“Personally, I think this is the coolest thing ever,” said Vicki Goetze-Ackerman, the president of the LPGA player directors. She won the U.S. Women’s Amateur winner in 1989 when it was held at No. 2.
If she believes this course will be in ok shape for the women, I'm standing behind her. The scrutiny on the course from the mass media will be in force 110%. I feel many women's groups of viewing this as putting the women behind the men because they are 'less than'. As a woman in this industry I do not feel that way at all. As we know, this is generating more buzz for the LPGA than anything in recent memory.
Time will tell, until then, there will be loads of speculation.