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Bridging the gap

Updated: May 26, 2004, 5:31 PM ET
By Don Markus | Special to ESPN.com

In the '70s, Jan Stephenson used her body to cause a stir on the LPGA Tour, posing for what some of her colleagues considered soft porn. Those running the tour publicly slapped Stephenson's hand and privately, if figuratively, patted her on the butt.

This being the politically correct New Millennium, what Stephenson did last fall by taking on one of the LPGA's hot-button topics caused a reverse effect. LPGA commissioner Ty Votaw reprimanded Stephenson. The other players, particularly the ...

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