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Muirfield membership votes to admit women; R&A places back in Open rotation

GULLANE, SCOTLAND – MARCH 14: Anna Diertrich Pascale Reinhard and Janet Siehnthiler from Switzerland stand outside Muirfield Golf Club following their round of golfon March 14, 2017 in Gullane, Scotland. Muirfield golf club members have voted to admit women members after the privately owned club voted eighty percent in favour in updating the membership policy. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images) The membership of Muirfield in Scotland took advantage of a mulligan, announcing Tuesday their all-male membership, known as the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, voted overwhelmingly to allow female members for the first time in the club’s 270-year history.
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