Friday, May 17, 2013

Mobile Bay LPGA Class Thursday: The Young Americans Step Up

You gotta love the leaderboard at the end of the 1st round of the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic!  Lexi Thompson: 65. Jessica Korda: 66. Mina Harigae and Jennifer Johnson: 67. Vicky Hurst, Lauren Doughtie, Dori Carter, and Amelia Lewis: 68.  I know I've focused a lot on the globalization of women's golf here at Mostly Harmless.  With the rise of Lydia Ko, Ariya and Moriya Jutanugarn, Hyo-Joo Kim, and other young international stars, it's been easy to see that the days of an American monopoly on the top talent on the planet are over.  Which makes it all the more gratifying to see a new generation of Americans step up and try to compete at a world-class level.  Let's see if they can keep it up over the next 54 holes.  With Eun-Hee Ji (65), Hee Young Park (67), and Hee Kyung Seo (68) in the mix, it won't be easy!  Not to mention Beatriz Recari (68), Sandra Gal (68), Karrie Webb (69),  and Ariya (69)....

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