Posts tagged with: "U.S. Women’s Open"

QUICK TAKE: Sagstrom Has Her ‘Mind Right’ At U.S. Women’s Open View More
Madelene Sagstrom (Jeff Haynes, USGA)

QUICK TAKE: Sagstrom Has Her ‘Mind Right’ At U.S. Women’s Open

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA |  Of course it’s a physical game. Anybody who tells you that golf is 80- to 90-percent mental should play a hole with a 200-yard carry over water and be made to stay there until they get one over. Don’t tell anybody who has hit 300 or 400…

NEWS: Cool, Calm, Collected: Smith Ready For U.S. Women’s Open Weekend View More
Sarah Jane Smith (Photo credit: John David Mercer-USA Today Sports)

NEWS: Cool, Calm, Collected: Smith Ready For U.S. Women’s Open Weekend

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA | Every time you watch her you wonder how she hasn’t won 10 times. That, of course, assumes you’ve ever watched her or even know her name. Sarah Jane Smith is not likely to be someone you’ve followed. Even if you’re a fan of the game, the 33-year-old…

NEWS: Ariya Jutanugarn Is Focused On Commitment At Shoal Creek View More
Ariya Jutanugarn opened with a 5-under-par 67 at the U.S. Women's Open Thursday. (Photo Credit: Liza Eubanks/Global Golf Post)

NEWS: Ariya Jutanugarn Is Focused On Commitment At Shoal Creek

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA – Talent is a must. Obviously. You don’t win majors, become Player of the Year and reach the No. 1 spot in the Rolex Rankings without gobs of talent. But some championships require more than natural gifts and a good work ethic. Some require wisdom and maturity. Deep…

NEWS: Officials Hopeful For On-Time Start To U.S. Women’s Open View More
The weather forecast for Shoal Creek continues to look bleak as the U.S. Women's Open readies for its start.

NEWS: Officials Hopeful For On-Time Start To U.S. Women’s Open

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA | “Right now the answer is yes. We do feel we will be on time in the morning without any more rain.” Those were the encouraging elocutions Darin Bevard, the USGA director of championship agronomy, made late on Wednesday afternoon after Shoal Creek, the site of this week’s…

EXCLUSIVE: Unrelenting Deluge Sends 13-year-old U.S. Women’s Open Alternate Home View More
Alexa Pano's father told Global Golf Post: "We have made the decision to leave here (Wednesday)."

EXCLUSIVE: Unrelenting Deluge Sends 13-year-old U.S. Women’s Open Alternate Home

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA | Circumstances often disappoint. On Wednesday morning, players, caddies, volunteers and media at the U.S. Women’s Open were met with another series of messages announcing yet more delays. From 7 p.m. on Tuesday night until 7 a.m. on Wednesday morning, Shoal Creek Golf Club received another 1.36 inches…