Tagged with Futures Tour

Grace Park Announces Retirement; My Tribute To A Champion

Following the second round of the 2012 Wegmans LPGA Championship, the second Major of the 2012 LPGA calendar, 6-time tour winner Grace Park announced her retirement as a player. The news spread quickly among fans of the LPGA. The first person to make me consistently pay attention to the LPGA was Se Ri Pak. Her … Continue reading

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2012 LPGA Card Winners From LPGA Futures Tour 2011 Season

Congratulations to Kathleen Ekey, Lisa Ferrero, Mo Martin, Sydnee Michaels, Jane Rah, Tiffany Joh, Valentine Derrey, Hanna Kang, Jenny Gleason and Tzu-Chi Lin on earning their 2012 LPGA Tour Cards. I certain wish them all well next year. Love any player named Valentine!

LPGA Futures Tour Players Remember 9/11

At the 2011 Price Chopper Tour Championship, LPGA Futures Tour players took time to share where they were and what they were feeling on 9/11. Many of them were a bit young and didn’t fully realize immediately the significance of what was happening. Included here are tour players Brittany Johnston, Jackie Barenborg, Britney Choy, Mo … Continue reading

Thai Golfer Pornanong Phatlum

With the retirement of my favorite golfer, Virada Nirapathpongporn, I am focusing on a handful of Thai golfers that are making a name for themselves. Nontaya Srisawang, Porani Chutichai, Ariya and Moriya Jutanugarn are among a new generation of great Thai players. But at the moment, I have my eye on Pornanong Phatlum. She is … Continue reading

Carling Coffing, LPGA Diabetes Role Model

Terrific job by Carling! From the JDRF Advocacy Page: The 2011 Children’s Congress also invited LPGA player, Carling Coffing to the Role Models with Diabetes town hall. As a professional golfer, Carling is in her fourth season on the Duramed Future Tour. She was twice named to the Big Ten All-Conference Second Team, and in … Continue reading