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Augusta National Admits 1st Woman ... Condoleezza Rice!!
tmz.com ^ | 8/20/12

Posted on 08/20/2012 10:20:03 AM PDT by Justaham

For the first time EVER, the Augusta National Golf Club -- home of The Masters -- has admitted a woman as a member ... and the honor went to Condoleezza Rice!!

Augusta -- located in Georgia -- had been a woman-free zone since it opened for business in 1933 ... and only started allowing black men into the club in 1990. Seriously, 1990.

But this morning Augusta announced it had invited the former Secretary of State, along with South Carolina businesswoman Darla Moore, to join the club.

Rice is an avid golfer.

Guess they'll have to build a new locker room.

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: augusta; augustanational; condirice; condoleezarice; golf

1 posted on 08/20/2012 10:20:12 AM PDT by Justaham
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To: Justaham

They admitted two women. Was the other one her girlfriend?


2 posted on 08/20/2012 10:24:25 AM PDT by FrdmLvr (culture, language, borders)
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To: FrdmLvr

LMAO. I suppose she can come as Condaleeza’s guest.

We all knew sooner or late the liberals would win.

Why fight it. White men just need to throw up their hands and give up.

We don’t amount to a pile of dung in the politically correct world we live in today. Unless we are homosexual.


3 posted on 08/20/2012 10:27:30 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Justaham

4 posted on 08/20/2012 10:27:47 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Liberty Valance

5 posted on 08/20/2012 10:28:50 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Justaham
Norad scramble the fighters over to Augusta. Condoleezza reported several bogey's in the area.

Roger.

6 posted on 08/20/2012 10:29:32 AM PDT by I Drive Too Fast
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To: Justaham

Excellent! Good for Condi!


7 posted on 08/20/2012 10:31:00 AM PDT by CityCenter
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To: Justaham

done specifically to drive Limbaugh nuts


8 posted on 08/20/2012 10:33:49 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Venturer
White men just need to throw up their hands and give up.

Q: What do you call a club that only admits men?

A: A gay bar.

9 posted on 08/20/2012 10:34:20 AM PDT by Labyrinthos
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To: CityCenter

“Excellent! Good for Condi!”

My thoughts exactly.


10 posted on 08/20/2012 10:36:22 AM PDT by catnipman ((Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!))
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To: Justaham; Stoat

Condoleezza Rice, Colleen Curran and Condi's now famous golf ball.

On the 14th hole of the round at Warren Golf Course, Colleen was standing just off the tee of the par-three, 149-yard hole when one of the others in the threesome got off a nice shot that glided down the fairway, hit turf, bounced a few times, rolled a little more ... and went straight into the cup, for a hole-in-one - an oc-currence most golfers never see in a lifetime.

They jumped up and down. They hugged. OK, now you've got one tremendously fun day, don't you? Hang on - we haven't even gotten to the punch line yet. Colleen's golfing partner who hit the ace, the very first one of her life, was ... Condoleezza Rice, perhaps best known to the world (OK, at least before this) as United States Secretary of State in the George W. Bush White House. "It was all just unbelievable!" says Colleen.

Yes, scratch "just a good day."

Colleen Curran had a day of her life ... and she hadn't even gotten to the darned football game yet.

Rice - or "Dr. Rice," as she is known in education circles - has her master's degree from Notre Dame, and was on campus for a speaking engagement. She is such a voracious weekend golfer ("She has a passion for athletics, some-thing I hadn't known," says Colleen, "It's from her dad."); Rice asked if she could squeeze in a quick round while there. That's how Colleen got in-volved.

Sept of 2011 - hole in one for Condi.

11 posted on 08/20/2012 10:40:33 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: catnipman

No Red Tees.


12 posted on 08/20/2012 10:42:09 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Liberty Valance

Who is Colleen Curran?


13 posted on 08/20/2012 10:52:55 AM PDT by miele man
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To: Liberty Valance

Interlocking grip.

Nicklaus used to use that when he was younger.


14 posted on 08/20/2012 10:54:24 AM PDT by RexBeach (Mr. Obama Can't Count.)
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To: miele man

http://www.pantagraph.com/blogs/flick/flick-playing-golf-with-condi-rice-and-suddenly-she-aces/article_0a9048d4-e549-11e0-a35b-001cc4c002e0.html
Here’s the whole article from Sept of 2011.


