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 The Masters, Augusta National
Augusta National has a certain mystique about it, as even the richest and most prominent businessmen in the country can’t get on this course without a membership.
This site takes on Augusta National with their “Hall of Hypocrisy.” The controversy has died down a little since 2002 when this site was launched, though it will be interesting to see how much play it gets this year.
Check out the brief history of Augusta here. /sports/pga_the_masters.htm   (634 words)

 Augusta National Golf
Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., is the site of The Masters, one of golf's four majors.
This major golf tournament is played annually at the Augusta National Golf Club.
Eighteen Course at Augusta National Golf Club /Augusta-National-Golf.html   (324 words)

 Georgia Biography -- Athletes
He was also instrumental in the construction of Augusta National Golf Club.
A native of Savannah, Haworth is an accomplished weightlifter who holds all national records in her weight class.
Heisman was head football coach at the Georgia Institute of Technology from 1904 to 1919; he is the namesake of the Heisman trophy. /GeorgiaReferenceShelf/BiographyAthletes.html   (784 words)

 Dan Coyne : Martha Burk, Margaret Sanger and the neo-Nazi
Commenting upon Augusta National Golf Club's decision to admit only male members, superfeminist Martha Burk recently stated, "When the KKK comes on your side, you have officially lost all argument." Let's put the Burk Principal to the test.
She is an inductee into the American Nurses Association Hall of Fame and the National Women's Hall of Fame.
Burk is chairman of a radically pro-abortion outfit called the National Council of Women's Organizations. /commentary/coyne/neonazi.html   (850 words)

 The Haynes Bicycle Book: Step-By-Step Repair & Maintenance (Book) by Bob Henderson
A Golf Story weaves together the stories of Bobby Jones, Augusta National Golf Club, and the Masters Tournament in memorable style by a writer who captured the reading fancy of golfers throughout the world.
An all-time classic in the literature of golf, originally published in 1986.
Purdue Boilermakers 4 Golf Ball Box with Divot Tool & Ball Marker /hc/2455574.html   (345 words)

 Aerial Photograph
Daytona Speedway, Daytona, Florida Augusta National Golf Club, Augusta, Georgia (Home of the Masters Golf Tournament) Dulles Airport World Trade
Recent advances in radio controlled models has made in possible for radio controlled model aircraft to conduct low-altitude aerial... /aerial-photograph.html   (153 words)

 TheAmericanProwler Article
What both these newspapers miss is that the Augusta National Golf Club has been created in the honor and image of revered amateur golfer Bobby Jones, as a home for American gentlemen, and as a shrine to golf.
The Augusta National Golf Club, most delightfully, can flip the bird to the entire culture if it so chooses.
The National Review 's Jay Nordlinger, writing only semi-facetiously in NR's "The Corner" on December 10, got closest to the truth: "Anyone who would give up a membership in Augusta National to be Treasury secretary is absurd. /article.asp?art_id=2002_12_15_23_4_48   (153 words)

 JS Online: Augusta National faces a tough lie
Augusta National Golf Club created the hazard it now finds itself residing in its squabble with Martha Burk, the chairwoman of the National Council of Women's Organizations.
Augusta National Golf Club is losing the argument and will lose the argument because the club's argument is without merit.
Augusta National last week dropped its three sponsors, IBM, Coca-Cola and Citigroup, which gets those companies off the hook of having to explain how their corporate code of conduct allows them to back a tournament run by a club which at least appears to pursue a bigoted membership policy. /sports/gen/sep02/71691.asp   (153 words)

 Masters, Augusta national, golf, masters 2004, augusta georgia, tiger woods, masters tournament, augusta golf, news, scores, leaderboard
SubAir, the system that helps keep Augusta National Golf Club's famous greens fast even when it rains, was introduced in 1994 with the encouragement and support of the club.
Masters, Augusta national, golf, masters 2004, augusta georgia, tiger woods, masters tournament, augusta golf, news, scores, leaderboard is an online publication of The Augusta Chronicle and is neither affiliated with nor endorsed by the Masters or the Augusta National.   (153 words)

 AllSports (tm) Valhalla named site of 2004 Senior PGA Championship
The Senior PGA Championship was first conducted in 1938 at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia, at the suggestion of golfing great Bobby Jones.
Since 1982, the tournament has been played at PGA National Golf Club of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Florida (Ticker) -- Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky, the host of two previous PGA Championships, has been selected the site of the 65th Senior PGA Championship in 2004. /cgi-bin/showstory.cgi?story_id=10460   (153 words)

 The New York Times' Augusta Blog - Stop me if you've read this story before. By Jack Shafer
CBS, which has broadcast the Masters golf tournament for the last 46 years, first abstained from the issue in July, when the war of words broke out between Augusta chairman William "Hootie" Johnson and Martha Burk, chairwoman of the National Council of Women's Organizations.
"Instead of encouraging Tiger Woods to boycott the Masters, the New York Times should make its own statement by refusing to cover the prestigious golf tournament until Augusta National admits a female member," Heaster wrote.
If Augusta's ban is such a godawful thing (and I'm not saying that it isn't), then where was the Times all those decades that the club was practicing its unholy discrimination—out shooting the back nine? /id/2074599   (153 words)

 Travel Golf: Editorial, Doug Carey
If Augusta National chairman William "Hootie" Johnson had any real love for the game, he'd capitalize on the situation and announce a new direction for the club and golf as a whole.
For proof, check out the latest shenanigans at Augusta National, where the National Council of Women's Organizations is pressuring the private club to admit female members.
Just look up discrimination in the dictionary and there should be a picture of hallowed Augusta National with several elitist old-school gents in the background. /departments/editorials/augusta-carey.htm   (153 words)

 Augusta, cities, United States. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
The city is the headquarters of the Augusta National Golf Club and sponsors the annual Masters Tournament.
Augusta grew from an old river trading post existing as early as 1717 and was named by James Oglethorpe in 1735 after the mother of George III.
The city’s historical attractions include a boyhood home of President Woodrow Wilson, a U.S. arsenal (1815–1955), whose surviving buildings are part of Augusta State Univ., and old homes of Georgian and classic-revival styles. /65/au/AugustaUS.html   (153 words)

 Encyclopedia: Augusta National Golf Club
Augusta National Golf Club, a private golf club in Augusta, Georgia, is one of the most famous and exclusive golf clubs in North America.
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 Augusta National Golf Club Announces Plans to Continue Discrimination Against Women
Augusta National Golf Club Announces Plans to Continue Discrimination Against Women
A list of members of the Augusta National Golf Club is available at
Despite months of pressure from National Council of Women's Organizations chair Martha Burk, Johnson insisted in a number of statements to the media this week that Augusta National has no obligation to allow women members, even though it hosts the Masters, the annual golf championship viewed on television by hundreds of millions around the world. /issues/wfw/111202augusta.html   (153 words)

 Magnolia Manor Masters Hospitality Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National
Magnolia Manor is conveniently located at 1008 Magnolia Drive approximately 150 yards from the main Washington Road entrance to Augusta National Golf Club.
Magnolia Manor Masters Hospitality Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National
To paraphrase Bobby Jones, "If I could only take the time I spent at Magnolia Manor, I would have had a rich and fulfilled time at the Masters." "Thanks to the folks at Magnolia Manor who really enhanced the experience of the Masters for me and my friends." Dave Cook, Partner Stamp-Ad, Inc.   (153 words)

 The Wire: 2004 Senior PGA Championship To Highlight Memorial Day Weekend At Valhalla Golf Club In Louisville, Ky.
The Senior PGA Championship, begun in 1937 at Augusta National Golf Club at the suggestion of the legendary Bobby Jones, was conducted in Florida from 1940 through 2000.
Valhalla Golf Club was designed by Jack Nicklaus, and opened for play in 1986.
"Valhalla Golf Club is an excellent test for players of all abilities," said Connelly. /tournaments/seniorpga080702.html   (153 words)

 AugustaSports.Com: The Augusta Chronicle's coverage of Golf:PGA notebook 08/16/00
Organizers of the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta introduced a plan to hold a golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, but it was rejected.
The Golden Bear also designed Valhalla, and has said this will be the last time he plays all of golf's majors in the same year.
``I think golf should be in the Olympics,'' he said. /stories/081600/gol_MPS-5393.000.shtml   (153 words)

 Golf Digest: In defense of Valhalla : It may not be Augusta National or Pebble Beach, but Valhalla is worthy of the year's final major
GOLF DIGEST'S PGA PICKS It was fitting that last year's PGA Championship at Medinah, the final major of the millennium, was battled out between two of the game's youngest stars, Tiger Woods and Sergio Garcia (combined age then: 42).
Here are Golf Digest's exclusive odds, with each player's best finish in the PGA and results from the past four years (T: tied for position; MC: missed cut; --: did not play).
Valhalla's front nine is in the foggy bottoms of Floyds Fork, with a couple of greens on the riverbank and fairways lined by tall, tan prairie grasses. /cf_dls/m0HFI/8_51/63411426/p1/article.jhtml   (153 words)

Ranked at the top of Golf World Magazine's Top 100 courses of continental Europe for each of the past eleven years, Valderrama happens to be one of the most exclusive private golf clubs in all of Europe.
Not surprisingly, with the reputation the Valderrama Golf Club has built for itself, there are many who would be thrilled at the opportunity to play it for themselves.
Those who had played in the U.S. Masters were quoted as saying this course was even better than Augusta National. /story/6082452   (153 words)

