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BREAKING NEWS: Pettersen Withdraws From Solheim Cup, Replaced By Matthew View More
Suzann Pettersen, pictured at the 2017 KPMG Women's PGA Championship, has withdrawn from the Solheim Cup. (Photo Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports)

BREAKING NEWS: Pettersen Withdraws From Solheim Cup, Replaced By Matthew

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA | Rumours circulating this morning turned out to be true, with confirmation coming from none other than Annika Sörenstam, the European captain. Suzann Pettersen will not be playing in this week’s Solheim Cup because of back problem which resurfaced in her native Norway last weekend. Pettersen’s…

Wie’s Game Back On Track, But Can She Win? View More
Michelle Wie plays her best when she finds joy in the game, says Mark Rolfing (Photo Credit: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports / Reuters Picture Supplied by Action Images)

Wie’s Game Back On Track, But Can She Win?

She’s certainly playing better, but it doesn’t look easy. Michelle Wie continues to approach golf like it’s a UFC cage fight, battling the course and her swing in ways that seem violent and painful. She hasn’t won an event since the 2014 U.S. Women’s Open, but the T2 at the…

NEWS: Hazeltine National To Host 2019 KPMG Women’s PGA View More
Hazeltine National, 17th hole. (Photo courtesy of Hazeltine National)

NEWS: Hazeltine National To Host 2019 KPMG Women’s PGA

Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minn., will host the 2019 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, it was announced Friday. The site of last year’s Ryder Cup has an illustrious history of hosting big events, including the 1966 and 1977 U.S. Women’s Opens, the 1970 and 1991 U.S. Opens, and the…

Ai Miyazato To Retire From LPGA Tour View More
Ai Miyazato of Japan will retire from the LPGA at the end of the 2017 season. Photo Credit: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images

Ai Miyazato To Retire From LPGA Tour

One of the most popular players on the LPGA Tour is calling it quits. Ai Miyazato, the Japanese player who won nine times on tour and reached No.1 in the world, will retire at the end of the 2017 season, Japan’s Kyodo news agency reported Friday. Miyazato will hold a…

QUICK TAKE: Jang’s Yen For Home Warrants Empathy View More
Ha Na Jang has been known for her big smile and exuberant victory celebrations. (Photo Credit: Action Images via Reuters / Andrew Couldridge Livepic)

QUICK TAKE: Jang’s Yen For Home Warrants Empathy

It’s a personal decision and not an easy one. On Tuesday in Seoul, Ha Na Jang, a four-time winner on the LPGA Tour and the No. 10-ranked player in the Rolex Rankings, gave up her LPGA membership to move home to South Korea. “I thought being world No. 1 was…

NEWS: LPGA Pitches Event With Retired NFL Players View More
Jon Podany, LPGA chief commercial officer, says its one of the LPGA's "highest priorities" to get this event put together. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

NEWS: LPGA Pitches Event With Retired NFL Players

The LPGA is pitching an event that would align with future NFL Pro Bowls starting in 2018, Street & Smith’s SportsBusiness Daily reported Thursday. “The main idea is that we combine an LPGA event that would pair LPGA players with retired NFL players around Pro Bowls,” Jon Podany, chief commercial…