Category: Pro Golf

The LPGA Tour: Marketing the Asian Invasion

  Almost six years ago, former LPGA Tour superstar Jan Stephenson caused more than a ripple of controversy when she infamously told Golf Magazine that the rise of Asian players was “killing” the LPGA Tour. Her tactless argument unjustly characterized all Asian-born players as lacking emotion and charisma and unable to resonate well enough with …

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Matthew Keller, PGA Golf Professional

My name is Matthew Keller, I am the Head PGA Golf Professional at Seaford Golf and Country Club, located in Seaford, DE.  I have been a Golf Professional for over 10 years.  I am originally from Lansdale, PA located just outside of Philadelphia.  I started playing golf at the age of 12, and was instantly …

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LPGA Changing World

As I scanned the Ladies Professional Golf Association Web site recently, relaxing a bit and gathering information as a fan of golf, I read again about the change in schedule for the four-year-old Women’s World Cup of Golf, held in South Africa. Just a few weeks ago, the LPGA and the Ladies European Tour “made …

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The News Is Out….

LPGA’s 2009 Schedule Will be LeanerAs the old country-western tune states, the news is out, all over town. The associated press story about the leaner LPGA schedule hit hte daily newspapers on Thursday, Nov. 20. While the number is not shockingly different, the change is notable, to say the least. It is interesting that just …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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