Augusta National will host a women’s tournament. Here’s why that’s a big deal. -

The club has a long history of exclusion. Augusta National Golf Club will host a women’s tournament for the first time in the nearly century-long history of the course. It will be a 54-hole amateur championship:

Chairman Fred Ridley announces the establishment of the Augusta National Women’s Amateur Championship. The new event will bring the best 72 players in the world to Augusta beginning next year, with the final round being played at Augusta National the Saturday before the Masters.—...

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