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April 5, 2012 4:08 pm

Obama to Masters: Let Women into Augusta

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The 9th hole on the par-3 course at the Augusta National Golf Club. Photo: wiki commons.

The Hill – President Obama thinks women should be allowed membership in the Georgia golf club that is hosting the Masters tournament this week, according to the White House.

“His personal opinion is women should be admitted,” White House press secretary Jay Carney said in a press briefing on Thursday.

The Augusta National Golf Club, where the Masters golf tournament began on Thursday morning, only accepts male members, and is considered sacred ground in the world of professional golf.

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