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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…

QUICK TAKE: ANA Champions Dinner ’Terrific’

QUICK TAKE: ANA Champions Dinner ’Terrific’

They weren’t all there, but it didn’t matter. On Monday night, 22 past champions of the ANA Inspiration (and all its various previous iterations with and without Dinah Shore), gathered in the large tent above the 18th green of the tournament course at Mission Hills for the second-annual “Champions Dinner.”…

ANA Inspiration to Host Women’s Sports Conference View More
Olympic skiing gold medalist Lindsey Vonn is among the featured speakers at the ANA Inspiration

ANA Inspiration to Host Women’s Sports Conference

Perhaps buoyed by the success of the KPMG Women’s Leadership Summit held before last year’s inaugural KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, fellow major championship sponsor ANA announced its Inspiring Women in Sports conference. The Japanese airline will stage the event March 29 at Mission Hills Country Club, two days before the…