Posts tagged with: "Mike Whan"

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…

LPGA-Ladies European Tour Merger a Possibility

LPGA-Ladies European Tour Merger a Possibility

In an exclusive interview with The Post’s Steve Eubanks, LPGA Tour commissioner Mike Whan discussed his potential plan for making the Ladies European Tour a developmental circuit underneath the LPGA Tour’s umbrella. Below is an excerpt from the article: (Whan) would also like to expand the developmental brand beyond the…

Henderson Earns LPGA Tour Membership View More
Jul 12, 2015; Lancaster, PA, USA; Brooke Henderson makes a shot from the second fairway during the final round of the U.S. Women's Open at Lancaster Country Club. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports / Reuters Picture Supplied by Action Images ***

Henderson Earns LPGA Tour Membership

A tour that seemingly can do no wrong got it right again. Not only did LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan promptly accept Brooke Henderson’s application for membership after the 17-year-old shot a record-setting 21-under par in Portland on Sunday to win the Cambia Portland Classic by eight, he did it at…