Two American and two Canadian entries for Women Golf at Rio

Golf is back to the Olympic Games for the first time since 1904. All competing countries have two women entries except the US which has three. Canadians Alena Sharp and Brooke Henderson will represent their country at the Rio Games. Sharp, ranked 81st by Rolex ranking turned professional in 2003,…

Alena Sharp’s career in women’s golf

Alena Sharp is a professional golfer. She originates from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada and she began golfing at the age of 10. She joined the women’s golf team at the New Mexico State University. She became a professional player in 2003, when she played two seasons of the Future Tour along with…

Caitlyn Jenner Scheduled to take part in ANA Inspiration Tournament

Caitlyn Jenner was born William Bruce Jenner. He attended college on a football scholarship but had to quit football due to a knee injury. He then began training for track and field. In 1972, he competed in the 1972 Olympics in Germany. He won a gold medal for the Decathlon in the Olympic Summer…

Who is Bella Dovhey?

When you think about stars, you think about grown, glamorous women that have fought for years to build a career. Bella Dovhey is no exception to this, except that she is not a mature or glamorous woman; actually, she is just a young, sweet child with a great talent. Bella Dovhey is considered to be…

Top Ranking Women Golfers

Stacy Lewis placed number 1 in the world rankings by winning her 10th LPGA tournament. She also won the ShopRite LPGA Classic for the second time in 3 years. Stacy has been ranked #1 twice. She was placed second after Inbee Park won 3 major tournaments but, by winning the British Open twice, Stacy…

Chun In-gee wins the US women’s Open Golf Championship

This professional golfer from South Korea is popularly known as Gee Chun. This is her first time participating and winning the U.S. Women’s Open Championship. Something like this, that is, a debutante winning the biggest championship for women’s golf, was seen only back in 2005, when…

Marathon Classic: Notes and news

Stacy Lewis showed us that she is playing in every tournament as in her hometown. The situation is the same with the latest tournament, Marathon Classic Presented by Owens Corning and O-I. She already visited Arkansas and Texas. Lewis was born near the tournament location. This means that this week,…

Kerr & Pettersen Leads The List Of Those Who Missed Out On The USWO Cut

The cut for the U.S. Women Open was on Friday made at lows that actually ended up breaking records. At least 63 golf players were lucky enough so as to make the cut at 144. This was actually a stroke total that equaled a low mark set at the U.S. Women Open back in 1999 while at the Old Waverly…

Great moments in history for golf women

When it comes to sports you cannot often hear about successful women, because it seems like people are more interested in sportsmen, than in sportswomen. Still it doesn’t mean that women didn’t make history and now we will write about some great moments in history for women in golf. We…

The leader of the Rolex Annika Major Award is Brittany Lincicome

The Rolex ANNIKA Major Award is won by the player on the LPGA who has the best records in 5 major championships. There is no need to name these majors, because they are well known. Golfers who finish among the top 10 win the points at all major championships. But, in order to win, this prestigious…

A view from the KPMG Women's PGA Championship

This week, the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship will include 99/100 players on the Official money list of the LPGA. The best 50 golfers will be this week, at the Westchester Country Club in Harrison. KPMG hosted a Women’s Leadership Summit at this club. Lynn Good (Duke Energy President and…

Suzann Pettersen

Suzann Pettersen is a Norwegian professional golfer. She plays on the LPGA Tour (US-based). Pettersen is also a member of the Ladies European Tour. She held the world second position several times. This is her best achievement. She was born in Oslo, Norway. Her parents are Mona and Alex. Both of…

Angela Stanford, An Angel for Kids

After the Volunteers of America North Texas Shootout Presented by JTBC, 18 most known and famous women golfers stayed in town in order to do their own volunteering. One of them is a Texas native, Angela Stanford. She was a host of her annual Let Your Light Shine Charity Golf Tournament. This…

Nanci Bowen

After clinching the 2015 ANA Inspiration, Brittany Lincicome slipped on a $1.000 robe. It was an improvement from the first robe of 1995 Champion Nanci Bowen. This tradition started in 1988. Then Amy Alcott made the jump at the Mission Hills Country Club, but Bowen was the first. Last year she…

