Posts tagged with: "Mike Whan"

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 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 –…

OPINION: Golf’s Leaders Must Take Stand On TV Call-Ins View More
April 2, 2017; Rancho Mirage, CA, USA; Lexi Thompson hits from the fifth course tee box during the final round of the ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills CC - Dinah Shore Tournament Cou. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

OPINION: Golf’s Leaders Must Take Stand On TV Call-Ins

Maybe the adage “there’s no such thing as bad publicity” is true after all. The LPGA hasn’t gotten this much coverage in, well, ever. ESPN was all over the Lexi Thompson rules story on the same day as the NCAA men’s basketball final, while Mike Golic and Mike Greenberg spent…

NEWS: Whan Named World Golf Foundation Chairman

NEWS: Whan Named World Golf Foundation Chairman

If growth and enthusiasm are objectives of the World Golf Foundation, a non-profit designed to unify all the disparate interests in the game, then the announcement on Thursday that LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan will replace Tim Finchem as WGF chairman should be good news. Whan’s success at the helm of…

NEWS: Senior LPGA Championship to Debut in 2017 View More
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NEWS: Senior LPGA Championship to Debut in 2017

Women’s senior golf continues to expand and thrive with the announcement on Tuesday of a new event, the Senior LPGA Championship, which will be played Monday–Wednesday, July 10-12, 2017, at The Pete Dye Course at the French Lick Resort in Indiana. The LPGA has reached a multi-year deal to both…