Thursday, August 02, 2007

Women's British Open at St. Andrews

For the first time ever, the Women's British Open is being played at the Old Course at St. Andrews.

For as good a preview as you'll find, check out Ron Sirak's story in Golf World:

History says the first woman to play the Old Course at St. Andrews was Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots, sometime in the mid-1500s. But likely the real first female on the Home of Golf was Sheena the shepherd's daughter who most probably sneaked on during one of those endless summer evenings in Scotland when a full moon can illuminate the landscape in a dull brilliance bright enough to follow the flight of the ball.

For the rest of the story, click here.

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