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Rawson's prescription for the LPGA

Updated: July 29, 2009, 11:03 AM ET
By Anna Rawson | Special to ESPN.com

Editor's note: The LPGA is in crisis. The number of tournaments has fallen from 38 at the start of the decade, to 34 in 2008, to 28 this year -- with only 14 lined up so far for next year. Total prize money is down, from $60.3 million to $49.9 million, due in part to flagging support from corporate sponsors hit hard by the recession. Players are so worried about the future of the oldest organization in professional women's sports that they forced the resignation of Carolyn Bivens, its first female ...

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