• Payne retires as Augusta National chairman
    Reuters16 minutes ago

    Payne retires as Augusta National chairman

    (Reuters) - Billy Payne, the man who opened the doors of Augusta National to women members, announced on Wednesday he would retire as chairman of one of the world's most exclusive golf clubs and home of the U.S. Masters. Payne, who took over from Hootie Johnson in May 2006 and served as chairman

  • Timeline of Billy Payne's years as Augusta National chairman
    The Associated Press37 minutes ago

    Timeline of Billy Payne's years as Augusta National chairman

    A look at key moments involving Billy Payne during his 11 years as chairman at Augusta National Golf Club:

  • Billy Payne retiring as Masters, Augusta National chairman
    The Associated Press2 hours ago

    Billy Payne retiring as Masters, Augusta National chairman

    Billy Payne is retiring as chairman of Augusta National and the Masters, ending 11 years of substantial change that included the club having its first female members and playing a leading role in growing the game around the world. ''There are two people that matter here - Clifford Roberts and

  • Boris Becker to lead German men's tennis back to success
    Reuters6 hours ago

    Boris Becker to lead German men's tennis back to success

    Three-time Wimbledon champion Boris Becker was appointed on Wednesday as head of men's tennis in his home country as the German federation (DTB) looks to revive the once hugely popular sport. In his new capacity he will also be consulting Davis Cup players as well as all top German players, as the