Gay Partners: Out Of Bounds In Atlanta

The gatekeepers of Georgia's private golf clubs seem to be hitting nothing but bogeys these days. First there were the troubles at Augusta National, home of the Masters tournament, where chairman Hootie Johnson gave a bulldog's performance to keep a woman from joining his all-male club last year. Now another exclusive Peach State club, Atlanta's Druid Hills Golf Club, is facing pressure on the gay-rights front in a dispute that has pitted the city's country-club elite against the Atlanta political establishment.

Club member Lee Kyser, 56, says she doesn't have a "gay agenda." Rather, the psychologist maintains, she just wants her...

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