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The appointment of Virginia Rometty this year as chief executive officer at IBM has revived the debate over Augusta National’s all-male membership just one week before the Masters. The last four CEOs of IBM have been members of Augusta, but the club has never had a female member since it was founded in 1933.

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Augusta National on verge of first female member?

With the Masters one week away, the debate is suddenly revisited about Augusta National’s policy of not allowing any female members by new IBM executive Virginia Rometty, who is looking to continue the trend of the company’s CEOs all being allowed membership.

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