Mobile LPGA Tour Event Gets Title Sponsor Minding My Business: LPGA's Tina Barnes-Budd Portland LPGA Event Remains Sponsorless LPGA Tour Introduces Season-Long Points Race LPGA's Whan Interested In Season-Long Competition Mike Whan Bullish On '14 LPGA Season LPGA Grants Lydia Ko Membership LPGA Reportedly Looking At Two New U.S. Events Evian Championship Debuts As Fifth Major Safeway Classic Faces Financial Hurdles
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SBD Article Published January 22, 2014
...rbus has signed on as title sponsor of the spring LPGA Tour event in Mobile, Ala. The Airbus Mobile Bay LPGA Classic takes place May 22-25 at Magnolia Grove G... In Mobile, Tommy Hicks noted the Airbus-LPGA deal is "for one year, but could be extended" aft... The LPGA has "long been a fixture in Mobile, beginning wit... ...ch was a limited-field event featuring winners of LPGA tournaments over a three-year span.
SBD Article Published January 15, 2014 by Adam Stern
LPGA Senior Dir of Social Media Marketing TINA BARNES-... ...e it was dominating her daily agenda, leading the LPGA to shift the league's social media duties from it... Barnes-Budd spent 10 years away from the LPGA, working with Roush Fenway Racing among others, b... ...s-Budd spoke to THE DAILY this week about how the LPGA teaches players to interact with their fans, how...
SBD Article Published January 15, 2014
The LPGA event in Portland scheduled for late August "rema... " Brandon noted it would "seem that the LPGA has the know-how and momentum to make something h... " It would be a "serious black eye if the LPGA had to take Portland off the calendar," and it is... hard to think LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan would "let that happen on... However, the challenge for the LPGA is "in the fall we tend to go over to Asia and pl...
SBD Article Published January 08, 2014
The LPGA and CME Group today announced that they have part... ...points competition that will debut during the '14 LPGA season. Players will accumulate points at each official LPGA event before coming to a conclusion at the newly... ...$1M payout -- the largest in all of women's golf (LPGA).com's Randall Mell notes the LPGA "isn't calling its new points race a playoff, but...
SBD Article Published November 25, 2013
LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan said that there is "nothin... ” The LPGA Playoffs from '06-08 "culminated with a champion... ...golfer Christie Kerr is "hopeful the increase in LPGA events in 2014 ... is a sign that purses also wil... ...ars has got to be making the average purse of the LPGA almost $2 million (per event). With Friday's announcement that there will be 32 LPGA events in '14, up from 28 this season, Golf Chann...
SBD Article Published November 20, 2013
While there were only 23 LPGA Tour events in '11, Commissioner Mike Whan "proje... cts there will be more than 30 LPGA tournaments worldwide" in '14, according to Craig... ...r gaining notoriety, "I think people heard of the LPGA but didn’t know about the LPGA. Handel wrote if the LPGA is to "get more tournaments on national televisio...
SBD Article Published October 28, 2013
The LPGA today granted membership for '14 to 16-year-old L... ydia Ko, who "petitioned the LPGA tour to turn pro earlier this month," according t... ...pete in her first event as a professional" at the LPGA's season-ending CME Group Titleholders in Naples,... ...3 CN Canadian Women's Open, her second win on the LPGA tour." Ko had to file a "petition with the LPGA to seek a waiver of the tour's ruling requiring m...
SBJ Article Published September 30, 2013
...going to have to cover our sport ourselves,” said LPGA Chief Financial Officer Kathy Milthorpe. ...ere is a role for sports properties like the WTA, LPGA or WNBA to take a more consultative approach to t...
SBD Article Published September 24, 2013
A new LPGA tournament is "close to being finalized" for next... ...Classic Pro-Am in Grand Rapids is not an official LPGA event, but it has "attracted many players for yea... " LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan's "top objective since the... " Meanwhile, the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic could move to a "late January slot next s... eason, giving the LPGA a much-needed start on this side of the world" be...
SBD Article Published September 11, 2013
The LPGA Evian Championship has "built a reputation among... ...nt has felt like a major for the Europeans in the LPGA ranks," but there still is "scrutiny over whether... ...The event, founded in '94, became a co-sanctioned LPGA event in '00 with the LPGA "announcing two years ago that it would be a majo... ...s Evian -- and his "ambitious vision," as well as LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan’s "bold leadership.
SBD Article Published August 28, 2013
The LPGA Safeway Classic returns to Columbia Edgewater Cou...
SBD Article Published August 19, 2013
LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan on Friday met with Colorad... The LPGA was "on the grounds all week" at Colorado Golf Cl... ...were "a number of courses capable of hosting the LPGA, but it's been the CGC that has generated the mos... ...ls Golf booth, which was a "joint project" of the LPGA and USGA. ...gram has "received a sizable cash influx from the LPGA" (DENVER POST, 8/18).