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  1. Remembering Hootie Johnson, Survivor of the Culture WarsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Weekly Standard

    In 2002, a left-wing gadfly and publicist named Martha Burk wrote a letter to Johnson, noting the fact that the famously exclusive and expensive Augusta National had no female members. If Johnson had been, say, the president of Yale, and not chairman of Augusta National, he would have moved swiftly to appease Burk and prevent what any public-relations counselor would have warned to be bad publicity.

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  2. Garcia has a big date the weekend before his weddingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Salem News

    ... going to give it a shot this week." Garcia swears the Masters didn't change him. And much like that week at Augusta National, he has managed to keep his expectations to a minimum knowing how fickle this game can be. He hasn't played in a month, when ...

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  3. 'The Lester Maddox of Golf': NYT Lets Feminist Foe Smear Augusta National Chair in ObituaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | NewsBusters.org

    Hootie Johnson, former chairman of the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., home of The Master's Golf Tournament, died on Friday at age 86. The New York Times recognized him in an obituary by Richard Goldstein and could not resist getting in last swings at its unlikely foe. In 2002-03, Johnson was in the paper's cross-hairs for refusing to admit women members to Augusta National .

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  4. Golf: Garcia at British Open this weekend, his wedding the nextRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | West Hawaii Today

    ... going to give it a shot this week." Garcia swears the Masters didn't change him. And much like that week at Augusta National, he has managed to keep his expectations to a minimum knowing how fickle this game can be. He hasn't played in a month, when ...

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  5. British Open for Garcia, then his weddingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | News Tribune

    ... going to give it a shot this week." Garcia swears the Masters didn't change him. And much like that week at Augusta National, he has managed to keep his expectations to a minimum knowing how fickle this game can be. He hasn't played in a month, when ...

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  6. Sergio eyes Open, then weddingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | Statesboro Herald

    ... in Southport, England, Monday. SOUTHPORT, England - Sergio Garcia won't be wearing his green jacket from Augusta National at his wedding. What about pouring champagne from a claret jug? Garcia doesn't have one yet, though he loves the thought of ...

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  7. Federer reminds us what Tiger could have beenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | Yahoo Sports

    Augusta National, April 10, 2016. Jordan Spieth watches helplessly as his second shot on the 12th hole trickles into Rae's Creek, his lead vanishing along with it.

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  8. BBC call double fault as Russia WC clashes with WimbledonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 4 | Daily Mail

    ... Philip Brook and other club dignitaries during The Championships and to accommodate VIP guests. For sure, Augusta National chairman Billy Payne will be housed there when he next comes to Wimbledon. The Top Gear-style Wimbledon highlights show in ...

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  9. Golf: Bigger is not always betterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | TheCourier.com

    By JOHN REITMAN STAFF WRITER When Nick Faldo won the 1990 Masters, Augusta National Golf Club played to 6,905 yards.

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  10. Erin Hills lacked - major feel' due to large sizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | Altoona Mirror

    ... in the competition, and his decisions were geared toward creating space for the players. What makes Augusta National so appealing are the roars from every corner of the golf course, particularly when they rise up the hill from Amen Corner. PGA ...

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  11. Travelers Championship had atmosphere US Open was lackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 27 | Bluffton Today

    ... in the competition, and his decisions were geared toward creating space for the players. What makes Augusta National so appealing are the roars from every corner of the golf course, particularly when they rise up the hill from Amen Corner. PGA ...

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  12. Ferguson: Golf's majors need a joltRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... in the competition, and his decisions were geared toward creating space for the players. What makes Augusta National so appealing are the roars from every corner of the golf course, particularly when they rise up the hill from Amen Corner. PGA ...

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  13. Column: Travelers had atmosphere the US Open was lackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | Hawk Eye

    ... in the competition, and his decisions were geared toward creating space for the players. What makes Augusta National so appealing are the roars from every corner of the golf course, particularly when they rise up the hill from Amen Corner. PGA ...

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  14. Travelers Championship had atmosphere the Open lackedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 27 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... in the competition, and his decisions were geared toward creating space for the players. What makes Augusta National so appealing are the roars from every corner of the golf course, particularly when they rise up the hill from Amen Corner. PGA ...

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  15. 'Mickelson was from Mars, Mackay from Venus, and they ruled in their own universe'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Golf World

    ... has made a splash, San Jose Mercury News columnist Mark Purdy writes , even evoking a comparison with Augusta National. "Can you believe this?" Roger Maltbie, who played golf at San Joes State, said. "It's like walking out on the driving range and ...

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  16. Earthquake's epicenter just miles from Augusta NationalRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Golf World

    An earthquake hit the city of Augusta, Ga., around 11 a.m. Tuesday morning. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake registered as a 3.2 and was centered 3.72 miles southwest of Augusta, the epicenter just miles away from Augusta National Golf Club.

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  17. Reed all about it: Man to beat Sunday at U.S. Open is not Justin ThomasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... He led Augusta State to back-to-back NCAA Division I national championships and everyone figures that Augusta National perfectly suits his game. His Masters finishes: Cut, T22, T49, Cut. Asked how Ryder Cup pressure compares to U.S. Open pressure, ...

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  18. Teddy Greenstein: Man to beat Sunday at U.S. Open is not Justin...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... He led Augusta State to back-to-back NCAA Division I national championships and everyone figures that Augusta National perfectly suits his game. His Masters finishes: Cut, T22, T49, Cut. Asked how Ryder Cup pressure compares to U.S. Open pressure, ...

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  19. Danny Willett withdraws from US Open due to back injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | Daily Mail

    ... Masters last year, the Yorkshireman compiling a flawless closing 67 to become the first English winner at Augusta National since Nick Faldo in 1996. The 29-year-old also finished third in the BMW PGA Championship and second in the Italian Open, but ...

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  20. Willett's woes continue as back injury forces US Open withdrawalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | Hereford Times

    ... Masters last year, the Yorkshireman compiling a flawless closing 67 to become the first English winner at Augusta National since Nick Faldo in 1996. The 29-year-old also finished third in the BMW PGA Championship and second in the Italian Open, but ...

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