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  • Underprivileged juniors get day at Annika Sorenstam’s academy

     
    For the third consecutive year, Hall of Famer Annika Sorenstam will play host to 80 underprivileged junior golfers who will spend Saturday learning fundamentals and healthy habits at her academy at Reunion Resort. “Annika Junior Day”...
  • Inbee Park makes history with victory at the U.S. Women's Open

    Inbee Park makes history with victory at the U.S. Women's Open
    The significance of the moment was not lost on Inbee Park. "I don't know what I just did today," she said. "It was great." It was something that neither Annika Sorenstam nor Lorena Ochoa ever did. Something that Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer never...
  • Kingsmill a remarkable LPGA Tour debut for Katie Burnett

    Kingsmill a remarkable LPGA Tour debut for Katie Burnett
    WILLIAMSBURG — Katie Burnett will not win the LPGA's Kingsmill Championship. Not with this impeccably credentialed leaderboard. Not with seven of the world's top-25 players in her midst entering Sunday's final round. But as the likes of Cristie...
  • Kingsmill's sponsor search continues after successful tournament

    Kingsmill's sponsor search continues after successful tournament
    A world-class leaderboard, extended Sunday television coverage, average crowds and a continued sponsor search marked last weekend's LPGA Kingsmill Championship. "I thought we had good crowds," Wayne Nooe, Kingsmill's director of golf, said Monday. "I...
  • Lewis, Park lead world rankings as LPGA prepares for next month's Kingsmill tournament

    Lewis, Park lead world rankings as LPGA prepares for next month's Kingsmill tournament
    The season's first major complete, the LPGA Tour is off this week — no sense competing with Bubba, Tiger and Augusta — as players prepare for a three-tournament stretch that concludes May 2-5 at the Kingsmill Championship. Since the circuit'...
  • Female skier not allowed to compete in men's division

    A female Olympic gold medalist's request to ski with the big boys, gets a big no from the International Skiing Federation. Lindsey Vonn wanted to compete in the men's World Cup Down Hill Race - It is happening at the end of this month in Alberta,...
  • Commissioner Mike Whan proud of LPGA's depth of talent and commitment to sponsors

    Commissioner Mike Whan proud of LPGA's depth of talent and commitment to sponsors
    Less than two years before Mike Whan took over the LPGA Tour, Annika Sorenstam retired. Less than six months into his tenure, Lorena Ochoa followed suit. Losing such icons — Sorenstam is arguably the greatest female golfer of all-time, and Ochoa is...
  • Creamer-Shin epic provides Kingsmill another memorable show

    The old friends didn't miss a beat. They'd been apart for years, but it was as if they'd been texting, Skyping and/or calling daily. The fit was that seamless. Kingsmill officials reminded us all that they still know how to stage a first-rate golf...
  • LPGA notebook: Kingsmill's major champion streak will continue

    WILLIAMSBURG — In the eight years the LPGA has played at Kingsmill, the champion has always been a major winner. Paula Creamer and Jiyai Shin, who will resume their playoff on Monday after darkness halted it after eight holes on Sunday, both have...
  • Creamer vows to learn from Kingsmill playoff disappointment

    Paula Creamer has been here before: club-kicking frustrated and misty-eyed at missing a short par putt to lose a sudden-death playoff. She can only hope she rebounds as quickly and as well. Creamer's latest setback transpired Monday morning at the...
  • Competition fierce for hospitals

    Competition fierce for hospitals
    We are about to find out if Orlando can pull off what no other market in the United States has accomplished: three top-tier destination children's hospitals. Nemours Children's Hospital is just 18 months from opening its doors, the final stretch of a...
  • LPGA sued over sex-change competition ban

     
    You may or may not remember Brian Kontak, who several years ago pushed to enter the U.S. Women's Open as a way of protesting Annika Sorenstam's one-shot crossover to the PGA Tour's Colonial event. Needless to day, he didn't get very far. Now, though, ...