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New Solheim Cup Logo Unveiled for 2015

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 September 2014 08:53 Wednesday, 24 September 2014 08:49

altFRANKFURT, Germany (LPGA) — The Ladies European Tour (LET) and LPGA today jointly unveiled the new official Solheim Cup logo ahead of the matches at Golf Club St Leon-Rot, near Heidelberg, Germany, on September 18-20, 2015.
This is the first time in the event's 24-year history that a new logo has been introduced, with the iconic cup flanked by the European and United States flags to visually express the event's strong trans-Atlantic rivalry.



From the Fringe: €450,000 Raised at Spectacular Solheim Cup Charity Promotion Event in Germany

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014 20:22 Tuesday, 23 September 2014 20:15

altGolf professionals, celebrities, the media and fans had a taste of what The 2015 Solheim Cup will be like as they attended a marathon Charity Promotion Event with a year to go until the matches in Germany.

In the process of hitting golf shots to a floating target on the River Neckar from the Old Bridge in Heidelberg, attending a gala dinner, press conference and Charity Show Match at Golf Club St. Leon-Rot, a lot of fun was had with €450,000 raised for charity.



Mi Jung Hur Wins Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014 20:13 Tuesday, 23 September 2014 20:10

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PRATTVILLE, Alabama (John Zenor/AP) — Mi Jung Hur was finally able to relax for a couple of holes after matching top-ranked Stacy Lewis stroke for stroke Sunday in the final round of the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic.

The 24-year-old South Korean player never gave up the last-day lead on her way to a tournament-record 21-under 267 total. Hur birdied four of the final eight holes to beat Lewis by four strokes for her second LPGA Tour victory. The each shot 6-under 66.

Hur was able to savor the end of her round, at least. She made a 36-foot birdie putt on No. 11 and set up much easier birdies after that, including one on No. 16.



10 Symetra Tour Players Earn LPGA Tour Cards

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014 19:51 Tuesday, 23 September 2014 19:40

altDAYTONA BEACH, Florida (LPGA) — The Symetra Tour, the Road to the LPGA, is excited to announce the top-10 on the final Volvik Race for the Card money list that have secured their LPGA Tour cards for the 2015 season.

Each will have full-time exempt status on the LPGA Tour in 2015. They will each have category nine status.



Kerry Graham Honored as 2014 Ellen Griffin Rolex Award Winner

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014 01:12 Tuesday, 23 September 2014 01:08

altDAYTONA BEACH, Florida (LPGA) — Kerry Graham, a Life member of the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Teaching and Club Professional (T&CP) membership, has been chosen to receive the 2014 Ellen Griffin Rolex Award, joining an elite group of her peers.

The Ellen Griffin Rolex Award, instituted by the LPGA T&CP membership in 1989 to honor the late Ellen Griffin, recognizes an individual, male or female, who has made a major contribution to the teaching of golf and who emulates Griffin's spirit, love and dedication to students, teachers, teaching skills and the game of golf. Griffin, who passed away in 1986, was one of the best-known women's golf teaching professionals in American history.



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