Posts tagged with: "Ladies European Tour"

NEWS: Catriona Matthew Named 2019 European Solheim Cup Captain View More
Catriona Matthew at the 2017 Solheim Cup at Des Moines Golf and Country Club. (Photo Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports)

NEWS: Catriona Matthew Named 2019 European Solheim Cup Captain

Catriona Matthew, a four-time LPGA Tour winner and nine-time Solheim Cup participant, has been named the European Solheim Cup captain for the 2019 matches in her home country of Scotland, the Ladies European Tour announced Thursday. Matthew, 48, was an unsurprising pick given her experience and Scottish roots. The PGA…

BREAKING NEWS: LPGA Set To Help Ailing LET View More
Georgia Hall arrived in Des Moines for the 2017 Solheim Cup through the LET points list. (Photo credit: Stuart Franklin, Getty Images)

BREAKING NEWS: LPGA Set To Help Ailing LET

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA | Mike Whan, the Commissioner of the LPGA Tour, and Keith Pelley, the CEO of the European Tour, appear set to join forces in rescuing the Ladies European Tour. “Keith and I have spoken and we feel we could be more help together than separately,” Whan…

NEWS: Ladies European Tour CEO Is Out View More
Ivan Khodabakhsh is out as the CEO of the Ladies European Tour, which is struggling to increase playing opportunities. (REUTERS/Russell Cheyne Livepic)

NEWS: Ladies European Tour CEO Is Out

The news from the Ladies European Tour is neither better nor worse than the anyone would have anticipated. Ivan Khodabakhsh, the CEO, is leaving the organisation (or, one might speculate, has been asked to leave), and the LET board has called for its chairman, Mark Lichtenhein, to assume day-to-day management…

LPGA-Ladies European Tour Merger a Possibility

LPGA-Ladies European Tour Merger a Possibility

In an exclusive interview with The Post’s Steve Eubanks, LPGA Tour commissioner Mike Whan discussed his potential plan for making the Ladies European Tour a developmental circuit underneath the LPGA Tour’s umbrella. Below is an excerpt from the article: (Whan) would also like to expand the developmental brand beyond the…

Ko, Lorde Cross Paths

Lydia Ko wasn’t the only teen celeb to arrive in New Zealand earlier this week. Shortly after the 16-year-old golf phenom touched down in her homeland following a top-10 finish at the LPGA’s season-opening Pure Silk Bahamas Classic, the singing sensation Lorde arrived at Auckland Airport. “I have never met…