Drive for show and putt for dough!!!! Doing both well led to victory for Si Woo Kim. Click on photo to read more.

    The improbable winner is never a term used to describe oneself in securing a victory. Confidence and belief in self is the overriding term used to describe a champion; skill plays a part down the road. The obvious “tongue – in- cheek reference to skill is just that. The Sony Open was won by a young and soon-approaching superstar status on the PGA Tour, Si Woo Kim of South Korea, who stunned the professional golf world at age 21 by winning the 2017 Players Championship.   Tiger Woods famously stated that the tournament begins once you reach the… Read More »

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APGA and Farmers Insurance Partner to showcase an elite field of Black American Professional Golfers in San Diego, CA. Click on photo to read more.

Daniel Augustus fired up to take on the famous Torrey Pines course along with 18 top players from The APGA (Advocates Professional Golf Association) on January 28, 2023. Danial Augustus is a Professional golfer with ambitions and goals yet to be attained at the highest levels of professional golf.  When one hears the term Professional Golfer and how Daniel would address himself, the casual listener naturally relates him to the more notables of the professional ranks. Justin Thomas, Harold Varner, III, Rory McElroy, and Tiger Woods, among many others. Because all of the above play for money, legacy, and personal… Read More »

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1st Black Nominated To Serve As President Of The United States Golf Association. Click on photo to read more.

note: This article was written and produced by the United States Golf Association. ed. LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Dec. 5, 2022) – Fred Perpall of Dallas, Texas, has been nominated to serve as the 67th president of the United States Golf Association. If elected, Perpall will succeed Stu Francis of Hillsborough, Calif., who will conclude his three-year term in February 2023. Highlights of Francis’ presidency include helping to guide the organization successfully through the COVID-19 pandemic, bringing on Mike Whan as USGA CEO, and working to elevate all USGA championships and host sites, among many other contributions. Perpall, a native of… Read More »

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Women In Golf Foundation, Inc. make $40,000 contribution to HBCU Women’s Golf Programs. Click on photo to read more.

For Immediate Release; This news release was produced and written by: Women In Golf Foundation Atlanta, Georgia – The Women In Golf Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce its $40,000 contribution to the HBCU Women’s Golf Teams that participated in this year’s National Women’s Collegiate Golf Championship held at Eagles Landing Country Club, April 25-27, 2022. This contribution was divided among the participating women’s teams. North Carolina A&T State University-2022 National Women’s Collegiate Golf Champions, Alabama State University, Delaware State University, Chicago State University, North Carolina Central University, Prairie View A&M University, Texas Southern University and University of Maryland Eastern… Read More »

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Former Stanford star Andrea Lee wins  her first LPGA Tour victory , the  Amazingcre Portland Classic

Asian women continue to dominate the LPGA Tour as we’ve stated in prior articles. Asian women continue to dominate the LPGA Tour as we’ve stated in prior articles. The floodgates of Asian dominance began long before Andrea Lee was born. However, she stands on the very broad shoulders. Seri Park, Michelle Wie West, Grace Park. Asian stars of the past but not forgotten by the great number of top tier Asian women now playing and winning on the LPGA Tour. The trend toward Asian interest in golf began as all of Asia emerged from years of war. WWII, the Korean… Read More »

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Joaquin Niemann signed with LIV Golf.

A native of Santiago, Chili, Niemann was a regular fixture on PGA Tour leader boards and in February 2022 won the greatest event of his life taking the Genesis Championship trophy, at the premier event hosted by his mentor and idol, Tiger Woods. According to CBS/Golf, the 23-year-old Niemann was “firmly on the fence leading up to this decision (to move to LIV).” Niemann participated in the PGA Tour players-only meeting the week of the BMW Championship and before the event played practice rounds with Rory McIlroy where the two spent time discussing Niemann’s future. However, Niemann ultimately decided to… Read More »

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Harold Varner III signed with LIV GOLF

  Varner took to Instagram and spoke about why he was joining LIV. “The truth is, my life is changing,” he wrote. “The opportunity to join LIV Golf is simply too good of a financial breakthrough for me to pass by. I know what it means to grow up without much. This money is going to ensure that my kid and future Varners will have a solid base to start on – and a life I could have only dreamt about growing up.” Varner has earned $313,000 for finishing 31st & 26th respectively in the two LIV events he’s played…. Read More »

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Recently, Avis Brown-Riley also became the first African-American to qualify and play in the U.S. Women’s Senior Open.

As Brown-Riley arrives at the next level in her storied career, she is proving that you can definitely get a second chance to make a first impression. Brown-Riley has been playing golf since the age of seven. She won the 1974 Junior World Championship (at Presidio Hills) when she was only ten years of age. Brown-Riley went on to rack up many more tournament wins during her formative years, which had her looking forward to Q school and a groundbreaking career as a touring LPGA professional golfer.

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How to win a PGA Tournament without Coming in First Place, Theegala finishes in the third spot at the WM Phoenix Open

  From his first shot on Thursday through his final putt on Sunday afternoon, young rookie Sahith Theegala—playing on a sponsor’s exemption in last week’s Waste Management Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale—demonstrated his worthiness to be on the big stage with some of the world’s best golfers. No “newbie” to high-level, competitive golf, Theegala brings a storied and successful amateur career to the professional ranks.  A three-time NCAA All-American at Pepperdine University, including numerous amateur wins, Theegala became only the fifth person ever to win the Haskins Award, the Ben Hogan Award, and the Jack Nicklaus Award in the same… Read More »

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