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Walk-up Crowds Help Solheim Cup Draw Largest Attendance Ever
Published August 24, 2009
|Solheim Cup Sets Records In Attendance,
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ON TO THE NEXT TEE: ESPN.com’s Jason Sobel wrote the LPGA “isn’t in a very good place right now,” but “none of that seemed to matter” at the Solheim Cup. For the LPGA to “reverse the current trend of backlash against the tour, it needs more performances” like the one this weekend from Michelle Wie and her teammates -- “especially the seven others born in 1981 or later who represent both the game’s present and future” (ESPN.com, 8/23).