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Out of town athletes need D.C. tutorial

I was talking to a fairly well-known MMA fighter on Monday night, and I asked him how much he knew about the D.C. sports scene. He mentioned how he knew the Skins were big, and how we also had the Sixers here, right?

I mention this not to be a jerk, but because it seems obvious that some out-of-town athletic stars could use a little D.C. tutorial. Like Natalie Gulbis, the LPGA icon who was in town this week to celebrate the U.S.'s Solheim Cup victory and to visit with the President. Some of the golfers also had a chance to tour the monuments, which is how the above image happened.

"Oops!" she later clarified. "Washington Memorial! typed before mind caught up. Sorry!"

No worries.

("I have been to both monuments many times!" she later explained. "How stupid to be inaccurate on one of our National Monuments!")

(Via @Unsilent.)

By Dan Steinberg  |  January 13, 2010; 9:16 AM ET
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technically, she's correct... it is in the background... so is Los Angeles.

Posted by: kingrob76 | January 13, 2010 10:33 AM | Report abuse

Damn you, Kingrob. Beat me to it.

Posted by: Colm1 | January 13, 2010 11:00 AM | Report abuse

technically, she's really hott!

Posted by: Moco1 | January 13, 2010 11:18 AM | Report abuse

Maybe you're a little bit of a jerk, Steinz.

Posted by: AndrewR1 | January 13, 2010 11:23 AM | Report abuse

Sounds like they need history and geography lessons.

Posted by: PropJoe | January 13, 2010 11:27 AM | Report abuse

technically, she's correct... it is in the background... so is Los Angeles.
With that angle she can not have both the Lincoln Memorial and LA in the background...

Posted by: lordscarlet1 | January 13, 2010 11:34 AM | Report abuse

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