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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…

NEWS: Cool, Calm, Collected: Smith Ready For U.S. Women’s Open Weekend View More
Sarah Jane Smith (Photo credit: John David Mercer-USA Today Sports)

NEWS: Cool, Calm, Collected: Smith Ready For U.S. Women’s Open Weekend

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA | Every time you watch her you wonder how she hasn’t won 10 times. That, of course, assumes you’ve ever watched her or even know her name. Sarah Jane Smith is not likely to be someone you’ve followed. Even if you’re a fan of the game, the 33-year-old…

NEWS: Officials Hopeful For On-Time Start To U.S. Women’s Open View More
The weather forecast for Shoal Creek continues to look bleak as the U.S. Women's Open readies for its start.

NEWS: Officials Hopeful For On-Time Start To U.S. Women’s Open

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA | “Right now the answer is yes. We do feel we will be on time in the morning without any more rain.” Those were the encouraging elocutions Darin Bevard, the USGA director of championship agronomy, made late on Wednesday afternoon after Shoal Creek, the site of this week’s…

EXCLUSIVE: Unrelenting Deluge Sends 13-year-old U.S. Women’s Open Alternate Home View More
Alexa Pano's father told Global Golf Post: "We have made the decision to leave here (Wednesday)."

EXCLUSIVE: Unrelenting Deluge Sends 13-year-old U.S. Women’s Open Alternate Home

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA | Circumstances often disappoint. On Wednesday morning, players, caddies, volunteers and media at the U.S. Women’s Open were met with another series of messages announcing yet more delays. From 7 p.m. on Tuesday night until 7 a.m. on Wednesday morning, Shoal Creek Golf Club received another 1.36 inches…

OPINION: Silence With Regard To LET’s Future Isn’t Golden View More
Mel Reid during the 2017 Solheim Cup (Photo credit: Brian Spurlock-USA Today Sports)

OPINION: Silence With Regard To LET’s Future Isn’t Golden

Much of what Mel Reid said at the recent GolfSixes tournament about the present state of Ladies European Tour cannot be denied. They do not have enough tournaments – 13 to the 34 of those on offer on the LPGA Tour – and, as a result, some of the players…

NEWS: LPGA To Debut Official Team Event In 2019 View More
LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan announced a new team event for the 2019 season. (Photo credit: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

NEWS: LPGA To Debut Official Team Event In 2019

When enough people clamor for something it usually happens, maybe not right away, but the will of the people cannot be denied for long. That’s especially true when you have a dynamic leader who understands how to fill a need. There’s no better example of this than the announcement today…