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Excellence On-and-Off-the-Course Recognized by Third-Annual Kia Performance Awards

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 November 2014 17:58 Thursday, 20 November 2014 17:53

2014 Kia Performance AwardeesNAPLES, Florida (LPGA) — LPGA Tour pros Stacy Lewis, Paula Creamer, Morgan Pressel, and Brittany Lincicome will be driving home from the CME Group Tour Championship in their new 2015 Kia K900s after being handed the keys to Kia's new highly praised luxury sedan as winners of the third-annual Kia Performance Awards for their efforts in statistical, performance and community categories in 2014.



Legends Tour Presents Walker Spirit Award to Heather Drew

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 November 2014 17:53 Thursday, 20 November 2014 17:48

altBOSTON, Massachusetts (LPGA) — The LPGA Legends Tour has presented its annual Colleen Walker Spirit Award to LPGA veteran player Heather Drew.

The Colleen Walker Spirit Award recognizes the player who best exhibits the tenacity, determination and never-give-up attitude that Walker demonstrated throughout her life and career.

A committee comprised of several Legends Tour players and members of Walker's family selects the annual award recipient. That individual is honored each November at the tour's final tournament.



The Culmination of the LPGA’s 2014 Season

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 19:52 Wednesday, 19 November 2014 19:49

Shanshan FengWith this week's CME Group Tour Championship in Naples, Fla., the association's immensely successful year will come to a close with four remaining rounds this weekend. A million dollars, along with the Tour's most coveted awards, is up for grabs, and every stroke will loom large.

Nine players have a chance at the $1 million bonus for winning the four-day event, and the Rolex Player of the Year award and Vare Trophy will also be decided. World No. 1 Inbee Park closed to within three points of Stacy Lewis' lead in the Rolex Player of the Year standings with her third-place finish in Mexico on Sunday, and the next four rounds will determine who takes home the LPGA's top honor.



LPGA Gets Title Sponsor for 1st Major

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 19:49 Wednesday, 19 November 2014 19:38


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NAPLES, Florida (Doug Ferguson/AP) — The LPGA Tour added one new tournament and one big sponsor.

Along with releasing another strong schedule for 2015, the LPGA Tour announced that All Nippon Airways has signed a five-year deal to be the title sponsor of the first major championship of the year in the California desert.



This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 01:12 Wednesday, 19 November 2014 00:44

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Site: Naples, Florida.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Ritz Carlton Golf Resort, Tiburon Course (6,540 yards, par 72).

Purse: $2 million. Winner's share: $500,000.



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