Can we just hand the 2014 Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year trophy to Lydia Ko now? Some people might say we could have reasonably done that on January 1st. Ok, it is true that theoretically…mathematically…somebody could still catch the Kiwi star, but after notching her 2nd win of her 2014 rookie season at … Continue reading
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Lexi Thompson Wins 2013 Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia
At a time when 16-year old Lydia Ko of New Zealand is petitioning the LPGA, the youth movement on tour continued at the 2013 Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia with 18-year old American star Lexi Thompson capturing her 2nd LPGA title. Lexi was consistently brilliant in Kuala Lumpur, finishing as the only player in the 60s … Continue reading
Malaysian Golfer Jean Chua Gets Last Minute Call To Final Round Of LPGA Q-School
Malaysian golfer Jean Chua thought her 2011 season was over after the 2011 Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia. She was in the late season LPGA event as a sponsor’s exemption. Sime Darby also has a three-year sponsorship deal with Jean, assisting her with obtaining top level coaching and entry fees. Now she has a chance to … Continue reading
Cristie Kerr On Malaysian Talk Show
I admit that before I saw this video I had never heard of this show. Cristie was in great spirits and they had fun, but they also talked about the serious issue of fighting and preventing breast cancer. She was in Malaysia for the 2011 Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia.
Na Yeon Choi Notches 100th Win By Player Of Korean Descent On LPGA Tour At 2011 Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia
Since Se Ri Pak blazed the trail for Korean success on the LPGA in her 1998 rookie season with 4 wins, including 2 Majors, the face of the world’s premier women’s golf tour has never been the same. Sure, there had been Korean players before Se Ri. Ok-Hee Ku, for example, won the 1988 Standard … Continue reading
Can Third Round Leader Na Yeon Choi Hang On To Win 2011 Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia?
Sometimes perception and reality don’t exactly mesh well. At the end of the 2010 LPGA season, Korean sensation Na Yeon Choi walked away with both the money title and the Vare Trophy for lowest scoring average. She was coming off seasons in 2009 and 2010 where she won 2 tournaments apiece. I, and many others, … Continue reading
Stacy Lewis, Brittany Lang Co-Leaders At 2011 Sime Darby After Round 2
Stacy Lewis was once where Brittany Lang is; the talented young American with amateur accolades who has not cashed in with an LPGA win but whom many think is a lock to eventually do so. Stacy took her place among LPGA winners by outdueling Yani Tseng at the 2011 Kraft Nabisco Championship. Will Brittany breakthrough … Continue reading
Four Way Logjam Atop Leaderboard After First Round Of 2011 Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia
With the Golf Channel showing the broadcast of Sime Darby 2011 almost a full day behind, I watched the first round broadcast while the second round was underway! But that’s ok, I’m just happy it’s being shown at all. I have been an LPGA fan long enough to remember tournaments on the Asian swing with … Continue reading
2011 Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia Pre-Tourney
Here are some photos from the 2011 Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia cocktail party and the pro-am. Many of the LPGA biggest and brightest stars were on hand for the fun. Also included is a video of playing making a wua, a traditional Malaysian kite, and Natalie Gulbis launching her billboard at TaylorMade-Adidas Malaysia. The tournament … Continue reading
Cindy Lee-Pridgen, LPGA Futures Tour Players Donate Hair For Cancer Patients
LPGA Futures Tour players, led by Cindy Lee-Pridgen, donated their hair to help make wigs for cancer patient who have lost their hair. A great cause supported by these great ladies!