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Old August 20th, 2012, 06:19 PM
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Talking Augusta National admits First Woman as a member

Today Condeleeza Rice became the first female member of Augusta National Golf and Country Club.

It's kind of amazing that such a thing could be a first in 2012, but then they had no black members until 1990.

I guess they are finally stepping into the 20th Century

And yes, despite the policy, if I had been invited to play there I would have
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Old August 20th, 2012, 06:56 PM
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I would NOT have, but then I don't golf.
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Next thing you know they'll allow women to vote.

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Next thing you know they'll allow women to vote.

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BTW: Why won't they let me join "Curves" fitness?
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BTW: Why won't they let me join "Curves" fitness?
I'm pretty sure you *could*, if you paid the price.
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There are private golf courses in NY that do not allow jews ,blacks ,women or someone that is all 3 .
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Whoa - Augusta added two women. Besides Condoleezza Rice, they also added money, South Carolina financier Darla Moore (hubby is worth about 2.3 billion).

For someone who doesn't seem to like publicity, I think Darla is in for some.


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I would be more outraged, but I really am a terrible golfer. My best friend and I end up getting bored and racing golf carts...lol
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