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Shoal Creek headed in right direction

Originally Published: September 22, 2009
By Jaime Diaz | GolfDigest

It was gratifying to learn that Condoleezza Rice has become a member at Shoal Creek.

I was happy for golf, which always benefits when the perception that it is exclusionary to minorities and women is countered with an enlightened act. I was also happy for Shoal Creek, which has been stigmatized as a symbol of discrimination ever since its late founder, Hall Thompson, in the prelude to the 1990 PGA Championship told a local newspaper reporter: "We don't discriminate in every ...

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