Tagged with South Korea

LPGA Players Learning Different Languages

I am happy to see the new commissioner is not draconian in penalizing players for not reaching a pre-determined level of English proficiency in a set time. It seems that it is happening naturally. Which is good. And not only English. Vicky Hurst, who is an American of half-Korean descent is learning Korean. That’s also … Continue reading

2011 State Farm Classic 3rd Round Thoughts

After Suzann Pettersen and Cristie Kerr flexed their muscles in recent events, and Jiyai Shin started to get her putter going a wee bit more, Yani Tseng birdied all four of the par 5s on Saturday to remind everybody who is still #1. It’s a wonder to me, considering the two Majors last year, plus … Continue reading

2011 LPGA State Farm Classic 2nd Round Thoughts

Low scores continue to dominate at the 2011 LPGA State Farm Classic. Wide fairways and receptive greens allow for lots of red numbers. #15 is playing the hardest at Panther Creek, but leader Mindy Kim’s 2nd shot on the hole was brilliant, setting up an easy birdie. Michelle Wie’s 2nd on 15 was even better, … Continue reading