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NEWS: Catriona Matthew Named 2019 European Solheim Cup Captain View More
Catriona Matthew at the 2017 Solheim Cup at Des Moines Golf and Country Club. (Photo Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports)

NEWS: Catriona Matthew Named 2019 European Solheim Cup Captain

Catriona Matthew, a four-time LPGA Tour winner and nine-time Solheim Cup participant, has been named the European Solheim Cup captain for the 2019 matches in her home country of Scotland, the Ladies European Tour announced Thursday. Matthew, 48, was an unsurprising pick given her experience and Scottish roots. The PGA…

QUICK TAKE: Tour Players Rally For Houston Relief Efforts View More
Stacy Lewis is one of many golf pros who will be donating their winnings to the people in Houston after Hurricane Harvey devastated the area. (Photo credit: Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Tour Players Rally For Houston Relief Efforts

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey devastating the Houston area, many professional golfers have used their resources to aid in what could potentially be the costliest natural disaster in United States history. Chris Stroud, a Houston resident who won the Barracuda Championship in early August for his first PGA Tour…

NEWS: LPGA Extends Kingsmill Deal View More
The LPGA and Kingsmill are set to continue their relationship.

NEWS: LPGA Extends Kingsmill Deal

  To the surprise of absolutely no one, the LPGA announced on Tuesday that Kingsmill Resort In Williamsburg, Va., will continue to host the Kingsmill Championship for three more years. The 2017 edition, won by Lexi Thompson in May, was the last on the existing contract, and Kingsmill changed owners…

BREAKING NEWS: LPGA Set To Help Ailing LET View More
Georgia Hall arrived in Des Moines for the 2017 Solheim Cup through the LET points list. (Photo credit: Stuart Franklin, Getty Images)

BREAKING NEWS: LPGA Set To Help Ailing LET

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA | Mike Whan, the Commissioner of the LPGA Tour, and Keith Pelley, the CEO of the European Tour, appear set to join forces in rescuing the Ladies European Tour. “Keith and I have spoken and we feel we could be more help together than separately,” Whan…

NEWS: Opening Solheim Pairing Has Sizzle View More
Austin Ernst (left) and Paula Creamer will pair together in the Friday morning foursomes. (Photo Credit: Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports)

NEWS: Opening Solheim Pairing Has Sizzle

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA | Might as well get the bad blood out in the open early. When the Solheim Cup captains announced their pairings late on Thursday afternoon, there were a few eyebrows raised and some audible hoots at the first matchup. Going out at 8:10, firebrand Mel Reid,…