The Lee Park Golf Association or LPGA

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  1. Don Wassall

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    Inbee Park, a South Korean born fattie, won the Kraft Nabisco Championship, held at Rancho Mirage, California, by a runaway six strokes. The tournament was known for a long time -- before everything became ultra-corporatized in our wonderful land -- as the Dinah Shore Classic and is the first of five majors held by the LPGA every year.

    Park's victory marks the 8th straight LPGA major won by an Asian. The good news is that The Masters begins on Thursday. Asians are still a very small contingent of the best players on the PGA Tour, and the best one by far -- half-Oriental quarter-black Tiger Woods -- is regarded not as an Asian or biracial by the corporate media but as a full-blooded Negro in the service of Caste System propaganda.
     
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    If I didn't know any better I would think she was a peasant from the north who would be in a Socialist Realism portrait.......:scared:http://northkoreapropagandaart.com/
     
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    American Stacy Lewis won the British Open, defeating Na Yeon Choi and Hee Young Park by two strokes. Her victory ended a streak of 10 straight majors won by Asians, including the last three in a row by Inbee Park, who finished well back. It was Lewis' second major; it was after her first one that the Asians started their 10 majors winning streak.
     
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    Europe slaughters the U.S. in the Solheim Cup, winning 18-10, and on U.S. soil yet. One can only imagine how lopsided it would be if the Americans went head to head against the Asians in such an event.
     
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    I actually watched a good bit of it on Sunday. The Americans couldn't putt, but I did enjoy watching some of the competitors line up their putts. The women's game is easier on the eyes than it was 20 years ago.
     
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    19 year old Lexi Thompson won the Kraft Nabisco Championship today, the first major of the year. She is the second youngest female player to win a major.

    Lexi started the day tied with Michelle Wie for the lead but played a flawless round and Wie never challenged her. Her victory is doubly nice because if Wie had won the media would have re-started the long-stalled Wie hype machine.

    Like Wie, Lexi was also a child prodigy but received only a tiny percentage of the publicity that Wie did. But she has had a far better pro career, with today's win her fourth on the LPGA tour already. In the meantime the now 24 year old Wie has yet to win a major and has but two tour wins.

    In regard to what Awake in America posted above, the women's tour is most definitely easier on the eyes than it used to be. Natalie Gulbis unfortunately never became a major star, but there are few if any obese bulldykes among the top American golfers anymore and most of them are cute, Lexi being a good example. Some of the Asians are quite heavy.

    Next week is The Masters. Can't wait!
     
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    18 year old blonde Canadian Brooke Henderson defeated 19 year old Lydia Ko on the first hole of a playoff to win the Women's PGA championship today, a major. Ko was going for her third straight major and is the top ranked female golfer in the world. Henderson is ranked fourth.

    Hopefully Henderson will have some staying power. There was only one other White finisher among the top 12 finishers in this event with the rest being Asians. The LPGA is dominated more than ever by Asians, and they are getting better at younger ages; the average age of winners on the LPGA Tour so far this year is just 21 years old.

    It's curious how despite all the Title IX discrimination in sports against men and in favor of women, and all the endless "you go girl" feminist propaganda from the media, there continues to be a dearth of White American female stars, at least in golf and tennis. Annika Sorenstam, a Swede, was the last dominant White female golfer, and we know how bad it's been in tennis for a long time. I don't follow soccer but there seems to be almost no White female American sports stars these days, unless one considers the likes of half-men like Rhonda Rousey, and I don't.
     
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    I guess the proportion of US female women star athletes is going to rise as it is now okay for a man to identify as a woman any time they want, and woe to anyone that tries to stand in their way. I think in a few years all the top women golfers and tennis players will be guys in a dress. Going to be a bummer for all those lesbians that turn out for the events, which would be a richly deserved irony.
     
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    Does anyone have a theory as to why oriental women do so well in golf while oriental men have had little to no success ?
     
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    There's starting to be more Oriental men doing well in PGA tournaments, but it's still nowhere near what has taken place on the LPGA Tour. There's no doubt Korea is the driving force behind it, with 8 of the top 15 ranked female golfers being from that country alone. They locate talent at a very young age and really push to develop them.

    The women's game is more accuracy and finesse than power, while power has become more and more important in the men's game; Asian men tend to be smaller and less powerful than White men, whereas that isn't as much of a handicap for the women's game. It could also be that the talent pool is far larger among White men than White women as most golfers in the U.S. at least are male, which makes it easier for Asian girls to break through.
     
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    Probably a big trickle-down effect of the Title IX college laws. There are a lot of university scholarships to go around for fit American high school girls. Apart from basketball and track (although even there, still to a greater extent than white male athletes), white female athletes are scoring big on these free $100k+ tickets. That will spread out the talent pool.

    Also surely worth noting is the relatively androgynous treatment of sports in the post-feminism Western (white) nations. Since a woman can obviously do anything any man can do (except pee standing up), an athletic Western girl will be encouraged to try "all the sports" rather than only those more catering and flattering to women, ie tennis, golf, swimming, cross-country running, etc.

    Combine a sport like golf, categorically unisex, with the stereotypical 'tiger mom' canon and the general non-chalance from white girls, and there you get the disconnect. You will never see it in something like MMA.
     
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    And here are your top ten finishers for the 2017 U.S. Women's Open. So much for the legacy of Kathy Whitworth, Mickey Wright, Patty Berg, JoAnne Carner, Betsy King and all the other all-time great American golfers. Drum roll please:

    1. Sung Hyun Park
    2. Hye-Jin Choi (a)
    3. Mi Jung Hur
    4. So Yeon Ryu
    T5. Carlota Ciganda (Spaniard)
    T5. Jeongeun6 Lee
    T5. Shanshan Feng
    T8. Sei Young Kim
    T8. Mirim Lee
    T8. Amy Yang

    I noticed also today that Asian Americans finished 1-2 in the girls junior championship at Wimbledon. Apparently the relentless "you go girl!" feminist exhortations aren't working well with White American girls when it comes to sports.
     
