Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 7/31/13
Mickey Wright can appreciate Inbee Park's pursuit of a fourth straight major this year at the Women's British Open. She just can't relate to all the attention over a potential Grand Slam. ''One big difference in golf now and then - and this was well before Title IX - is women's golf did not get a lot of hoopla,'' Wright told The Associated Press from her Florida home Wednesday. ''There was not a lot of hoopla around winning four majors at the same time. I didn't have that kind of pressure. It was internal pressure.'' Park begins her bid Thursday at St. Andrews to become the first golfer to win four professional majors in the same season. Wright is the only LPGA Tour player to hold all four majors at the same time, which she achieved over two seasons - the U.S. Women's Open and LPGA Championship in 1961, and the Titleholders and Western Open in 1962. Her bid for the calendar Grand Slam in `62 ended on a tough course and high wind in Myrtle Beach, S.C. at the Women's Open. Her re...
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