Quote of the Day

"I would like to see it happen more often. I think it’s a good thing for women’s golf to give them a little bit more exposure."
–- Golfer Rory McIlroy, on the men's and women's U.S. Opens being played in back-to-back weeks at the same course this year. (N.Y. TIMES, 6/16)
Monday June 16, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 193 Print This Issue

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