Midweek Sport - - NEWS - By JON LIVESEY jonl@sun­

COM­PARED to th­ese mega-sex­ist ad­verts, the sport of golf and the BBC are prac­ti­cally breed­ing grounds for hairy-legged fem­i­nists!

Be­cause this se­lec­tion of big­oted posters from the ’50s and ’60s is sure to get Ger­maine Greer’s bushy armpit bri­gade burn­ing their bras!

If re­cent rev­e­la­tions sur­round­ing the BBC and golf are any­thing to go by, sex­ism is mak­ing a come­back.

First, John In­verdale, one of the Beeb’s chief sports an­chors, sparked out­rage with his re­marks dur­ing the Wim­ble­don ten­nis tour­na­ment.

The cor­po­ra­tion has re­ceived a whop­ping 1,250 com­plaints af­ter the broad­caster, 55, de­clared that ladies’ champ Marion Bar­toli was “never go­ing to be a looker”. And there was fur­ther c o ntro­versy last week af­ter it was re­vealed that Scot­land’s Muir­field, the venue for this year’s Open Cham­pi­onship, is a men-only golf club.

The ex­pose trig­gered fresh ru­mours that GOLF is an acro­nym for ‘Gen­tle­men Only, Ladies For­bid­den’.

But the sport’s big­wigs and those at the BBC look like lib­er­als next to th­ese con­tro­ver­sial ads!

Fem­i­nist Frances Nash said: “Th­ese of­fen­sive ads prove that John In­verdale and golf ’s relics be­long firmly in the ’ 50s.”

What the $%*#!!!!

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