Hootie Johnson: Complex man at center of Masters dispute

It would be easy to portray Hootie Johnson as a stubborn Southerner, a rube...we were treated like queens. Hootie Johnson was so gracious." Obviously...to the Legislature in 1970 with Hootie Johnson's backing. His campaign to...

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Hootie Johnson cheapens Masters

...much less than most tournaments. The prize was the coveted green jacket and the lifetime invitation. Now, Chairman Hootie Johnson has sent a letter to some older champions saying they can no longer compete. He did not have the courage to send...

Hootie Johnson has successful surgery

Hootie Johnson, chairman of Augusta National Golf Club and the Masters Tournament, underwent successful planned heart surgery Friday. Johnson...

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Q & A with Hootie Johnson

...National Golf Club and Masters Tournament Chairman Hootie Johnson recently sat down with John Boyette, sports editor...shirt with no tie and, of course, his green jacket, Hootie Johnson appears to be in good health. Two months ago, he...

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There is no timetable, Johnson says

Hootie Johnson picks up a handful of letters from his...open the club up. So, even though Hootie Johnson does not want a woman member, that...of a bumper sticker that proclaims "Hootie Johnson for President." Reach John Boyette...

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National changes 4 holes

New Augusta National Golf Club chairman Hootie Johnson of Columbia took a step Tuesday toward becoming as famous as his namesake hometown pop band Hootie and the Blowfish. The 67-year-old...

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Hootie to share success in benefit concert

Come next week, Augusta will have two Hooties. The first is Hootie Johnson, Augusta National Golf Club's high-profile frontman. The other, Hootie & the Blowfish, the South Carolina band that catapulted...

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Columbia barber to the elite leads national group

...Columbia barber who trims Lou Holtz, retired megabanker Hootie Johnson and governors has reached the top of his profession...him." With Augusta National and Masters chairman Hootie Johnson, the conversation often turns to golf, a game that...

Tiger knows where Hootie stands

...next Masters, although he had not spoken to chairman Hootie Johnson. Now he has. Woods said Johnson called him shortly...field will be enhanced by these changes," chairman Hootie Johnson said. "In both instances, players can qualify within...

Effort will damage area charities

...by starting this mess with the Augusta National and Hootie Johnson. The money that will be used to telecast the Masters...is doing is silly and foolish, also. Hooray, for Hootie Johnson and members of the Augusta National. May they hold...