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European Tour, LPGA and LET join forces for ISPS HANDA World Invitational in Northern Ireland

ISPS HANDA Founder and Chairman, Dr Haruhisa Handa with Modest! Golf Management owner and ISPS HANDA Ambassador, Niall Horan (Photo: Getty Images) The European Tour, LPGA Tour and Ladies European Tour will join forces for another innovative mixed tournament at the ISPS HANDA World Invitational presented by Modest! Golf Management in Northern Ireland, ...
Tags: Asia, Europe, UK, England, Australia, Sport, Ireland, Golf, European Tour, Northern Ireland, Dubai, Niall Horan, Sky Sports, North America, Ladies European Tour, Ballymena


Ladies Irish Open return a priority for LET

Ladies European Tour CEO, Alexandra Armas. Picture: LET The Ladies European Tour insists it will continue its fight to revive the Ladies Irish Open and bring it back next year.The LET released a record-breaking 2021 schedule on February 12 and while the Ladies Irish Open was conspicuous by its absence for the ninth year in a row, Ladies European Tour,...
Tags: Europe, Sweden, Sport, Ireland, Golf, Switzerland, Finland, Holland, Ladies European Tour, Leona, Leona Maguire, Dun Laoghaire, Stephanie Meadow, Killeen Castle, Portmarnock Links, Lake Nona


USGA Names Mike Whan as CEO

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Tags: Sport, Golf, Davis, Association, Ladies European Tour, Wilson Sporting Goods, Mike, Taylormade, Mike Davis, USGA, LPGA, Procter Gamble Company, The Armchair Golfer, Symetra Tour, TaylorMade Golf Company, Ladies Professional Golf Association


Ladies European Tour announces record-breaking €19 million 2021 schedule

2020 Race to Costa del Sol winner, Emily Kristine Pedersen The Ladies European Tour has announced a record-breaking 2021 schedule featuring 27 events in 19 different countries as well as the Solheim Cup and the Summer Olympics.While there is no event planned for the Republic of Ireland, players will compete for a combined prize fund of more than €19 m...
Tags: Japan, Usa, UK, England, Sweden, France, Scotland, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, US, Spain, Sport, Thailand, Philippines, Morocco, Republic Of Ireland


Triple birdie finish gives Kim the US Women's Open and South Korea its 10th

A Lim Kim celebrates a birdie putt on the 18th green during the final round at the 2020 U.S. Women's Open at Champions Golf Club (Cypress Creek Course) in Houston, Texas on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020. (Jeff Haynes/USGA) South Korea’s A Lim Kim equalled the biggest final round comeback in the history of the US Women’s Open when she birdied her last three ho...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, England, Texas, Sweden, West Point, Cc, Stanford, Germany, US, Sport, Park, Aig, Thailand, United States, Golf


Mehaffey fights back from nightmare start; trails Amy Olson by 10

Olivia Mehaffey watches her second shot on the first hole during the first round at the 2020 U.S. Women's Open at Champions Golf Club (Jackrabbit Course) in Houston, Texas on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020. (Chris Keane/USGA) Amateur Olivia Mehaffey fought back bravely from a nightmare start to open with an six-over 77 in the US Women’s Open in Texas.The Roy...
Tags: Japan, Usa, Texas, Sweden, Stanford, Germany, Massachusetts, US, Sport, Golf, Cypress, