Via: TV Guide
The Augusta National Golf Club has accepted female members for the first time in its 80-year history.
Former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice and South Carolina financier Darla Moore will be the first women to sport the club’s famous green jackets when it opens for the upcoming season in October.
‘‘This is a joyous occasion,’‘ Augusta National chairman Billy Payne told The Associated Press. ‘‘These accomplished women share our passion for the game of golf and both are well known and respected by our membership…This is a significant and positive time in our club’s history and, on behalf of our membership, I wanted to take this opportunity to welcome them and all of our new members into the Augusta National family.’‘
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Posted: August 20th, 2012