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November 23, 2008

Ji Yai Shin wins the ADT Championship

The 20-year-old from South Korea won the ADT Championship today. It was Shin's 3rd LPGA win this year without her being a LPGA member. Shin won by one shot over Karrie Webb. It was basically a Shin-Webb battle except for a few brief moments when Seon Hwa Lee tied Shin... [Full Story]

Rating: 5/ (2 votes cast)

ADT Championship Sunday- 18 holes for a million dollars

At 9:30 this morning the last 8 golfers begin teeing it up in West Palm Beach. They are- Seon Hwa Lee, Suzann Pettersen, Paula Creamer, Jeong Jang, Karrie Webb Ji Yai Shin, Angela Stanford, and Eun Hee Ji. Under the ADT's unique format, all eight players begin today at even... [Full Story]

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November 21, 2008

The Outrage- Annika Sorenstam's ADT drug test

Today at the ADT is causing a stir. Ron Sirak wrote about it. Steve Elling had the following to say. "I'm serious and I was tested two weeks ago, so I don't really know what's going on," she said testily. Guess they hadn't heard that she was retiring. "I have... [Full Story]

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ADT Championship Day two- The Carnage

The news out of the LPGA event in West Palm Beach isn't who made the 36 hole cut or Annika Sorenstam having to take a drug test after play ended or led at the end of the second day(IT don't matter, all scores reset before play begins again tomorrow) but... [Full Story]

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14-year-old Jason Hak youngest player ever to make cut on European tour

His back to back seventies at a tournament in Hong Kong advance him to weekend play. A Hong Kong teenager became the youngest player ever to make the cut at a European Tour event on Friday, breaking the record set by current world No. 2 Sergio Garcia. Fourteen-year-old Jason Hak... [Full Story]

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ADT Championship Day two

Play begins today at 9:30 when Cristie Kerr tees off. Kerr will be playing by herself because Inbee Park withdrew after 14 holes yesterday. Inbee must be either sick or injured, for she was 13 over par for the round. Katherine Hull has the first round lead after a first... [Full Story]

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November 20, 2008

The ADT Championship starts today

In West Palm Beach Florida. The 32 player field will start competing at Trump International when Ji-Yai Shin and Shanshan Feng go off the tee at 9:30. That's a interesting first pairing for a tournament, even for a limited field event. Shin is the defending British Open champion, ranked #6... [Full Story]

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November 19, 2008

2009 LPGA Tour schedule is out

Click here if you want to check it out. Here are the lowlights and highlights *- There will be 31 tournaments instead of 34. Ginn Tribute, Semgroup, ADT Championship, and Fields Open are gone. Honda Thailand is back. *- Overall prize money is down roughly 10% from 60 million to... [Full Story]

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November 18, 2008

LPGA Tour won't return to Oklahoma in 2009

Will the last US based non-major LPGA event turn off the light. From the Tulsa World- The annual LPGA tour stop in Tulsa won't be back in 2009. The tour that includes the highest level of women's professional golfers was forced to cancel its event in Tulsa after SemGroup --... [Full Story]

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November 13, 2008

Ian Poulter withdraws from Singapore Open because of missing driver

Call this news a case of separation anxiety. British Open runner-up Ian Poulter pulled out of the Singapore Open after being unable to replace the driver that was stolen at the HSBC Champions Tournament in Shanghai, which ended on Monday. "I am really gutted," he said Wednesday. "I have been... [Full Story]

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November 9, 2008

Ji-Yai Shin wins the Mizuno Classic

Look out Lorena Ochoa. You have a challenger for #1 in the world. From AP- SHIMA, Japan - Shin Ji-yai won the Mizuno Classic for her second LPGA Tour title and ninth international victory of the year, shooting a 5-under 67 on Sunday to easily hold off Mayu Hattori at... [Full Story]

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November 5, 2008

How will the LPGA Tour be affected by the current financial crisis?

