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NEWS: Eight USGA Championships To Air Commercial-Free View More
Jordan Spieth tees off at the 2016 U.S. Open at Oakmont Country Club. (Photo: Getty Images)

NEWS: Eight USGA Championships To Air Commercial-Free

It is extraordinary and, at least in the U.S. television market, unprecedented. And it could become the model for leagues struggling to retain eyeballs in an ever-streaming entertainment world. On Thursday morning, the USGA announced a long-term deal with Rolex whereby eight of the nine televised USGA championships, including the…

NEWS: Lewis Addresses Golf’s Wage Gap In World Economic Forum Essay View More
Stacy Lewis at the 2017 Canadian Pacific Women's Open (Photo Credit: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports)

NEWS: Lewis Addresses Golf’s Wage Gap In World Economic Forum Essay

PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS – It’s not often that you have a warm Bahamian breeze at your back and the emerald blue Caribbean ahead when Davos, Switzerland, comes up. But that’s what happened on Wednesday at the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic. Gender, and how public-private partnerships can bridge inequality, is an…

NEWS: LPGA Tour To Return To L.A. View More
Wilshire Country Club will host the LPGA in its return to Los Angeles.

NEWS: LPGA Tour To Return To L.A.

It’s been 13 years since the LPGA played in Los Angeles, an oft-forgotten fact given the tour’s California stops in Carlsbad and San Francisco and golf’s first major of every year, the ANA Inspiration in Palm Desert. That’s changing this April. On Wednesday, LPGA officials announced the formation of the…

QUICK TAKE: New Events, Q-School Changes On 2018 LPGA Docket View More
LPGA commissioner Mike Whan (Photo credit: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: New Events, Q-School Changes On 2018 LPGA Docket

NAPLES, FLORIDA | As is his custom, Mike Whan came in costume. Two years ago at the CME Group Tour Championship, the commissioner donned a cheesehead to announce a new event in Wisconsin. Last year he put on a kilt to confirm the addition of the Women’s Scottish Open to…

QUICK TAKE: LPGA Puts On Award-Winning Night View More
So Yeon Ryu (R) poses with Annika Sorenstam after receiving the Rolex ANNIKA Major Award during the LPGA Rolex Players Awards. (Photo credit: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: LPGA Puts On Award-Winning Night

NAPLES, FLORIDA | It was perfect. There have been times when the Rolex Awards Banquet, the season-ending shindig at the Ritz-Carlton Naples where the LPGA Tour hands out hardware for Player of This and That, has seemed overproduced, more of a show than a gathering of friends honoring friends. But…