Category: Latest Golf News

Recari a Winner in Ohio

Beatriz Recari

  Beatriz Recari Defeats Paula Creamer by One Stroke     Beatriz Recari outdueled Paula Creamer on Sunday to win the Marathon Classic Presented by Owens Corning and O-I’s in Sylvania, Ohio outside of Toledo. A birdie at the final green gave her a closing 66 and a 72-hole total of 17-under par 267. Creamer …

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Park Edges Stanford in Canada

Hee Young Park

    Hee Young Park Defeats Angela Stanford in Three Hole Playoff     Hee Young Park turned in a memorable performance this weekend, but Angela Stanford didn’t do badly either. Park birdied the third extra hole to defeat Stanford at the Manulife Financial LPGA Classic in Waterloo, Ontario, but both players earned a line …

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Park Wins Women’s Open for Third Straight Major Title

I.K. Kim

Inbee Park Calmly Takes the 2013 U.S. Women’s Open Title Inbee Park made history on Sunday as she rolled to the U.S. Women’s Open title. Park carded a final-round 74 at Sebonak Golf Club to finish the 72 holes at 8-under par 280. It’s the second Women’s Open title for Park; her first came in …

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Counting Down to the 2013 U.S. Women’s Open

Inbee Park

Can Inbee Park Make History at the 2013 U.S. Women’s Open As the start of the U.S Women’s Open approaches the eyes of the golfing world are on Inbee Park for an assortment of good reasons. To call her 2013 season remarkable is understating the point. Park, who won’t celebrate her 25th birthday until July …

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Park Wins LPGA Stop in Arkansas

  Fifth Win for Inbee Park     ROGERS, Arkansas – Inbee Park’s remarkable run through the 2013 continued on Sunday when she rallied from a four-shot deficit to win the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship Presented by P&G. Park birdied the first extra hole to defeat So Yeon Ryu after the two players finished 54 …

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Tiger and the President

Tiger, the President and Match Play: He’s a Lefty, All Right! All right, national leaders get to do this sort of thing if they really want to, and it’s easy to understand why they would. Last week, President Obama and Tiger Woods got together for a round of golf at the Floridian Yacht and Golf …

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LPGA and PGA Qualifying

LPGA and PGA Qualifying: Putting the World Through the Ringer Again this year, I was happy to see that great players on both men’s and women’s tours are qualifying from a lot of different places.  If all your winners during the year are from one continent, something’s wrong with golf. It even applies to age …

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Bellies and Broom-handles Under Threat: Putting Changes

Bellies and Broom-handles Under Threat: Putting Changes The big fuss being made over the anchored stroke versus the free-swinging stroke is nothing new. We just think it is because the percentage of pros employing anchored putters has suddenly risen over the past few years. Orville Moody won a Senior Open over three decades ago by …

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The LPGA: Going Gangbusters

I read an article this morning that announced the beginning of the LPGA’s new season, starting at the Women’s Australian Open this week at the Royal Melbourne. I’m aware that there are LPGAs all over the place, but when you say it out loud, everyone knows which one you’re really talking about. Not only has …

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New Kid in Town: Golf World Gets Tebowed!

Like so much of America, I’ve been bitten by the Tim Tebow bug, especially with the New England Patriots lying in wait for the surprising Broncos this weekend. I like the guy, and I have no reason to rip on him for any reason. Not everything demands a moralistic response. Things are often just what …

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