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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

Chip-Ins: Bo-Mee Lee Wins 2016 Meiji Cup

Okay, with the Rio Olympics underway, I didn’t really follow the 2016 Meiji Cup on the JLPGA. This is just a quick chip-in to congratulate Bo-Mee Lee on her win at the 2016 Meiji Cup. It’s her 3rd win of the season and 18th career JLPGA title. The South Korean superstar just keeps fighting! Hwaiting! 화이팅! … Continue reading