Martha Burk still chuckles at the response she received from Hootie Johnson, after Burk asked him to invite a woman to join Augusta.
Lawmakers are set to return to Augusta with vetoes on the agenda. The Legislature plans to use Thursday as one of their two last days of the session. Republican Gov. … Click to Continue »
Recent editorials from Georgia newspapers: ___ July 12 The Augusta Chronicle on Georgia motorists: They're working hard on area roads. Is it time to work on our driving too? People … Click to Continue »
Roger Federer and Tiger Woods in 2006. (Getty) Augusta National, April 10, 2016. Jordan Spieth watches helplessly as his second shot on the 12th hole trickles into Rae’s Creek, his lead vanishing along with it. Beside him, a familiar...Show More Summary
Hootie Johnson, former chairman of the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., home of The Master’s Golf Tournament, died on Friday at age 86. The New York Times recognized him in an obituary by Richard Goldstein and could not resist getting in last swings at its unlikely foe. Show More Summary
Mr. Johnson’s clash with a women’s rights activist underscored how social discrimination could affect women’s professional ambitions.
The Socialist Party of Maine is set to hold its founding convention. The convention will take place Sunday at the Viles Arboretum in Augusta. The party says the plan is … Click to Continue »
It isn't often that a study abroad program takes a student back to their place of birth. That's exactly what happened to Augusta resident Dallas Hayes, thanks to the Benjamin … Click to Continue »
Hootie Johnson, the South Carolina banker and Augusta National chairman who stubbornly stood his ground amid pressure for the club to invite female members, died Friday morning. He was 86. Augusta National announced his death and celebrated the sweeping changes to the Masters during his eight...
As chairman of the private golf club that hosts the Masters, Mr. Johnson battled changing times in the name of tradition.
The former Augusta National and Masters chairman who oversaw a tumultuous 8-year tenure
July 14 (Reuters) - Hootie Johnson, who famously rejected the idea of female members at Augusta National Golf Club during his tenure as chairman and spearheaded two overhauls of the course that hosts the Masters, has died. He was 86...
Hootie Johnson, Masters chairman who refused pressure to invite female members, dies
(Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University) It's a metabolite found in essentially all our cells that, like so many things, cancer overexpresses. Now scientists have shown that when they inhibit 20-HETE, it reduces both the size of a breast cancer tumor and its ability to spread to the lungs.
Lawmakers are set to return to Augusta this week to deal with vetoes, bonds and unfunded bills. The Legislature's appropriations committee is scheduled to return Wednesday to decide the fate … Click to Continue »
Laura Warren, an anchor in Augusta, Georgia who is expecting her first baby, shared her thoughts on body-shaming after a viewer called her appearance "disgusting."
If you have a job in the public eye, it's no secret that the spotlight can be a particularly brutal place. And apparently now pregnant women are no exception. Laura Warren, a TV anchor in Augusta, GA, took to her blog Bump, Baby, and...Show More Summary
(Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University) Age and obesity appear to create a perfect storm that can reduce blood flow through the tiny blood vessels that directly feed our heart muscle and put us at risk for heart failure, scientists report.
Warriors superstar Stephen Curry famously has played multiple rounds of golf with former president Barack Obama, and last year Golden State Coach Steve Kerr rewarded him and teammate Andre Iguodala with 18 holes at Augusta National. In August, however, the 2-handicap will put up some offseason shots that actually count at the Ellie Mae Classic, a […]
Louisville, KY – S3DA’s Team On-Point and the Cabela’s Outpost in Augusta, Georgia, partnered to host a Family Adventure Day on June 10th, 2017. Team On-Point took the lead on recruiting volunteers and other organizations known to promote outdoor activities. Show More Summary