Peter Dawson Quotes


13 Peter Dawson quotes:



"I'd been suspicious for a while. We had some players put their wedges in for approval prior to last year's [British] Open, and we didn't allow some of them to be used."
Author: Dawson Quotes Category: Approval Quotes
"The hesitancy is in the detail, not the principal. There has been no resistance to the principal of women playing in the Open if they are qualified for it. We are not dragging our feet. It's just that we never had cause to think about it before."
"You wait until the forest fire is on your front step before you step up."
"If it really offends people then we would take it out. In this instance, the wording isn't serving any purpose, so I would support taking it out."
"It is no secret that the Golf Foundation has had its difficulties."
"Our championship committee pledged to review entry conditions and to assess how women golfers might compete on equal terms with men for a place in the Open."
"Because of the history of the Old Course, moving hazards is not the option it would be at many other places, ... You can't simply move a bunker here and there on The Old Course. All that leaves is to move tees."
Author: Dawson Quotes Category: History Quotes
"Because of the history of the Old Course, moving hazards is not the option it would be at many other places. You can't simply move a bunker here and there on The Old Course. All that leaves is to move tees."
Author: Dawson Quotes Category: History Quotes
"I am delighted that a qualification route has now been established for the best women players to gain access to the championship, competing alongside men on the same courses and from the same tees."
Author: Dawson Quotes Category: Women Quotes
"Our championship committee pledged to review entry conditions and to assess how women golfers might compete on equal terms with men for a place in the Open,"
Author: Dawson Quotes Category: Women Quotes
"We said earlier in the year that we were not opposed to the principle of women competing and that this was something we were going to do,"
Author: Dawson Quotes Category: Women Quotes
"We don't believe the women are at the level of the male European Tour player who is taking part in local final qualifying. No woman has made the cut in a men's event, after all. But, if it turns out that women dominate regional qualifying, then we will review the situation."
Author: Dawson Quotes Category: Women Quotes
"We didn't open the event up to women hoping they would not enter but the reverse. Having taken such a step it would be a great shame if the women golfers didn't take advantage of the opportunity. I would be surprised if they were unaware of the changes, given the publicity they received around the globe, but we could write to the individuals concerned reminding them."
Author: Dawson Quotes Category: Women Quotes



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