Sport: Up from the Basement

There is lots of money to be made in professional golf—for a man, that is. A chap like North Carolina's Randy Glover didn't have to win any of last year's 37 tournaments, could wind up 19th down the money list and still take home $42,522.11. Ladies' golf, with its smaller purses and fewer tournaments, is quite something else. Unless the gal happens to be Kathy Whitworth ($28,658 in winnings last year) or Mickey Wright ($196,382 in twelve seasons) pro golf is strictly egg salad—and sometimes not much of that.

Consider the fortunes of Sandra Spuzich, 29, who fared well as an amateur...

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