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Ariya Jutanugarn Completes Dream Season With LPGA Player of the Year, Money List and Race To CME Globe Titles; In-Gee Chun Takes Rookie of the Year and Vare Trophy

Ye Golf Gods, I apologize for my lack of faith. Until it was official on Sunday at the CME Group Tour Championship, I remained steadfast that something, somehow would happen to derail the dream of Ariya Jutanugarn winning the 2016 LPGA Player of the Year title. But as the holes dwindled down and it became … 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