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After Big Win, Thompson Hopes To Be Tour Regular

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 September 2011 08:33 Wednesday, 21 September 2011 08:13

 

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(AP) — Golf's latest female phenom has no interest in teeing it up with the guys.

Being able to play full-time on the LPGA Tour is challenge enough for Lexi Thompson.

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Lexi Thompson Youngest Ever To Win On LPGA Tour

Last Updated on Sunday, 18 September 2011 22:43 Sunday, 18 September 2011 21:57

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PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Lexi Thompson was poised to become the youngest player to win an LPGA Tour event at a fresh-faced 16, sitting five strokes ahead of the field and one round from history.

So what was the dinner table topic the night before? "Boys. Boys definitely came up," she said.

Hey, she's an LPGA winner. But she's still 16.

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LPGA China tournament Now Cancelled

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 September 2011 23:03 Wednesday, 14 September 2011 22:55

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The LPGA has cancelled a tournament in China that was supposed to be held in two weeks.

The China Golf Association officially notified the LPGA late Monday night that the Imperial Springs event scheduled for Sept. 29-Oct. 2 was off.

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Izzy Beisiegel Voted By Peers As Winner Of Heather Wilbur Award On LPGA Futures Tour

Wednesday, 14 September 2011 22:34

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(September 12, 2011 - Daytona Beach, FL) - Veteran Canadian pro IZZY BEISIEGEL of St. Hilaire, Quebec was named as the 2011 recipient of the Heather Wilbur Spirit Award. 

The award is presented to an LPGA Futures Tour player who best exemplifies dedication, courage, perseverance, love of the game and spirit toward achieving goals as a professional golfer. The annual recipient is nominated by her Futures Tour peers.

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Yani Tseng Wins NW Arkansas Championship

Last Updated on Sunday, 11 September 2011 20:51 Sunday, 11 September 2011 20:13

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ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — Top-ranked Yani Tseng successfully defended her title in the LPGA Tour's NW Arkansas Championship on Sunday, beating Amy Yang with a 4-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff.

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