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LPGA Tour Pro gets DQ'd

LPGA Tour Pro gets DQ'd

Jul 1st, 2018

Veteran South Africa Tour Pro Lee-Anne Pace managed to get herself disqualified on Friday at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship.  

The Road to the PGA and LPGA Tour Goes Through Ron Garl

The Road to the PGA and LPGA Tour Goes Through Ron Garl

Jun 3rd, 2018

These days it seems that if aspiring golfers want to make it to the PGA or LPGA TOUR, Ron Garl is a name they should know. Or at least be familiar with some of his course designs here in the Central Florida area that are famous for their unique style, design and strategy.

Laura Davies goes low with a 63 at LPGA Founders Cup

Laura Davies goes low with a 63 at LPGA Founders Cup

Mar 18th, 2018

Laura Davies has gone low with her first 63 since 2005. She is now just three shots behind leader Inbee Park after the LPGA Founders Cup third round. Could she become the oldest winner in LPGA history?

Lexi Thompson mocks the LPGA

Lexi Thompson mocks the LPGA

Feb 10th, 2018

We love Lexi Thompson’s Instagram response to the LPGA’s new strict dress code, which it announced last week. Take it away Lexi.

Michelle Wie has pop at LPGA dress code

Michelle Wie has pop at LPGA dress code

Dec 7th, 2017

Michelle Wie is off on her holidays in her Hawaian home. But she could not resist having a pop at the LPGA's recent changes to its dress code. Fair play Michelle. 

Sung Hyun Park claims her first LPGA Tour

Sung Hyun Park claims her first LPGA Tour

Oct 16th, 2017

It was a one – two for South Korea, as Jin Young Ko held off World No 2 Sung Hyun Park to claim her first LPGA Tour victory by two shots at the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship on Sunday. But how did Charley Hull get on?

LPGA player to donate winnings

LPGA player to donate winnings

Sep 2nd, 2017

Stacy Lewis will donate any winnings she makes at the Cambia Portland Classic to the victims of Hurricane Harvey, and the motivation seems to be working.

Exclusive LPGA Mike Whan interview

Exclusive LPGA Mike Whan interview

Aug 8th, 2017

We have partnered up with 18Birdies from the US to share their weekly Podcasts from over the other side of the pond. This week's features an exclusive interview with the LPGA's Commissioner Mike Whan.

LPGA player hopes Trump no-shows

LPGA player hopes Trump no-shows

Jul 6th, 2017

It's the third women’s major of the year next week, hard on the heels of the KPMGA PGA Championship, and controversially it will be taking place at Trump Bedminster in New Jersey. And there's at least one player hoping for a Presidential no–show.

Michele Wie second at LPGA Founders Cup

Michele Wie second at LPGA Founders Cup

Mar 18th, 2017

It's the lowest cut ever in LPGA history. If you weren't -5 after 36 holes you were on your way home. No worries for Michelle Wie or Stacey Lewis...

Charley Hull secures maiden LPGA victory

Charley Hull secures maiden LPGA victory

Nov 20th, 2016

Charley Hull won the LPGA season-ending CME Group Tour Championship with a two-shot swing at the 17th on Sunday to 'blouse' $500,000. Nice work Charley!

Charley Hull in tied lead at Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic

Charley Hull in tied lead at Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic

Jan 29th, 2016

  Click here for Scond Round Article!! (Apologies we put the wrong link on email!!) Charley Hull  and Catriona Matthews were amongst seven players tied for the lead after the first round of the Bahamas LPGA, alongside US players Paula Creamer, Ashley Ramsey and Alison Lee and Japanese players Mika Miyazato and Haru Normura, each shooting a 5-under-par 68.

Carly Booth set for LPGA Q School

Carly Booth set for LPGA Q School

Jul 13th, 2017

Carly Booth has been talking to The Telegraph’s James Corrigan, and there’s plenty of positive news as she prepares for the US Women’s Open.

