LPGA's Thompson Confused About Attention
The Thompson family is uncomfortable that she’s the focus of so much
attention with a major championship about to begin when she’s not even
Thompson’s T-10 at the U.S. Women’s Open and T-2 at the Evian Masters have made her a hot topic on tour. Bobby Kreusler, Thompson’s agent, said when he first
explained why she wouldn’t be playing the Women’s British Open this week –
Thompson’s request for a special exemption to final-stage qualifying was denied
after a conflict with the U.S. Women's Open prevented her from going to prequalifying – he never intended for the fallout to take on a life of its own.