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This week the LPGA moves to Singapore for the playing of the HSBC Women's Champions. Ha Na Jang will be trying to defend the title she won last year when she shot a final round 65, to finish four strokes better than runner up Pornanong Phatlum, and 8 strokes better than 3rd place finisher Amy Yang....
This week the LPGA moves to Thailand for the playing of the Honda LPGA Thailand. Last season brought us close finishes in almost every tournament.....but this was not one of them. Lexi Thompson's twenty under par total of 268 blew away the field, and was 6 strokes better than runner-up In Gee Chun...
Anyone who has spent much time around a PGA Tour driving range has had something of a Dustin Johnson religious experience.
Below I have posted the most popular pictures of 2016. I based this on the number of website hits, and the number of comments each photo received. Some came as quite a surprise to me, as when they were taken I was not expecting such a reaction.
Dustin Johnson goes to No. 1
After a two week break the LPGA heads to Australia for the playing of the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open.
Add another one to the sports gene pool.
Tiger is back.
Just when it looked like Tiger Woods was out of the, uh, woods, his back problems flared up again.
With the LPGA taking a two week break before heading to Australia and Asia, I don't think it is too early to take a look at the United States players who are fighting to gain a spot on the 2017 Solheim Cup team.
Here is my player profile on LPGA star Brittany Lincicome:
Last year was a very difficult one for LPGA rookies. Only 6 of 29 rookies finished in the top 100 on the year money list.
Is this year's rookie crop better than the 2016 group? I Think so.
What a way to start the LPGA season!
It is time to start the 2017 LPGA season. With 35 tournaments on the schedule (including the Solheim Cup), more prize money, and more television coverage, the 2017 season promises to be the biggest and best ever.
The season will open in the Bahamas once again this year with the playing of the...
Woods misses cut, Rose takes lead
Woods falls apart on back nine
Ontario golf clothing company adds Hadwin
The Big Cat has new sticks.
Well just saw a commercial with Tiger endorsing TM clubs. I guess its official.
Tiger Woods is roaring into the new year, preparing to play four times in five weeks in his return to the PGA Tour after a 15-month absence.
Hudson Swafford won the fittingly named CareerBuilder Challenge on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title, following three straight birdies with a closing par for a one-stroke victory over Canada's Adam Hadwin.
Canadian Adam Hadwin shot a 13-under 59 on Saturday in the CareerBuilder Challenge for the ninth sub-60 round in PGA Tour history and the second in 10 days.
I would like to do my first player profile today, and if I can make the time would like to continue throughout the year.
We are just about a week away from the beginning of the 2017 season.
With 35 tournaments on the schedule (including the Solheim Cup), this year promises to to be one of the most exciting ever.
With the LPGA getting more and more talented each and every year, it is very difficult to narrow...
When the photo of a grey-bearded Tiger Woods playing golf with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump hit the Internet everyone seemed to have the same look on their face.
As we approach the beginning of the 2017 LPGA season, there are a number of questions that I am looking forward to getting the answers to. In reverse order, here are my top ten:
Two local golfers — one from Smiths Falls, the other from Manotick — are kicking off the 2017 calendar year with high hopes.
Tiger Woods will finally win
Ex-pro Westner commits suicide
As we wait for the 2017 season to begin, it gives me time to look back at the players that made the biggest moves in the Rolex Rankings in 2016.
As we wait for the start of the 2017 season, which is only three weeks away, I would like to look back at what I consider to be the top stories of 2016.
Tiger Woods is having quite the week.
Tiger Woods has a somewhat startling alter ego for his kids during the holidays: Mac Daddy Santa.
I have been asked many times how the LPGA constructs their field lists for tournaments.
Below is the 2017 priority list:
Way back in January, before the 2016 LPGA season began, I listed 10 questions that I was looking forward to getting the answers to.
How well were they answered?
Woods to head up $30M Chicago golf project
Cindy Crawford, free-flowing tequila and a prestigious trophy.
With the 2016 season in the books, I would like to look back at the players that I thought gave us the most surprising seasons, and those who disappointed.
It was a year that was almost impossible to predict, but I gave it a try.
Way back in January, before the season began, I made my predictions of who I thought would be the top players of 2016. I put it out there for the whole world to see, knowing in advance that people would focus on my...
'He has to be more like Tiger'
They played 90 holes over a grueling 5 day period, but it all ended Sunday with 20 players earning their category 12 playing cards.
He is using M2 driver and M1 wood , still Nike pro irons and wedges but get this, he is now using a Bridgestone B33S ball
Tiger Woods sure didn't look as though he hasn't competed in 15 months.
Commissioner Michael Whan announced today the 2017 LPGA schedule.
Here are the highlights:
The Final Stage of the LPGA Qualifying Tournament will be held Wednesday November 30 through Sunday December 4 at LPGA International - Jones & Hills Courses, Daytona, Florida.
Tiger Woods gets back to golf
Let me start by saying that 2016 was not a very good year for LPGA rookies. Only 6 of the 29 rookies finished in the top 100 on the 2016 money list.
Simmons to step down as Golf Canada's CEO
We have come to the close of the 2016 LPGA season. In my opinion, it was in many ways one of the most exciting seasons ever. Every week we were treated to exciting and competitive tournaments.
A clutch up-and-down, chip and putt in a playoff has made rookie Mackenzie Hughes Canada's latest winner on the PGA Tour.
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