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PostCast, Episode 6: Playing Golf Matchmaker, Lexi Thompson’s Remarkable Life and More

In this Valentine’s Day-themed episode of the PostCast, Sean Fairholm and Cassie Stein discuss the best and worst possible combos of male and female tour professionals, what makes us fall in love with the game and more. The co-hosts are joined by LPGA Tour insider Steve Eubanks, who explains what…

Inbee Park

Injury May Keep Park from Olympics

A nagging thumb injury that has hampered Inbee Park in the past few months may cost her a chance to compete in August’s Olympics at Rio de Janeiro, her agent said Wednesday. “It remains to be seen whether she can compete in the Olympic Games,” Park’s agent, David Kim, told…

PGA Tour, LPGA and Topgolf Announce Alliance

The PGA Tour, LPGA and Topgolf Entertainment Group are getting together to create new golf enthusiasts.  PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem, LPGA Commissioner Michael Whan and TEG Co-Chairman/CEO Erik Anderson outlined four primary areas of focus during a press conference at TPC Sawgrass, site of this week’s Players Championship. The alliance…

Rookie Khang Becoming An LPGA Factor

In only three starts as an LPGA rookie, Megan Khang has established herself a player to watch. The 18-year-old from Rockland, Mass., is in Carlsbad, Calif., this week for the LPGA’s Kia Classic and is virtually assured a spot in next week’s ANA Inspiration, the tour’s first major of the…

Lindsey Vonn
Olympic skiing gold medalist Lindsey Vonn is among the featured speakers at the ANA Inspiration

ANA Inspiration to Host Women’s Sports Conference

Perhaps buoyed by the success of the KPMG Women’s Leadership Summit held before last year’s inaugural KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, fellow major championship sponsor ANA announced its Inspiring Women in Sports conference. The Japanese airline will stage the event March 29 at Mission Hills Country Club, two days before the…

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Testing 1-2-3 For Olympic Golf

Golf’s impending return to the Olympics became a little more real on Tuesday when the new Olympic golf course in Rio de Janeiro hosted a test event featuring nine Brazilian golfers. The five men and four women, none of them household names, competed in the no-purse, 18-hole exhibition after all…