Golf governing chief: Sexism 'just a way of life'

Peter Dawson, the chief executive of golf's governing body, Royal and Ancient, has defended the decision to hold tomorrow's Open Championship at a men-only club.

Read: Golf's governing body chief defends men-only clubs

Asked by ITV Sports Correspondent Natalie Pirks why racism was unacceptable within the sport but sexism was clearly acceptable, he said:

"It is just a way of life that some of these people like, and realistically that is all it is."

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Golf Open: Day Two

The Open resumes this morning at the Muirfield golf course in Scotland. The tournament began yesterday amid a growing row about the club's policy towards women. The club is among a dwindling number that does not allow women members.