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The Most Stylish People in Golf

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The Tournament of Champions started the year off with plenty of picturesque panoramas of the beautiful Hawaiian Islands. Continuing on that vein, Golf Magazine gives us plenty of eye candy with its February issue, The Style Issue. It is filled with many familiar faces that have become synonymous with leading fashion trends both on and off the course. Adam Scott is profiled as The Most Stylish Man in Golf and the ever changing Michelle Wie takes the same title for… Continue Reading

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Gerina Pillar Moving Towards That Elusive First Win

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Gerina Pillar may have come up short in at the Volunteers of America Texas Shootout but this is a player who seems so very ready to win. We first heard of Pillar awhile back but she was billed as a member of the ”husband and wife” who both play professional golf. Indeed, her husband Martin is on the PGA Tour for his second full time season and the two of them were both in contention last week in their respective… Continue Reading

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Lexi Thompson Dominates in Thailand

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When Lexi Thompson turned professional the folks at Cobra/Puma jumped on her to endorse their products and be their female face of golf.  They saw the huge potential in the teenager that drove it as long as the boys.  And Thompson has lived up to their expectations and more. The 21 year old Thompson continued to impress with a dominating victory at the Honda LPGA Thailand for her seventh LPGA title and third in just seven months. Thompson cruised to… Continue Reading

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Jimmy Walker & Cristie Kerr: Not Just Another Win

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Jimmy Walker made it look easy at The Valero Texas Open yesterday. As Jordan Spieth tried to gain some ground, Walker just kept playing solid golf and it gave the hometown winner his fifth win in 18 months, that’s impressive.  Walker has moved to top ten in the world, has blossomed into a weekly contender, leads the FedEx Cup with his two wins but nine out of ten fans couldn’t pick him out of a lineup. As usual, now the… Continue Reading

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Lizette Salas: American Dream on the LPGA Tour

by Jeff Skinner Lizette Salas finally found a way to win on the LPGA Tour. After two seasons of near misses in half a dozen tournaments the second year LPGA player nailed down her first tour win at the Kingsmill Championship Presented by JTBC. Salas had blown leads, chunked shots, been outplayed and lost in a playoff before this win but there would be no denying her on Sunday. A good way to win is to start with a three… Continue Reading

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Wie’s Win Could Be the Start…Maybe

by Jeff Skinner Spending a week in Hawaii is good for the soul.  Anyone that spends time there will say something along the lines of it being “the trip of a lifetime” or “it was life changing.”  Well this week in Hawaii may just be life changing not only for Michelle Wie but for the LPGA Tour. Wie may finally have found the formula for success with her new found “game plan” strategy combined with her forsaking the technical aspects… Continue Reading

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Lexi Thompson’s Major Leap

by Jeff Skinner The first major of the year had a star-studded leaderboard to start yesterday with two of the biggest names on the LPGA Tour going head to head it what could have been a classic showdown.  Michelle Wie and Lexi Thompson started the day tied for the lead at The Kraft Nabisco Championship with both looking for their first major championship. But there wasn’t much of a competition as Thompson pulled away from Wie with an front nine… Continue Reading

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Mike Whan’s LPGA Alive and Well In Paradise

by Jeff Skinner While we all battle a snowstorm in the Northeast the women of the LPGA Tour will get their 2014 season off to a warm and rousing start in paradise, Paradise Island in the Bahamas that is. World number three Stacy Lewis leads the field that includes 16 year old phenom Lydia Ko (4) and Lexi Thompson (9) at the Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic.  Ko is making her debut as a member of the LPGA and is… Continue Reading

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Holly Sonders, Perfect “Fit” On Golf Digest Cover

by Jeff Skinner The folks at Golf Digest have taken a page from The Golf Channel, many pages in fact.  The May issue features The Golf Channel’s Holly Sonders as their cover girl. It’s their Fitness Issue and indeed Sonders is fit and Golf Digest takes great effort to show just how fit she is. Sonders won a NCAA National Championship while playing at Michigan State and has parlayed her”fitness” into a prime gig on The Golf Channel’s Morning Drive… Continue Reading

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Na Yeon Choi Takes U.S. Open…Americans Fade

by Jeff Skinner Na Yeon Choi followed in the footsteps of her countrywomen Si Ri Pak as she claimed the 67th U.S. Open at the same course that Pak had won on in 1998 when she started the revolution in women’s golf in South Korea. Choi’s win once again shows the power, impact and dominance that South Korean women have at the U.S. Women’s Open.  This is the second consecutive year and the fourth victory in the last five Open’s… Continue Reading

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