Posts tagged with: "LPGA"

QUICK TAKE: Tour Championship Changes Will Affect LPGA’s Asian Swing View More
Mo Martin and other LPGA players weighed in on the anticipated effects of the increased purse at the CME Group Tour Championship. (Photo Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Tour Championship Changes Will Affect LPGA’s Asian Swing

NAPLES, FLORIDA | It’s the same every year. The practice range on Thursday at the LPGA’s CME Group Tour Championship always has the feel of an episode of The Walking Dead, one where it’s hard to the tell the difference between the dead-eyed zombies and the thousand-yard stares of survivors….

NEWS: Big-Money Finale Will Replace LPGA’s Race To CME Globe Bonus In 2019 View More
In 2019, the CME Group Tour Championship will be a 60-player field (down from 80) and everyone in the that field will have a chance to win the largest winner’s check in the history of women’s golf: $1.5 million. (Photo: LPGA)

NEWS: Big-Money Finale Will Replace LPGA’s Race To CME Globe Bonus In 2019

The math became a problem, which is ironic given that CME Group specializes in derivatives trading. On the weekend at last year’s CME Group Tour Championship, with Ariya Jutanugarn and Lexi Thompson battling it out for the title and So Yeon Ryu and Sung Hyun Park tying for Player of…

NEWS: Wie Undergoes Season-Ending Hand Surgery View More
Michelle Wie (Photo credit: Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images)

NEWS: Wie Undergoes Season-Ending Hand Surgery

Last Sunday night, after finishing 8-over par in the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship, Michelle Wie was hanging out at the Jet Lag Lizard, a small local haunt in Incheon, South Korea, that caters to flight crews and caddies. Wie wore a lightweight hoodie and sat at a high-top table…

QUICK TAKE: Ko’s Confidence Cresting In Korea View More
Lydia Ko (Photo credit: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Ko’s Confidence Cresting In Korea

INCHEON, SOUTH KOREA | Charley Hull and Danielle Kang both shot 68s on Saturday to reach 12-under par and share the lead going into the final round of the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship. But watch out for a player lurking only two shots back. Lydia Ko, looking more comfortable…

OPINION: Deep-End Dive Coming Too Soon For Promising Teen View More
Yealimi Noh ((Steve Gibbons, USGA)

OPINION: Deep-End Dive Coming Too Soon For Promising Teen

INCHEON, SOUTH KOREA | From a distance, she looks like any other tour player who isn’t having a great week. Through the first two rounds of the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship, Yealimi Noh hit it just as far as any of her fellow competitors. She found more fairways and…

QUICK TAKE: Co-Leaders Took Varied Journeys To France View More
Maria Torres (Photo credit: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Co-Leaders Took Varied Journeys To France

ÉVIAN-LES-BAINS, FRANCE | For the first time in anyone’s memory, two of the four leaders going into the weekend at a major championship have never cursed in their lives. In fact, you’d be hard pressed to get a “golly darn” out of either María Torres or Amy Olson. What you…