Condi Rice Blazes Trail at Augusta National

Loose Ball: The former secretary of state breaks new ground at golf's all-male bastion in Georgia.

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It took the club a long time, but it couldn't have made a better choice. Not only does Rice meet all of the criteria for membership, but she's also a veteran trailblazer.

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