Aug 18th, 2017

Solheim Cup opening ceremony goes awry

With unfortunate camera work

Solheim Cup opening ceremony goes awry

It's the Golf Brigadier here, and I've been watching the Opening Ceremony of the Solheim Cup, and I have to say the TV coverage has gone a bit awry.....

The camera showed rather too much detail of Brittany Lincicome's skirtage, which was unfortunate to say the least. 

Luckily enough there was a US flag at hand to protect her dignity, but really the producer should have been a bit more sensitive. This is no way to kick off a Solheim Cup, which by the way has now sold a massive 120,000 tickets, which is amazing. 

This is going to be one hell of an event, as probably 119,800 spectators will be American. Our European ladies are walking into a cauldron, and we need to support them as best we can.

But note to TV Producers, keep an eye on yourselves, and have a bit of respect for the dear ladies. I'm 83 and have fought for King, Queen and Country and don't need my blood pressure raised in this way! 

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TAGS: Solheim Cup, Tournaments, Players