Oh, the sweet taste of success. Much better than Cheerios, in our experience.When LPGA tour member Cristie Kerr won her first golf tourney last month, an AP photographer snapped this pic of the lucky lady laying some lip on her brand new trophy.
But we admit we're simply stumped as to what that glistening crystal icon is supposed to represent. So despite feeling a bit inadequate to the task, we searched for the, um, hard facts.
"I don't know exactly what it is,
said a helpful LPGA spokesperson who declined to be identified. "It's round. I'm not sure if it's a girl swinging at a ball. Honestly, it looks nothing like the photo. You aren't quoting me, are you? Give her agent a call."
"It's a very bad angle,
confirmed Brad Buffoni, Kerr's agent. He described it as "almost like a sail on a boat,
and was quick to note that our puerile pursuit misses the larger picture of Kerr's first win. "The story is more about her and the fact that she's one of the more attractive LPGA players.
While we agree this photo of the 24-year-old swinger will be hung in more than one locker room, that still didn't give us our answer.
Then a spokesman for the tour organizer - who also declined to be identified - gave us the down low, describing the statue as an inch-and-a-half to two inches wide, with a curve to the right. We like this thing better all the time. "It's almost like a wave crest, and at the top of the crest is a golf ball,
While he's sure the photo will be "forgotten
quickly, we see PR opportunities galore for Kerr sponsor Cheerios to revive old slogans. Perhaps the 1950s tagline, she's "feeling her Cheerios,
or the 1960's favorite, "Get that powerful good feeling."