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British Open 2019: R&A chief defends big pay gap between men's, women's tournaments

1 month ago   |   By Sporting News

R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers said it will take time for the women's purse to match the men's in their respective British Opens.
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R&A executive defends pay gap between Opens

R&A executive defends pay gap between Opens

1 month ago   |   By ESPN

R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers defended the sizable gap between purses for The Open Championship and the Women's British Open, even as reporters peppered him with questions about the disparity during a news conference on Wednesday.
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Patriots' Patrick Chung indicted on cocaine possession charge

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