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Comment from: blueline24l [Visitor] Email

Hmmmm. Team Wie eh. Yesterday, they were focused on her finishing first or second this week and avoiding the plague known as Q school. Right now they should be worried about coming in first or second in her threesome. If the young amateur from Quebec plays well, she might not reach that goal.
08/14/08 @ 19:18
Comment from: Jim C [Visitor] Email
The LPGA does a lousy job of promoting itself.

Stacey Lewis. 3rd in the Canadian Womens Open gets you an LPGA card for next year--but not 3rd in the US Womens Open.

Top 5 in a Major should be enough to get you immediate non-exempt membership, with exempt membership for the next year. You give her the chance to play as an LPGA member the next week.
08/14/08 @ 19:50
Comment from: blueline24l [Visitor] Email

I agree that the LPGA needs to do a better job of promoting itself. I do think they are trying. You mention Stacey and I would think Blumenherst will be a top player and when Lexi gets there, all of that will help. Not that they don't have some good players and plenty to market right now.

I do think the PGA will always have it so much easier. Most males age 22 to say 52 will be huge fans of the PGA. That is just the way it is. They have the demographic and they have the money coming in. And of course Tiger turbo charged the whole thing. Males of that age have the cash. I just like following the women even though I am well aware of what is going on in PGA events and of course I follow the majors closely.

Anthony Kim is a really good addition on the tour- skill wise and personality wise................blueline24l
08/14/08 @ 21:22
Comment from: Bill [Visitor]
The only thing more frustrating than the way the LPGA promotes itself is trying to figure out what Wie is thinking from one week to the next. As far as the Olympics in 2016 goes, that would be an amazing thing to see
08/14/08 @ 22:35
Comment from: Judge Smails [Visitor] Email
You gentlemen don't get it. Although women are far less likely than men to play sports, they're even less likely to watch them. Men are the majority of viewers, and they don't watch women's sports unless the participants have great sex appeal. Even then, they are far more likely to satisfy their prurient interests with more salacious material, so they really don't need to watch women's sports.

You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear, and you can't sell a third-rate product as a first-rate one.
08/16/08 @ 14:59
Comment from: Brandon [Visitor] Email
Judge,

It's pretty safe to say that men are generally far more into playing and watching sports than women. The Olympics however have a way of making both gender's sports captivating to watch, which is why the LPGA would benefit, being able to showcase their players on a stage far greater than anything they have now.

08/17/08 @ 21:38
Comment from: Tyler Knott [Visitor] Email
If BMX Bike Racing is an event in the Summer Olympics, I think it's clearly time Golf is. Why wait? Why not 2012 in London?
08/20/08 @ 11:29
Comment from: Orlando Golf Blogger [Visitor] Email
It would be amazing to see Golf featured in the next Olympics. Like you said it would be some great and much needed exposure to the LPGA as well as the PGA. It'd be great to see golfers from all over the world, I don't think it's feasible, but it would be great. You think they'd have each country represented by 4 players?
08/20/08 @ 11:29
Comment from: Ray Martin [Visitor] Email
This is right on. And why shouldn't golf be a sport? Popularity would certainly not be a problem, and there are plenty of great amateurs in the world to make the games exiting.
08/21/08 @ 01:19
There are only two ways of telling the complete truth--anonymously and posthumously.
12/11/10 @ 00:38

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