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LPGA announces healthy schedule of 32 events in 2014

By Ron Sirak NAPLES, Fla. -- Legend has it that when a newspaper prematurely published his obituary, the humorist Mark Twain responded by saying, "Reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated." The LPGA...
Friday, 11/22/2013 at 2:02PM
News & Tours

Why reducing the Evian Championship to 54 holes was the right call

By Ron Sirak EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France -- There are things for which the LPGA and the Evian Championship can be second guessed, but cutting this year's tournament to 54 holes is not one of them....
Saturday, 9/14/2013 at 9:15AM
News & Tours

LPGA announces new international team competition

By John Strege ORLANDO -- The popularity of the Solheim Cup and the interest it spawned in expanding the number of countries involved was the impetus behind the newest LPGA event, the International Crown, that...
Thursday, 1/24/2013 at 5:07PM
News & Tours

Sirak: LPGA pays tribute to a fallen friend

By Ron Sirak NAPLES, FLA. - In a moving tribute to head LPGA rules official Doug Brecht, who died last month at the age of 62 after a several month battle with West Nile...
Friday, 11/16/2012 at 9:50AM
News & Tours

Pete Bevacqua named PGA of America CEO

By John Strege The PGA of America's search for a successor to retiring chief executive Joe Steranka has culminated with the appointment of former USGA executive Pete Bevacqua. It seemed a natural fit for...
Friday, 11/9/2012 at 10:04AM
Golf Digest Woman / Golf Digest Woman

After an exciting start to 2012, the LPGA returns home

PHOENIX, Ariz. -- The only thing that could have made the start of this LPGA season better is if more people had noticed. The first three tournaments included a six-way playoff won by 18-year-old...
Wednesday, 3/14/2012 at 3:11PM
News & Tours

Get published in Golf World: The Front 9 Punchline Contest

Are you a fan of Golf World's weekly "Front 9" magazine feature? If so, we're offering you a chance to co-author it. Inspired by The New Yorker's cartoon-caption writing contest, Golf World is featuring...
Friday, 1/27/2012 at 10:30AM
Golf Digest Woman / Golf Digest Woman

LPGA announces 2012 schedule with four more events

There has never been any doubt that LPGA commissioner Mike Whan can work the front end of a deal. He is a born salesman with a quick wit and an agile mind fueled by...
Tuesday, 1/10/2012 at 8:00PM
News & Tours

LPGA's Futures Tour adds a title sponsor

ORLANDO - The Futures Tour, the LPGA's developmental circuit from which 10 players annually earn privileges for the following season on the LPGA, has a new title sponsor and a new name. Symetra Financial Corporation,...
Wednesday, 11/16/2011 at 4:52PM
Golf Tours & News / Final Say

Lexi's LPGA Arrival Is Cause For Celebration--And Also Caution

Lexi Thompson may be the LPGA's next superstar, but it will take time.
October 03, 2011
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