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Backstopping Sparks Controversy On LPGA TOUR

Justin B. News, Players Leave a Comment

On the PGA TOUR, much of the talk this year has been about the controversial drop rule change that requires players to drop from a higher level than previously. On the LPGA Tour, however, the main issue that was brought to light this week is backstopping. For those who don’t know what backstopping is, the basic definition is one player …

Mike Whan to Head World Golf Foundation

Mike Whan to Head World Golf Foundation

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As is customary heading into every new year, the World Golf Foundation has named its new board and chairman for the 2017 year.  The foundation has decided to replace outgoing chairman and recently retired PGA TOUR Commissioner Tim Finchem with current LPGA TOUR Commissioner Mike Whan. Congratulations to @LPGACommish on being named World Golf Foundation chairman: https://t.co/BZLHrDZ9z8 pic.twitter.com/uMCsQMfhra — Global …

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Year in Review Top 10: Foreign LPGA Domination Continues

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Starting at the 10 position, we find that women from all over the world continue to show up in the USA and dominate, particularly ladies from Southeast Asia. If you look back to 2015, players from the USA won only eight of 31 tournaments. Players from Southeast Asia won 22 of those events. Inbee Park and Lydia Ko won 9 …