Aloha! What a wonderful office and venue the LPGA had recently in Hawaii. We played at the beautiful Ko Olina Golf Club, and most of the players stayed at a beachfront resort across the street from the course.
Sometimes I think American golf fans struggle to follow Korean players because they don’t know enough about us. I want to use this blog to help you understand more about me and some of my Korean friends on the LPGA Tour.
The first ever U.S. Women's Open on Long Island tees off 50 days from today at Sebonack Golf Club in Southampton, N.Y. Na Yeon Choi is the defending champion, claiming the 2012 title at Blackwolf Run in Kohler, Wis.
I have been lucky in my professional career to enjoy many great moments, but not one golf accomplishment or tournament round compared with what I was so fortunate to achieve April 8. That is when we officially opened the Natalie Gulbis Boys & Girls Club near my home in Las Vegas.
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. -- Stacy Lewis could be forgiven for being a bit distracted.She entered her first major as the world’s No. 1 player following a whirlwind three weeks that, at times, she said, caught her off-guard.
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. -- As the sun set Saturday on a crowded leader board at the Kraft Nabisco Championship, No. 1-ranked Stacy Lewis was tied for 23rd.The good news? Five American golfers were ahead of her, four among the top 10, including Angela Stanford, who shot a 6-under 66 for the best round of the week.
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. -- Last year, Lizette Salas was an accomplished four-time All-American out of Southern Cal but a nervous LPGA rookie.On Wednesday, Salas hobnobbed with Oscar de la Hoya in the Kraft Nabisco pro-am, and on Friday, she shot a 4-under 68 in the LPGA’s first major of the year to take a 6-under 138 into the weekend, one shot behind leader Inbee Park.
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. -- You could hardly blame Suzann Pettersen for feeling this way."I'm getting old," she said.But Pettersen, who turns 32 Sunday, the final round of the Kraft Nabisco Championship, was not talking about her age.
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. -- A year later, and I.K. Kim still gets the questions. More astonishing, she doesn't seem to mind.As Kim correctly points out, everyone who has ever golfed has missed the easy putt.
The 2013 LPGA season is officially under way! We started in Australia, Thailand and Singapore. When the weather can still be cool in most parts of the USA, we head overseas to start our season in some much warmer climates.
HOYLAKE, England -- There was a glimpse of what is to come with the performance of 16-year-old Jing Yan, the youngest Chinese player -- man or woman -- to have qualified for a major.Though she was not making quite the same impact as 15-year-old Lydia Ko, who won the amateur medal, Yan survived prequalifying and final qualifying before making the halfway cut with scores of 80 and 69.
HOYLAKE, England -- It was “Best of British” day at the Women’s British Open on Saturday. Players and spectators alike dressed in red, white and blue, and there was even a look-alike Queen.
HOYLAKE, England -- Tournament golfers never fail to allow plenty of time before a competitive round. They will spend half an hour or so on breakfast, and they know precisely how long it will take to get to the course.
Dear friends, it has been a while since I wrote my last blog. For the past several weeks, in addition to playing LPGA golf tournaments, I also participated in a couple of charity events: the NB3 Foundation Challenge and Suzann Pro Challenge.
HOYLAKE, England -- We are in Beatles territory this week in Liverpool, England. This week we pray and play upon Royal Liverpool Golf Club for the 2012 Women's British Open. I mean that literally. Praying is inevitable as the course is heavenly.