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Old 04-06-2012, 11:42 PM   #1
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Yani Tseng GWAA 2011 POY

from my blog: Yani Tseng Picks Up GWAA 2011 Female Player Of The Year Award At 2012 Pre-Masters Ceremony; Sophie Gustafson Presented Ben Hogan Award Fairways and Forehands

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The Golf Writers Association of America presented Yani Tseng with the 2011 Female Player of the Year Award at a ceremony during the 2012 Masters week. Of course, who would dispute that? Well, apparently the eight writers who didn’t vote for her. Although Yani won 95% of the vote, 5 writers voted for Stacy Lewis, 2 for Suzann Pettersen and 1 for Lexi Thompson. Ummm…WHAT?! The only logical reason you could vote for anybody except Yani is that you figured she would win so handily you wanted to recognize another player. I so disagree with that logic, even if it turns out Yani won anyway by a landslide. If you have a vote, you vote for the best player, not to make a statement or show some favorite of yours some love. And if any of those writers honestly think Stacy, Suzann or Lexi were Player of the Year over Yani, then they shouldn’t be voting. Lexi became the youngest LPGA winner, a great achievement. But even if you put aside Yani’s non-LPGA wins, she won 7 LPGA titles and 2 Majors in 2011. Counting only LPGA events, the other three COMBINED won 4 titles and 1 Major. So while she might have won 95% of the vote…she is 100% the best!

w/Luke Donald


Sophie Gustafson also picked up the Ben Hogan Award. Sophie had a superb Solheim Cup. More importantly, she began to open up and speak in public, something she was hesistant to do because of a stuttering condition. It was a joy to hear from Sophie and see her take a big step like that.





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