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Sydnee Michaels Responds to GD's Controversial Fitness Cover

Don't know if you've been following the controversy, but a lot of people are upset that when Golf Digest finally put another woman on its cover the magazine chose a pseudo-celebrity (Paulina Gretzky) instead of, you know, an actual professional golfer. I can see Golf Digest's side of things: The magazine is purchased overwhelmingly by men, so let's put a hot babe on the cover (and far be it for the proprietor of Golf Babes to scold some other publication for running pics of hot babes!) and maybe we'll sell more copies.

But there are plenty of hot babes who play golf on the LPGA Tour. And given that the issue in question is the fitness issue, they weren't even limited to photographing top players. An actual LPGA golfer hasn't appeared on a Golf Digest cover since 2008.

LPGA Tour member Sydnee Michaels made the point her own way, posting this on Twitter:

And what photo did Sydnee attach to her tweet? This one:

Well played.

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