PGA Tour & LPGA link up with Topgolf

PGA Tour & LPGA link up with Topgolf

May 11th, 2016

The PGA TOUR, LPGA and Topgolf Entertainment Group (TEG) have formed a strategic alliance designed to create new fans, participants and enthusiasts and to enhance the playing and fan experiences through event and media initiatives, the groups said.

Brooke Henderson wins CP Women's Open

Brooke Henderson wins CP Women's Open

Aug 30th, 2018

On the course with the world’s top golfers and surrounded by the cheers of fellow countrymen, Brooke Henderson won the LPGA CP Women’s Open on Sunday, becoming the first Canadian to win the title in 45 years, and the second Canadian to win in the event’s history.

Lexi Thompson parachutes into Pro Am

Lexi Thompson parachutes into Pro Am

Feb 10th, 2018

Lexi Thompson parachuted into her Wednesday pro-am ahead of the Kingsmill Championship, much to the consternation of her playing partners.

A Day In The LIfe Of Paige Spiranac...

A Day In The LIfe Of Paige Spiranac...

Dec 24th, 2017

We've been looking back at the best read articles of 2017, and it came us no surprise to us to find that there are a lot of Paige Spiranac fans out there. Here's GP's take on 'A Day In The Life Of Paige Spiranac, The Overlord Of Instagram....'

Alison Lee: Swingin' Siren

Alison Lee: Swingin' Siren

Nov 3rd, 2017

This golfing double agent is by night a hard studying student at UCLA, by day she is one of the worlds best female golfers. Alison Lee we salute you!!!

 Golf versus basketball challenges

Golf versus basketball challenges

Oct 20th, 2017

Our friends from the 18Birdies Team traveled out to the Midwest and met NBA Legend/Milwaukee Bucks Head Coach Jason Kidd for a best-of-five series of golf & basketball challenges versus LPGA pro Kris Tschetter. Who comes out on top? Check out the video to find out!

GimmeGate

GimmeGate

Aug 17th, 2017

It all kicked off at the Solheim Cup back in 2015. Europe led 10-6 going into the singles, but the morning resumption of Saturdays four balls was shrouded in controversy.

Choi and Chang lead

Choi and Chang lead

Jul 2nd, 2017

After moving day at the KPMG PGA Championship, sitting on top at 10 under par are Chella Choi and Danielle Kang, who have one LPGA victory and no majors between them. But who else is lurking?

Brooke Henderson Super Happy

Brooke Henderson Super Happy

Jun 20th, 2017

It was clearly a great weekend for anyone called Brooke or Brooks. First Koepka bags his 1st major then Brooke Henderson claimed her fourth LPGA Tour title at the Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give, and is "Super happy."

Sharmila Nicollet misses the cut

Sharmila Nicollet misses the cut

Jun 4th, 2017

India's Sharmlia Nicollet beat Blair O'Neal to the top spot in a controversial Twitter poll to secure a sponsor's invite at the ShopRite LPGA Classic. But how did she get on?

Sharmila Nicollet wins Twitter poll

Sharmila Nicollet wins Twitter poll

May 9th, 2017

India's Sharmila Nicollet has beaten Blair O'Neal to the top spot in a controversial Twitter poll to secure a sponsor's invite at the ShopRite LPGA Classic.     

Lydia Ko

Lydia Ko

Apr 19th, 2017

Lydia Ko finished T2 at the Lotte Championship this weekend, but that didn’t stop her from firing her caddy Gary Matthews. And she’s got some serious form in this department. 

Cristie Kerr wins the LOTTE Championship

Cristie Kerr wins the LOTTE Championship

Apr 17th, 2017

With a run of 52 holes without a bogey, American Cristie Kerr won the LOTTE Championship presented by Hershey by three shots over three players.   

Lexi leads on day 2

Lexi leads on day 2

Apr 2nd, 2017

Lexi Thompson, who won the event in 2014, finished her second round on Saturday morning after severe wind delays had pushed the second round into Saturday. She holds a one–shot lead, but there is strong chasing pack. 

