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Minjee’s strength matches major challenge at Chevron

Minjee’s strength matches major challenge at Chevron

It's the statistic that has Australian golf ace Minjee Lee licking her lips on the eve of the season's first major in California. 31 Mar 2022
The Preview: The Chevron Championship

The Preview: The Chevron Championship

And so it begins. The first major of the year is here and in the 129 days between Thursday’s opening tee shot at the newly renamed Chevron Championship and the last putt falling at August’s Women’s Open, nine Grand Slam titles will be decided. 29 Mar 2022
Nelly Korda to miss first major of season

Nelly Korda to miss first major of season

World No.2 Nelly Korda will sit out the first women's golf major of the year as she continues her recovery from a blood clot in her arm 25 Mar 2022
Morri: The trouble with women’s golf

Morri: The trouble with women’s golf

This past week offered up a unique insight into the often confusing and frustrating conundrum that is women’s golf at the top level (the business, not the playing). 11 Oct 2021
New sponsor and prizemoney boost for LPGA major

New sponsor and prizemoney boost for LPGA major

The opening women's major of 2022 will have its prize fund boosted by 60 percent to US$5 million ($6.8 million), the LPGA Tour said after announcing a new title sponsor for the tournament. 6 Oct 2021
Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific moves to Abu Dhabi Golf Club

Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific moves to Abu Dhabi Golf Club

The R&A and Asia-Pacific Golf Confederation (APGC) have announced that the 2021 Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific (WAAP) championship will be staged at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from 10-13 November. 1 Sep 2021
Winner’s Bag: Patty Tavatanakit – ANA Inspiration

Winner’s Bag: Patty Tavatanakit – ANA Inspiration

A bogey-free 68 on Easter Sunday delivered Patty Tavatanakit her maiden major title and the first major win of 2021. Here is what the rising Thai superstar had in the bag at Mission Hills. 6 Apr 2021
Morri: Augusta National falls short with ANWA

Morri: Augusta National falls short with ANWA

Credit where it’s due, as the saying goes, so a teaspoon of credit to Augusta National amongst the bucket of criticism that is to follow. 5 Apr 2021
Tavatanakit holds off Ko to win ANA Inspiration

Tavatanakit holds off Ko to win ANA Inspiration

Tour rookie Patty Tavatanakit has held off a charge from former World No.1 Lydia Ko to take the first major of the LPGA season, the ANA Inspiration. 5 Apr 2021
So-called expert golf tips for this week

So-called expert golf tips for this week

There was another six top-10s added to the tally last week, but no winners. Can the so-called experts grab a trophy or two this week as major championship season gets underway in California, the PGA Tour heads to Texas and Augusta welcomes amateurs? 31 Mar 2021
Inbee Park claims Kia Classic

Inbee Park claims Kia Classic

Inbee Park opened her LPGA Tour season with a wire-to-wire victory Sunday in the Kia Classic on the eve of the first major championship of the season. 29 Mar 2021
Inbee Park leads Kia Classic

Inbee Park leads Kia Classic

Inbee Park shot a six-under 66 to take the first-round lead in the LPGA Tour's Kia Classic at Aviara, just one week out from the ANA Inspiration – the season's first major. 26 Mar 2021
Gabi Ruffels joins the pro ranks

Gabi Ruffels joins the pro ranks

Life as a professional golfer will begin for Gabi Ruffels at this month's LPGA Tour event in Florida after the Australian opted to shed her amateur status. 11 Feb 2021
Winner's Bag: Mirim Lee – ANA Inspiration

Winner's Bag: Mirim Lee – ANA Inspiration

Korea's Mirim Lee held off two of the favourites to claim the ANA Inspiration in sudden death on Sunday. Take a look at what the LPGA's newest major champion had in the bag. 14 Sep 2020
MORRI: Not a great wall at all

MORRI: Not a great wall at all

For a guy who rarely gets it wrong in PR terms it’s been a less than stellar couple of weeks for Mike Whan. 14 Sep 2020
Mirim Lee wins ANA Inspiration

Mirim Lee wins ANA Inspiration

Mirim Lee chipped in three times on Sunday, the last one for eagle on the final hole that got her into a three-way playoff at the ANA Inspiration that she won on the first extra hole with a birdie. 14 Sep 2020
Kirk keeps her major victory dream alive

Kirk keeps her major victory dream alive

Queensland’s Katherine Kirk has shot a five under 67 in the third round of the ANA Inspiration to charge into contention at the LPGA's second major for 2020. 13 Sep 2020
Ruffels & Kirk make LPGA major move

Ruffels & Kirk make LPGA major move

Former Australian No.1 junior tennis player Gabriela Ruffels traded her racquet for a golf club five years ago and her sublime skills were for all to see in the second round of the ANA Inspiration. 12 Sep 2020
Webb backs Lee & Green at ANA Inspiration

Webb backs Lee & Green at ANA Inspiration

Karrie Webb has backed Hannah Green and Minjee Lee to contend at this week's ANA Inspiration despite the women's major facing scorching California desert temperatures, poor air quality and the potential for players to have to ride in carts. 9 Sep 2020
So-called expert golf tips for this week

So-called expert golf tips for this week

The second LPGA Tour major of 2020 takes place this week, as the postponed ANA Inspiration plays out in California. Meanwhile, the PGA Tour gets its season underway in the same state and the European Tour heads to Portugal. But who do our so-called experts like? 8 Sep 2020
The Preview: ANA Inspiration

The Preview: ANA Inspiration

The LPGA Tour travels to California and the heat of the desert for the second major of its revised 2020 season. Who will claim the ANA Inspiration and make the refreshing leap into Poppie’s Pond? 8 Sep 2020