St. Andrews on Verge of Admitting Women 0

(EDINBURGH, Scotland) May 5, 2011 — St. Andrews Golf Club is close to admitting women members, the Guardian, a Scottish newspaper reported.

The committee at the St Andrews Golf Club, which is run from a Victorian mansion overlooking the greens and fairways of the Old Course, has written to its 2,000 male members recommending that it admit women to the club, the newspaper reported. More.

Elsewhere …

Troon Golf has been appointed as technical advisor to the proposed $500 million floating golf course project in the Maldives. Developed by a Dutch company, the project is slated for completion by 2015. The Maldivian government has leased five areas around Male Atoll, close to the the islands’ international airport. More.


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