Ron Sirak writes- All indications are the LPGA will be down at least two tournaments in 2009, but with about one-third of its sponsor contracts (along with its TV deals with ESPN and Golf Channel) expiring after next season, and its sanctioning fees increasing as much as tenfold, insiders believe... [Full Story]

Rating: 4/ (1 votes cast)

November 3, 2008

Honesty wins

Ryan Palmer still wins the Gin sur Mer after calling a penalty stroke on himself. Palmer, who was at No. 143 on the money list with two tournaments remaining, had to call a penalty on himself and made bogey on the 10th hole, then took double bogey on the next... [Full Story]

Rating: 4/ (1 votes cast)

November 2, 2008

Candie Kung wins the Hana Bank Kolon Championship

She won by one shot over Australia's Katherine Hull. Do you think Candie looks Korean when wearing a hanbok? The only reason I'm asking is because a member of the media at last July's Evian Masters got Kung's nationality mixed up. No such mistake was made today, but some bright... [Full Story]

Rating: 5/ (2 votes cast)

October 31, 2008

Will someone at Associated Press please pick up the black courtesy phone

The wire service employs clueless people to cover golf not just in the United States but South Korea also. Fellow South Korean Chae Young Yoon is one shot back in third, and eight others were in a pack at 2-under, including Christina Kim and Mi Hyun Kim. Who is AP... [Full Story]

Rating: 4/ (1 votes cast)

October 30, 2008

The LPGA in South Korea or where in the world is Carolyn Bivens?

For their once a year tour stop, The Hana Bank Kolon Championship. It will be played October 31-November 2nd at The Sky 72 Golf Club, Ocean Course in Incheon. The tournament dates back to 2001, when the inaugeral event was canceled after 9-11 occured. This is a limited field event,... [Full Story]

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October 26, 2008

Getting carried away- Helen Alfredsson wins first ever LPGA event in China

She won the Grand China Air LPGA by 3 shots. From the BBC- Helen Alfredsson won the Grand China Air title in Haikou with a magnificent seven-under-par 65 in the final round. The Swede finished three strokes clear of Taiwan's Yani Tseng in the first LPGA Tour event to be... [Full Story]

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October 20, 2008

Morgan Pressel wins the LPGA Kapalua Classic

It was her second career victory on tour. KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) -- Morgan Pressel served as a gracious host but didn't want to extend Kapalua's welcome by going into overtime. Pressel birdied the final hole Sunday in the inaugural Kapalua LPGA Classic for her first victory of the season. Kapalua's... [Full Story]

Rating: 4/ (1 votes cast)

October 16, 2008

LPGA Tour loses title sponsor ADT

Is my home town tournament in danger of folding? From AP- DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The LPGA Tour lost another title sponsor Friday when ADT Security Services said it would not renew its contract after 2008 for the tour's season-ending event at Trump International. The ADT Championship began in 2001... [Full Story]

Rating: 4/ (1 votes cast)

October 13, 2008

In-Kyung Kim wins the Longs Drugs Challenge

Prior to yesterday no South Korean golfer had won an LPGA event since early August. In-Kyung Kim couldn't help but cry after holing a 30-foot birdie putt on the final hole to wrap up her first LPGA Tour victory. "I was overwhelmed," Kim said. "It was a happy cry." The... [Full Story]

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September 26, 2008

It certainly took long enough

For a golf writer to talk about a Lorena slump. From AP- PRATTVILLE, Ala. - Lorena Ochoa takes another streak into the LPGA's Navistar Classic. For a change, she's trying to end this one. Ochoa, set to begin play Thursday on Capitol Hill's Senator Course, is making her first start... [Full Story]

Rating: 5/ (1 votes cast)

September 21, 2008

Ryder Cup Final Day

The USA did not play as well Saturday as it did on Friday, but maintained their lead going into today's single matches. As it stands now, the USA leads Europe by the score of 9-7. The last time the USA led going into singles play by that score was 1995.... [Full Story]

Rating: 5/ (1 votes cast)

September 20, 2008

Ryder Cup Day Two

The USA goes into the second day of matches with an impressive 5.5-2.5 lead. Not since 1981 has the US won both morning and afternoon matches on the first day of play. Today's pairings- Kim/Mickelson vs Harrington/Karlsson Leonard/Mehan vs Stenson/Casey Perry/Furyk vs Garcia/Westwood Cink/Campbell vs Rose/Poulter Captains Paul Azinger and... [Full Story]

Rating: 5/ (1 votes cast)

September 19, 2008

Michelle Wie, Stacy Lewis advance at LPGA Qualifying School

They finished tied for fourth in the first stage of qualifying for a LPGA Tour card. RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. - Michelle Wie breezed through the final round of an LPGA Tour sectional qualifying tournament on a scorching Friday in the desert, shooting a steady 1-under 71 to tie for fourth.... [Full Story]

Rating: 4/ (2 votes cast)

Ryder Cup begins today, USA leading 5.5-2.5

The every other year event will begin teeing it up this morning at the Vahalla Country Club in Louisville Kentucky. At the last meeting, the Europeans routed the US by the score of 18.5 to 9.5. No question about it, the US faces another uphill battle this year. Not just... [Full Story]

Rating: 5/ (2 votes cast)

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