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Golf's gender debate

Updated 1244 GMT (2044 HKT) September 17, 2014
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A landmark vote in Scotland on Thursday will decide whether women will be allowed to enter the famous clubhouse of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club as members. David Cannon/Getty Images
Grace Belgravia, a cool and calm health and well-being haven for women in central London, bases its business model on single-gender membership. Tom Sullam/Grace Belgravia
American Mildred Ella "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias was a pioneer in the women's golf game. She tried to enter the men's U.S. Open but was turned down because she was a woman. She did, however, make the cut in several PGA events. Hulton Archive/Getty Images
Swede Annika Sorenstam made a splash on the women's tour as the most successful player in the women's game notching up 10 major titles Getty Images
Condoleezza Rice broke new ground for women in golf when Augusta invited the former U.S. Secretary of State and businesswoman Darla Moore to join the club as its first female members. Andrew Redington/Getty Images
There is an argument that mixed golf clubs are more social. In 1974, these golf fans got married at Sunningdale in England with champagne at every hole! J. Wilds/Keystone/Getty Images