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Inbee Park’s run for the Grand Slam

June 28th, 2013 · No Comments

Inbee Park is making a spirited run at the ladies Grand Slam this season. After winning the 2008 US Open just before turning 20, Park has added the first two majors of 2013 to her resume, and is currently tied for the lead as this is being typed following an opening round of 67. If […]

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Tags: LPGA · The Majors

Lydia Ko wins Canadian Open at age 15

August 27th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Sorry FedExCup, but your high profile money grab was upstaged on Sunday by a 15 year old teen age girl! Two weeks ago Lydia Ko won the USGA Women’s Amateur, then flew to Vancouver for the CN Canadian Women’s Open. After four days of superb ball striking, she emerged with the title, and the best […]

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Tseng poised to complete the Career Grand Slam*

July 4th, 2012 · No Comments

If Yani Tseng wins this week’s Women’s U.S. Open she will “… become the seventh player to complete the Career Grand Slam,” said the Morning Drive’s Gary Williams this morning. Yes she will. But not for long, because the CGS will include a fifth event next year when The Evian will join the LPGA’s family […]

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Tags: Golf in General · LPGA

Woods as an advocate for faster play?

May 23rd, 2012 · No Comments

Morgan Pressel took 129 seconds to play a tee shot, a difficult pitch from the rough, and a testy eight footer for par. She was penalized loss of hole, and went on to lose the match and her shot at winning the Sybase Match Play. Tiger Woods took 121 seconds to make a 12 foot […]

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Tags: LPGA · PGA Tour · The Game

Surprise: Kuselias is dead wrong – again!

April 24th, 2012 · No Comments

Who is the best LPGA Player without a major? This question was asked on Golf’s Channel’s front nine this morning. Erik Kuselias blurted out, in his uniquely super hyped up style, that it is Lexi Thompson, aged 17. Case closed. Never mind that the best player to have never won a major always refers to […]

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Yani Tseng and Jack Nicklaus

July 31st, 2011 · No Comments

LPGA phenom Yani Tseng won her second major of the year and the fifth of her career at the Women’s British Open. Such brilliance at such a young age prompted this comparison with Jack Nicklaus, the Best Ever. TSENG hits it super long compared to her competitors like Nicklaus did (she’s #2 in driving distance […]

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Tags: LPGA · The Game · The Majors

The Evian ruins the LPGA’s traditions

July 27th, 2011 · No Comments

NOW we know how the Evian Masters became The Evian, the ladies fifth major – starting in 2013. LPGA Commissioner Michael Whan basically decided it would be so. But not before some great trepidation about its possible impact on the traditions of the game: “I think I had some fear because I didn’t want to […]

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Yani Tseng is the World’s Best Golfer

June 30th, 2011 · No Comments

The media has set the bar awfully high for women pro’s. Rory McIlroy won his first major, made the cover of SI, is being touted as a challenger to Jack Nicklaus’ record of 18 majors, and is the darling of the media and fans worldwide. Meanwhile, Yani Tseng won her third major at age 21 […]

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Tags: LPGA · The Game · The Majors

Yani Tseng lays claim to best in the world

August 2nd, 2010 · No Comments

Yani Tseng has laid claim to title of the world’s best golfer with her win at the Women’s British Open. At the age of 21 and 6 months, she has now won three majors at a much earlier age than anyone else. Se Re Pak was 23 years and 10 months old when she claimed […]

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Tags: LPGA · The Game

Woods, long putters, and other hot topics

July 26th, 2010 · No Comments

The Race for #1 is Tightening The race for #1 is tightening as we wait for the next two point rich events on each players’ schedule – the Bridgestone in 10 days, and the PGA in 17. Due to aging, Mickelson and Westwood crept closer to Woods last weekend, whose points are aging like old […]

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Tags: LPGA · PGA Tour · The Game