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QUICK TAKE: A Welcome Run-In At Shoal Creek View More
Lydia Ko visited Shoal Creek on Monday in preparation for the upcoming U.S. Women's Open. (Photo: Kelvin Kuo, USA Today Sports)

QUICK TAKE: A Welcome Run-In At Shoal Creek

SHOAL CREEK, ALABAMA | Ran into Lydia Ko yesterday. I had just finished a round at Shoal Creek and she’d just arrived. “We were supposed to be here earlier but our flight was delayed so we drove over from Atlanta,” she said. “Well, she drove halfway” (she pointed at her…

NEWS: LPGA Q-Series To Debut At Pinehurst This Fall View More
LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan announced a new team event for the 2019 season. (Photo credit: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

NEWS: LPGA Q-Series To Debut At Pinehurst This Fall

We’ve known for more than a year but it’s finally official. The final stage of LPGA Q-School as it has been known is no more. In its place is LPGA Q-Series, sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina. The Q-Series will be two tournaments over two weeks…

NEWS: Pernilla Putts Her Way Into Record-Setting Lead  View More
Pernilla Lindberg of Sweden with caddie and fiancee Daniel Taylor during the third round of the ANA Inspiration. (Photo credit: David Cannon/Getty Images)

NEWS: Pernilla Putts Her Way Into Record-Setting Lead 

A good putter is a match for any man … or woman as the case may be. Just ask Pernilla Lindberg, who rolled in one important putt after another in the third round at the ANA Inspiration to set a 54-hole tournament record at 14-under par and will take a…

NEWS: Remember The Name Pernilla Lindberg at ANA Inspiration View More
Pernilla Lindberg during the second round of the ANA Inspiration. (Photo credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

NEWS: Remember The Name Pernilla Lindberg at ANA Inspiration

RANCHO MIRAGE, CALIFORNIA | As weekend rooting interests go, it’s hard not to pull for second-round ANA Inspiration co-leader Pernilla Lindberg, even though more than a few casual golf fans (and a fair number of avid ones) just read that name, rubbed their chins and said, “Who?”   The 31…

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…