Tag: Ochoa

Nov 26

Looking for an LPGA Superstar?

Does Women’s Golf Have a True Superstar, or are We Still Waiting? I just finished reading an article by Randell Mell, in which he discusses the availability of superstars among the field of the LPGA. When he claims that the tour is very much deeper than it once was, he is absolutely correct. In no …

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May 07

No TV for Ochoa – Big Mistake

Enough in Budget or Not, Get Ochoa and Her Tournament on TV This is usually one of my favorite weeks of the year. This is the week when Lorena Ochoa holds her annual tournament. It’s got all of the warm feelings you could ever ask for, as Ochoa and her event symbolize golf’s contribution to …

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Oct 21

Web.com Tour

  Battlefield Promotions Developmental Tours We read about all the players who either emerged from successful years on the Web.com Tour, or something like it, and on occasion, about those who have fallen away from the main tour and have found themselves back there. How you feel about playing for a developmental tour depends, in …

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Jun 07

International Crown This Summer – Big Deal?

International Crown What Is It?   Maybe it’s because we are so ingrained into the four-day, stroke play, win-it-all on Sunday format that currently reigns over all the tours. Humans are slow to catch on to most new ideas, but honestly, we’re only a little over a month away from a new paradigm in the …

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Nov 19

New Faces on Ochoa Leaderboard

Up and Coming Faces on the LPGA Lexi Thompson has had a breakout month or two. The prodigy super-kid thing is pretty well done, (even though she’s still surprisingly young for so much success) and now she’s a true veteran of the tour, ready to enter her best years. The leaderboard at Ochoa was also …

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Oct 27

Pettersen Defends in Taiwan

  Suzann Pettersen Wins Again     Did you hear the latest? Suzann Pettersen has won another tournament this week (yawn). She won it by five strokes, going away (uh-huh). That’s her fourth win this year on the LPGA, isn’t it – or is it her fifth? (So, what did you expect?) Oh, c’mon, I …

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Sep 09

Suzann Pro Challenge

Suzann Pettersen

Suzann Pro Challenge – Valkyries Giving Back Golfer Suzann Pettersen is one of the greatest things to come out of Norway in her profession since Kirsten Flagstad set the Metropolitan Opera on its ear seventy years or so ago. Like Flagstad, Pettersen has a strong sense of who she is, and how to conduct business in …

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