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LPGA Players Pose for ESPN The Magazine "Body" Issue

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Sandra Gal, Kristina Kim, and Anna Grezbien will appear in various states of undress in the next issue celebrating the athlete. Do you think this undermines them as athletes or is this what needs to happen with a tour halfway down the toilet? Wish it was Creamer, Presser, Gulbis but I guess we can't be choosy. I think this your needs something and fast and if this gets them some press then more power to them.

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i dont mind seeing semi nude women in mags... but its pretty much a bummer the whole state of the lpga these days...

i see extremely talented young girls at the course i practice at... the course i work at... and my home course... they all love the game and are pretty dedicated to the sport... kinda sucks that they might not have a future in it even if they are potential champs...

im actually a fan of the lpga and would much rather watch women play than the champions tour with more than a few out of shape old guys

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There are semi-nude male athletes in that magazine all the time. What's the difference? It isn't like they're lewd or obscene pictures. The human body can be a beautiful thing that should be enjoyed. Not shunned and feared as the protestants and puritans of yesterday would have.

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Norman, Stewart, Fergus, Jacobsen and Caldwell did it in a golf magazine back in the 80s. It was pretty lame, but if it's good for the PGA by all means let the LPGA give it a go.

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Hi Gang,

Well, as some of you will remember, I am a huge supporter of the LPGA and an even bigger supporter of nude women. I don't think that the LPGA is ready yet to throw in the towel or to have it's members be comprimised posing for nude shots for a magazine but, I'll be the first in line at Borders the day it's released.

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I don't think it will make any difference. There are so many pictures of scantily clad women in magazines and on the internet, three more isn't going to have an effect on the LPGA tour in general. It might help the name recognition for the three women and might get them more attention, invites to special events, endorsement money, etc.

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Didn't Jan Stevenson pose semi-nude back in the 80's? I'm at work so I can't look that up.........

She did, and that didn't seem to help or hurt the tour. I doubt this will either!

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