The Royal and Ancient, which runs the British Open, stated in May that Muirfield was from the listing of 10 courses that may host golf’s earliest major championship while female people weren’t permitted.

The Scottish club unsuccessful in May to obtain the two-thirds majority needed of their membership to alter its policy, drawing disapproval from across the golf world.

HCEG captain Henry Fairweather states ”a substantial most of our people chosen for change and lots of have voiced their disappointment using the ballot result with subsequent occasions.”

The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers (HCEG), which is the owner of and runs the Muirfield club, has known as a unique general meeting to find authority from people to carry a brand new ballot prior to the finish of the season.

GULLANE, Scotland — Muirfield expects to stage another election on whether or not to admit female people after being removed of their to host the British Open.

The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, which is the owner of Muirfield, states it’s seeking a brand new ballot of their membership which can lead to the club coming back towards the British Open rota.

Fairweather added the club committee thinks a ”clear and decisive election in support of acknowledging women as people is needed to allow us to start the job of rebuilding the status from the club that’s been broken through the earlier ballot outcome.”

Muirfield has staged the British Open 16 occasions dating to 1892, most lately in 2013 when Phil Mickelson won.

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