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LPGA Makes Major Announcement

In a whirlwind media tour of New York this morning, LPGA commissioner Mike Whan, along with PGA of America CEO Pete Bevacqua, world No. 2 Stacy Lewis and a smattering of executives from KPMG and NBC Sports announced that the event known as the Wegman’s LPGA Championship not only will…

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Kraft Nabisco To End LPGA Sponsorship

The longtime title sponsor of the LPGA’s first major championship of the season won’t be back after this year’s tournament. Kraft Nabisco, whose contract with the Kraft Nabisco Championship expires this year, won’t sponsor the tournament in 2015, LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan told The Desert Sun in an interview published…

USGA's Davis To Address U.S. Open Questions

The questions started the moment the announcement was made. Within seconds of the USGA unveiling its 2014 experiment with the men’s and women’s U.S. Opens rolling back-to-back at the same golf course, hands went up and queries flew about course conditions, logistics, practice, lodging, access and promotion. At the time,…

Coore & Crenshaw Land Big Project

For his newest project, golf course visionary Mike Keiser once again has turned to the Rogers and Astaire of design. The Bandon Dunes developer has hired Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw to create the first course at Sand Valley, a planned golf mecca in central Wisconsin, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel…