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Youth Is Served At U.S. Women's Open Qualifying

Twenty-two teenagers will tee off in the U.S. Women’s Open at Pinehurst No. 2 on June 19. Three of them – Lexi Thompson (age 19), Lydia Ko (17) and Moriya Jutanugarn (19) – were exempt, with two of the three having seven LPGA wins and a major championship between them…

In Praise Of The LPGA

Isn’t it interesting how this has worked out: Everything that the PGA Tour needs right now, the LPGA has. The LPGA’s stars are playing well. The PGA Tour’s stars are not. The LPGA has natural healthy rivalries (Wie vs. Thompson, Ko vs. Lewis, Asians vs. Americans). The PGA Tour has…

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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…

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Sorenstam Violates Rules At Solheim Cup

The match was always going to be fiery. With Paula Creamer, Jodi Ewart-Shadoff, Lexi Thompson and the 17-year-old Charley Hull – strong personalities all – in the first afternoon fourball match on Saturday afternoon, there were bound to be fireworks. But the controversy that erupted on the 7th green exceeded…

Lexi's Near-Miss

Not everyone was watching the U.S. Open on Friday. Some, including Lexi Thompson, snuck out for a peek at Colorado Golf Club, the site of this year’s Solheim Cup. At about the time Phil Mickelson was making his only birdie of the day, Thompson was coming within an inch of…