All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘LPGA’

Lydia Ko Sets “Youngest LPGA Rookie Of The Year” Record

Lydia Ko, at 17 years of age, has managed to become the LPGA’s youngest Rookie of The Year. Ko managed to clinch the point-based award while still having three tournaments left in her schedule. The New Zealand native managed to keep an impressive record with two wins, two runner-up finishes, and nine other finishes in the top 10. The last …

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Stacy Lewis Defends Women’s British Open

Stacy Lewis, the 29-year-old Texan who reclaimed her rank as number one in the Women’s World Golf Rankings in June, defends the Women’s British Open at Royal Birkdale this week. Commenting on a field that had been dominated by South Koreans over the past few years, and on a friendly rivalry with Michelle Wie, Lewis said, “You look at the …

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Stacy Lewis Stays No. 1 With Win at NW Arkansas

Last week, LPGA No. 1 ranked golfer Stacy Lewis finished second to Michelle Wie at the US Open, losing by two shots. Despite the fact she was competing for a major golf championship last week, Lewis admitted that she was more nervous at this week’s LPGA NW Arkansas Championship. “It’s so hard to play here, it’s so much harder than …

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Michelle Wie Worked Hard To Win U.S. Women’s Open

Michelle Wie, 24, won the 69th U.S. Women’s Open on Sunday, but the win came with challenges, as any professional golf player would know. Wie overcame a double-bogey 6 on the 70th hole but was able to hold on, finishing with a two-stroke victory over No. 1 ranked Stacey Lewis. Wie almost lost her ball on the 16th hole, but was back in the …

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Jessica Korda Wins Airbus LPGA Classic

Jessica Korda won the Airbus LPGA Classic on Sunday in Mobile, AL. “It’s very sweet,” the 21-year-old Bradenton, FL native said. “Finally on U.S. soil and somewhat close to Florida.” The tournament took place on The Crossings course at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail’s Magnolia Grove complex. “I just love it here. I love Alabama, I love this golf …

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Jessica Korda Wins LPGA Airbus Classic, Has A Blast

Jessica Korda, 21-year-old rising LPGA star, won the Airbus Classic pulling out the second victory in a short but impressive career. She finished 20-under 268 on the beautiful Crossings course at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail’s Magnolia Grove complex, driving ahead of Anna Nordquist after a stunning 15 foot birdie putt on the par 4 18th hole. “It just …

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Stacy Lewis Cruises To Easy LPGA Victory on Sunday

It wasn’t even close. Stacy Lewis cruised to an easy victory on Sunday by shooting seven-under par 64 at the North Texas Shootout. The six-shot win over runner-up Meena Lee from South Korea gave Lewis her ninth LPGA tour title. Lewis finished the tournament with a score of 268, 16 under par. It was close going into Sunday’s final day, …

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Lydia Ko: Golf Prodigy Wins Swinging Skirts World Ladies Masters

One look at Lydia Ko, and you might not guess that this unassuming young woman is one of the top players in professional golf today. The Korean-born, New Zealander just turned 17 on Sunday when she claimed victory at the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic. Shortly before that, Ko was included in Time Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential People in the World. …

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Lexi Thompson Wins Kraft Nabisco Championship

Lexi Thompson dominated the greens at Sunday’s Kraft Nabisco Championship. This is the fourth LGPA Tour win for the 19-year-old who finished at 14-under 274. Thompson holds the title for the second youngest major winner at the LGPA Tour. The record holder is Morgan Pressel, who set the record in 2007 when she was just 18 years old. Thompson opened …

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Paulina Gretzky Makes Cover Of Golf Digest

Paulina Gretzky has made the cover of Golf Digest, dressed in a sports bra and form-fitting white pants, much to the dismay of LPGA tour players who believe they don’t get the respect as golfers that they deserve. The issue has come under fire for featuring Paulina Gretzky, who has yet to earn her LPGA playing card and whose claim …

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Anna Nordqvist Claims Victory At Kia Classic After Dramatic Rally

Anna Nordqvist climbed from the bottom on Sunday’s Kia Classic and made her way to victory. It is the second win for the 27-year-old in the last four LPGA Tour starts. Swedish Nordqvist was two strokes behind leaders Lizette Salas and Cristie Kerr. She then closed the gap and ended up with a one-stroke victory over Salas, with a straight …

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Michelle Wie Shares Baby Photo: Bad Hair Day!

Gorgeous pro-golfer Michelle Wie has not always been picture perfect, although her mama might disagree. The six-foot golfing beauty, who was recently named an official ambassador of the Youth Olympic Games for golf’s debut in Nanjing in 2014, posted an adorable photo of herself as a baby with some pretty wild hair going on. Alongside the photo was the caption, …

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