| Sep 6, 2012
WILLIAMSBURG — Mike Whan played Augusta National twice during the late 1990s. Shot 80 the second time, from the tips. Not bad for an 8-handicapper.
Will the LPGA Tour that Whan directs ever play a tournament at this country's — the Old Course...
| Aug 7, 2012
Monday's media gabfest for the LPGA Kingsmill Championship was impeccably timed. The symmetry was accidental, but ideal nonetheless.
Here's why: This week the LPGA Tour returns to Toledo for the Jamie Farr Classic, for 26 years among the circuit's most...
| Sep 8, 2012
Stacy Lewis is the top-ranked American in women's golf. She leads the LPGA Tour Player of the Year standings and has won twice this season.
She owes her ascension, in large measure, to scoliosis.
"I wouldn't be where I am, at this level, if I hadn't...
| Sep 10, 2012
The old friends didn't miss a beat. They'd been apart for years, but it was as if they'd been texting, Skyping and/or calling daily.
The fit was that seamless.
Kingsmill officials reminded us all that they still know how to stage a first-rate golf...
| Sep 11, 2012
Paula Creamer has been here before: club-kicking frustrated and misty-eyed at missing a short par putt to lose a sudden-death playoff.
She can only hope she rebounds as quickly and as well.
Creamer's latest setback transpired Monday morning at the...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:00 PM
It was a great weekend to be a golf fan in Michiana. The LPGA's stars of tomorrow were on display at the annual Symetra Tour stop in South Bend. And this year's Four Winds Invitational was a first-class event.
Unlike the maiden run a year ago, the...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:41 AM
This weekend I have the opportunity to trade in my suit and tie for a caddy bib. I'll be caddying for Granger native and Northwestern University alum Jennifer Hong in the 2013 Symetra Tour Four Winds Invitational Golf Tournament.
This is my second...
| May 1, 2013
WILLIAMSBURG — When last seen in these parts, Inbee Park was missing the cut at Kingsmill's 2009 Michelob Ultra Open. A major championship in hand, she was ranked 27th in the world, but truth be told, Park had little grasp for what it takes to...
| May 2, 2013
WILLIAMSBURG — The LPGA has never seen a playoff like last year's at Kingsmill, and for spectators, the format was perfect. As Jiyai Shin and Paula Creamer dueled time after time after time on the River Course's 18th hole, fans lining the fairway or...
| May 2, 2013
| 4:18 PM
WILLIAMSBURG — More than 20 golfers requested a sponsor's invitation to this week's LPGA Kingsmill Championship. Ariya Jutanugarn's stood alone — for one reason.
"She's a world-class player," said Wayne Nooe, Kingsmill's director of golf....
| May 4, 2013
WILLIAMSBURG — Angela Stanford didn't know that she's made the cut of every LPGA tournament at Kingsmill. Didn't know that her 9-for-9 track record on Pete Dye's River Course puts her in a club with only one other member — Natalie Gulbis....