Category: Women’s Pro

NEWS: Big-Money Finale Will Replace LPGA’s Race To CME Globe Bonus In 2019 View More
In 2019, the CME Group Tour Championship will be a 60-player field (down from 80) and everyone in the that field will have a chance to win the largest winner’s check in the history of women’s golf: $1.5 million. (Photo: LPGA)

NEWS: Big-Money Finale Will Replace LPGA’s Race To CME Globe Bonus In 2019

The math became a problem, which is ironic given that CME Group specializes in derivatives trading. On the weekend at last year’s CME Group Tour Championship, with Ariya Jutanugarn and Lexi Thompson battling it out for the title and So Yeon Ryu and Sung Hyun Park tying for Player of…

QUICK TAKE: Olson Starting To Show The Fire Inside View More
Hoping to put the disappointment of the Evian Championship behind her, Amy Olson shot a 3-under-par 69 on Thursday at the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship.

QUICK TAKE: Olson Starting To Show The Fire Inside

INCHEON, SOUTH KOREA | If you didn’t know her, you’d never know. Amy Olson remains as sweet as any person in or out of golf. You’d never know that this cold, windy Thursday at the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship was her first competitive round since the hooked tee shot,…

NEWS: Bell, Goosen Highlight 2019 Hall of Fame Class View More
Peggy Kirk Bell was a charter member of the LPGA who went on to become a noted instructor and women’s golf proponent. (Photo credit: World Golf Hall of Fame)

NEWS: Bell, Goosen Highlight 2019 Hall of Fame Class

The group of Peggy Kirk Bell, Retief Goosen, Jan Stephenson, Billy Payne and Dennis Walters will be enshrined in the World Golf Hall of Fame next June, it was announced Wednesday. The ceremony will take place the Monday prior to the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. Bell, who died in…

QUICK TAKE: Crown Showdown Pauses As Typhoon Approaches View More
As the rains came in, Australians Su Oh and Katherine Kirk handed the South Korean team its only loss thus far at the UL International Crown. (Photo credit: LPGA)

QUICK TAKE: Crown Showdown Pauses As Typhoon Approaches

INCHEON, SOUTH KOREA | The best matches of the week at the UL International Crown will take almost that long to finish. From the beginning, the most anticipated matchup in the first three sessions was between the No. 1 seed home team, South Korea, and the grittiest team in the…

QUICK TAKE: Chairman Pledges Progress Toward Bolstering LET Schedule View More
England's Georgia Hall won the 2018 Women's British Open. Opportunities are expanding for the Ladies European Tour. (Photo credit: Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff)

QUICK TAKE: Chairman Pledges Progress Toward Bolstering LET Schedule

On Wednesday, Mark Lichtenhein, the chairman of the Ladies European Tour, was in Strasbourg, France, to announce a 2019 Women’s European Open, an event which will be part and parcel of the European Commission’s Week of Sport from 23-30 September and BeActive campaign. “It’s a very strong announcement – and…

NEWS: UL International Crown Schedule Shifts Forward For Storm View More
After a victory on Day 1, the American duo of Lexi Thompson and Cristie Kerr will pair up again. (Photo credit: LPGA)

NEWS: UL International Crown Schedule Shifts Forward For Storm

INCHEON, SOUTH KOREA | The weather problems that have plagued the 2018 LPGA season continue. This time, it’s Typhoon Kong-rey barreling down on the Korean peninsula as a Category 1 storm. With a potential washout in mind, times for the second-day matches at the UL International Crown have been moved…