Hull beached for US Ladies’ Open

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THESE DAYS the world’s top men golfers can earn as much for simply showing up to a tournament as they can from winning it. Sponsors and television want to see the best players on show, not to mention the spectators, which is why there are howls of anguish at the prolonged absence of Tiger Woods from the tournament scene.

Which makes it all the more inexplicable why the USGA has not invited the current European ladies’ number one player to the US Ladies’ Open Championship at Pinehurst 2 following the men’s tournament. Continue reading