Golf Digest WomanJuly 11, 2010

Knee-high socks: fashion or function?

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While compression leg sleeves are popular among runners and other high-intensity athletes, they also make sense this week, when several golfers had to cram in around 30 holes yesterday and more than 18 today.

A tall order, considering they're playing the toughest course they'll play all year.

(Photo provided by the USGA)

--Ashley Mayo