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Behind-the-scenes of very controversial Golf Digest cover shoot

Even Paulina Gretzky probably underestimated how controversial her cover shoot would be for the May edition of Golf Digest's magazine.


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Wed Apr 23, 2014


Juli Inkster, Paula Creamer have plenty in common

Hall of Famer Juli Inkster is also an on-course analyst with the Golf Channel. Photo: Michael Short, The Chronicle Juli Inkster and Paula Creamer shared the stage for a joint news conference Wednesday - and, not surprisingly, they also shared a few laughs on the eve of this week's LPGA tournament at Lake Merced.


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Golf prize money for women players at 2014 Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic

The following is a list of the prize money up for grabs for women golfers at the 2014 Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic, which is being played from April 24th to April 27th, 2014, at Lake Merced Golf Club in Daly City, California, just south of San Francisco.


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20 Hot photos of LPGA golf star Natalie Gulbis in 2014

The following is a bio and slideshow of 20 hot photos of LPGA golf star Natalie Gulbis in 2014.


Related Topix: Golf, Natalie Gulbis, Golfers, More Sports, Lorena Ochoa


Pettersen back to LPGA in pursuit of No....

World number two Suzann Pettersen, back after missing three events with a back injury, resumes her chase of top-ranked Park In-Bee when the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic opens Thursday.


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Card Chronicle

It's A New Era For U of L Women's Golf

Arriving in Louisville in summer of 2012, Head Coach Courtney Trimble and Assistant Coach Mary Bryan inherited a women's golf program in desperate need of new leadership.


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Swinging Skirts LPGA: Tee times, Rounds 1-2

Rickie Fowler and Patrick Reed will share a tee time with defending champion Billy Horschel in one of the top groups to watch in Thursday and Friday's first and second round at this week's Zurich Classic of New Orleans on PGA Tour.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Kraft Nabisco Championship, Golfers, Rickie Fowler, Billy Horschel, Sean O'Hair, Michelle Wie

Golf World

Missing links: Charley Hull, a kindred spirit, and Miguel Angel Jimenez, bon vivant

Future Hall of Famer Laura Davies sees some of herself in Charley Hull's game: "She gets her driver out on pretty much every hole, goes for pins and isn't scared of messing things up, because she is trying to win," Beverly Hanson, a pioneer in women's golf, died in virtual obscurity a few weeks ago, a slight that the Associated Press' .


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Ko on a phenomenal rise

Lydia Ko, whose 17th birthday is Thursday, is ranked fourth in the world. With her victory at the Canadian Open in 2012, she became the youngest winner in LPGA history.


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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Golf Plus: Sacramento region's golf landscape began decades...

It was 1950, and golf in Sacramento was in a strained holding pattern. World War II was five years in the rearview mirror, but Arnold Palmer was five years from winning his first pro tournament and really ramping things up.


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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Washington Times

Michelle Wie ready to ride momentum from last win

A beaming Michelle Wie explained her oversized visor as a necessary new addition after recently discovering wrinkles at age 24, then good-naturedly defended her unique, hunched-over putting stroke because Jack Nicklaus uses it.


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The Winnipeg Free Press

Beverly Hanson's career in women's golf often overlooked, even in death

Equipped with a journalism degree from North Dakota, she went to work at The Fargo Forum for 50 cents an hour and was assigned to cover a men's golf tournament.


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The Detroit News

Beverly Hanson was forgotten pioneer in women's golf

It didn't take Beverly Hanson long to realize that playing golf was more rewarding than writing about it.


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Merced Sun-Star

Beverly Hanson, forgotten pioneer in women's golf

In this March 1959 photo, members of the LPGA International team pose for their first group photo at the Titleholders Golf Tourney, at an unknown location.


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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Sunday Herald

After her great fall there are signs Michelle Wie is putting herself back together again

Michelle Wie's return to form continued in her own backyard with victory in the LPGA Tour's Lotte Championship.


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Monday qualifying sets final field for Swinging Skirts tourney at Lake Merced GC

LPGA stars in the field at the 2014 Swinging Skirts Classic, including Bay Area native Paula Creamer pose with a road-going San Francisco cable car at the 18th tee of the tournament venue, Lake Merced Golf Club, in Daly City.


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Paula Creamer happy to be in familiar surroundings

APRIL 03: Paula Creamer watches her tee shot on the eighth hole during the first round of the Kraft Nabisco Championship at Mission Hills Country Club on April 3, 2014 in Rancho Mirage, California.


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Business Journal

Wie's Hawaii win at the LPGA Lotte Championship sends her to top of money list

Michelle Wie is seen teeing off at the first hole of the 2013 LPGA Lotte Championship at the Ko Olina Golf Club.


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Pinehurst No. 2 ready for double dip of US opens

In less than two months, it will host the U.S. Open and U.S. Women's Open in consecutive weeks.


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After Further Review: Wie, Kuchar, MAJ in spotlight

Each week, takes a look back at the week in golf. In this edition of After Further Review, our writers weigh in on The Most Interesting Golfer In the World winning in his Champions Tour debut , Matt Kuchar breaking through for a win after a series of disappointments and the marketing opportunities open to the LPGA in light of recent ... (more)


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