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Juli Inkster Back in US Without Swine Flu

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LPGA Hall of Famer Juli Inkster returned home to the United States thinking family and friends back home this past weekend were probably more nervous about the swine-flu outbreak in Mexico than the players competing at the Corona Championship in Morelia.
 
“I felt pretty comfortable there,” Inkster said. “The LPGA did a great job keeping us updated on what was going on. To me, it wasn’t a big deal, I felt fine being there.”
 
Morelia is about 200 miles from Mexico City, a city reported on Sunday to be slowed to a snail’s pace by the threat. Richard Besser, acting director of the U.S. Center for Disease Control, said Monday that the center will recommend non-essential travel to Mexico be postponed.
 
Inkster said she flew out of Morelia and did not go through Mexico City. She said the airlines did a great job helping reroute players who were scheduled to fly through Mexico City on their way out.