15 posted on 08/20/2012 10:54:35 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Liberty Valance

Go Browns!

16 posted on 08/20/2012 11:06:09 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: All

Yip, yip, yippee, yahoo. Whoop-de-friggin-doo.

On a related note, the good news is she’s STILL not Willard’s running mate.


17 posted on 08/20/2012 11:06:25 AM PDT by newgeezer (It is [the people's] right and duty to be at all times armed. --Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Justaham

That’s wonderful!

I only hope that Condi made the cup on her talent, not as a “diversity” two-fer!


18 posted on 08/20/2012 11:17:30 AM PDT by Noob1999 (Loose Lips, Sink Ships)
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To: Justaham

They can afford to build a new locker room. But there may be unspoken objections, to be exposed by the impossibility of obtaining the permits necessary to start the work!


19 posted on 08/20/2012 11:42:18 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: Justaham

Political differences aside, I find her to be a likeable lady, who’d be welcome on my golf course any time.


20 posted on 08/20/2012 11:49:43 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: Justaham

The inside story on this is hilarious. For years, despite pulling countless strings and offering huge sums of money, the Augusta National Golf Club refused to admit any of the Sulzberger family, who own the New York Times.

They did so because the Sulzbergers, despite their money and power, are course, uncultured, and ungentlemanly scoundrels.

So the Sulzbergers declared war on the Augusta National Golf Club and set out to ruin them in any way they could. Because they were a private club, they were immune from most Civil Rights attacks, finally agreeing to admit blacks in 1990, most likely because it was obvious that Tiger Woods was going to be a world class golfer, who had won the Junior World Championships six times, including four consecutive wins from 1988 to 1991.

But Augusta still didn’t admit women, and the Sulzbergers have railed against them, to the general befuddlement of New Yorkers, on their editorial pages some times on a weekly basis for months on end over this.

Admitting Rice and Darla Moore must be like eating gall and wormwood to the Sulzbergers.

“In 1991, Darla Moore married Richard Rainwater. She was named president of Rainwater, Inc, in 1993. Fortune Magazine named Moore one of the 50 Most Powerful Women In Business in 1998 and 1999.

“Moore is credited with increasing the Rainwater family fortune. Mr. Rainwater were partners in the Texas Rangers baseball team with then Texas Governor George W. Bush.

“Her family are the sixth generation on their South Carolina plantation, thus very old upper-crust southern aristocracy. Several in her family fought on the side of the Confederacy.”


21 posted on 08/20/2012 12:08:36 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: Justaham

So much for making a joke in the club house without getting sued for sexual harassment/hate crime against women...


22 posted on 08/20/2012 12:29:42 PM PDT by Moltke ("I am Dr. Sonderborg," he said, "and I don't want any nonsense.")
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To: Labyrinthos

Very funny. I forgot to laugh.


23 posted on 08/20/2012 2:12:23 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Venturer

White men just need to throw up their hands and give up? Are you complaining that their aren’t any clubs that only allow white men? Well,I think there is at least on club like that left. It has three letters.


24 posted on 08/20/2012 2:28:24 PM PDT by turn_to
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To: turn_to

Another comedian.


25 posted on 08/20/2012 2:41:41 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Justaham

I’m fine with this. It’s their club. They did it their way on their timetable. I’ve always been more amused than angered at the protests, anyway, once I thought them over. I mean, rich women can now join rich men on the membership rolls of the poshest, stuffiest golf club in the land. The glass ceiling has broken! Huzzah!


26 posted on 08/20/2012 3:02:01 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: Labyrinthos

That’s a joke devised and told to support the female admission to all places men used to be able to hang out in, without having to have some women leaning over their shoulder looking for trouble.

It fits nicely with the wave of women now telling men not to get their panties in a bunch, if there’s a disagreement on an issue.

It’s a wedge move to marginalize men so they will let women have their way, without dissenting opinions.

Notice that when it comes to all female enterprises, all of a sudden the story changes, there are all sorts of good reasons for segregation by gender.

Do you think every member of Augusta National is a homosexual? Do you think every member of a club that only admits men, is a homosexual? Really?


