My first question to Peggy was what she thought viewers learned from watching herround along with the other golf-amateur celebrities?
PEGGY: Peggy didn’t have to think more than a second for her answer: “I think people watched us out there – struggling – but with a smile on our faces at the same time. What I hope people learned is that even when you are not playing well, (and I had my problems that day), golf is fun. I hope they say, “Wow. There’s somebody who can shoot 118 and love every minute of it. This is more than just about me. This is about opening up the game to more people.” I liked that answer because for many golfers and especially women, they worry about embarrassing themselves on the course. Here’s Peggy — capable on a very good day of maybe breaking 100 on the hardest course she will probably every play – and she shoots 118. And she is doing it on national television with a camera following her and a mike strapped to her waist to catch her moans and disappointments. As Peggy explains it, when she played a practice round with her teacher, Allan Bowman, who flew out for a day to be with her, she was cal