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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...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/masters/anchored-putting-could-be-banned
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...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/latest-news/masters-chairman-expected-weig
Masters Chairman Billy Payne announces qualification changes

Augusta National Chairman Billy Payne discussed tighter qualification rules and a new cut line, but he didn't give an opinion on the proposed ban on anchored putting.

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/latest-news/masters-chairman-billy-payne-a
Masters competition chairman defends not disqualifying Tiger Woods

Chairman Fred Ridley explains why the competition committee decided to let Tiger Woods keep playing.

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/masters-competition-chairman-defends-not-d
Japanese golfer hopes play inspires homeland

...first Masters invitation by winning last year's Asian Amateur Championship. The tournament, started by the Royal and Ancient Golf Club and Augusta National Golf Glub, began in 2009. Han Chang-won, the first Asian Amateur winner, shot rounds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/masters-news/2011-04-09/japanese-amateur-cards-68
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