Muirfield golf club votes to admit female members after second ballot less than a year after voting against motion

Muirfield golf club has voted to admit female members – less than a year after voting to keep them out.

The club in Scotland was told after last May’s ballot that they would no longer be able to host the Open Championship.

That prompted a second vote, with more than the necessary two-thirds of eligible voters backing the move.

Muirfield held a fresh ballot less than a year after the first one
(Photo: PA)

Club captain Henry Fairweather will officially announce the result at 11.30am.

He said previously: “A substantial

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