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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…

NEWS: LPGA Q-Series To Debut At Pinehurst This Fall View More
LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan announced a new team event for the 2019 season. (Photo credit: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

NEWS: LPGA Q-Series To Debut At Pinehurst This Fall

We’ve known for more than a year but it’s finally official. The final stage of LPGA Q-School as it has been known is no more. In its place is LPGA Q-Series, sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina. The Q-Series will be two tournaments over two weeks…

NEWS: Pernilla Putts Her Way Into Record-Setting Lead  View More
Pernilla Lindberg of Sweden with caddie and fiancee Daniel Taylor during the third round of the ANA Inspiration. (Photo credit: David Cannon/Getty Images)

NEWS: Pernilla Putts Her Way Into Record-Setting Lead 

A good putter is a match for any man … or woman as the case may be. Just ask Pernilla Lindberg, who rolled in one important putt after another in the third round at the ANA Inspiration to set a 54-hole tournament record at 14-under par and will take a…

NEWS: Remember The Name Pernilla Lindberg at ANA Inspiration View More
Pernilla Lindberg during the second round of the ANA Inspiration. (Photo credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

NEWS: Remember The Name Pernilla Lindberg at ANA Inspiration

RANCHO MIRAGE, CALIFORNIA | As weekend rooting interests go, it’s hard not to pull for second-round ANA Inspiration co-leader Pernilla Lindberg, even though more than a few casual golf fans (and a fair number of avid ones) just read that name, rubbed their chins and said, “Who?”   The 31…