 Scotland Golf Ireland Golf British Open Golf Vacation Packages Pebble Beach Golf Ryder Cup Augusta National Masters Golf Tournament.
Golf Scotland, Ireland golf, golf St. Andrews, Augusta National Masters Golf Tournament, Pebble Beach golf vacations, Ryder Cup packages and the British Open Golf Tournament are just some of the destinations and tournaments SGH Golf can arrange for you.
Our courteous staff has many years of experience in the golf travel industry and it is our pleasure to assist you with your golf vacation plans.
Whether you are planning to travel alone, with a few friends, or in a large group, SGH Golf will arrange your vacation and give you the special attention to detail you deserve.   (153 words)

 Timeline of golf history 1851-1993 - LearnThis.Info Enclyclopedia
The St. Andrews Golf Club is founded in Yonkers, New York, the oldest surviving golf club in America.
Nick Faldo sinks a 100 foot (30 m) birdie putt on the second hole at Augusta National in the Masters, the longest putt holed to date in a major tournament.
Construction begins on Shadow Creek Golf Club, the most expensive golf course ever built, with cost estimates ranging from $35 to $60 million as Tom Fazio creates an oasis in the Las Vegas desert. /t/ti/timeline_of_golf_history_1851_1993.html   (5785 words)

Royal Canberra Golf Club - Australia's Augusta, Royal Canberra is one of the finest Courses in the Country ranked number 9-holes in Australia.
Pelican Waters Golf Club - Designed by Greg Norman and surrounded by National Parks and scenic creekland, Pelican Waters is a spectacular hole championship Course that boasts a superb Clubhouse and one of the finest practice facilities in Australasia.
Mt Broughton Golf and Country Club - Capturing the essence of the Scottish Highlands Mt Broughton is a Course in harmony with its natural surroundings. /SetaClubsAU.htm   (5785 words)

 Bobby Jones
The mere mention of his name immediately conjures up scenes that take their place among the most memorable in the history of the game: the rhythmic, perfectly balanced swing; the boyish face; the articulate, southern drawl; Augusta National; The Masters; the Grand Slam.
Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews
From 1923 to 1930 he won thirteen major championships and remains the only player ever to win all four majors in the same year-all before retiring from competitive golf when he was just 28 years old.   (267 words)

 New York Times: Tiger, skip Augusta
NEW YORK - The New York Times suggested in an editorial Monday that Tiger Woods skip the Masters next year because of the all-male membership at Augusta National Golf Club.
Woods has said he would like to see a female member at Augusta National, but that the club had a right to set up its membership however it wanted.
In interviews this month, Augusta National chairman Hootie Johnson was adamant that a woman would not be among the 300 members at Augusta by the start of the Masters in April. /editions/2002/11/19/spt_wwwsptzglf19.html   (357 words) Books: The Masters : Golf, Money, and Power in Augusta, Georgia
This portrait of the Masters, appropriately subtitled "gold, money, and power in Augusta," traces the tournament's history since 1933, revealing both the dramatic moments and the controversial secrets, most notably racismAcertainly a book to raise eyebrows at the Augusta National Golf Club.
Curt Sampson follows his exceptional biography of Ben Hogan with another sweeping exploration of one of golf's icier hearts: Augusta National and the powers behind the Masters.
Without the champion's name and backing and tournament, The Masters and Augusta would be just another club and tour stop. /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0679457534?v=glance   (357 words)

 The Official Site of the Masters Tournament
eventy years ago this spring, urbane Gene Sarazen arrived at the second Augusta National Invitation Tournament hoping to make amends for disappointing an old friend whose golf club and fledgling golf tournament were still trying to establish an identity.
Eighty-two feet of Augusta National Bermuda grass stood between Middlecoff and an eagle on the par-5 13th hole during the second round of the 1955 Masters.
Six months later, an elegant cream-stock invitation to the first Augusta National Invitation Tournament (the "Masters," as Augusta National co-founder Clifford Roberts called it over the objections of Jones) appeared in Sarazen's Florida mailbox. /en_US/about/echoes.html   (2137 words)

 Bobby Jones Golf Books
Few places are as beautiful as the Augusta National Golf Club, and few tournaments are as prestigious as The Masters.
Bobby Jones’s legacy remains in golf history, as he was a proficient champion golfer, co-designer of Augusta National Golf Course, and blessed with the ability to translate the mechanics of golf through his effective golf tips.
Augusta National & The Masters, A Photographer’s Scrapbook, by Frank Christian and Cal Brown, is a special history of these two famous names in golf. /displaycat/BOBBY%20JONES   (2137 words)

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