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No experience 3...

In previous posts we’ve talked about terms and elements of a course; today we’ll close this series of entries with a fundamental issue: the clubs. There are 4 types and, as you can imagine, there’s a reason for this. Woods They are designed for long shots, from tee to fairway and from fairway to green. If you want to recognize them easily just look for the”chubby”ones; they have big rounded clubheads with long shafts. Today they are made of titanium, carbon fiber or... Read More »

No experience 2...

Today we’ll talk about the elements of the golf course. All of them have a function in the game, therefore is important to know a bit more about them. Tee box This is where the golfer hits the ball for the first time. It’s a plain surface that can be higher, even or lower that the green level; there’s a plaque that shows the yardage and par of the hole. Fairway In few words, it’s the area that separates the tee from the green. The main characteristic of the fairway is the... Read More »

LPGA Founders Cup...

The RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup will be played for the first time in 2011 at the Wildfire Golf Club at JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort and Spa in Phoenix, Arizona. In a new format conducted for the first time in LPGA history, players will not receive a cash prize payout. Instead the tournament will donate half of the $1 million tournament purse to charity and the other half to individual charities chosen by the top 10 finishers. All players who make the cut will receive a portion... Read More »

Experience and hierarchy...

She’s one of the most successful golfers in the world; her flawless game has shown who she is. Besides, she’s a complete class of act in and outside the ropes, which makes her a fan favorite. Recently she won her 49th tournament, which made clear that there’s a lot more to come from Karrie Webb. She’s, without a doubt, the greatest female golfer of Australia. When she was 20 she decided to become professional and went to play at the Ladies European Tour and the Duramed FUTURES... Read More »

Ai Miyazato wins HSBC Championship...

Ai Miyazato holding the winners trophy Ai Miyazato from Japan has won her second LPGA event for the year the HSBC Champions, and has become the first LPGA Tour player in 44 years to win the first two events of a season. Babe Zaharias was the first player to set the record, in 1951 she won the first two LPGA events of the season, the last player to do this was Marilynn Smith in 1966. Ai Miyazato finished her round on Sunday with a 3-under 69 to take her to a total of 278 or ten-under for the tournament,... Read More »

Two out of two...

There’s no one who can slow down Ai Miyazato, who this weekend won the HSBC Women’s Championship, after dealing with tons of pressure from Cristie Kerr, making it her third LPGA title. With this victory the Japanese became the only winner in 2010, since last week she took away the season opener: Honda PTT LPGA Thailand. Miyazato became the first player since 1966 to win the first two official events of the LPGA. On Thursday she was already in the top 10, but it was until Saturday... Read More »

Ai Miyazato wins LPGA Honda Thailand...

Ai-Miyazato Ai Miyazato from Japan has won this years Honda PTT LPGA Thailand Tournament, hosted at the Siam Country Club in Chonburi, Thailand. Miyazato finished the last hole with a birdie chip to post a 63 (9-under-par) and a one-stroke victory over Suzann Pettersen from Norway, and five-stroke win over 3rd place winner Yani Tseng from Taiwan. Miyazato, started off the final day six strokes behind Pettersen and caught up on the 15th to grab a share of the lead, Miyazato parred 16th and... Read More »

Until further notice...

No, world #1 didn’t come back to play, instead he apologized for his behavior; Woods stood up in front of a media frenzy that started 3 months ago, after he crashed his SUV into a tree in the gated community where he lives, or used to live, Isleworth. Woods has been in therapy for 45 days. “Now, everyone of you has good reason to be critical of me; I want to say to each of you simply and directly, I’m deeply sorry for my irresponsible and selfish behavior.” Those were pretty... Read More »

10 of 2010...

In 3 days the 2010 LPGA season will kick off; therefore it’s time to talk about those players who will be serious contenders to win one or more tournaments out of the 26 events that are already scheduled. Their expertise, curriculum and talent put them as this season’s figures. This year the Mexican has assured that she only¬† has golf on her mind; we have to remember that world number 1 had a tough 2009, mainly because she was focused in her personal life, specifically on her wedding,... Read More »