Posts tagged with: "Condoleezza Rice"

Boosting Pebble’s Celeb Spark

The AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am scored a coup on Tuesday when Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, fresh off his team’s Super Bowl drubbing at the hands of the Seattle Seahawks, became a late entry. What better way to soothe the wounds of a colossal Super Bowl loss than spending…

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Sheila Johnson Speaks Out, Loud And Clear

Back when Augusta National was still holding to its policy of an all-male membership, Sheila Johnson, recently selected for the 15-member USGA Executive Committee, was not a very happy female. “It made me very angry,” she said in a recent interview with Global Golf Post. “It was just another barrier…

Payne’s Painless Presser

Something was missing from Augusta National Golf Club chairman Billy Payne’s annual news conference Wednesday morning. Controversy. The women’s membership issue? Gone now that Condoleezza Rice and Darla Moore are members. “Awesome,” Payne said of the club’s new members. The proposed anchored putting ban? Payne said the club isn’t a…