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By: Meredith Haberfield   Wage Gap in Athletics Prominent wage disparities are a problem we all know exist between men and women in many jobs in today’s world. Athletics, unfortunately, is one place where that does not change. Women in the LPGA get paid an astonishing amount less than the men for winning the same tournament. The Women’s U.S. Open winner in 2019, Jeongeun Lee6 earned $1 million, while the second place finisher, Angel Yin, earned $412,168. The Men’s U.S. Open winner in 2019, Brooks Koepka, won $2,160,000, and the second place finisher, Tommy Fleetwood, won $1,296,000. Up until the...

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