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Comment from: Jim C [Visitor] Email
Exactly what is the 88 rule? Does it apply to the amateur Kline who shot 86 in the first round and 89 in the second?
06/01/07 @ 14:54
Comment from: Ron Mon [Member] Email
88 is the sign of the devil in golf. There is no 88 rule. Rather than have the 88 as an official score (killing your season-long stroke average), players tend to feign injury and withdraw. By the way, Go Deacs.
06/01/07 @ 15:11
Comment from: Ron Mon [Member] Email
OH MY GOD!!! There is an 88 rule...here it is...

Wie says she wasn't thinking about the LPGA's 88 rule, which stipulates that any non-LPGA player (Wie was there on a sponsor's exemption) who doesn't break 88 in a round is not allowed to finish the tournament or play in any other tournaments for the rest of the season. "I don't think about shooting 88," she said. "That's not what I do."
06/01/07 @ 17:29
Comment from: Judge Smails [Visitor] Email
Bubbles is a complete phony.
06/01/07 @ 20:51
Comment from: Anthony Urquhart [Visitor] Email
Jim C
Rule 888 does affect Kline as you'll see from this report: http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2007/06/02/sports/professional/22_49_446_1_07.txt
06/02/07 @ 04:35
Comment from: Anthony Urquhart [Visitor] Email
oops! I meant 88 of course. All thumbs and no fingers this morning.
06/02/07 @ 04:36
Comment from: noisemaker [Visitor] Email
Michelle's been battling this wrist thing since January. I thought these youngsters' wounds and injuries heal quicker than the 30 somethings. Maybe not
06/02/07 @ 10:24
Comment from: Shaun [Visitor]
Poor, Poor Annika. After being out of the spotlight for just a little while after injuries, she comes back swinging at this poor just out of high school young phenom.
Listen A.S. , You have had the experience all this time being with the LPGA. Be somebody to look up to instead of sounding and acting like a bully in the typical school-yard scenery. Be there for her instead of "blasting her" from the spotlight you just strong armed and forced yourself into with your comments after Michelle Wie could not continue the tournament because of the wrist injury. Tiger would not have done this and probably never will. Different class level. I thought you were bigger than that Annika. Is your career earnings not enough (19 MIL + ), or your endorsements not enough, or the fact that your playing style is much more significant than your competitors not enough to not feel a threat from the new phenom? Or is she a threat?!!
06/08/07 @ 04:10
Comment from: tiger fan [Visitor] Email
Wie's finish and $108,332 paycheck were the best since the 2006 Evian Ladies Masters, where she tied for second and earned $255,333. Wie played the first SBS in 2005 as a 15-year-old amateur and tied for second.
02/28/09 @ 13:43

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