Michelle Wie Steps Aside But Her Presence And Impact On Women’s Professional Golf Remains.

Born on October 11, 1989, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Wie turned professional at the young age of 15 and quickly made a name for herself in the golf world. Throughout her career, Wie has achieved numerous accomplishments. She won her first LPGA Tour event in 2009 at the Lorena Ochoa Invitational. Wie also won the U.S. Women’s Open in 2014, which was a significant milestone in her career. She has represented the United States in international competitions, including the Solheim Cup. Despite her success on the golf course, Wie has faced challenges, including injuries that have impacted her performance. In recent… Read More »

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Dominance of Asian Women Golfers Continues With New Stars Every Year

Women’s professional golf in Asia has seen a significant rise in popularity and success in recent years. With players like Ayaka Furue, Hinako Shibuno, and Yuka Saso making waves on the international stage, Asian women golfers are proving to be a force the LPGA Tour will be reckoned with. One of the most notable players in Asian women’s golf is Ayaka Furue. Hailing from Japan, Furue quickly made a name for herself with her impressive skills on the course. Her dedication to the sport and natural talent have helped her succeed in various tournaments in Asia and worldwide. Asian women golfers, including… Read More »

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Asian Golfer Lydia Ko is set to defend her title at the Aramco Saudi Ladies International Championship

Recently married Lydia Ko will lead a world-class field at the Saudi Arabian Royal Greens Golf & Country Club from February 15-18: Aramco Saudi Ladies International Presented by PIF – Riyadh Golf Club, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.   The elevated total prize of $5million is a first and marks a new high for women’s golf. Her experience and superb play to hold off Aditi Ashok earned her one of the richest payoffs in women’s golf history. $750,000.00 Last year Ko said: “I’m thrilled to see golf is moving towards equal prize money – it is something I believe all the ladies… Read More »

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 Kamaiu Johnson Fires a final round 61 Winning the APGA Tournament At TPC Scottsdale

  Kamaiu Johnson shot a blistering record score of 10-under par 61 to secure a victory and $7500.00 1st place prize money at the famed 7115-yard par 71 TPC Scottsdale, site of the heralded WM Phoenix Open. A seasoned veteran of the APGA Tour, Johnson earned status on PGA TOUR Latinamerica, becoming a standout on that tour as well. “I was just trying to stay in the moment down the stretch. Wasn’t sure where I was, but I was comfortable because the other leaders were in my group,” offered Johnson, “Last week, I was 13 over after two days on… Read More »

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Tim O’Neal showing his “grit” leading at the Regions Tradition in Birmingham, Alabama. Tim O’Neal is an African American professional golfer born in Savannah, Georgia, on July 18, 1972. His father, a passionate golfer and coach, introduced him to golf at a young age.

      O’Neal turned professional in 1997 and has been making waves in the golfing world ever since. O’Neal has competed on various tours throughout his career, including the PGA Tour, Web.com Tour, and Advocates Professional Golf Association Tour (APGA). Asian Tour; Alps Tour; EPD Tour; PGA Tour Latinoamérica, and now  PGA Tour Champions Tour, where he leads this week’s tournament, the Regions Tradition in Birmingham, Alabama, tied in the lead with Billy Andrade at five under par. O’Neal has won numerous state opens and mini-tour events.  In 2019, following the destruction of the historic Black golf course, Lincoln Park in Oklahoma, a group… Read More »

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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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