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Lewine Mair
Bio:

Played for England at Under 18 and Under 21 level and for English women v. France while combining amateur golf with a column in the Birmingham Planet. Went on to work on a freelance basis for The Times, supplying articles and caricatures. In 1997 became the Daily Telegraph’s Golf Correspondent (first woman to be given a specialist position in the sports pages of a national newspaper) Worked with Global Golf Post since 2010. Twice featured on the shortlist for the British Sports Writers’ awards; author of several books including The Real Monty and 100 Years of Women’s Golf.

Fun Fact: Years ago, played a couple of tournaments as a professional. I won a cheque in the first of them and it bounced. (Two events all it took to realise that playing tournaments, rearing four children and writing was not going to work.)

Handicap: I need two more cards to recapture one.

Favorite Courses: Top course played is Turnberry. Course hoped to play is Fishers Island in the U..S.

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Driving Miss Charley

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Apr 2, 2016; Rancho Mirage, CA, USA; Charley Hull tees off on the 13th hole during the third round of the ANA Inspiration tournament at Mission Hills CC - Dinah Shore Tournament Course. Mandatory Credit: Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports / Reuters Picture Supplied by Action Images

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Pros Demanding More of Caddies

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Francesco Molinari, right, of Italy discuss with his caddie during the round two of the Shanghai HSBC Champions golf tournament at the Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai, China, Friday, Nov. 5, 2010. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

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Asian Tour Warming to Merger

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Asian Tour Executive Chairman Kyi Hla Han listens to questions during an interview with Reuters at a golf course in Singapore May 19, 2010. REUTERS/Tim Chong

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