Burk wants to protest during Masters third round

Updated: March 6, 2003, 7:45 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

The lead critic of Augusta National Golf Club's all-male membership asked permission Thursday for more than 200 people to stage a one-day protest during the Masters tournament, with a small number posted at the gate to Magnolia Lane.

Martha Burk, chair of the National Council of Women's Organizations, wants a permit for 24 protesters to stand at either side of the club's main gate, where a public sidewalk runs along Washington Road.

Burk is also seeking permission for an additional ...

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