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Sorenstam among the R&A's first seven female members

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - The Royal and Ancient Golf Club announced its first seven female members today, including Swedish great Annika Sorenstam and Britain's Princess Anne.The club...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-10/sorenstam-among-ras-first-se
The Artside: Artists partner with animals to create 'Sheltered' exhibit

Art created on behalf of shelter animals is among several new exhibits opening Thursday, Feb. 19, at Aiken Center for the Arts.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-02-17/artside-artists-partn
Phil Mickelson excited about U.S. Ryder Cup future

Phil Mickelson is more interested in the next decade or two in the Ryder Cup, not what happened the last time in Gleneagles.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-01-27/phil-mickelson-excited-about
Michaux: Other vote in Scotland was big, too

...the cast ballots voted to welcome women members."This vote has immediate effect and I can confirm that The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews is now a mixed membership club," said Peter Dawson, the chief executive of the R&A and secretary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-09-20/michaux-other-vote-was-big-t
Royal & Ancient Golf Club at St. Andrews to allow women members

The Royal and Ancient Golf Club at St. Andrews is no longer just for men.The spiritual...is a very important and positive day in the history of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club," Dawson said. "The R&A has served the sport of golf...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-09-18/royal-ancient-golf-club-st-a
2014 Masters Tournament committee

...Mo., honorary chairman, president, USGA; Sandy Dawson, Fife, Scotland, honorary chairman, captain, Royal and Ancient Golf Club; Pierre E. Bechmann, Chantilly, France; Sir Michael F. Bonallack, Fife, Scotland; James C. Davis...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/masters/2014-masters-tournament-committee
Masters Tournament was the last major without long-putter winner

...Masters? And will it further irritate the purists, who are eagerly hoping the U.S. Golf Association and the Royal and Ancient Golf Club follow through with plans to ban anchoring for putting strokes on Jan. 1, 2016?Scott, whose success in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2013-04-16/masters-tournament-was-last-
Michaux: Women's access at golf clubs will resurface at next week's British Open

...current British Open rotation.The 2015 Open will be played at the Old Course in St. Andrews, home of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club which doesn't count a single female among its nearly 2,500 worldwide members. The R&A, which governs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2013-07-09/michaux-womens-access-golf-c
Anchored putting could be banned

The U.S. Golf Association and the Royal and Ancient Golf Club jointly announced in November a proposed rule change that would ban the anchored putting stroke, which has been around for decades...

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Masters chairman expected to weigh in on anchored putting

...National Golf Club and the Masters Tournament, is expected to weigh in on the U.S. Golf Association and the Royal and Ancient Golf Club's proposal to ban anchoring beginning Jan. 1, 2016.Anchoring is a style of putting where a long-shafted...

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