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Jun 11

Jutanugarn Takes Manulife in Playoff

Jutanugarn Beats Lexi Thompson and In Gee Chun A week ago, I was thinking that nobody was going to stop Lexi Thompson this year if she showed up on Sunday with a lead. I don’t know what the psychology behind it was, or where it came from, but that can of worms over the four-stroke …

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Feb 18

Final Round of Women’s Australian Open

Women’s Australian Open Tight Race Tight Bunch from All Over in Contention I fell for it again this year. I always say I won’t, but I do. When the LPGA’s golf year begins, it spends its first months in tropical climes waiting for the snow to melt elsewhere. The women of the LPGA are either …

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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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Sep 03

Jutanugarn Like Jaws on Tour

Thai Golfer Jutanugarn Omnipresent in 2016 Do we all remember movies like Jaws, and the frightening music associated with the beast around which the story is centered? It’s iconic now. Whenever you hear those bass fiddles thump thump thumping away down there, you know that someone at the surface is in big trouble. It’s the …

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Aug 27

Jutanugarn Leads Canadian at Priddis

Jutanugarn Leads Canadian Pacific Women’s Open by Three If you live in either the Pacific Northwest of the U.S., or in western Canada anywhere near a forest, you have a different feel for late summer than almost everyone else. Californians probably aren’t noticing it yet, but up north, the hints are growing stronger that the …

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Aug 03

Jutanugarn Changes the Map

Jutanugarn Opens Up the World For Top Golfers Top Golf Coming from Around the Globe How things have changed from the old days. Back in the era of my childhood, the LPGA was predominantly an American affair, and the foreign golfer provided international color. Over on the men’s side, it was Arnie, Sam and Jack, …

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May 24

Here Comes Thailand

What are they putting in the water these days in Thailand? Where golf is concerned, it’s a fair question. Ariya Jutanugarn has won her second consecutive LPGA tournament this week in the Kingsmill. Two weeks ago, she won the Yokohama Tire Classic. She’s come close to winning several others in recent times, and only lost …

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May 10

Jutanurgan Makes History

First Thai to Win on LPGA The Yokohama Tire Classic of the LPGA Tour is behind us, and it was more than many of us ever expected. It appeared coming into the final two rounds that there would be a breakthrough performance by the eventual winner, but as it turned out, the victor did more …

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