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LPGA Pros Join Golf Fore Africa in Fight for Clean Water

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 March 2016 19:57 Tuesday, 22 March 2016 19:47

Golf Fore AfricaOn March 14, 28 LPGA pros played in Golf Fore Africa’s 9th annual Scottsdale Pro-Am at Pinnacle Peak Country Club raising $150,000 to bring clean water to 10 communities in Zambia, Africa. LPGA pros who participated included Stacy Lewis, Brooke Henderson, Allison Lee and Angela Stanford. They were also joined by Arizona Cardinal Larry Fitzgerald and his former Cardinal teammate Andre Roberts.

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Sei Young Kim Ties Annika Sorenstam’s Scoring Record, Wins JTBC Founders Cup; Henderson Ties for 4th

Last Updated on Monday, 21 March 2016 05:10 Sunday, 20 March 2016 23:19

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PHOENIX, Arizona (John Nicholson/AP) — Brooke Henderson of Smiths Falls, Ont., finished in a tie for fourth place at the JTBC Founders Cup in Scottsdale, Ariz., shooting 67 in the final round.

Henderson began the day tied for 8th place and ended up eight strokes back of winner Sei Young Kim.

Four the tournament, Henderson recorded rounds of 68, 69, 65, and 67 for a total of 19-under on the par-72 course.

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LPGA Announces New Official Marketing Partner

Last Updated on Sunday, 20 March 2016 19:04 Sunday, 20 March 2016 18:52

Jeju SamDaSooDAYTONA BEACH, Florida — The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) announced that Jeju SamDaSoo, the leading water company in South Korea, has joined the LPGA family as an Official Marketing Partner with the designation as the Official Water of the LPGA.

“I’m proud and happy that SamDaSoo, water from clear and pure island, Jeju, South Korea, is sponsoring the LPGA Tour,” said Young Chul Kim, President of Jeju Province Development Company. “Jeju SamDaSoo is a premium water brand which is the number one water in market share, consumer preference and satisfaction in South Korea. Now, we are pleased the LPGA can enjoy Asia’s beauty and pureness of Jeju Island through SamDaSoo.”

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Symetra Tour Event to Offer Exemptions into LPGA Major

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 March 2016 00:42 Thursday, 17 March 2016 00:34

Symetra Tour FlagDAYTONA BEACH, Florida (Bret Lasky/LPGA) — The Symetra Tour, the Road to the LPGA, in conjunction with The Evian Championship announced that the top two finishers at the FireKeepers Casino Hotel Championship will earn spots into The Evian Championship, the fifth and final major on the LPGA schedule. This is the first time in history players will earn spots in an LPGA major based off a finish at a Symetra Tour event.

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This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 March 2016 05:53 Wednesday, 16 March 2016 05:19

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PGA TOUR

ARNOLD PALMER INVITATIONAL

Site: Orlando, Florida.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Bay Hill Club & Lodge (7,381 yards, par 72).

Purse: $6.3 million. Winner's Share: $1,134,000.

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