And yes, if you read that previous post about the Tiger Woods game, you can spend a couple extra dollars and achieve maximum players stats for your character -- 110% even! Then you can go online and kick all sorts of ass. Not because you're any good or worked hard to increase your golfer's ability, but because you spent a couple extra dollars.
Congratulations, EA. Xbox Live Marketplace hasn't even existed for a full year, yet you've worked tirelessly to ruin every aspect of it that is great.