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    I have been to two women's golf tournaments in my life, but the thing that stood out in my memory was the Asian women was the first to the practice range and the last to leave the range. They also went straight to the range after their round and worked on whatever they had trouble with that day, i saw very few American ladies staying over 30 minutes and they were gone. It might have been the heat why they left,it's very hot in the sandhills of N.C. but it was just as hot for the Asian players.
     
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    Like Nancy Lopez and Amy Alcott.

    And don't forget that saucy Aussie Jan Stephenson. :)

    John
     
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    On a lighter, whiter note, I've noticed Blair O'Neal a few times on the Golf Channel and as I know all CFers are constantly working on improving their low stinger shot, who better to give some tips than Blair:

     
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    Thanks for that. I'm going to work on that right away. Lots of studying beforehand first though ;)
     
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    A 23 year old South Korean named Jeongeun Lee6 [sic] won the U.S. Open yesterday and became the first female player to receive $1,000,000 for winning a tournament. She won by 2 strokes over Angel Yin, So Yeon Ryu and Lexi Thompson.

    She is called Lee6 because she's the sixth Korean player on the LPGA tour with the last name Lee. Leading swing coach Hank Haney received "the treatment" after predicting that a Korean would win, adding, "I'd go with Lee." The "go with Lee" part is what's known as a joke, but of course we live in humorless times where any joke deemed "offensive" by the cultural commissars lands the utterer in trouble, though Haney should survive since what he said was quite mild, though he was suspended from his PGA Tour show on Sirius XM radio.

    And also accurate -- in addition to three of the top four finishers being Asian, of the 70 competitors who made the cut, I counted 39 with obvious Asian names. Koreans are leading the way, but even countries like Thailand, not exactly known for producing great golfers or great athletes in general, now have leading players on the women's tour.
     
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    I was watching this US Open over the weekend. At one point Sunday I believe there was a five way tie or something on the leader board until Lee snuck up on everyone and won it. What looked like a nail biter ended up in a whimper.

    I was rooting for the American gals. Lexi Thompson and out of nowhere JM Green are very attractive and shapely. Jessica Korda has a nice body as well and is ok looking but not as pretty as the other two, at least to me. I like the fact they wear feminine clothing. Most normal people have had it with gender neutral looking women. Which will be on full display at the women's soccer World Cup which starts this week.

    I didn't know that the "cultural comment" by Haney was so slight. Good grief. This touchy feely racial crap has got to die down at some point right? Absurdity should have a shelf life.

    But as white athletes start to slowly fade away from all sports in one way or another , it is more than odd that women's golf is nearly completely dominated by women of Asian backgrounds. They are doing something right whereas the Americans must be doing something wrong. It is totally askew.

    But unlike basketball and tennis and even soccer, which are considered gender friendly, golf is still generally considered a masculine domain ( hockey too) for the most part so you wonder how many American girls aspire to become golf champs?
     
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    I didn't watch any of it but became interested after reading about Haney's comments.

    Cant agree with what I put in bold. A good argument can be made that golf has always been the most female friendly of all sports, going back to Babe Didrikson, the most famous female American athlete, through Mickey Wright, Kathy Whitworth, Joanne Carner and other old-timers, then to Nancy Lopez and on to Annika Sorenstam, Karrie Webb, Lorena Ochoa and today's stars. When I was a kid, there were no professional female athletes of note other than golfers and tennis players. Women's golf has been televised for as long as the men's game.

    I see the Asian rise resulting mainly from seizing an opportunity along with hard work and discipline. White American female athletes are lacking in general these days, not just in golf but also tennis. Hockey (unlike the men's game) and soccer are still niche sports in the U.S. compared to the long and well-known history of women in golf and tennis.
     
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    For sure it is hard to compare women's soccer with women's golf because the latter has a much longer and bigger history. But from my own perspective it seems to me sports like golf, football and hockey have a bit more of a masculine aura than say tennis, soccer and basketball. Maybe my perspective is skewed a bit. Which isn't to say woman shouldn't play golf etc. although I find women's hockey unwatchable. Golf is female friendly in the sense that unlike football and hockey it lacks the violence. But for some reason I identify it more with men. Is it the deep thinking that is required? Ha. Just joking I think?

    I also think boxing should be a male only sport and I detest UFC. I know we have some fans here but I think it should be banned. A woman in a recent high profile match could have been killed recently as she was driven into the mat head first. Came very close to breaking her neck.

    My old fashioned ways don't gibe with this modern world. Perhaps golf and tennis are losing young white girls to sports like soccer and basketball? Softball too.
     
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    As I mentioned before in this thread I blame it on a failure of US lesbians to compete. Dykes have always been at the forefront of woman's sports especially golf.

    They need to put away the dildoes and stop getting so fat and go make their country proud!
     
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    Women's golf doesn't really have that butch/radfem aura in the way that basketball, soccer and unfortunately softball do. It's more like tennis, gymnastics, and volleyball as far as a feminine image goes.

    I played volleyball and softball in high school and I really wanted a volleyball scholarship for that reason, but it's almost impossible for someone of my height (5'6") to get a D1 volleyball scholarship, so I had to "settle" for softball.

    BTW, if a softball player wears a ribbon in her hair, it means she's heterosexual.
     
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    Thanks for the tip LFB. I never that. I must confess I love ladies softball. I once had 3 granddaughters playing softball.
     

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