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ShopRite LPGA Classic preview...

The ShopRite LPGA Classic was last played in 2006 and returns this year to the Dolce Seaview Resort, Bay Course in Galloway, New Jersey. The tournament first stated in 1986 and was originally known as the Atlantic City Classic. In 1992 the name changed to the ShopRite LPGA Classic. The course has a Par 71 and is 6150 yards in length. Originally known as the Seaview Marriott Resort it’s name changed to Dolce Seaview Resort in 2009 after Dolce Hotels took over management. The defending... Read More »

State Farm Classic...

American Cristie Kerr won the 35th annual State Farm Classic after a rain-delayed weekend of play forced a Monday morning finish. Kerr took the lead after shooting 63 in Round 3 and held on with a 69 in Round 4 to win by one stroke over Sweden’s Anna Nordqvist and Korea’s Na Yeon Choi. Kerr finished with a score of 17-under-par, 266, the lowest tournament score since the State Farm Classic moved to the Panther Creek Country Club in 2007. This was Kerr’s 13th career LPGA career... Read More »

HSBC LPGA Brasil Cup...

American Meaghan Francella has won this years HSBC LPGA Brasil Cup in a sudden death playoff with LPGA rookie Mariajo Uribe. The Tournament ended with a six-hole sudden death play-off, on the sixth playoff hole Francella rolled in a 10-foot birdie putt to secure victory. The playoff began with Francella and Uribe both making birdies at the 18th giving them both a total of 140 or 6-under par for the tournament. Candie Kung was in the last group with Francella and Uribe and was joint leader until... Read More »

HSBC LPGA Brasil Cup...

The HSBC LPGA Brasil Cup was first played in 2009 and is an international golf exhibition tournament. The tournament has 36 holes played over two days at the Itanhanga Golf Club in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This year’s purse has increased to $700,000 up from $500,000 last year, and the 15 player field in 2009 has been increased to 27 for this years lineup. Last years winner and defending champ is Catriona Matthew from Scotland. She posted a back to back score of 69 for a total of 138 or 6-under-par.... Read More »

Bell Micro Classic...

South Korean Se Ri Pak has won this years Bell Micro LPGA Classic in Mobile, Alabama. Due to a poor weather forecast and the course being soaked, officials decided to reduce the event to 54 holes. The scores posted in the final round were wiped out and Se Ri Pak, Suzann Pettersen, and Brittany Lincicome went into play-off as they shared the overnight lead at 13-under-par. Pettersen bogeyed the second playoff and went out of the contention. 33-year-old Pak birdied the third playoff hole at... Read More »

Bell Micro LPGA Classic...

The Bell Micro LPGA Classic was first played in September 2008 at the Magnolia Grove location on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail in Mobile, Alabama, USA. The tournament took a year off in 2009 for a course redesign and returns this year at the same location with a prize purse of $1,300,000. The course has a length of 6532 yards and is a par 72. In 2008 the tournament was won by Angela Stanford. She will have a hard time defending the title this year due to the course redesign, and her statistics... Read More »

In Erica Blasberg’s honor...

In March 2008 I received a call, it was the Publishing Coordinator of Caras Sports Magazine (previously Caras Golf). To tell the truth I was shocked since it had been almost 6 months from the last time he published me, when I covered the 2007 RICOH Women’s British Open. After exchanging a few words he told me that we might gather with a player named Erica Blasberg and that I was going to interview her a couple of days before the third edition of the MasterCard Classic took place. So, the LPGA... Read More »

Thank you, Lorena...

She made her last putt as an active LPGA member on Sunday; she scored par in the 18th of the Tres Marías Country Club. She was accompanied by thousands who followed her on the course and from thousands more who believed in her since she took a club for the very first time. With tears, hugs, smiles and cheers everyone said goodbye to the greatest golfer Mexico has had… During her career, Lorena Ochoa won dozens of awards and recognitions, her accomplishments on the course were always a matter... Read More »

Halfway...

With 36 holes to go in the Tres Marías Championship, Mexican Lorena Ochoa is still on her feet and hoping to fight for the crown in her farewell. Even when she’s away from the top, the Guadalajara native has a chance to make it through. Lorena was joined by her family and husband. Tied in the 6th position, world number 1 is happy to see her fans support her, but being close to the leaders is a bigger incentive. Joined by Miyazato and Gulbis, Lorena fought hard to make birdies, but she only... Read More »