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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…

QUICK TAKE: Focus On Present Serves Ryu At Evian View More
So Yeon Ryu (Photo credit: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Focus On Present Serves Ryu At Evian

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, FRANCE | So Yeon Ryu has the one thing every golfer covets. Not precision ballstriking, although she is still the best in the women’s game on that front. Not lag putting, even though during the 67 she shot in Thursday’s opening round of the Evian Championship, she hit almost…

QUICK TAKE: Women Merit More Than A Token PGA Tour Try, Kerr Says View More
Cristie Kerr is hopeful that more opportunities for women to play alongside men will be available. (Photo Credit: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Women Merit More Than A Token PGA Tour Try, Kerr Says

Cristie Kerr thinks that the time could be right for one of the top LPGA professionals to compete in five or six tournaments in a row on the PGA Tour instead of just the odd isolated event. It is, after all, only what Tiger Woods recommended as long ago as…

QUICK TAKE: Sagstrom Has Her ‘Mind Right’ At U.S. Women’s Open View More
Madelene Sagstrom (Jeff Haynes, USGA)

QUICK TAKE: Sagstrom Has Her ‘Mind Right’ At U.S. Women’s Open

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA |  Of course it’s a physical game. Anybody who tells you that golf is 80- to 90-percent mental should play a hole with a 200-yard carry over water and be made to stay there until they get one over. Don’t tell anybody who has hit 300 or 400…

NEWS: Cool, Calm, Collected: Smith Ready For U.S. Women’s Open Weekend View More
Sarah Jane Smith (Photo credit: John David Mercer-USA Today Sports)

NEWS: Cool, Calm, Collected: Smith Ready For U.S. Women’s Open Weekend

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA | Every time you watch her you wonder how she hasn’t won 10 times. That, of course, assumes you’ve ever watched her or even know her name. Sarah Jane Smith is not likely to be someone you’ve followed. Even if you’re a fan of the game, the 33-year-old…

NEWS: LPGA To Debut Official Team Event In 2019 View More
LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan announced a new team event for the 2019 season. (Photo credit: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

NEWS: LPGA To Debut Official Team Event In 2019

When enough people clamor for something it usually happens, maybe not right away, but the will of the people cannot be denied for long. That’s especially true when you have a dynamic leader who understands how to fill a need. There’s no better example of this than the announcement today…