20 Aug '12, 3pm

Augusta National adds first 2 female members: Augusta National has admitted female members for the first time. C...

NEW YORK (AP) -- For the first time in its 80-year history, Augusta National Golf Club has female members. The home of the Masters, under increasing criticism the last decade because of its all-male membership, invited former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and South Carolina financier Darla Moore to become the first women in green jackets when the club opens for a new season in October. Both women accepted. "This is a joyous occasion," Augusta National chairman Billy Payne said Monday. (Related Article: Bamberger: At last, Augusta does the right thing ) The move likely ends a debate that intensified in 2002 when Martha Burk of the National Council of Women's Organizations urged the club to include women among its members. Former club chairman Hootie Johnson stood his ground, even at the cost of losing Masters television sponsors for two years, when he famously said Au...

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