Golf: Might Makes Wright

Most golfers would be flattered to be mentioned in the same breath with Arnold Palmer. But not Mickey Wright. "Bah," she snorts, when people call her "the Arnold Palmer of women's golf." "Palmer and I don't have a thing in common. I have a classic swing. His is all wrong. He's just lucky he's strong as an ox."

Big words for a woman. But at 5 ft. 9 in. and 145 lbs., Mary Kathryn Wright, 28, is a big woman—and the best lady golfer in the world. After eight years as a pro, Mickey has won the...

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