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OPINION: Golf’s Leaders Must Take Stand On TV Call-Ins View More
April 2, 2017; Rancho Mirage, CA, USA; Lexi Thompson hits from the fifth course tee box during the final round of the ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills CC - Dinah Shore Tournament Cou. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

OPINION: Golf’s Leaders Must Take Stand On TV Call-Ins

Maybe the adage “there’s no such thing as bad publicity” is true after all. The LPGA hasn’t gotten this much coverage in, well, ever. ESPN was all over the Lexi Thompson rules story on the same day as the NCAA men’s basketball final, while Mike Golic and Mike Greenberg spent…

News: Players Sound Off On Thompson Controversy

News: Players Sound Off On Thompson Controversy

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA — Since everyone seems to be on the subject of the four penalty strokes given to Lexi Thompson on Sunday at the ANA Inspiration as a result of a viewer’s e-mail, Justin Thomas would like to make a phone call. He’s still not happy about the play the Clemson…

QUICK TAKE: Ryu Wins ANA Inspiration In Controversial Finish View More
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QUICK TAKE: Ryu Wins ANA Inspiration In Controversial Finish

  It was expected to be another quiet finish on the LPGA this week with Lexi Thompson retaining her two-shot lead for most of the front nine of the ANA Inspiration in Rancho Mirage, Calif. But a TV viewer intervened by e-mailing in a rules infraction Thompson had committed during…

QUICK TAKE: Lexi Thompson Assessed Bizarre Four-Stroke Penalty, Social Media Explodes View More
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QUICK TAKE: Lexi Thompson Assessed Bizarre Four-Stroke Penalty, Social Media Explodes

Lexi Thompson was leading the ANA Inspiration by two strokes. And then she wasn’t. In a strange series of events, Thompson was assessed a four-stroke penalty on the 12th hole Sunday due to a viewer calling in an infraction that occurred during the third round. Thompson was deemed to have…

NEWS: Li, Wie Pair Up Well At ANA Inspiration View More
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NEWS: Li, Wie Pair Up Well At ANA Inspiration

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. – The ANA Inspiration turned into Amateur Hour early on Thursday. And that was a great thing. Lucy Li, last seen as a precocious 11-year-old with braces and pigtails who qualified in 2014 for the U.S. Women’s Open at Pinehurst, teed off at 8:45 a.m. in her second…

NEWS: Despite Criticism, Ko Ready for ANA Inspiration View More
Lydia Ko is ready for the ANA Inspiration after missing the cut last week. REUTERS/Andrew Boyers

NEWS: Despite Criticism, Ko Ready for ANA Inspiration

RANCHO MIRAGE, CALIF. – What do you do before showing up at the season’s first major as defending champion after missing your first cut since June 2015? “Oh, I hung out (last weekend) and watched a movie with another player,” world No. 1 Lydia Ko said after missing only the…