R & A

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R & A

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(Golf) Royal and Ancient (Golf Club, St Andrews)
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Scrutiny of the maleonly membership policy of three courses on the Open Championship rota - Troon, Muirfield and Royal St George's - has intensified after the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews voted to end its 260-year-old male-only membership policy in September.
GOLF: The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews has voted "overwhelmingly" in favour of allowing women members for the first time in its 260-year history.
POLITICIANS have welcomed the decision of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews to allow women members for the first time in its 260-year history.
The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews decided to scrap their 260-year ban on female players.
WOMEN who have made a "significant contribution" to golf will be first in line to join the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, if the club votes in favour of women members.
PETER DAWSON is to retire as chief executive of the R&A and secretary of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews next year.
THE Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews believes it has "strong support" for a vote in September to finally admit women members, 260 years after it was founded.
HM the King then headed to the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews where he was received by board member Owen Stuart Wilson, who gave an update on the sport facility, considered as one of the most important and finest golf clubs in the world.
The rules of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews specify a male membership and this policy remains a matter for our members to determine.
In addition this year the guest list totalled 17 including Colin Brown, Captain of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, Elwyn Ellis, President of the English Golf Union and Gordon Sherry, former British Amateur Champion and a PGA professional.
The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, the St Andrews Links Trust, Fife Council and Scottish Enterprise Fife will pay for the work.
That reportedly included almost pounds 11,000 for two RAF flights to The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, where he is captain.
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