A New Driver at the LPGA

With a ton of young talent and a tough boss, the ladies' tour plans to close the gender gap

Morgan Pressel might have been a tennis player. It was in her genes. Her mother was a teaching pro, and her uncle is Aaron Krickstein, the Bollettieri Academy--bred kid who reached No. 6 in the world. But tennis is no longer the only sport affording women a nice living, and Pressel's decision to practice bunker shots over drop shots at age 8 is starting to pay off. She's currently third on the 2007 LPGA money list, with $432,833, after winning the Kraft Nabisco Championship this month, becoming the youngest woman, at 18, to take a golf major. Uncle Aaron holds the...

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