Tag: LPGA

Marriage between LPGA Golfer and Caddie – Tricky Stuff

LPGA Caddy Relationships Already Hard – But a Marriage? Eleanor Roosevelt let fly with a clever quip in her day, although it has a ring of incorrectness for the modern day that I can’t precisely put my finger on. She suggested that women are like teabags – you never know how strong they are until …

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Renee Powell – Legend Going Strong

Renee Powell Captaining Junior Solheim with Annika After all these years of paying attention to golf, I’m surprised at all that I don’t know. I would prefer to think that there’s just so much to notice in the game, rather than a case of me just being slow. In the case of Renee Powell, I …

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Pagdanganan Distance – Einstein Not Only Way

Oh No, Another One, This Time on the LPGA – Bianca Pagdanganan We have just finished a week at the PGA’s U.S. Open, where a contrarian heavily invested in the science of velocity and impact taught a clinic to the golf world. The world is in such shock over the way in which the Open …

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Mirim Lee Wins ANA – Hits the Wall

Mirim Lee Hits Wall Shot, Wins ANA with Short Game Magic Yes, the culmination of Mirim Lee’s victory at the ANA was strange, without fans to cheer, extreme heat, and some of the weirdest short game shots  one person can put into a final round. That included an intentional wall shot. It is unusual for …

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Heat, Forest Fire Smoke – Lighten Up, LPGA

High Heat, Smoke of Western Fires a Threat to LPGA  Players This week, I received a first-hand lesson in forest fires, as part of a 10,000 person evacuation of a coastal town on the central Oregon coast. As we inched along at one half mile per hour with a vast fire at our heels, officers …

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Popov – How to Get LPGA Card Back, Bigtime!

Sophia Popov Stuns Golf World, Wins Open There are a lot of people who are smitten with great underdog stories, and I admit to being one of them. What happened this week at Royal Troon in Scotland is one of the best I can remember. A twenty-seven year old woman from Germany, Sophia Popov came …

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Haley Moore on the Warpath

Sensation Haley Moore Ready for LPGA Restart To break through into one of the professional golf tours must be even more difficult than usual these days. With the virus explosion in the United States, nothing is normal, or even approaching normal. Still, like flowers growing through the sidewalk, the PGA and LPGA are re-emerging. For …

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PGA Kicks Off During Social Crisis

Varner Says PGA Players Will Have “Conversations” As everyone is aware, the United States is going through a  serious “thing.” It has gone through it before, and may again. It’s a tough thing to go through when everyone has been cooped up for a month by a global virus, but there you have it. Amidst …

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LPGA Through PGA Eyes

Dishing of LPGA by Male Fans Reveals Problem of Living Vicariously I have spent more than enough time with my male colleagues as they put down the idea of women playing real golf, and taking shots at the LPGA, the big leagues of the women’s game. “They have no distance. It’s too tame. It’s a …

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Tour Schedule Goes Haywire

Loss of Annual Schedule We Are Familiar With Causing Anxiety In the world of physics, someone will occasionally venture the question, “What is time?” The pedestrian short form of the answer, designed for those who wouldn’t understand the long version anyway is often “Time is what keeps everything from happening at once.” And for our …

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