Category: Pro Golf

Oct 20

The LPGA Supports Breast Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and in support of this the LPGA members and staff have planned a number of events. The official charity of the LPGA is the Susan G. Komen for the Cure and the tour organization helps to raise funds for both education and research. Friday at the Kapaula LPGA Classic …

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Oct 18

Senior Women’s Golf Tour

The Legends Tour – A Senior Women’s Golf Tour If you are a fan of women’s golf, you’ll love The Legends Tour.  It is actually one of the tours of the LPGA and features many of the women who made the LPGA what it is today.  The Legends has been around now for 8 years …

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Oct 13

The LPGA

What will the final LPGA’s language policy look like? With In-Kyung Kim* winning this week’s Longs Drug Challenge and because time is running out for this policy to be formulated, I thought that maybe we should examine the challenge the LPGA has with this issue. This summer the LPGA, the leader for all women’s golf, …

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Oct 10

Women’s Professional Golf, Part 3

Who are those women golfers? Let’s find a little more about the women who play golf for a living. Women golfers need a larger cheering section. The more spectators know about athletes, the more likely they are to pick a favorite and cheer them on. This third article on Women’s Professional Golf will take a …

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Oct 08

Women’s Professional Golf, Part 2

This is the second article in a three part series on Women’s Professional Golf. Each article will include a variety of information on women’s golf around the world. We will take a look at the women who play golf on the LPGA Tour, their stats, their clubs, their homelands, and the women themselves. The research …

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Oct 08

Women’s Professional Golf

In this first article about Women’s Professional Golf and in subsequent articles, we will look at the professional organizations around the world, the player statistics, and the players themselves. We will find out who they are, where they’re from, what they shoot, how much they win, and what equipment they carry. Please take the time …

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Sep 10

LPGA Rescinds English Only Ploicy

The LPGA has decided to rescind their controversial language policy. They recently announced a policy that would require all players currently on tour to become fluent in English speaking in two years or be suspended. They also proposed to make English speaking a requirement to join the tour. This was an inderstandable stance by the …

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Sep 02

LPGA Marketing Struggles

Fans may not have been able to read the writing on Ji-Yai Shin’s hat the day she won the Women’s British Open, but the message was clear. Asian players currently dominate the LPGA tour. The LPGA must now sort out how this new trend impacts its ability to attract sponsors and market itself and its …

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