Everyone—and that includes many a former misogynist—loved her, and not just for her looks, which many men of course noticed as much as or more than her game. Everything, it seems, is finally good. Golf creates strong relationships with family and future colleagues, and being a student athlete immediately increases her chances of success in college. One who worked particularly hard at this was a certain Lord Moncrieff who, would you believe, decreed that women should not hit the ball any further than yards. In any case, she lost her head. She was the equivalent of an Arnold Palmer or a Seve Ballesteros. Much though the women loved and still love their putting green, they longed to bash the ball down the fairways of the Old Course.
Tiger [Woods] is on record as saying that he believes there should be women golfers here.
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The LGU seems scarcely worthwhile. Nancy Lopez, who won five successive tournaments in The breakthrough female champion, Lady Margaret Scott, could not have been a better advert for the pastime. Temperamentally, the strain will be too great for them. Martha Burke, the feminist writer who in contended that the holding of the Masters at the all-male Augusta National Golf Club constituted sexism, arranged a protest the following year that took place in a muddy field not far from the gates guarding the storied Magnolia Lane. They will never last through two rounds of a long course in a day.