Mickey Wright turns 80: Look back at LPGA legend's career

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Hall-of-Famer Mickey Wright turns 80 on Saturday, and while the LPGA legend has stayed out of the spotlight for 20 years, Golf Channel's Rich Lerner spoke with her over the phone, and below are excerpts from that conversation as Wright talks about the early days of the LPGA, the fundamentals of the swing and her idol Ben Hogan.


Mickey Wright on the early days of the LPGA


Mickey Wright talks about her golf swing


Photos: Mickey Wright through the years


Wright talks about the 'pure joy' of golf


Wright on Hogan: 'Most wonderful gentleman in golf'


Wright talks about her reclusive retirement


Rich Lerner's full feature from "Morning Drive"