Michelle Wie Joins CBS Golf Broadcast Team; She Will Be a Contributor at the 2020 Masters

LOTS OF CHANGES AT CBS GOLF. The broadcast team has been largely overhauled, including this announcement mentioned near the end of a CBS Sports press release on Tuesday: Additionally, Michelle Wie, the five-time LPGA TOUR winner, will contribute to CBS Sports’ multimedia golf coverage this season, including the Masters. Wie should be a good addition. … Read more

Nike Golf Drops the Ball and Much More

NIKE, THAT GOLIATH SPORTS BRAND, is dropping golf equipment, it said on Wednesday. Here’s the announcement: BEAVERTON, Ore. NIKE, Inc. announced today that it will accelerate innovation in its Golf footwear and apparel business and will partner with more of the world’s best golfers. With this new focus, Nike Golf will transition out of equipment … Read more

Lydia Ko: ‘It Is Unbelievable’

LYDIA KO IS THE MOST DOMINANT tour golfer on the planet. Tiger Woods? Ko is piling up more wins, including majors, at a younger age than Woods. The New Zealand teenager collected her second consecutive major yesterday in Rancho Mirage when she birdied the 72nd hole at the ANA Inspiration, the year’s first major. Ko … Read more

2015 U.S. Women’s Open Fact Sheet

The U.S. Women’s Open began today in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Following is select information from the “2015 U.S. Women’s Open Fact Sheet” provided by the United States Golf Association (USGA). SITE INFORMATION July 9-12, 2015 Lancaster (Pa.) Country Club (lancastercc.com) Twitter: @usopengolf, #USWomensOpen; facebook.com/USOPEN; instagram.com/USGA PAR AND YARDAGE  Lancaster Country Club will be set up at … Read more

New Books: ‘The A Swing’ By David Leadbetter and ‘The Wichita Kid: A Caddie’s Story’

RENOWNED GOLF INSTRUCTOR DAVID LEADBETTER is releasing a new book called The A Swing: The Alternative Approach to Great Golf on May 12. Following is an edited portion of the book description from the publisher, St. Martin’s Press: The A Swing is [Leadbetter’s] first [book] for a decade and is an evolution of his swing … Read more

Michelle Wie Defends in Hawaii

THE LADIES TEE OFF ON WEDNESDAY in the Lotte Championship Presented by Hershey. A recap of last year’s event from LPGA.com: In 2014, Honolulu native Michelle Wie shot a 5-under 67 in Saturday’s final round of the LPGA LOTTE Championship Presented by J Golf to clinch her third-career victory and first since the 2010 CN … Read more

2015 LPGA Season Starts With Inaugural Coates Golf Championship

THE 2015 LPGA SEASON IS UNDERWAY in Ocala, Florida. The field includes eight of the top 10 players in the women’s game: Inbee Park, Lydia Ko, Stacy Lewis, Suzann Pettersen, Michelle Wie, So Yeon Ryu, Karrie Webb and Lexi Thompson. This will be the second year of the Race to the CME Globe, a season-long points … Read more

2014 Rewind: ‘The Big Wiesy’ Finally Delivers

Michelle Wie (Allison) MICHELLE WIE MIGHT BE THE OLDEST 24-year-old in the history of the world. OK, I say that facetiously, but my oh my has she been through a lot during an amateur and professional golf career that seemingly spans her whole life.She was the second coming of Tiger Woods, oozing with talent and … Read more

Golf on TV: Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, Volvo World Match Play Championship, Greater Hickory Kia Classic, LPGA KEB HanaBank Championship, Hong Kong Open

The following edited content was supplied by Golf Channel in a news release. Reigning FedEx Cup champion Billy Horschel returns for this week’s Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas. Along with Horschel, Webb Simpson headlines the field as the defending champion after finishing six shots clear of the field last year. On the … Read more