Tagged with JLPGA

Teresa Lu Wins 2017 Nichirei Ladies

Teresa Lu picked up her second win of the 2017 JLPGA season with a 12-under 5 shot victory at the Nichirei Ladies. The Taiwanese star had an up and down final round with 4 birdies and 3 bogeys. Despite the rollercoaster round, a 4 shot lead going into the final day was only challenged by … Continue reading

Soo-Yun Kang Wins 2017 Resort Trust Ladies

Kangsy! There are few victories I celebrate more than those by Soo-Yun Kang. I was thrilled last year when she won the 2016 Suntory Ladies Open.  Now I am doubly pleased to see the 41-year old veteran emerge triumphant from a three woman playoff at the 2017 Resort Trust Ladies. It’s Kangsy’s third career LPGA … Continue reading

Nasa Hataoka Wins 2016 Japan Women’s Open

History was made at the 2016 Japan Women’s Open as 17-year old amateur Nasa Hataoka bested an elite field that included Major winners Jiyai Shin and In-Gee Chun finishing in the top 5 to take the title at the third Major of the JLPGA season. Hataoka used a 3-under 68 (par is 71 here) to … Continue reading

Ritsuko Ryu Wins 2016 Nitori Ladies

August 2016 on the JLPGA has belonged to two players, Bo-Mee Lee and Ritsuko Ryu. Bo-Mee opened the month by winning the Meiji Cup. Ritsuko answered with victory at the NEC Karuizawa 72 Golf Tournament. Lee was next to title at last week’s CAT Ladies. Ryu now closes out this cycle of the moon in … Continue reading

Bo-Mee Lee Wins 2016 CAT Ladies

Ok, before I even get to my comments on the 2016 CAT Ladies, let me just say something. The response to the women’s golf event in Rio at the 2016 Summer Olympics was okay, crowd-wise. It was about what I expected. But with Japan set to host the 2020 Games…it’s going to be LIT! If … Continue reading