Right up front I will say it: What I have written below pains me because I truly enjoy women’s golf.
To reiterate my position: As far as I am concerned, the only difference between the men’s and women’s game is that women can’t hit the ball 320 yards off the tee (with apologies to Brittany “Bam Bam” Lincicome). Furthermore, LPGA Tour players are among the most friendly and personable athletes anywhere.
But … [Read more →]
When she was just 22 years old and playing in her second Solheim Cup, Suzann Pettersen received the shock – and honor — of her young career.
Pettersen was paired with Annika Sorenstam, the owner of six major titles and well on her way to becoming one of the best ever at the time, for the opening fourball match.
The event was being held in Sorenstam’s home country of Sweden, and Pettersen admitted that she was a bit overwhelmed by the moment. Someone suggested that perhaps Sorenstam asked to be paired with the up-and-coming Norwegian. [Read more →]