Augusta National's announcement that it was adding two female members, Condoleezza Rice and Darla Moore, drew lots of reaction on Twitter. Here are some of the highlights:
Historic day for the game of golf. Augusta National inviting two female members.
— Annika Sorenstam (@ANNIKA59) August 20, 2012
Exciting time for women who love golf - one day you could become an Augusta national member! #dreambig #goals — Anna Rawson (@TheAnnaRawson) August 20, 2012
Congrats to @CondoleezzaRice and Darla Moore on becoming Augusta national members. Such an honor/achievement. #GrowGolf #history #inspiring
— Anna Rawson (@TheAnnaRawson) August 20, 2012
Great news. Augusta National admits its first female members in 80 years: Condoleezza Rice & Darla Moore.
— Gary Player (@garyplayer) August 20, 2012
Wow, Augusta National. For real? I have mixed emotions.
— Christina Kim (@TheChristinaKim) August 20, 2012
Still cracks me up how Augusta Natl dropped bombshell. Just a little nonchalant press release---like it was announcing new pimento cheese.
— Gene Wojciechowski (@GenoEspn) August 21, 2012
RT @AP_Sports: Augusta National, home of Masters, admitting its first female members: Condoleezza Rice, Darla Moore.” Wow! I'm jealous :-)
— Brittany Lincicome (@Brittany1golf) August 20, 2012
Great day for golf: #Sergio winning on @PGATOUR and #Augusta admitting its first female members!
— Jeehae Lee (@jeehaeda) August 20, 2012
Augusta National Admits Women Members...... #greenjackethumor
— Steve Elkington (@elkpga) August 21, 2012
Just told my mom that Augusta National is admitting two female members. "Oh, that's cool! Can I join, too?" Great idea.
— Jason Sobel (@JasonSobelGC) August 20, 2012
Well played, Augusta National. The sport of golf needs open doors for equality and accessibility more than ever. Good decision, good news.
— Charlie (@CharlieTour) August 20, 2012