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Lisa D. Mickey

Lisa D. Mickey has covered golf for various magazines, including Golf Digest, Golf World and Golf For Women, as well as for The New York Times, ESPN.com, the LPGA and the USGA. She is a three-time Golf Writers Association of America winner for feature writing. Certified as a Florida Master Naturalist, she is also involved in environmental writing and education in Florida and provides website content for environmental nonprofits in Central Florida.

 

Articles by Lisa D. Mickey

Stirring the pot

Diana DeLucia promotes private-club cuisine with ‘Golf Kitchen’

Diana DeLucia is the driving force behind Golf Kitchen, a brand she created with various print media, designed to shine a spotlight on the top chefs and culinary history at the world’s top private golf clubs. Our Lisa D. Mickey has the story.

Fit for golf

Erin Carson advocates for strength and conditioning

Erin Carson's personal journey has led her from elite-level athlete to coaching elite-level, endurance-sport competitors and high-handicap golfers hoping not to fizzle out before the final hole. Our Lisa D. Mickey has the story.

Changing lives

Judy McDermott shapes golf industry in Arizona

Judy McDermott spent more than 30 years rubbing shoulders with some of the biggest names in golf. But it's been through her work with young golfers that she has found true satisfaction. Our Lisa D. Mickey has the story.

Breaking down barriers

Jane Blalock and PGA Women’s Golf Clinics help level playing field

Jane Blalock had great success during her LPGA career, but she has found even greater satisfaction since 1990 through her golf clinics, helping women even the corporate playing field through golf. Our Lisa D. Mickey has the story.

Delivering the promise

Catherine Cavner has elevated hospitality

Catherine Cavner's career in hospitality began as a flight attendant. But it was an unexpected invitation while on a flight that led to a new career in catering for golf tournaments. Our Lisa D. Mickey has the story

A new sense of perspective

Kim Keyer-Scott hopes to build on remarkable golf journey

Up to this point, Kim Keyer-Scott has led a life full of adventure and adversity. And with cancer in her review mirror, she's chasing life with a whole new outlook. Our Lisa D. Mickey has the story.

Women supporting women

Sales executives join forces to drive revenue, attention to women’s sports

Senior sales executives Leela Narang and Cynthia Howard often crossed paths in their work, so it makes perfect sense that they would combine their talents to form a company dedicated to promoting women in sports. Our Lisa D. Mickey has the story.

Women on Fairways creates unforgettable golf trips

When the pandemic cost Ashlee Ciora her job in the travel industry, she began looking for untapped markets in which to create a business. The result was Women on Fairways.

Master of adventure

Ashlee Ciora creates unforgettable women’s golf trips

When the COVID-19 pandemic cost Ashlee Ciora her job in the destination travel industry, she began looking for untapped travel markets. The result was Women on Fairways, which creates golf trips for women, designed by women. Our Lisa D. Mickey has the story.

Passing it down

What Annika Sorenstam wants her kids to know about her game

With 72 LPGA wins with 11 major championships, Annika Sorenstam has nothing to prove, so when she takes to the course now it is all about family. Our Lisa D. Mickey has the story.

Star power

U.S. Senior Women’s Open boasts returning past champs

Since its debut in 2018, the U.S. Senior Women's Open has had some high-powered winners. For the 2023 version, all of the past winners will be in the field at Waverly Country Club in Portland, Oregon. Our Lisa D. Mickey has the story.

Paving a road to the LPGA

Eloise Trainor developed Epson Tour for aspiring pros

After realizing a professional playing career wasn't for her, Eloise Trainor made it her goal to make a path for others, resulting in what we now know as the Epson Tour.

A unique mother-daughter bond

Kathy and Kay Cornelius' USGA record still intact

In 1981, Kay Cornelius joined her mother, Kathy, to become the only mother-daughter pair to win individual USGA championships. Now, more than 30 years later, their accomplishment remains one-of-a-kind. Our Lisa D. Mickey has the story.

Building the road to the LPGA

Eloise Trainor developed the Epson Tour for aspiring LPGA pros

After realizing a professional golf career wasn't for her, Eloise Trainor made it her goal to make a path for others, resulting in what we now know as the Epson Tour. Our Lisa D. Mickey has the story.

All in good fun

LPGA Amateur Golf Association expands women’s game

For the LPGA, always on the lookout to bring adult women into the game, the decision to acquire the LPGA Amateur Golf Association was 'a no-brainer.' Our Lisa D. Mickey has the story.

Driving female golf participation 

LPGA’s Nancy Henderson works to grow women’s game

Nancy Henderson, who once dreamed of being a professional golfer, now is one of the driving forces in helping to grow the women's game. Out Lisa D. Mickey has the story.

A ‘life-changing’ pursuit 

Michelle McGann Fund offers support for juvenile diabetes

Michelle McGann learned to live - and play professional golf - with diabetes. Through her foundation, she is helping another generation do the same. Our Lisa D. Mickey has the story.

Far from finished

Meghan Stasi still setting goals, earning tournament titles

The competitive résumé of Meghan Stasi is a decorated record of a lifelong amateur who is still adding to her bucket list. Our Lisa Mickey has the story.