky country club in Georgia letting women become members?

Great. Another manufactured distraction served up by the media to keep attention off the fact that the President of the United States sucks.

18 posted on 08/20/2012 8:52:31 AM PDT by The KG9 Kid (Semper Fi)
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To: Sacajaweau
But a couple shots of tequila and they can be a party...
19 posted on 08/20/2012 8:55:27 AM PDT by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: The KG9 Kid
Folks on this thread really give a damn about some swanky country club ...
Agree. Great "brain housing groups" think alike :)
SF ...
20 posted on 08/20/2012 8:59:57 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Arec Barrwin

So, will they be called the Augusta Mistresses?.............


21 posted on 08/20/2012 9:01:04 AM PDT by Red Badger (Anyone who thinks wisdom comes with age is either too young or too stupid to know the difference....)
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To: Red Badger

Can I work out in the womens only CURVES?


22 posted on 08/20/2012 9:04:33 AM PDT by mriguy67
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To: Arec Barrwin
Does Condi even play? I don't see the problem here if they're not taking up tee times...
23 posted on 08/20/2012 9:06:24 AM PDT by StAnDeliver ("So, a Mormon and a Catholic walk onto an aircraft carrier...")
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To: Red Badger
Mistress Rice...

...suggests you behave...

24 posted on 08/20/2012 9:08:17 AM PDT by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
I supported the club's right to remain all-male and I was not offended by the fact that it was all-male. However, I believe this was a good move by Augusta. Hootie Johnson's “maybe someday we'll have women members...” comment seemed to me at the time to indicate the club was not averse to going co-ed. If Augusta is going to have women members, it it much better that the club itself calls the shots. I am sure the lefties have been cooking up some plan to force the club legally to go co-ed or to at least pressure the golf world into holding the golf championship elsewhere. This way, the wind is out of the sails of the lefties and perhaps Augusta can be judicious about additional women they let in. I believe there are conservative women who would accept if invited and who would be respectful of the club's traditions. (Conservative women generally want to let men be men.)
25 posted on 08/20/2012 9:19:05 AM PDT by utahagen
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To: Arec Barrwin

This isn’t about women or equality.

Its about forcing private organizations to cave to political presaures/overreaching government hacks and ultimately to force organizations like the Boy Scouts into excepting openly homosexual leaders and children.
As well as Christians, in general, to go against their deeply held priciples and beliefs by excepting people who as a unrepentant lifestyle undermind those principles and beliefs.


26 posted on 08/20/2012 9:31:10 AM PDT by Leep (I'm a Chic-Fil--A-merican)
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To: mriguy67

Can I work out in the womens only CURVES?


How long must we endure?

I dream of a world that we can not only work out in a womens only CURVES but can shower with them as well.


27 posted on 08/20/2012 9:36:24 AM PDT by Leep (I'm a Chic-Fil--A-merican)
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To: mriguy67
Can I work out in the womens only CURVES?

Have you seen the women at curves? The question is do you want to be in the same room w/o throwing up? (let me give you an idea... sweaty 225 lbs women in tight yoga pants with camel toe).

28 posted on 08/20/2012 9:38:15 AM PDT by trailhkr1
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To: Arec Barrwin

Lefties peeing in their panties that they aren’t the “right kind” of women.


29 posted on 08/20/2012 9:39:26 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: Arec Barrwin
My stance is the same as it was in 2002 when the histrionics began -

It's their club, they can do what they want.

30 posted on 08/20/2012 9:43:12 AM PDT by Skulllspitter
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

They caved.

You watch, there will always be women-only organizations, but men-only organizations are verboten.


Yup. Women only clubs/organizations will still remain women only. Nice one way street feminists have going for them.


31 posted on 08/20/2012 9:44:18 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: Arec Barrwin

We ALL know what’s coming...need we say it? Fags becoming members.


32 posted on 08/20/2012 9:57:49 AM PDT by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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To: trailhkr1
Can I work out in the womens only CURVES?

Why not...men - in increasing numbers - are having mani's and pedi's at the local nail salon. Not my fave sight to see.

And, no, I do not agree with the Augusta decision.

33 posted on 08/20/2012 9:59:34 AM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: Arec Barrwin

And I used to be able to get through 18 in 4 hours. Now, it’ll be closer to 5......


34 posted on 08/20/2012 10:11:30 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Leep
Lawfare, sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander. Start filing actions to break into all women venues. If what we want is egalitarianism, then let's level it all.
35 posted on 08/20/2012 10:37:15 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: kingattax

The club belongs to the members, and the members decided to add these two to the membership rolls. What business is it of yours?


36 posted on 08/20/2012 10:41:23 AM PDT by bigdaddy45
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To: oh8eleven; The KG9 Kid

If you don’t care why are you on the thread?

I guess your “brain housings” are empty or you couldn’t find a thread about Big Bird.


37 posted on 08/20/2012 10:45:52 AM PDT by Eaker (Stripping Americans of their freedom and dignity and rubbing their noses in it is a very bad idea.)
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To: max americana

I can assure you... in the long history of Augusta National, they’ve already had a few....


38 posted on 08/20/2012 10:48:19 AM PDT by bigdaddy45
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To: Truth29

From now on I wish to be catergorized as an Mexican/African

American lesbian female .

Beside, can anyone exclude me from claiming to be so?

Yes, I know I am a straight white guy.. but why should I

be restricted by a title?

Furthermore, I want any benefits that come from that

distinction.


39 posted on 08/20/2012 10:49:48 AM PDT by Leep (I'm a Chic-Fil--A-merican)
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To: Leep
"From now on I wish to be catergorized as an Mexican/African

American lesbian female .

Beside, can anyone exclude me from claiming to be so?"Well, self identifition is all the rage now, so you can be a MAALF today and a Democrat hermaphrodite capable of self screwing tomorrow and a desperate seeking ...the day after. Everyone into the pool its one big party. :-)

40 posted on 08/20/2012 10:59:11 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: Arec Barrwin

Good choice by ANGC. They will be great members. Who cares if they are female or not.


41 posted on 08/20/2012 11:02:56 AM PDT by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: Eaker

Go piss up a rope, loser.


42 posted on 08/20/2012 11:09:10 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: max americana

We ALL know what’s coming...need we say it? Fags becoming members.


I’m guessing there already is. Just like I am certain their are homosexuals in the BSA. However, their sole qualification for being a memember is not based on having relations with a memember of the same sex.
This, in my not so humble opinion, is the truely twisted part of homosexualism.


43 posted on 08/20/2012 11:11:12 AM PDT by Leep (I'm a Chic-Fil--A-merican)
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To: StAnDeliver

Yes she plays. Friend of mine played with her in a club tournament and said she was a very good golfer.


44 posted on 08/20/2012 11:11:27 AM PDT by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: bigdaddy45
The club belongs to the members, and the members decided to add these two to the membership rolls. What business is it of yours?

Well said. ANGC didn't cave. This has been coming for a while (rumor that Condi has been up for membership for the last 4 years.) They did it on their time and on their schedule. The feminazi's have been protesting there for a decade. Rice and Moore are two good members regardless of if they are female or not.

45 posted on 08/20/2012 11:14:52 AM PDT by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: oh8eleven

LOL!

Did I hurt your widdle feewings?


46 posted on 08/20/2012 11:17:24 AM PDT by Eaker (Stripping Americans of their freedom and dignity and rubbing their noses in it is a very bad idea.)
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To: oh8eleven

LOL!

Did I hurt your widdle feewings?


47 posted on 08/20/2012 11:18:06 AM PDT by Eaker (Stripping Americans of their freedom and dignity and rubbing their noses in it is a very bad idea.)
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To: Eaker
I'm on the thread because of the reason I gave when I made my comment: This absurdity is the next media-fuelled distraction designed to draw attention away from the 2012 campaign issues, none of which are going in Obama's favor.

Otherwise, MSNBC and NY Times wouldn't be leading with this 'Augusta allows women' story on their 'breaking news' RSS feeds.

A golf course's policy on allowing female memberships is not breaking news anywhere, except to those who seek to force this to become an Obama-lifting story on misogyny at the height of campaign season. I'm going to petition to have this thread stricken from FR's 'Breaking News' list, in fact.

48 posted on 08/20/2012 11:27:38 AM PDT by The KG9 Kid (Semper Fi)
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To: The KG9 Kid

In my opinion there is a lot more to it than that but if you can’t see it then I am not going to make an effort to explain it as that would be a waste of my time and it won’t change anything anyway.


49 posted on 08/20/2012 12:22:04 PM PDT by Eaker (Stripping Americans of their freedom and dignity and rubbing their noses in it is a very bad idea.)
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To: Eaker
"In my opinion there is a lot more to it than that but if you can’t see it then I am not going to make an effort to explain it... "

There's fifty comments in this thread and the only ones from you are insults.

Even after I courteously explain my reasoning to you, I get another insult from you.

50 posted on 08/20/2012 12:41:22 PM PDT by The KG9 Kid (Semper Fi)
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