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Mullins deposition alleges Augusta National member swapped tee times for charitable donations



Editor's Note: Joe Mullins is known locally mostly for his bid for elective office and his connection with the distribution and resale of Masters badges from a previous lawsuit, which was settled out of court. That suit made this new one of particular interest for coverage. Mullins’ counsel’s ...

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  1. I have personally known Augusta National member Turner Simkins for over 40 years as we grew up on the same street and were friends with he and his entire family.I can tell you that he is a very responsible,honest and hardworking individual who has always done the right thing.I do not believe any of these accusations that are being leveled at him.That is not who he is.When you look at who is accusing him Joe Mullins remember when he sued Austin Rhodes?This guy has been in the news for years and has had his own problems in Georgia and Florida.It seems like there is always something going on with him.People like this like to “drag” other people down with them.You will all remember all of the hospitality Masters ticket debacle that went south!Turner Simkins and his family are highly respected in this community and he has been a tireless advocate for St. Judes Hospital as they saved his son’s life!He has generously given to them and PRESS ON so as help thousands of other families deal with the financial aspects of cancer costs to them.Turner is not guilty of anything that he is being accused of and I would stake my life on that!

  2. Gardelle…Joe has never sued me. I took him to court and got a cease and desist order for him to stop lying about me. The Judge ruled in my favor.

    I have been warning people about doing business with Joe Mullins for years…this is what can happen to you. He gets his stink on anything he touches.

  3. Bravo to Joe Edge and Turner Simkins for setting the record straight… the entire Simkins family are great folks I think very highly of and I regarded this as exactly what it appears to be…

  4. Mullins seems to like to crap all over everything whenever given the chance, it seems. Not a very wholesome character from all I have seen and heard.

    I’d be curious to know if he claimed the donations personally on his taxes those years. I feel like he probably did and I’d wonder whether that’s kosher by IRS rules.

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