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LPGA Tour's new policy on speaking English goes overboard

Originally Published: August 26, 2008
By Bob Harig | ESPN.com

An interpreter might be a simpler solution.

Not to be smug, but does the LPGA Tour really need to go to the extreme of threatening suspensions if international members cannot speak proper English?

The reported new rule that would force international members who have been on tour for two years to pass an English oral evaluation or face suspension is harsh. And it certainly does not send a very positive message as the game continues to grow to all parts of the globe.

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