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The 2015 Solheim Cup: 200 Days to Go

Last Updated on Monday, 02 March 2015 00:22 Monday, 02 March 2015 00:14

2015 Solheim CupThe countdown has started to the biggest tournament in women’s golf. Just 200 days from now, rivalries will be resumed at Golf Club St.Leon-Rot in Germany.

The 2015 Solheim Cup will see Team Europe take on Team USA, with Team Europe playing for an historic third straight win after victorious performances at both of the last two tournaments in Ireland and Colorado.

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South Korea’s Amy Yang Wins Honda LPGA Thailand

Last Updated on Sunday, 01 March 2015 18:59 Sunday, 01 March 2015 18:48

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CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — South Korea’s Amy Yang won the Honda LPGA Thailand for her second LPGA Tour title, finishing with a 3-under 69 for a two-stroke victory over American Stacy Lewis and two others.

Yang broke a tie with Lewis with a three-stroke swing on the par-4 15th. Yang made a short birdie putt on the hole, and Lewis had a double bogey after blasting a 67-yard wedge shot over the green. Yang bogeyed No. 16 and closed with two pars to finish at 15-under 273 on Siam Country Club’s Pattaya Old Course.

“I don’t know what just happened,” Yang said. “I still can’t believe I did it today.”

The 25-year-old Yang is projected to jump from 16th to 11th in the world ranking.

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Mizuno, Lewis Extend Endorsement Agreement

Last Updated on Friday, 27 February 2015 06:26 Friday, 27 February 2015 06:14

Stacy LewisNORCROSS, Georgia — Mizuno announced a multi-year, global contract extension with Stacy Lewis, current No. 3 in the Rolex Rankings. The JPX-850 Driver will see some action at the hands of Lewis, as she added the new 2015 Mizuno Driver to her bag at the Honda LPGA Thailand.

Lewis is the first American in twenty-one years to bring home all three prestigious LPGA season honors - LPGA Rolex Player of the Year, Vare Trophy and Money List Title, and will continue playing the award-winning Mizuno equipment, JPX-850 Forged Irons, JPX-850 Driver, JPX-850 Fairway Woods (3 & 5) and JPX-850 Hybrid (19.0) and MP-T5 wedges, extending her pursuit of excellence with Mizuno.

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This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 February 2015 22:44 Tuesday, 24 February 2015 22:21

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PGA TOUR

HONDA CLASSIC

Site: Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: PGA National Resort and Spa, The Champion (7,140 yards, par 70).

Purse: $6.1 million. Winner's share: $1,098,000.

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Ariya Jutanugarn Hosted a Golf Clinic for Special Guests of Honda

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 February 2015 19:36 Tuesday, 24 February 2015 19:25

altAriya Jutanugarn knows first hand what an important influence an LPGA player can make on a young golfer. As a young golfer, she was fortunate to attend a clinic run by an accomplished LPGA player.

“When I was younger, I went to a clinic with Cristie Kerr and I felt like it helped me a lot.” Jutanugarn said. “And to now be able to help someone else makes me feel so good.”

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