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Muirfield Opens doors to women golfers

Muirfield Opens doors to women golfers

Jun 27th, 2019

So Muirfield or to give its proper title, The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, has formally invited women to join the club as members for the first time since voting to change the club’s rules in 2017.

Muirfield GC overturns men-only policy

Muirfield GC overturns men-only policy

Mar 14th, 2017

So there we have it. Muirfield has dragged itself into the 20th century and voted to 'allow' women as members for the first time in its history...

R&A CEO leaves the door open for Muirfield

R&A CEO leaves the door open for Muirfield

Feb 22nd, 2017

Muirfield's decision to hold a second ballot on admitting female members has "delighted" the head of the R&A, and the door is clearly at least ajar for the course's return to the Open roster – if the vote goes the right way.

Voting opens at Muirfield

Voting opens at Muirfield

Feb 16th, 2017

Voting has now opened for members of the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers to decide whether or not women members will be admitted.

Muirfield to vote on women membership again

Muirfield to vote on women membership again

Jan 25th, 2017

Lorks a Lordy, as if there weren't more pressing matters at hand, Muirfield are in the news again as they announce they will have yet another vote on whether to go berserk and allow females to be admitted to their club.

New women’s vote to go-ahead at Muirfield

New women’s vote to go-ahead at Muirfield

Aug 3rd, 2016

Muirfield Golf Club's committee is seeking to hold a new ballot on admitting female members a mere six weeks after a controversial vote, which kept the club male only.

Muirfield the fight back

Muirfield the fight back

May 29th, 2016

Rory McIlroy was trenchant in his criticism of Muirfield’s ‘No’ vote to women’s membership. But now one of the Muirfield 'No' guard has had a pop at him for being a hypocrite. The fightback has begun!

The Secret Caddy reports from Muirfield

The Secret Caddy reports from Muirfield

May 25th, 2016

Muirfield, like the R&A is a strange beast. Historically, they have both been involved in the development of the game and indeed the making of the rules. Our  Secret Caddy has an interesting theory on why they are as they are.

Muirfield accused of anti-Semitism

Muirfield accused of anti-Semitism

May 22nd, 2016

Lord Grade, the former chair of the BBC, has claimed he was once banned by Muirfield for being Jewish. We ask how will the club respond to this serious accusation?

Ed's Letter: GolfPunk's Muirfield verdict

Ed's Letter: GolfPunk's Muirfield verdict

May 21st, 2016

When I was a 16-year-old junior member at my golf club in Sussex, I remember several occasions when, before I was able to drive myself the five miles to and from the golf course, my mum or dad would come and pick me up

The world reacts to Muirfield vote decision

The world reacts to Muirfield vote decision

May 19th, 2016

Here's how the golf world has reacted to the news From Muirfield they have refused to allow women members. But one person supports the no decision at Muirfield. 

Muirfield vote to allow women members

Muirfield vote to allow women members

Feb 16th, 2016

It’s a bally disgrace. Muirfield is going to distribute ballots for members to vote on admitting women to the club for the first time ever. 

The two reasons for 'No' at Muirfield

The two reasons for 'No' at Muirfield

May 26th, 2016

I've been reflecting on Muirfield’s decision not to allow women to join, and I wanted to get off my chest why I am  just so angered with the ‘No’ voters.

Muirfield loses The Open

Muirfield loses The Open

May 19th, 2016

Members of the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers (HCEG), the world’s oldest golf club, have voted to remain a men only club. Consequently The Open will not be staged there again until it allows women to join as members. 

Welcome to Jurassic Park

Welcome to Jurassic Park

Feb 17th, 2017

Paddy Power has pulled one of their classic stunts, with the brunt of their joke the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers. 

Blackballing by The Kilted Caddie

Blackballing by The Kilted Caddie

Feb 1st, 2017

Our undercover Kilted Caddie has somehow managed to get his name on the board at St Andrews, but he’s very aware of the dangers of being blackballed. 

More Olympic golf controversy

More Olympic golf controversy

Jan 24th, 2017

There’s more Olympic golf controversy as a Japanese non–profit group has demanded the golf tournament of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics be moved from the Kasumigaseki Country Club, which does not accept women as full members.

Royal Troon vote on women membership tonight

Royal Troon vote on women membership tonight

Jul 1st, 2016

The big day has arrived for the members of Royal Troon. The special meeting that was announced two weeks ago in the light of the appalling vote at Muirfield will go ahead tonight. And we are praying for a resounding YES.