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Analysis: Fringe Group Calls For “Canceling” The Masters Tournament

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As Augusta prepares for a less than normal Masters Week, which will be scaled down due to the ongoing pandemic, one group doesn’t want the tournament to happen at all. At least, not in Georgia.

The National Black Justice Coalition, a Black LGBTQ+ civil rights organization, is protesting the rece...

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9 COMMENTS

  1. These groups only do these things to get publicity and garner any sort of relevance. Ignore them and they’ll go away. And that’s pretty much what we should be doing with most of this cancel-culture nonsense. The only reason it may work is because we allow it to work. Like supporting a bratty child..it’ll only get worse if you support it.

  2. It is way past time to start calling out these “Fringe groups” as what they are, low-life trouble makers that deserve to be punished for the trouble they are stirring up against such good people as the Augusta National members who work hard to put on the “Masters Tournament” and then give so much back to the local community and others in need. I have worked in the concessions area during the tournament and know how grueling the work can be to make the patrons have an exceptional time in Augusta. Thousands of volunteers and workers help bring great joy to 100s of thoudands of patrons that are able to see the best golfer play at the best golf course in the world, and all of the Metro Augusta area residents benefit. So please remember to laugh at these fringe groups even in their face if you get the chance.

    • Yep, Golf Magazine’s article about this fringe group was distributed through Gannett’s stable of media organizations across the nation, including those here locally. As a reporter, I wanted to ignore the group protesting because they have no credibility, but when the national news is promoting it as some serious thing…which it is not…then I felt we needed to put out the context, which I feel I did. Not sure if you were applauding me or not, but thanks for reading my column!

  3. I believe that these “fringe groups” protesting the Masters Tournament should just return their tournament tickets to The Augusta National with a brief explanation of ehy they choose not to attend.

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