All anyone seems to talk about is money in this disruptive year of golf, and the LPGA Tour should not be left out of the conversation.
Only this is cause for celebration, not division.
The talent pool is as deep as it has been in years.
KING ABDULLAH ECONOMIC CITY, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Two years after it first invested in women's golf, Golf Saudi is raising the prize money of the Aramco Saudi Ladies International from $1 million to $5 million, making it equal to the men's prize fund and the seventh-highest in all of women's golf.
A female player has won an event on the European tour for the first time.
Linn Grant made history in amazing style, too.
The 22-year-old Swede obliterated a field of both male and female golfers at the Scandinavian Mixed event on Sunday, winning by nine strokes after an 8-under 64 in the final round at Halmstad Golf Club.
SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. (AP) — Women’s golf is on the rise, a momentum swing not lost on fans and sponsors.
With an abundance of emerging stars gaining notoriety, the sport is drawing more attention — and sponsorships — in the post-Covid era.
Nelly Korda has a coach who knows all about top golfers returning from an injury, how patience and belief can be just as critical as any physical therapy.
Among the messages Jamie Mulligan offered the 23-year-old Korda is that no one ever returned from an injury too late, even if that means starting on the biggest stage in women's golf.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Rose Zhang resumed her second round on Friday morning and made bogey at Champions Retreat, falling one shot below the cut line at the Augusta National Women's Amateur. She responded like the No.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — California teen Anna Davis birdied the par-5 closing hole at Champions Retreat and shared the lead with Alabama sophomore Benedetta Moresco of Italy at 2-under 70 on a tough, windy start on Wednesday to the Augusta National Women's Amateur.
HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — Nine people have died in a fiery, head-on collision in West Texas, including six New Mexico university students and a coach returning from a golf tournament, as well as a 13-year-old boy, authorities said.
Long considered the biggest event in women's golf, the U.S. Women's Open now has prize money and future sites to match.
The U.S. Golf Association announced Friday the purse will nearly double this year to $10 million, by far the richest in women's golf and challenging top prizes in women's sports.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Mizuki Hashimoto of Japan holed out from the fairway for eagle that sent her to a 4-under 68, allowing her to make up a three-shot deficit and win the Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific on Saturday to earn spots in two majors.
The LPGA Tour decides its player of the year based strictly on points. If those were style points, Nelly Korda would be tough to beat.
Korda's three LPGA victories this year include her first major, the KPMG Women's PGA Championship at Atlanta Athletic Club, which elevated the 23-year-old American to No.
WEST CALDWELL, N.J. (AP) — Jin Young Ko put a tough loss behind her quickly and ran off six birdies over a seven-hole stretch on the back nine for an 8-under 63 on Thursday to build a three-shot lead in the Cognizant Founders Cup.
KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — Her parents used to call her a lion when Nelly Korda was young because she was relentless in everything she played, from gymnastics to ice skating to golf.
“I've always been super determined and super focused on what I want,” Korda said.
KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — Seven holes into the third round of Olympic women's golf, Nelly Korda was making it look easy.
She made three birdies, at one point stretching her lead to five shots. The one time she was out of position, the 23-year-old American blasted out of a bunker right of the green on the par-3 seventh and it hit the pin for a tap-in par.
KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — Lexi Thompson had to bring in a team manager the last three holes when her caddie succumbed to the heat. Players walked down sunbaked fairways using umbrellas, some of them occasionally holding a bag of ice on their heads.
KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — Four feet between his golf ball and the cup was all that separated Xander Schauffele from an Olympic gold medal, and he couldn't help but let his mind wander.
For Schauffele, it would be as special as a major, the championships that have eluded him far too many times, most recently at the Masters.
KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — Men's golf began Thursday in the Olympics, and the No. 1 player in the world was nearly 6,000 miles away watching from home. Jon Rahm still can't believe he's not playing.
“I didn't think ever that I was not going to be there,” Rahm said in a phone interview from his home in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Nelly Korda goes to the Olympics as the No. 1 player in the world, and the Americans will have one extra player than they had in 2016.
The 60-player field for Tokyo was set Tuesday, although players for the men's and women's competitions will not be certified until next week.
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. (AP) — The timing couldn't have been better in so many ways for Nelly Korda, the new face of American women in golf and No. 1 in the world.
As she stood on the first tee at Atlanta Athletic Cub, tied for the lead in the KPMG Women's PGA Championship with a shot at winning her first major, older sister Jessica had just finished the front nine and made a detour on the way to No.
Four of the top 10 men in the world golf ranking are not going to Japan for the Olympics, only one of them by choice.
The 60-man field was set Tuesday based on the world ranking with a half-dozen late withdrawals, a list that included U.S.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Pepperdine supposedly missed its national championship window a year ago.
The Waves were the nation’s No. 1 team, but didn’t get to play for a title due to the pandemic and lost three-time All-American Sahith Theegala.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina director of golf Puggy Blackmon is retiring after this season...
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Brooke Henderson of Canada kept out of trouble and kept bogeys off her card Friday on her way to a 4-under 67 and a two-shot lead in the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions, the winners-only start to the LPGA Tour season...
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. — Kerri Parks from Marshall University tied for 13th place Tuesday in the Palmetto Intercol legiate women' s golf tournament at Turtle Point Golf Course.
Parks fired a final round of 4-under-par 68 for a 73-79-68—220 finish in Marshall's final tournament of the fall season.
RICHMOND, Ky. — Marshall University finished 12th out of 15 teams Sunday at the Eastern Kentucky University Intercollegiate men's golf tournament at the par-70 University Club at Arlington.
Eastern Michigan won the 54-hole tournament at 2-under-par 838 followed by Eastern Kentucky (848), Morehead State (862), Murray State (863), Tennessee-Martin (965) and SIU Edwardsville (865).
LOWELL -- The field is set for the 93rd annual Lowell City Men's Golf Tournament.
Long Meadow GC, Mt. Pleasant GC, Nabnasset Lake CC and Vesper CC have held their team qualifiers and a number of familiar faces have made the rosters.
Midland — The LPGA was absent from Michigan for a few years, but it appears the top women's golf tour in the world is glad to be back.
With tournaments already in Grand Rapids and Ann Arbor, the LPGA and Dow Chemical announced on Thursday the creation of the Great Lakes Bay Invitational, a unique team event that will be played July 17-20, 2019 at Midland Country Club.