'A great thing' – Willett welcomes Muirfield women's vote

Danny Willett
The Masters, Augusta
Date: 6-9 April
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Masters champion Danny Willett says Muirfield voting to admit women members for the first time is a “great thing”.

Members at the privately owned golf club voted 80.2% in favour of updating its membership policy on Tuesday.

Golf’s ruling body, the R&A, removed Muirfield as a host venue for the Open Championship after it chose to maintain the ban in 2016.

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