Tag: Sorenstam

Sorenstam, Ochoa, Lopez, Pak at Augusta

Four of the Greats Will Grace the Launch of Augusta National Women’s Amateur Its hard to believe that we are only one week out from the first major women’s event at Augusta, site of the annual Masters. I recently wondered loud in print at how they would handle the opening ceremonies, and although I’m still …

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Lexi Thompson’s Statement at Shootout

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Lexi Thompson Collaborates with Bryson de Chambeau to Create Some Golf Fireworks Does everyone remember when Michelle Wie got thrown into a men’s tournament all those years ago, when she was still no more than a teen? What an awful thing that was, to put her up to that for the bucks and the ratings. …

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Comparing Lydia Ko

Lydia Ko Not Quite Like Anyone Else All right, so Super-Kid did it again. She’s just turned 18, and won the Evian Championship going away. She did it with rounds of 69 – 69 – 67 – 63. Even without the big finish, in which she didn’t miss any greens in most peoples’ memories, barely …

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LPGA Best?

Who’s the LPGA Best? How Would We Know? I have read yet another article that seeks to rank the greatest female golfers, from the early beginnings of the LPGA, to recent champions. It is a thoughtful comparison, and gives no room for conjecture, based only on what happened. Even in cases where a claim of …

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Pettersen Defends in Taiwan

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  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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Mr. (and Ms.) 59 – A Tough Club to Join

Mr. 59

Al Geiberger – Mr. 59 I had to initiate a new round of laughter last week when Jim Furyk came out with a 59 during the BMW Championship, thinking about the recent criticism of his age, and amidst all the talk of him becoming a “has-been.” Pardon?” I thought. “What has-been has ever joined the …

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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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