Entries Tagged as 'LPGA Tour'

Lopez drawing on UCLA experience as she pushes for LPGA Tour card

LEE LOPEZ / Scott Miller photo

LEE LOPEZ / Scott Miller photo

The women’s golf program at UCLA has produced its fair share of pros. This year, there are more than a dozen UCLA players competing on the Symetra and LPGA tours. [Read more →]

Dye eager to finally graduate to the LPGA Tour

KENDALL DYE / Scott Miller photo

KENDALL DYE / Scott Miller photo

Entering her fifth season on the Symetra Tour, Kendall Dye felt like an “upperclassman.” So, it was time to graduate. [Read more →]

Parks preparing for spotlight of LPGA Tour

SADENA PARKS / Scott Miller photo

SADENA PARKS / Scott Miller photo

With stardom thanks to an appearance on the Big Break and a ticket to the LPGA Tour thanks to two Symetra Tour wins, Sadena Parks can kick back and coast through the final three Symetra events of 2014.

Just don’t suggest that to Parks. [Read more →]

LPGA rookie Alex hopes to keep building on strong British Open

The walk up the 18th fairway on the final day of the Women’s British Open was just a couple hundred yards. But for Marina Alex, it must have seemed like miles away from where her rookie season on the LPGA Tour started. [Read more →]

Jasi Acharya shares her U.S. Open experiences

As we continue to bask in the afterglow of back-to-back U.S. Opens, Symetra Tour pro Jasi Acharya agreed to share her experiences from Pinehurst No. 2 with 7CsGOLF.com. [Read more →]

With 2 Symetra Tour wins, Open berth, Steen rolling in 2014

MARISSA STEEN / Scott Miller photo

MARISSA STEEN / Scott Miller photo

Marissa Steen wasn’t a player who burst onto the golf scene. From the time she took up the game at 13, her climb has been slow and steady, reaching another milestone with every passing year. [Read more →]

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 →]