A Look at the Post’s Occasional Lapses in Judgment
“I’ve found that golf is the best mild exercise for a woman. You won’t develop big muscles, and you can wear becoming clothes.”
—Post article in the May 1973 issue
We’re sure this comment was well intended at the time—and one has to give allowances for the fact that the writer was a top-ranked woman pro golfer herself. Women were a rarity on the links in 1973, but today 25 percent of U.S. golfers are women.
We’d be hard-pressed to describe the benefits of golfing in terms of attire and small muscles, however.