Masters chairman Billy Payne sidesteps question on female membership. Says issues of membership are subject to "private deliberations"
— Sam Borden (@SamBorden) April 4, 2012
Getting rowdy in interview room w/Billy Payne being pestered with women/membership questions. Payne: "Thank you for your question, sir."
— Teddy Greenstein (@TeddyGreenstein) April 4, 2012
Augusta Chairman Billy Payne says lack of female members at the club is a "private members' issue" and wouldn't comment further
— Today's Golfer (@TheTodaysGolfer) April 4, 2012
Billy Payne says it is very important to "grow the game." Apparently not at Augusta with women members, however. #Masters
— Dave Andrews (@PopsandSunshine) April 4, 2012
Note: Billy Payne is chairman of the Augusta National Golf Club, also home to the World-famous Masters Tournament.
Twitchy will continue to monitor the situation and update this post as needed.