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QUICK TAKE: Olson Keeps The Faith As She Chases CME Globe Title View More
Amy Olson (Photo credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Olson Keeps The Faith As She Chases CME Globe Title

NAPLES, FLORIDA | Of course she smiled, even broke into a spontaneous laugh. That’s who she is. Always. You’d expect Amy Olson to be happy and engaging on Thursday after shooting a 63 at the CME Group Tour Championship, one shot off the Tiburon course record and the low round…

QUICK TAKE: Tour Championship Changes Will Affect LPGA’s Asian Swing View More
Mo Martin and other LPGA players weighed in on the anticipated effects of the increased purse at the CME Group Tour Championship. (Photo Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Tour Championship Changes Will Affect LPGA’s Asian Swing

NAPLES, FLORIDA | It’s the same every year. The practice range on Thursday at the LPGA’s CME Group Tour Championship always has the feel of an episode of The Walking Dead, one where it’s hard to the tell the difference between the dead-eyed zombies and the thousand-yard stares of survivors….

NEWS: Big-Money Finale Will Replace LPGA’s Race To CME Globe Bonus In 2019 View More
In 2019, the CME Group Tour Championship will be a 60-player field (down from 80) and everyone in the that field will have a chance to win the largest winner’s check in the history of women’s golf: $1.5 million. (Photo: LPGA)

NEWS: Big-Money Finale Will Replace LPGA’s Race To CME Globe Bonus In 2019

The math became a problem, which is ironic given that CME Group specializes in derivatives trading. On the weekend at last year’s CME Group Tour Championship, with Ariya Jutanugarn and Lexi Thompson battling it out for the title and So Yeon Ryu and Sung Hyun Park tying for Player of…

QUICK TAKE: After Ryder Cup Captaincy, Furyk Enjoys Return To Competition View More
Jim Furyk (Photo credit: Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: After Ryder Cup Captaincy, Furyk Enjoys Return To Competition

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, MEXICO | After spending the last year and a half thinking about managing the game of others, Jim Furyk is back to thinking about his own. The U.S. Ryder Cup captain didn’t guide his team to a victory in Paris for the Ryder Cup, but he’s found…

QUICK TAKE: Ten Years After Mexico Triumph, Gay Back In Contention View More
Brian Gay (Photo credit: Cliff Hawkins, Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Ten Years After Mexico Triumph, Gay Back In Contention

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, MEXICO | For Brian Gay, it doesn’t seem like his 2008 victory at the Mayakoba Golf Classic happened 10 years ago. “Yeah, it feels like 20,” he deadpanned. Life has certainly changed since his first PGA Tour victory, one that came in the 293rd start of his…

QUICK TAKE: With Wife On Playing Partner’s Bag, Kuchar Goes Low At Mayakoba View More
Matt Kuchar's wife Sybi caddied Thursday at the Mayakoba Golf Classic, but it wasn't for her husband. (Photo: Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: With Wife On Playing Partner’s Bag, Kuchar Goes Low At Mayakoba

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, MEXICO | It’s rare but not terribly uncommon for a wife of a professional golfer to caddie for her husband, as evidenced by past partnerships like Nicki Stricker looping for her husband, Steve, or Justine Reed taking the bag for her husband, Patrick. What you won’t almost…

QUICK TAKE: As Mayakoba Tournament Grows, So Does Mexican Golf View More
Abraham Ancer is the first player from Mexico to be ranked in the top 100 (Photo credit: REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff)

QUICK TAKE: As Mayakoba Tournament Grows, So Does Mexican Golf

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, MEXICO | A lot has changed since February 2007 when the PGA Tour came to Mexico to stage an opposite-field event. Some changes can be measured in numbers, like how the purse of the Mayakoba Golf Classic has gone from $3.5 million to $7.2 million for this…

QUICK TAKE: Spieth Searching For Form As 2019 Approaches View More
Jordan Spieth is playing his last tournament as a single man at the Mayakoba Golf Classic (Photo Credit: Eric Sucar-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Spieth Searching For Form As 2019 Approaches

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, MEXICO | There are many colors of emotions mixing through Jordan Spieth at the moment. There’s a tinge of red — the frustration of having to answer the recurring questions of why he hasn’t won since July 2017 and why his normally brilliant putting sank to 136th…