Tagged with Women’s Sports

Rolex Rankings (4/11/2011)

Not a lot of movement at the top of the Rolex Rankings in an off week, but plenty of movement farther down the list. Jeong Jang slipped one spot out of the top 100, but she also was married on Saturday, April 9th, so I would say she had a net gain this week! 🙂 … Continue reading

WTA Singles Rankings (4/4/2011)

Welcome back to the top 10, Maria Sharapova. She had spent 239 weeks in the top 10 between July 5, 2004 and February 1, 2009, but none since until this week. It’s great for the sport of women’s tennis when Maria is playing well and attracting attention to the game. It is particularly beneficial now … Continue reading

Rolex Rankings (3/7/2011)

RANK CHANGE PLAYER COUNTRY EVENTS AVG PTS TOT PTS 1 — Yani Tseng TPE 53 11.52 610.62 2 — Jiyai Shin KOR 59 9.73 574.08 3 — Na Yeon Choi KOR 52 9.32 484.47 4 — Suzann Pettersen NOR 41 9.31 381.59 5 — Cristie Kerr USA 45 9.24 415.82 6 — Ai Miyazato JPN … Continue reading

In Response: LPGA star Morgan Pressel – with help from many of her friends – raises money to battle breast cancer, from the Palm Beach Post

A great article on Morgan Pressel and her foundation’s 2011 fund-raising event by Edgar Thompson: http://www.palmbeachpost.com/sports/golf/lpga-star-morgan-pressel-with-help-from-many-1166205.html My only real response is tremendous pride that the LPGA has a star in Morgan Pressel who uses her celebrity and connections to do work in the real world that makes a difference between life and death potentially for … Continue reading

In Response: Golf Channel LPGA Year In Review

video: http://www.thegolfchannel.com/golf-videos/-14903/ Well…it was certainly a year to remember with drama and intrigue all the way to the final round of the final event. Here is the Golf Channel’s recap. One quibble to make. They ask how the LPGA Player of the Year, Yani Tseng, can’t be ranked #1. The answer is two-fold, but the main … Continue reading