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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…

NEWS: Tournament Of Champions To Kick Off LPGA Slate In 2019 View More
Tranquilo Golf Club at Four Seasons Resort

NEWS: Tournament Of Champions To Kick Off LPGA Slate In 2019

There’s a new season-opener for the LPGA, an event that should earn a lot of attention because of its format. The tour will kick off 2019 in Florida with the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions, to be held from Jan. 17-20, 2019, at Tranquilo Golf Club at Four Seasons Resort…

NEWS: LPGA Adds South Korean Course As An Officially Licensed Golf Course View More
Asiad Country Club as LPGA International Busan (Courtesy photo)

NEWS: LPGA Adds South Korean Course As An Officially Licensed Golf Course

It’s not the TPC network and, as commissioner Mike Whan told The Post a couple of years ago, it probably never will be. But the LPGA just doubled its number of officially licensed golf courses, going from one facility – LPGA International in Daytona Beach, which has 36 holes –…

QUICK TAKE: Olympic Ceremonies Have LPGA Flavor View More
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 20: Gold medalist, Inbee Park of Korea poses on the podium during the medal ceremony for Women's Golf on Day 15 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Golf Course on August 20, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Olympic Ceremonies Have LPGA Flavor

They aren’t winter athletes – although you could make the case that professional golf is a year-round sport – but you can’t overemphasize their superstar status in their homeland. So, it shouldn’t surprise anyone that LPGA standout and former world No.1 Inbee Park along with World Golf Hall of Famer…