Lexi Thompson maintains lead

Lexi Thompson maintains lead

Apr 2nd, 2017

Lexi Thompson has held her lead at the ANA Inspiration at the 54–hole mark. She leads Suzann Pettersen by two–strokes and has a large chasing pack within five shots of her lead. 

Lydia Ko's back garden Ad

Lydia Ko's back garden Ad

Mar 11th, 2017

Here's a rather cute ad with Lydia Ko playing golf in her garden. It's to support the New Zealand Women's Open, which is being literally being played in her backgarden, so it's a nice idea and well–executed. 

How to take your game to the next level

How to take your game to the next level

Mar 6th, 2017

Golf instruction can often be viewed as being intimidating and restrictive, but the innovative Bird Golf Academy in the United States is altering that perception with a rewarding and personalised approach to helping golfers improve and fulfil their potential.

Inbee Park wins HSBC in Singapore

Inbee Park wins HSBC in Singapore

Mar 5th, 2017

Seven time major winner Inbee Park came from nowhere to record one stroke victory at the HSBC Women's Champions tournament in Singapore on Sunday.

Brittany Lincicome beats Lexi Thompson

Brittany Lincicome beats Lexi Thompson

Jan 30th, 2017

Brittany Lincicome has beaten Lexi Thompson with a birdie on the first extra play off hole at the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic for her seventh career win on the LPGA Tour.

Melissa Reid gets her tour card

Melissa Reid gets her tour card

Dec 5th, 2016

Melissa Reid has overcome illness to secure her card for next season's LPGA Tour by finishing joint eighth at Q-School at Daytona Beach in Florida. A big well done Mel from all at GP Towers! 

The Founders

The Founders

Jun 23rd, 2016

The forgotten history of the LPGA has been turned into a film.The Founders is coming to a cinema near you soon, check out the trailer here...

Brooke Henderson Wins First Major!

Brooke Henderson Wins First Major!

Jun 13th, 2016

She might only be 5 foot 4, but 18-year-old Brooke Henderson smashes it past virtually everyone else on tour. And she's just won the LPGA!

 Lexi Thompson 100% up for Olympics

Lexi Thompson 100% up for Olympics

Jun 9th, 2016

Lexi was speaking on Wednesday at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, and she made it absolutely clear what her feelings about the Olympics were.

Natalie Gulbis Swingin' Siren

Natalie Gulbis Swingin' Siren

Mar 16th, 2016

An original #SwinginSiren still looking great after 14 years on the LPGA Tour, Natalie Gulbis we salute you

Ha Na Yan

Ha Na Yan

Jan 31st, 2016

Ha Na Jang has made LPGA history by recording the tour's first-ever hole-in-one on a par 4! Watch it here.

Charley Hull retains share of lead at Pure Silk

Charley Hull retains share of lead at Pure Silk

Jan 30th, 2016

Charley Hull blazing it up in the Bahamas and shares lead going into round three. Paula Creamer and Brooke Henderson lurking. Not literally lurking in an alley way or anything but you know what we mean...

The Return of the Golf Spiv

The Return of the Golf Spiv

Jan 25th, 2016

The LPGA returns this week and Spiv is pretty excited. So he’s dedicating this week’s tips to the wonderful women of the LPGA. The Tour kicks off in the Bahamas for the Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic. 

Busy January of golf

Busy January of golf

Jan 3rd, 2016

It’s going to be quite a month for golf in January with a total of nine events to be enjoyed. 

Lexi Thompson Wins in Korea

Lexi Thompson Wins in Korea

Oct 18th, 2015

Swingin’ Siren Lexi Thompson got the job done, winning the LPGA’s Hana Bank Championship in South Korea. Still only 20, it’s Lexi’s sixth win on tour, and second this season, she’s really pushed on since her GolfPunk photoshoot. 

Canadian Record Breaker

Canadian Record Breaker

Aug 22nd, 2015

Ed's Letter: Is Brooke Henderson about to gatecrash the Asian/America LPGA monopoly? The Canadian won the Portland Classic with a tournament record score on her way to becoming the third player in LPGA history to win a tour event before turning 18. It's on.