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LPGA Gets 2 Commissioners for the Price of 1

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 January 2014 04:21 Wednesday, 22 January 2014 04:16

LPGA

Canadian Press

Doug Ferguson (AP)

No one paid much attention to Mike Whan and Jon Podany the first time they were on the same team.

Now the top two executives at the LPGA Tour, they were aspiring quarterbacks as freshmen at Miami of Ohio. Neither had any idea how often, or where, their paths would cross over the next 30 years. It was only clear it most likely would not be on the football field.

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Callaway Golf Announces Its Full List of Professional Staff Additions for 2014

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 January 2014 19:27 Wednesday, 15 January 2014 19:22

Harris English

CARLSBAD, California — Callaway Golf Company released its full list of 2014 roster additions for its PGA TOUR, European Tour and LPGA Professional Staff.

Multimedia and social content for these additions, which include FedExCup and Race to Dubai Champion Henrik Stenson, and 24-year-old Harris English, a two-time winner on the PGA Tour in 2013, can be found on this Flipboard magazine.

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LPGA Tour Launches Points Race With $1 Million Payoff

Last Updated on Friday, 10 January 2014 03:47 Friday, 10 January 2014 03:42

Natalie Gulbis

Canadian Press

Doug Ferguson (AP)

The LPGA Tour is going to a points race this year, offering $1 million to the winner of the new "Race to the CME Globe."

This points system won't be hard to figure out.

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Teen Sensation Lydia Ko Splits with Coach of 11 Years

Last Updated on Friday, 27 December 2013 02:31 Friday, 27 December 2013 02:28

Lydia Ko

Canadian Press

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Teenage golf star Lydia Ko has split with the only coach she has had since she took up the sport as a 5-year-old.

Ko told Television New Zealand that she was sad to have ended her partnership with Guy Wilson, whom she called a great coach and friend. But she said she and her family had decided it would be impossible to continue the relationship because she will be based in the United States and he in New Zealand.

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Teenage LPGA Star Lydia Ko Signs with IMG

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 December 2013 04:30 Tuesday, 17 December 2013 04:28

Lydia Ko

Canadian Press

CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — Lydia Ko, who earned an exemption to join the LPGA Tour in October as a 16-year-old, has signed with management company IMG.

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