Augusta National hasn't (at least publicly) invited a female member yet, but some LPGA players still wouldn't mind playing an event there.
When asked about it yesterday by the Alabama Mobile-Register ahead of the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic, Paula Creamer emphatically said "of course" she'd be in favor of a Ladies Masters, or a similar event.
"Are you kidding me? Of course that would be something [I'd be interested in]," Creamer told the paper. "That's when we'd know we had really made it, if something like that happened."
Paula Creamer, seen here during Friday of the Masters in 2011, has been to multiple tournaments, and even has even been invited to play twice. But she'd like to be playing the course with her fellow LPGA players, too. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)
The paper spoke to a handful of LPGA pros, who were somewhat divided on the subject.
Brittany Lincicome agreed with Creamer:
"Even just to get an invite to go play a practice round or to go and play that golf course would be amazing."
Angela Stanford referenced Augusta's membership policy issue, which re-surfaced before this year's Masters when IBM named its first female CEO, when saying she's content with the LPGA's first major of the year:
Don't expect this to happen any time soon.--Stephen Hennessey Follow @s_hennessey