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3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Icher impresses in cold Day 1 at Swinging Skirts

Suzann Pettersen, center, of Norway hits from the third tee of the Lake Merced Golf Club during the first round of the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic golf tournament on Thursday, April 24, 2014, in Daly City, Calif.


Related Topix: Suzann Pettersen, Golf, Golfers, More Sports, Karine Icher, Sports

3 hrs ago | SFGate

Pressel shares early LPGA tourney lead after fog delay

Morgan Pressel lines up her birdie putt on the 13th hole, as round one of the Swinging Skirts LPGA classic gets underway at Lake Merced Golf Club in Daly City, Calif., on Thursday April 24, 2014.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Morgan Pressel, Golfers, Sandra Gal, Sports

3 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Icher leads suspended Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic

San Francisco, CA - Karine Icher carded a 6-under 66 on Thursday to grab the lead of the inaugural Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic before play was suspended for darkness.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Karine Icher

4 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Ko named in Time's most influential list

New Zealander Lydia Ko, Matthew McConaughey and Beyonce all feature in Time's 100 Most Influential People issue.


Related Topix: Golf, Golfers, Annika Sorenstam, More Sports

5 hrs ago | Golf World

Beverly Hanson's strong connection to Golf Digest

The passing of golf standout Beverly Hanson not only allows us to highlight the career of one of the LPGA Tour's early stars, but also that rare breed of player: someone who could also write well.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf

6 hrs ago | SFGate

Morgan Pressel, chugging along at 25, shares...

Morgan Pressel qualified for the U.S. Women's Open at age 12. She won the Kraft Nabisco Championship at 18, becoming the youngest major champion in LPGA history.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Morgan Pressel, Sports

19 hrs ago | Yahoo!

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.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Golfers, Dustin Johnson, Stacy Lewis, Inbee Park

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.


Related Topix: Juli Inkster, More Sports, Golf, Golfers, Paula Creamer, Sports

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.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Michelle Wie, Golfers

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.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Suzann Pettersen, Golfers, Stacy Lewis, Tiger Woods

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.


Related Topix: More Sports, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Louisville NCAA


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' .


Related Topix: Miguel Angel Jimenez, Golf, More Sports


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.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Sports

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.


Related Topix: Arnold Palmer, Golf, Golfers, More Sports

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.


Related Topix: Golfers, Michelle Wie, Golf, Jack Nicklaus, More Sports

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.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, U.S. Women's Open

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.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, U.S. Women's Open

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.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, U.S. Women's Open