Entries Tagged as 'LPGA Tour'

Opinion: Huffington Post story on LPGA, women’s golf in Asia gets it (partially) right

A March 5 article in the Huffington Post details the popularity of women’s golf – specifically the LPGA — in Asia and how the women’s game far outpaces the men’s game in that part of the world.

While nothing in the article is false, it seems to conveniently gloss over a few truths for the sake of making its point. [Read more →]

Opinion: Win big for Creamer, but it’s not a career-saver

So with one, bold stroke – a 75-foot stroke, to be exact – Paula Creamer managed to poke a significant hole in my long-held theory that many young stars on the LPGA either burn out or become apathetic by their mid-20s. [Read more →]

Opinion: Sustaining success on LPGA Tour may be a matter of priorities

CBSSports.com recently posted a story about Michelle Wie being refreshed and enjoying golf again. The story quoted legendary swing coach David Leadbetter, who handles Wie, as saying he instructed her to take a five-week break during the offseason. [Read more →]

Averyhardt believes more African-American women can be successful in golf

SHASTA AVERYHARDT / photo submitted

SHASTA AVERYHARDT / photo submitted

In the history of women’s golf, Shasta Averyhardt always will have her little niche. She was just the fourth African-American player on the LPGA Tour and the first to earn her way to the tour through Q School (2011). [Read more →]

14 for ’14: What to watch for on the LPGA Tour in 2014

The 2014 LPGA Tour season gets rolling next week, and it promises to be another good one for the tour that keeps raising its profile. As the ladies get set to take the stage, here are 14 things to watch in 2014: [Read more →]

2013: The year in quotes

2013 was the most promising yet for 7CsGOLF.com. By the time Dec. 31 is over, the site will have eclipsed 350,000 hits for the year. As always, the support is much appreciated.

So as 2013 closes and we prepare for another exciting year in 2014, here’s a look at some of the best quotes collected by 7CsGOLF.com over the past 12 months: [Read more →]

World players of the year: Henrik Stenson, Inbee Park

Selecting the 7CsGOLF.com male and female World Player of the Year was easy and difficult.

The male selection was a no-brainer. Henrik Stenson’s victory in both the PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup and the European Tour’s Race to Dubai was unprecedented. [Read more →]

Australia’s Smith overcomes illness to earn LPGA status

The final stage of LPGA Tour Q School has not been kind to Australia’s Kristie Smith.

Last year, Smith reached final stage only to be forced to withdraw. She managed to make it through this year but not without a great deal of difficulty. [Read more →]

Well-traveled Hou hopes her next stop is LPGA Tour

 

CORIE HOU / Photo submitted

CORIE HOU / Photo submitted

 

Asked if she’s surprised to have reached the final stage of LPGA Tour Q School, Australian Corie Hou answers yes. And no. [Read more →]

Back at final stage, Acharya more at ease, prepared than ever

JASI ACHARYA / Photo submitted

JASI ACHARYA / Photo submitted

The small-town girl from Big Sky country has been here before, standing at the threshold of the LPGA Tour. In less than a month, Jasi Acharya will participate in the final stage of Q School for the third time, the coveted card having eluded her twice before. [Read more →]