It was all very sedate and ever so slightly staged.
This felt more like an exhibition than a golf tournament. Which, being cynical, may have been precisely what it was — a demonstration by Augusta National Golf Club that prejudicial antics can be considered a thing of the past.
For Jennifer Kupcho, the prize: Augusta was of a mind to portray it as one giant leap forward for womankind. The field was 30, the attendance in the thousands, although impossible to quantify entirely.Single Housewives Want Porno Gaithersburg
Scoring was less problematic: Augusta has been helped in its publicity quest by fawning social media postings from prominent male golfers Lady wants sex GA Midville 30441 a compliant media, particularly in respect of the host broadcaster. It has been quite the race over the past few days to determine who could offer the most ludicrously over the top analysis of the amateur event. The winner arrived via a television Midviple on Friday.
On the basis this golf club was castigated for gender discrimination over decades, maybe it is unfair to take potshots over moves to do the right thing.
There will unquestionably now be aspiring women golfers who dream of competing at Augusta.
Maybe the amateur tournament is a precursor to something more significant. However, it cannot be forgotten that it took until for women to be afforded membership here.
The total is now thought to be six among an overall figure of We are not dealing with revolutionaries here. Augusta National was once one of the biggest closed shops in sport.
Like others in golf — Muirfield being a prime example — it was rather dragged into the 21st century at the point of a bayonet. That people should stop short of now lauding Augusta for endorsing diversity in seems a rather obvious point.
Ridley had hosted a dinner on Tuesday evening for all players and their families. It was positive to see two amateurs, Patty Tavatanakit and Albane Valenzuela, make the ANA cut after being placed in the tricky scenario of having to choose between Georgia and California.
Scoring was generally high, as wanfs to be expected. Competitors, including those who had missed the cut, were afforded practice time on Friday but the notion that anybody could figure out the nuances of Augusta National so quickly is a faintly ludicrous one.
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