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LPGA staying with the times

Originally Published: June 9, 2004
By Bob Harig | Special to ESPN.com

Imagine the outrage if Annika Sorenstam and Grace Park are battling on the back nine Sunday at the McDonald's LPGA Championship, as they did a year ago, when suddenly, one of them is hit with a two-stroke penalty ... for slow play.

It is unlikely to happen, but it could. And just the thought that a crippling penalty might be applied for undue dawdling should be enough to keep the players moving.

Good for the LPGA.

The tour recently took the bold step of imposing a toughened ...

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