27 posted on 08/20/2012 3:02:18 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Nope 2012)
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To: FrdmLvr

She’s black. A black lesbian. Guess Augusta National had to get with the times before the dykes started protesting.


28 posted on 08/20/2012 3:59:23 PM PDT by NKP_Vet
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To: turn_to

You’re an idiot. Where are you all coming from.


29 posted on 08/20/2012 4:01:13 PM PDT by beandog (All Aboard the Choo Choo Train to Crazy Town)
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To: FrdmLvr
Was the other one her girlfriend?

Did I miss something? I never knew Ms. Rice was a lesbian............

30 posted on 08/20/2012 4:07:36 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (My 6 pack abs are now a full keg......)
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To: FrdmLvr

Darla is Rich Rainwater’s wife.
If you don’t know who that is, check the list of US billionaires.


31 posted on 08/20/2012 4:12:35 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: NKP_Vet
She’s black. A black lesbian.

Oh really? Since when?

32 posted on 08/20/2012 4:12:51 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (My 6 pack abs are now a full keg......)
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To: Hot Tabasco

Add pro-abortion to that.


33 posted on 08/20/2012 4:27:18 PM PDT by NKP_Vet
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To: massgopguy
No Red Tees.

I took lessons from a PGA certified pro for several years, a guy who played on the PGA tour until his knees blew out. He told me that the Blue, White, Red and Gold tees should have nothing to do with gender or age but with ability and handicap.

He put this into practice during a playing lesson when he told two of the guys in our foursome, including my husband that they needed to play from the Red tees and moved me to the White tees.

One of the guys (not my husband) protested saying it was insulting to make him hit from the “Ladies” tees and let me hit from the “Mens” and that I didn’t hit my drives long enough to hit from the White (and IIRC, it wasn’t that long of a course and in a lot of cases the Red and White tees were not all that far apart, 20-30 yards).

The golf pro told him, “Yea she doesn’t hit her drives quite as long as you do but unlike you, she’s mostly in the fairway or light rough were as you are lucky if you are not in the next fairway or in the trees”. “But if you want to hit from the White tees…” then he took the guy’s driver and 2-iron from his bag and said “you can have these back when you learn to hit them”. True story. :),

34 posted on 08/20/2012 4:33:58 PM PDT by MD Expat in PA
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To: turn_to
Well,I think there is at least on club like that left. It has three letters.

Would that be DAR?

35 posted on 08/20/2012 4:37:30 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (My 6 pack abs are now a full keg......)
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To: NKP_Vet
Add pro-abortion to that.

Add to what, your previously unsubstantiated and ridiculous racist accusation?

In case you missed it, we're talking about golf dude. If you have a problem with that then head on back to stormfront where you came from.......

36 posted on 08/20/2012 4:43:33 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (My 6 pack abs are now a full keg......)
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To: Liberty Valance

Thank you.


37 posted on 08/20/2012 5:27:14 PM PDT by miele man
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To: Hot Tabasco

Her girlfriend is Randi Bean.
http://telling-secrets.blogspot.com/2010/05/rice-and-beans.html


38 posted on 08/20/2012 7:09:31 PM PDT by FrdmLvr (culture, language, borders)
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To: RexBeach
Yeah, but she has the same problem in her swing that used to plague the Texas Board Of Pardons and Paroles:

Early release.

39 posted on 08/20/2012 8:35:20 PM PDT by willgolfforfood
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To: Hot Tabasco

By the way I don’t liberals and Rice is a pro-abortion, homo-friendly liberal of the first degree.

http://ianundercover.com/2008/09/23/iuc-world-exclusive-condi-did-not-pass-mccains-vetting-squad-palin-was-no2-choice/


40 posted on 08/20/2012 8:38:08 PM PDT by NKP_Vet
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To: willgolfforfood

Hah! Good one!


41 posted on 08/21/2012 4:46:29 AM PDT by RexBeach (Mr. Obama Can't Count.)
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To: JimRed

They can afford to build a new locker room...

Rethinking that, women have been permitted as guests for a long time; they probably have one already.


42 posted on 08/21/2012 7:00:30 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: turn_to
Well,I think there is at least on club like that left. It has three letters.

Or, one letter, three times? KKK?

43 posted on 08/21/2012 7:06:49 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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