Thoughts and observations from Day 2 at the ShopRite LPGA Classic:
GALLOWAY, N.J. – Mother Nature turned up the heat and turned on the fan, making conditions difficult on the field at the Stockton Seaview Resort’s Bay Course on Saturday. The swirling, gusting winds and baked greens made what was turning into a tough week even tougher. [Read more →]
GALLOWAY, N.J. – Ilhee Lee put her hands on top of her head and apologized. She apologized for her choppy English – her second language, to be sure, but her command of it is normally sound.
But Friday after her first round at the 2013 ShopRite LPGA Classic, the words wouldn’t come. [Read more →]
GALLOWAY, N.J. — The recent ruling by the USGA and the Royal & Ancient to ban the anchored putting stroke likely will have far-reaching effects in the men’s game. Four of the last six major winners – including 2013 Masters champion Adam Scott – have used an anchored putting stroke.
The ramifications won’t shake the women’s game quite as much, but there are those who will be affected. [Read more →]
Nothing in Jenni Jenq’s golf career has come easily.
She got a late start in pursuit of professional status – her mid-20s, an age at which many women already have multiple LPGA victories. She was knocked out of contention for her 2013 LPGA Tour card in the first stage of qualifying school. [Read more →]
Streams of golf consciousness …
Matt Kuchar’s win at the WGC Match Play Championship was his fifth on the PGA Tour. Four of those wins have come since 2009. We might just now be seeing the best of Kuchar. Let’s hope so; isn’t it fun to hear the crowds say, “Koooooch!” whenever he hits a good shot? [Read more →]