Notes on the Atrocities Like a 100-watt radio station, broadcasting to the dozens...
Thursday, May 22, 2003
Forget the cut, I'm hoping she wins. The analysis here need not be lengthy: all the furor surrounding her participation arises from the discomfort men feel about challenging their cherished notion that women are less physically able to compete. Confronting that belief--whatever the outcome--is uncomfortable, and so there's an uproar. I couldn't be more delighted.
[Update 2:14 PDT: Annika bogied eighteen and finished one over. Currently that puts her tied for 68, and six off the lead. The rest of the field is on the course, and most have finished.]