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Like Sorenstam, Patrick did well, regardless of gender

Updated: May 31, 2005, 3:06 PM ET
By Ron Sirak | Golf World

The novelist Herman Wouk once wrote: "Every time I forget I'm Jewish there is an anti-Semite around to remind me."

And so it is with women in the world of athletics. Whether it is Annika or Danica, Paula or Pat, remarkable deeds are predictably greeted by those who try to devalue the deed by reminding us they were accomplished by women. We saw it again last week at the Indianapolis 500. The temptation would be to say Robby Gordon had been breathing too many exhaust fumes, but the fact ...

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