Golf: For Goodness' Sake, Hold On

What wears purple Bermuda shorts, walks like a man, hits like a man, and occasionally loses its temper like a man? A lady golf pro.

In golf, the big difference between boys and girls is money. Last year Arnold Palmer won seven tournaments and took home $128,230. Mickey Wright, the ladies' champion who hammers her drives 250 yds. and more, won about twice as many tournaments (13), but her take-home pay was only $31,269. Not bad, of course, but hardly fair.

Last week in Augusta, Ga., Mickey and the rest of the girls got...

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