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

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. This was the second time a by-mail vote was taken of the membership to admit women, with the bid to admit female members in May 2016 falling short of a required two-thirds majority by 14 votes.
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