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Hootie tells paper membership supports his stance

Updated: April 21, 2003, 1:18 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

If Augusta National chairman Hootie Johnson is a man of his word, his prestigious, all-male golf club will never admit a female member.

In a one-on-one interview with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution following the completion of The Masters, Johnson said "there never will be a female member, six months after the Masters, a year, 10 years, or ever."

An Augusta National spokesman backed off Johnson's statement, saying Wednesday that it "reflects the political situation and the political ...

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