MUIRFIELD GOLF CLUB STARTS ADMITTING WOMEN; WHERE WILL POSH OLD MEN GO NOW?

Muirfield Golf Club Starts Admitting Women; Where Will Posh Old Men Go Now?
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MUIRFIELD GOLF CLUB STARTS ADMITTING WOMEN; WHERE WILL POSH OLD MEN GO NOW?



Written by Dont Panic
15 Wednesday 15th March 2017

 

They battle against modernity, uphold strict rules - anti-smoking, strict dress codes, deference to authority - and are extremely misogynistic; we’re not talking about ISIS, but the modern golf club; a place where generations of rich old men can go and relive the arbitrary cruelty of public school. To preserve this quiet male dignity - even if a significant number of members can’t even control their bowels - many golf clubs institute a men-only admission policy. 

Similar to the loss of grip incontinence brings for men, progress is happening at golf clubs. Just yesterday, Muirfield golf club in Scotland decided to admit women into their ranks based on an overwhelming vote from existing members. The club, founded in 1744, last year decided against accepting female members but its status as a host of the Open Championship was threatened by golf’s ruling body. Taking a break from Brexit-based opportunism, Nicola Sturgeon congratulated the club on their rule change. However, the club has a rigorous membership policy, up to two years in fact, so any egalitarianism doesn’t extend to class. But for the old posho who wants a boy’s day every day, where can he go now?

A couple of years ago, The Revolution Will Be Televised hit up a few men-only haunts; want to splash some cash without a woman in sight? Here’s some options…

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