Category: LPGA

QUICK TAKE: Lincicome Inspires As She Preps For PGA Tour Event View More
Brittany Lincicome hits a drive during the first round of last month's KPMG Women's PGA Championship. (Photo: Brian Spurlock, USA Today Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Lincicome Inspires As She Preps For PGA Tour Event

Prior to Thursday, five women had played in PGA Tour events: Babe Zaharias, Shirley Spork, Annika Sorenstam, Suzy Whaley and Michelle Wie (who did it eight times). But none of them were as calm and joyful as Brittany Lincicome, who will become the sixth at 9:59 a.m. on Thursday when…

BREAKING NEWS: Inbee Park Bows Out Of UL International Crown View More
Inbee Park made a stunning move on Monday by withdrawing from the UL International Crown. (Photo: Brian Spurlock, USA Today Sports)

BREAKING NEWS: Inbee Park Bows Out Of UL International Crown

It was supposed to be a formality. Barring injury, long-term illness or a family member in some form of distress, Monday was the day that all the players who qualified for the UL International Crown (to be played in Incheon, South Korea October 4 – 7) were to confirm their…

NEWS: Complete Game Needed For Leaders At Kemper Lakes View More
Jessica Korda opened with a 5-under 67 Thursday at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship. (Photo Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports)

NEWS: Complete Game Needed For Leaders At Kemper Lakes

KILDEER, ILLINOIS | Early first-round leader Jessica Korda summed it up best: “Finally, a golf course that benefits the long hitters.” She’s right. Kemper Lakes was always going to be beefy for the best women in the game – the longest course in KPMG Women’s PGA Championship history at a…

QUICK TAKE: KPMG Women’s PGA Draws Major Praise View More
Players are showing a lot of love for the KPMG Women's PGA Championship. (Photo Credit: Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: KPMG Women’s PGA Draws Major Praise

KILDEER, ILLINOIS | It’s been a consistent and near-universal theme. This is the best major in women’s golf. No question. Not close. Players up and down the driving range and out on the insanely difficult back nine at Kemper Lakes Golf Club said it over and over. Caddies echoed their…

QUICK TAKE: Wie Seeks To Recapture The Swing Of Her Youth View More
Michelle Wie is hoping to recapture some magic this week at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship. (Photo: Jason Vinlove, USA Today Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Wie Seeks To Recapture The Swing Of Her Youth

KILDEER, ILLINOIS | It started in the Bahamas at the first LPGA event of the year. That’s where Michelle Wie took her first long, languid swing, a swing that seemed to go on forever; a swing that was still in windup mode when some of her old swings would have…

QUICK TAKE: Sagstrom Has Her ‘Mind Right’ At U.S. Women’s Open View More
Madelene Sagstrom (Jeff Haynes, USGA)

QUICK TAKE: Sagstrom Has Her ‘Mind Right’ At U.S. Women’s Open

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA |  Of course it’s a physical game. Anybody who tells you that golf is 80- to 90-percent mental should play a hole with a 200-yard carry over water and be made to stay there until they get one over. Don’t tell anybody who has hit 300 or 400…