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LPGA Great Carol Mann Passes Away At 77 View More
Carol Mann won 38 times on the LPGA Tour. (Photo: LPGA)

LPGA Great Carol Mann Passes Away At 77

Carol Mann, the 1965 U.S. Women’s Open champion and president of the LPGA from 1973 to 1976, died Sunday at age 77. Mann composed a superb professional career after attending UNC-Greensboro. The Buffalo, N.Y., native won the first of 38 LPGA Tour events at the 1964 Western Open, which then…

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 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…

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: Kim’s Clubs Make A Comeback View More
I.K. Kim celebrates her victory at the 2017 Ricoh Women's British Open. The clubs and bag she used for her victory ended up lost for two months. (Getty Images)

News: Kim’s Clubs Make A Comeback

In January, I.K. Kim had the experience every golfer dreads. On her flight from Miami to San Diego, American Airlines lost the golf clubs and bag the 29-year-old used to win the Ricoh Women’s British Open last summer. Adding insult to injury, the airline suggested that Kim should use rental…