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News & Tours

USGA brainstorms on potential DQ scenarios

After meetings last week with PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem and LPGA commissioner Mike Whan, the U.S. Golf Association's Mike Davis convened an all-day brainstorming session Monday to scrutinize Rule 6-6b that deals with disqualification...
Wednesday, 2/9/2011 at 11:33AM
Golf Digest Woman / Golf Digest Woman

LPGA Tour denies Thompson's petition

The LPGA tour has denied Alexis Thompson's petition for 12 sponsor exemptions (that's twice the number currently allotted to nonmembers)."After careful consideration of Alexis (Lexi) Thompson's petition requesting 'limited membership' and doubled sponsor exemptions, from...
Friday, 1/14/2011 at 3:14PM
News & Tours

LPGA to run benefit event with "mock" purse

The RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup that kicks off the U.S.-based portion of the LPGA schedule in March is either a great idea, a dangerous precedent or a desperation move, depending on how you...
Thursday, 1/6/2011 at 3:33PM
News & Tours

Thompson, 15, petitions LPGA for more starts

ORLANDO, Fla. - As he fine tunes the 2011 schedule, LPGA commissioner Mike Whan has another issue on his plate. Alexis Thompson, the 15-year-old who turned pro this year and finished second in the Evian...
Friday, 12/3/2010 at 4:21PM
Golf Digest Woman / Golf Digest Woman

LPGA votes to banish "female at birth" clause

In an historic move, the LPGA Tour players in attendance at this week's season-ending Tour Championship in Orlando met Tuesday night and decided to do away with the membership clause that excludes transgender players from...
Wednesday, 12/1/2010 at 6:39AM
News & Tours

LPGA needs 'another great American like Annika'

This amusing anecdote came at the end of a Q&A columnist Ken Willis of the Daytona Beach News-Journal conducted with LPGA commissioner Mike Whan, in response to Willis' question as to whether the success of...
Monday, 11/29/2010 at 8:30AM
Golf Tours & News / Equipment

Equipment: The Sarah Brown Case

An aggrieved player and the Futures Tour settle, but the episode is light on heroes
August 09, 2010
Golf Tours & News / Sirak

Sirak: On Her Own Terms

At her farewell press conference, Lorena Ochoa sounded like a woman at peace with stepping away.
April 23, 2010
Golf Tours & News / Sirak

Sirak: Pushed To The Side

Lorena Ochoa's retirement is a reflection of her increasingly complicated personal life.
April 20, 2010
Golf Tours & News

Reflections on Lorena Ochoa

The news of Lorena Ochoa's retirement has elicited a strong response throughout the golf world, and especially within the offices of Golf Digest. Here are some recollections from writers and editors who have worked with Lorena Ochoa, covered her remarkable career, or even admired the player's grace from a distance.
April 20, 2010
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