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Longtime Augusta National Chair Billy Payne Stepping Down; Fred Ridley To Take Over

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 23 / 17

Augusta National Golf Club Chair BILLY PAYNE  is "stepping down" from his position when the club opens its season Oct. 16, and "will be replaced" by Masters Tournament Competition Committee Chair FRED RIDLEY , according to John Boyette of the AUGUSTA CHRONICLE. Payne, who served as Chair...

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