Ko is making progress in the Race to the CME Globe

Jordan Spieth and Lydia Ko are in a virtual race. They don’t compete against each other, but these two, young professionals lead the way in the PGA and LPGA Tour. Thanks to the victory last week, at the Swinging Skirts LPGA, Ko improved her lead in the Race to the CME Globe in this season. Ko,…

Friendships that were born on the course

As you may know, Kang is an LPGA Tour professional. A few years ago, she was playing on the men’s side. This year, Alex, her brother, made the cup at the PGA Tour’s Puerto Rico Open. But according to her statement, she has never seen golf like one she experienced with Johnson this…

The youngest golf player who qualified for US Women’s Open

The eleven-year old Lucy Li was recorded as the youngest golf player who had the chance to qualify for the US Women’s open surpassing Lexi Thompson. She won the sectional qualifier at Half Moon Bay in California. Although there are records of 10-years-old Beverly Klass who played in 1967, she…

Auckland Women Underline Interprovincial Golf Credentials

Auckland underlined their favourite status on day two of the national women's interprovincial tournament today. Seeking a fourth successive title, Auckland whitewashed both opponents at the Riverside Golf Club near Hamilton to climb to the top of Division One. They thumped Southland 5-0 in the…

Charley Hull: 18 and shining

About a year ago Charley Hull, while still 17, won the title Rookie of the Year and now she is winning one of the big tours, the Order of Merit. She also became the youngest player to win this tour. Her first pro title was Lalla Meryem Cup, which she won back in March 2014 and since then she…

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Lorie Kane inducted into the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame 

Lorie Kane, 51, was inducted into the Canadian Hall of Fame in March this year and the ceremony was held last Tuesday evening. The distinction comes after her 26th straight participation at the Canadian Open last week. Lorie started playing professionally in 1993 and joined the LPGA Tour in 1996.…

Jason Day Decides to Skip the Olympics this Year

Jason Day, one of the best and most successful golfers in the world, announced on Tuesday that he would not be taking part in the upcoming Olympics competition due to the outbreak of Zika virus in South America. This is the second golf star, after Rory McIlroy, to announce that he will not be taking…

What happened to Spieth at the Masters?

Some get to cry and others get to celebrate. But to Jordan Spieth, there is a lot to take in as he went horribly wrong at the Masters. He lost his chance of becoming the first back-to-back Masters winner since Tiger Woods in 2001 and 2002. Everything seemed glorious for him until something went…

Rio de Janeiro's new Olympic golf course

Golf enthusiasts have reason to celebrate this year’s Olympics in Rio; this will be the first time in 112 years that the sport has been included in the games. This should make for gripping television and new international promotional opportunities for golf. However, this has not all been a…

Jordan Spieth plays 7 tournaments in 7 countries

Jordan Spieth is a US professional golfer and ranks number one in the world. He won the 2015 Masters Tournament and $1.8 million in prize money. He is the second youngest golfer to win the Masters. He also won the 2015 U.S. Open, the 2015 Tour Championship, and the 2015 FedEx Cup. This year, 2016,…

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Sports Related Brain Injuries on the Rise in Children & Hockey Leads the Way

There is an increase in the number of incidents of brain damage diagnosed in the past few years. A report was released recently by a trusted institute sighting how sports related visits to the emergency rooms are on the rise. A sample of children between the ages of nine and seventeen was taken in a…

Two American and two Canadian entries for Women Golf at Rio

Golf is back to the Olympic Games for the first time since 1904. All competing countries have two women entries except the US which has three. Canadians Alena Sharp and Brooke Henderson will represent their country at the Rio Games. Sharp, ranked 81st by Rolex ranking turned professional in 2003,…

Alena Sharp’s career in women’s golf

Alena Sharp is a professional golfer. She originates from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada and she began golfing at the age of 10. She joined the women’s golf team at the New Mexico State University. She became a professional player in 2003, when she played two seasons of the Future Tour along with…