Hall of Famer Lorena Ochoa Recognized With Own Barbie for International Women’s Day

LORENA OCHOA, THE RETIRED 27-TIME WINNER on the LPGA Tour, earned her spot in the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2017. Now Ochoa also has a Barbie that was made in her honor for International Women’s Day. “I am very happy to be recognized by Barbie as a source of inspiration for little girls,” … Read more

2017 World Golf Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony: Davis Love III, Meg Mallon, Ian Woosnam, Lorena Ochoa, Henry Longhurst

THE WORLD GOLF HALL OF FAME 2017 Induction Ceremony will be held today (Tuesday, September 26) at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. The inductees are Davis Love III, Meg Mallon, Lorena Ochoa, Ian Woosnam and Henry Longhurst. You can watch the ceremony on Golf Channel at 6:30 p.m. ET. Related: WGHOF 2017 Induction … Read more

WGHOF 2017 Induction Class Includes Davis Love III

By World Golf Hall of Fame ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (October 18, 2016) – The World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum today announced its 2017 Induction Class: Henry Longhurst, Davis Love III, Meg Mallon, Lorena Ochoa and Ian Woosnam.  These five new members will be enshrined at the World Golf Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony … Read more

Lorena Ochoa’s Murky Hall-of-Fame Status

LORENA OCHOA WON 27 TOURNAMENTS, including two majors, in seven full seasons on the LPGA Tour. Ochoa also won Player of the Year and the Vare Trophy (for low scoring average) four times each. Lorena Ochoa (Pablo Lancaster-Jones) Yet when GolfChannel.com’s Randall Mell asked about her Hall-of Fame status late last week, Ochoa said: “I … Read more

Golfweek: Lorena Ochoa Will Compete in 2015

Lorena Ochoa (Allison) LORENA OCHOA MAY BE EASING her way back into tournament golf. Golfweek’s Beth Ann Nichols reported: Lorena Ochoa is gearing up to participate in this year’s pro-am at the Lorena Ochoa Invitational in Mexico City. Ochoa, you’ll remember, walked away from the LPGA while ranked No. 1 at age 28 to pursue … Read more

Stacy Lewis Reaches Golf Summit

“I couldn’t have dreamed that the kid who grew up wearing a back brace is the No. 1 player in the world.” –Stacy Lewis STACY LEWIS WON ANOTHER GOLF TOURNAMENT and ascended to No. 1 on Sunday. Trailing 54-leader Ai Miyazato by four shots heading into the final round, Lewis fired a blistering 64 to … Read more

My Visit to the USGA Research Center

LARGE BANNERS OF LORENA OCHOA and Ernie Els hung at the entrance of the USGA Museum as I approached the Georgia Colonial mansion on Monday, a drizzly and chilly day in central New Jersey. Also known as the Arnold Palmer Center for Golf History, the museum also houses the USGA Research Center, where I happily … Read more

NPR: ‘The Best Player You Probably Never Heard Of’

ON FRIDAY NPR’S MORNING EDITION spent three minutes and 57 seconds telling its large audience about a “little-known” golf phenom named Yani Tseng, the world No. 1 player who is dominating the LPGA Tour and crashing the record books. Reported Tom Goldman: Tseng has been powering and smiling her way around golf courses—and making history. … Read more

The Ladies Parity Golf Association (LPGA)

THERE ARE SIX LADIES vying for the Rolex Player of the Year, Vare Trophy (lowest scoring average) and the LPGA money title: Yani Tseng, Ai Miyazato, Cristie Kerr, Jiyai Shin, Suzanne Pettersen and Na Yeon Choi. The post-Annika, post-Lorena LPGA has a new and very crowded look at the top. That’s why I was thinking … Read more