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A Love Story: Stacy Lewis & Arkansas

by Jeff Skinner The dream season on the LPGA Tour continued yesterday at the WalMart NW Arkansas Championship. Michelle Wie was the story early in the week with back to back 66’s but the week of celebration may have took its toll on the 2014 U.S. Open champion as she faded with a 73 and toppled down the leaderboard. But that left the stage open for a host of players to make a charge. And charge they did. Angela Stanford… Continue Reading

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Stacy Lewis: Ready for “Hometown” Win & More

by Jeff Skinner The LPGA returns to Arkansas this week at the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship and the top American golfer is feeling right at home.  World number two, Stacy Lewis is an University of Arkansas alum and knows this is truly a home game for her. Lewis was an All-American at Arkansas and still has strong ties to the school and the area.  She looks at this tournament as  just a step below a major for her and would… Continue Reading

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10 Things I Think…Players Championship Style

by Jeff Skinner 1.  They like to call The Players the fifth major and that’s a debatable point.  But what Tiger showed us yesterday was that even on a course where he has only limited success he can still get it done.  Two wins at TPS Sawgrass may get an average golfer into the Hall of Fame but in Tiger’s world Sawgrass is still a course he  only tolerates. 2.  Jeff Maggert’s appearance among the leaders showed two things. The… Continue Reading

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Low Scoring at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am

by Jeff Skinner We often hear golf analysts use the term “ideal scoring conditions” when many players go low during a round.  Well the conditions couldn’t have been better Thursday at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.  With idyllic weather, no wind and perfect greens players were going low, very low. Think of this: Charlie Wi shot a 61 at Monterey Peninsula and he is only tied for the lead at nine under par.  Danny Lee and Dustin Johnson matched… Continue Reading

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Stacy Lewis is Ready for Carnoustie

by Jeff Skinner Spending some time in Europe during the summer can be a dream come.  For the ladies that make their living on the golf course their mid-season trip abroad continues this week as they move from France to Scotland for The Ricoh Women’s British Open.  There’s a slight difference in the course this week as they change from the lush hills of The Evian to the difficult exasperating layout of what many call the toughest course in the… Continue Reading

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Stacy Lewis is the Best Story in Golf

By Jeff Skinner There are many interesting story lines in golf this season. Stacy Lewis has to be at the top of any list of the best stories in golf this year. Lewis is a rookie on the 2008 LPGA Tour and the tour’s Qualifying School winner. She was the top ranked amateur the past two years and won the 2007 NCAA Individual Championship. With all those credentials comes an expectation of success on the tour. These expectations may lead… Continue Reading

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