Posts tagged with: "Anna Nordqvist"

NEWS: Immediate Rules Change Limits Video Review View More
Television replays played a role in recent women's majors, affecting Lexi Thompson (left) and Anna Nordqvist. A rules change will make this less likely moving forward.

NEWS: Immediate Rules Change Limits Video Review

Today, with what only can be called lightning speed, the USGA and R&A changed the Rules of Golf by enacting a decision intended to limit the use of video review and, the game’s governing bodies hope, stem the tide of rulings prompted by viewers calling in infractions. The change goes…

Undue Influence Undermined Women’s Open View More
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Undue Influence Undermined Women’s Open

By now, the golf world has moved on to the happenings across the pond at Royal Troon. But there’s something sticking in my craw about the U.S. Women’s Open, specifically the way it ended last Sunday. The record will show that Brittany Lang defeated Anna Nordqvist by three strokes in…

Solheim Cup Day One Morning Pairings Announced View More
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Solheim Cup Day One Morning Pairings Announced

Not long after Paul Azinger and I began working on his book, Cracking the Code, about the pod system that he implemented to bond his 2008 American Ryder Cup team, it dawned on us that Europe had been doing the same thing for years, probably without their captains realizing it….

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Thailand Protests Haven't Reached LPGA Event

Golf is not played in a dome or a bubble, nor is it impervious to outside forces of nature and politics. The nature part is as obvious as a rain delay. The politics part is usually tougher to spot. But that’s not the case this week as the best women…