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NEWS: R&A Announces GB&I Curtis Cup Team View More
Sophie Lamb, low amateur at the Women's British Open last summer, will play on this year's Curtis Cup team for Great Britain & Ireland. (Photo: Paul Childs, Reuters)

NEWS: R&A Announces GB&I Curtis Cup Team

On Thursday, the R&A announced the female amateurs who will represent Great Britain and Ireland in the 2018 Curtis Cup Match against the United States. The team includes: India Clyburn (21, Woodhall Spa, England), who plays for North Carolina State and represented Great Britain and Ireland in the Vagliano Trophy…

NEWS: Ireland’s Maguire Will Bypass Curtis Cup To Turn Pro View More
Leona Maguire swings during last year's Women's British Open. (Photo: Paul Childs, Reuters)

NEWS: Ireland’s Maguire Will Bypass Curtis Cup To Turn Pro

Leona Maguire has decided to give up the chance to make her amateur swan song in June’s Curtis Cup and has targeted the U.S. Women’s Open for her professional debut. The 23-year-old Duke University senior informed Great Britain and Ireland Curtis Cup captain Elaine Farquharson-Black on Tuesday that she will…

NEWS: USGA Announces 2018 U.S. Curtis Cup Team View More
Jennifer Kupcho is one of the members of this year's Curtis Cup team. (Photo: Wake Forest Athletics)

NEWS: USGA Announces 2018 U.S. Curtis Cup Team

The USGA on Tuesday announced the eight female amateur golfers selected to represent the United States in the 40th Curtis Cup Match against counterparts from Great Britain and Ireland.    The players: Mariel Galdiano, 19, of Pearl City, Hawaii Kristen Gillman, 20, of Austin, Texas Jennifer Kupcho, 20, of Westminster,…

NEWS: USGA Champions To Vie In Four-Hole Exhibition During U.S. Open Week View More
Doc Redman hoists the 2017 U.S. Amateur trophy (Photo: USGA).

NEWS: USGA Champions To Vie In Four-Hole Exhibition During U.S. Open Week

The early part of U.S. Open week just got a little more interesting. The USGA on Wednesday announced the creation of the Celebration of Champions, a henceforth annual event that will kick off Tuesday, June 12 (two days before the first round of the U.S. Open) at Shinnecock Hills in…

NEWS: Augusta National To Host Women’s Amateur Event In 2019 View More
Fred Ridley announced Wednesday morning that Augusta National will host a women’s amateur invitational tournament beginning in 2019.

NEWS: Augusta National To Host Women’s Amateur Event In 2019

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA | After the unexpected announcement Wednesday morning that Augusta National will host a women’s amateur invitational tournament that will conclude at the club on the Saturday before the Masters beginning in 2019, Annika Sörenstam considered the impact of the new event on young female players. “As a little…

Global Golf Post Donates Funds for Tee Times  At San Francisco City Championship Finals

Global Golf Post Donates Funds for Tee Times At San Francisco City Championship Finals

Glenview, Illinois (March 12, 2018) — Global Golf Post, the world’s leading golf news publication, today announced that it would once again donate the funds for the greens fees of all finalists in the 2018 San Francisco City Championship. “As we have in the previous two years, we want to…