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3 hrs ago | The Washington Post
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.
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3 hrs ago | SFGate
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.
3 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
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.
4 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
New Zealander Lydia Ko, Matthew McConaughey and Beyonce all feature in Time's 100 Most Influential People issue.
5 hrs ago | Golf World
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.
6 hrs ago | SFGate
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.
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.
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.
The following is a bio and slideshow of 20 hot photos of LPGA golf star Natalie Gulbis in 2014.
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.
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.
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.
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' .
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.
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.
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.
It didn't take Beverly Hanson long to realize that playing golf was more rewarding than writing about it.