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UL International Crown Kicks Off Big Weeks for Women’s Golf

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As we all still nurse our Open Championship hangovers the women of the golf world start a streak of important tournaments. Thursday 32 of the worlds best will tee it up in the UL International Crown in a eight team format, that’s something the Olympics should have tried…a team format. Then a quick trip across to England where they will compete in the Ricoh Women’s British Open at Woburn Golf & Country Club in Milton Keynes, England. After a weeks… Continue Reading

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Youngsters Take Center Stage at the U.S. Women’s Open

PINEHURST, NC - JUNE 17:  A flagstick is seen on the first hole during a practice round prior to the start of the 69th U.S. Women's Open at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club, Course No. 2 on June 17, 2014 in Pinehurst, North Carolina.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

While the PGA Tour takes a very unusual but understandable week off due to the flooding in West Virginia, the best women in golf will have center stage as they vie for their toughest major of the year, the U.S. Women’s Open. The USGA has gathered the best female golfers in the world at CordeValle Golf Club in San Martin, Calif. Unlike the male version of this Open which makes regular stops in Cali this is the first time since… Continue Reading

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Chip Shots: Drugs, Spies, Majors & More

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There is some wild stuff going on in golf right now including some suspensions, some spying and a whale of a fish story. Scott Stallings was suspended from the PGA Tour for violating the Tour’s Drug Policy. But he didn’t go all A-Rod or Barry Bonds on steroids. Stallings had taken an over the counter drug, not a steroid, prescribed by his doctor. After a players meeting explaining the policy he went to the tour and turned himself in. He… Continue Reading

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Park & Langer Win Majors, Gomez Breaks Through

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Inbee Park is back in form and walked away from the field at The KPMG Women’s PGA Championship in Harrison New York. Park’s final round 68 gave her a five shot margin of victory over Sei Young Kim. While this tournament is now billed as the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship with the new partnership of the PGA, LPGA and KPMG, Park had won the older version of this event the prior two seasons. So this gives her three straight LPGA… Continue Reading

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Friday’s Chip Shots

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Brooks Koepka paired a second round 67 to go with his opening round 64 to take a one shot lead over youngster Austin Cook who is in just his third PGA Tour event. Koepka isn’t hitting a lot of fairways (13/28) at The FedEx St. Jude Classic but his iron play has been stellar hitting 78% of his Greens in Regulation. Personally, I hope Brooks isn’t peaking too early as I already have him slated as my Dark Horse pick… Continue Reading

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Sei Young Kim Holes Out from Fairway to Win Lotte Championship

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From the AP: KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Sei Young Kim holed out from 154 yards for eagle to win the LPGA Tour’s Lotte Championship on the first hole of a playoff Saturday with Inbee Park.  “This is probably the second most memorable shot for me,” Kim said through a translator. “In 2013, I won a tournament, which had the biggest prize money on KLPGA. I won that tournament by making a hole-in-one on 17, so that was probably my most… Continue Reading

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