Category Archive: Pro Golf

Jan 17

Chilean Teen Going to Masters

Toto Gana wins Latin American Open, Gets Masters Invite Getting up this morning I thought, “What’s going on in the golf world that I’d love to talk about today?” That’s not always an easy question, because we’re between pro tour seasons, college teams are in hibernation for a little while, and there’s freezing rain all …

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Jan 14

LPGA’s Pressel Setting Example

Morgan Pressel Throws Another Blow at Breast Cancer Morgan Pressel has been playing on the LPGA Tour for a while now. Many of us remember her as the youngest tournament champion in the tour’s history. I once called her a bully in the best sense of the word, meaning that she had the energy to …

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Jan 03

Is Day’s Back Ready for ’17?

Despite Yeears of Back Injuries, Day Enters the Year #1 I’m not sure how he does it, but Jason Day appears to be one of the best ailing champions on the PGA Tour, and has been for a while. Somehow, he keeps winning a fair percentage of tournaments in spite of various rips, tears,  a …

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Dec 14

Leadbetter – Ko and Letting Go

Famous Swing Coach Leadbetter Thinks Ko’s Mind Divided David Leadbetter doesn’t have to shout in the streets about his gifts as a swing coach, at least not anymore – if he ever did. He has one gold standard resume as the man who helped put it all together for Lydia Ko, perhaps the greatest youth …

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Dec 10

Lexi Thompson’s Statement at Shootout

Lexi Thompson Collaborates with Bryson de Chambeau to Create Some Golf Fireworks Does everyone remember when Michelle Wie got thrown into a men’s tournament all those years ago, when she was still no more than a teen? What an awful thing that was, to put her up to that for the bucks and the ratings. …

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Dec 03

Iceland Joining LPGA Party

Olafia Kristinsdottir of Iceland Hanging Close in LPGA Qualifying Tournament I’ve always loved the oddities of linguistics around the world, although I suppose that nothing is odd at all if you grew up saying it and thinking of it in a certain way. In Guatemalan, there is no word for gender, which I would think …

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Nov 27

Peggy Kirk Bell

Peggy Kirk Bell LPGA FFounder Played, Taught, Inspired When the founders of the LPGA got together to create a major forum for women’s golf in the 1940s and 50s, they didn’t all become professional golfers. However, we must make no mistake – they were golfers, and they were good ones. While some went on to …

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Nov 23

Charley Hull’s Breakout Day

Charley Hull 20 Year Old British Phenom Chooses Big Event for First Win We’ve all been watching her for years as she beats up on older, more experienced golfers and knocks on the door for various tournaments. We all knew it would happen one of these days. She was too brilliant to deny forever. However, …

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Nov 20

CME Title Suddenly Up in Air

New Challengers Make CME More than Two-Woman Show The LPGA is going for its big finish this Sunday, following a fun year of suspenseful week-to-week final rounds. It started in the Bahamas a few months ago, which I have always thought is a perfect place to start almost anything, especially a golf season. From there, …

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Nov 12

Dawn Coe-Jones Dies

Canadian Trailblazer and Multiple Winner Dawn Coe-Jones Succumbs to Bone Cancer News outlets have reported the death of Canadian golfer, Dawn Coe-Jones, who surrendered to bone cancer on November 12th. Coe-Jones was a member of the LPGA Tour between 1984 and 2008. Lamentably, in those years, I was not following the LPGA with the same …

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