Debate goes on
to the May
golf a sport?”
Be a bud to your orchid
ALEKSANDR / AGE FOTOSTOCK
Author Debra Prinzing responds: What I
should have written is, “When selecting a
Phalaenopsis, look for one or two open flowers
along the stem, with several tighter buds
arranged toward the stem’s tip.”
YES. It requires stamina, skill, agility, strength
and conditioning, as in any other sporting
Robert H. Smith
NO. If you could have them carry their own
golf clubs, run from one hole to the next, have
timed tee-offs from first to 18th hole—then
golf could be considered a sport.
Michael F. Merigliano
New Rochelle, New York
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