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Valenzuela Beaming With Brother On Her Bag View More
Albane Valenzuela opened with a 5-under 67 at the 2018 ANA Inspiration. (Photo Credit: Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports)

Valenzuela Beaming With Brother On Her Bag

RANCHO MIRAGE, CALIFORNIA | Maybe it’s the comfort level. Albane Valenzuela, the fourth-ranked woman in the World Amateur Golf Rankings who lost in the finals of last year’s U.S. Women’s Amateur, has played in six majors including the 2016 ANA Inspiration. In fact, all of the 20-year-old’s starts in professional…

Inbee Park Continues (And Continues) To Amaze View More
Inbee Park is finding balance in her life, and continues to win tournaments. (Photo: Action Images via Reuters/Paul Childs)

Inbee Park Continues (And Continues) To Amaze

RANCHO MIRAGE, CALIFORNIA | At a villa on the grounds at Mission Hills on Tuesday night, defending ANA Inspiration champion So Yeon Ryu caught a bite of dinner with her best friend, LPGA Hall of Famer Inbee Park. “Yeah, I’ve got to go into the media center for an interview…

NEWS: Tournament Of Champions To Kick Off LPGA Slate In 2019 View More
Tranquilo Golf Club at Four Seasons Resort

NEWS: Tournament Of Champions To Kick Off LPGA Slate In 2019

There’s a new season-opener for the LPGA, an event that should earn a lot of attention because of its format. The tour will kick off 2019 in Florida with the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions, to be held from Jan. 17-20, 2019, at Tranquilo Golf Club at Four Seasons Resort…

NEWS: LPGA Adds South Korean Course As An Officially Licensed Golf Course View More
Asiad Country Club as LPGA International Busan (Courtesy photo)

NEWS: LPGA Adds South Korean Course As An Officially Licensed Golf Course

It’s not the TPC network and, as commissioner Mike Whan told The Post a couple of years ago, it probably never will be. But the LPGA just doubled its number of officially licensed golf courses, going from one facility – LPGA International in Daytona Beach, which has 36 holes –…

QUICK TAKE: U.S. Women’s Open Return to Pine Needles an Ode to Peggy Kirk Bell View More
Cristie Kerr putts during the 2007 U.S. Women's Open at Pine Needles. (Photo Credit: Brandon Malone, Action Images)

QUICK TAKE: U.S. Women’s Open Return to Pine Needles an Ode to Peggy Kirk Bell

They’re coming back to the Sandhills. On Tuesday, the USGA announced that the U.S. Women’s Open would return to Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club the first week of June 2022. It will be the record fourth time the U.S. Women’s Open has been at Pine Needles and the first…

QUICK TAKE: Olympic Ceremonies Have LPGA Flavor View More
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 20: Gold medalist, Inbee Park of Korea poses on the podium during the medal ceremony for Women's Golf on Day 15 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Golf Course on August 20, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Olympic Ceremonies Have LPGA Flavor

They aren’t winter athletes – although you could make the case that professional golf is a year-round sport – but you can’t overemphasize their superstar status in their homeland. So, it shouldn’t surprise anyone that LPGA standout and former world No.1 Inbee Park along with World Golf Hall of Famer…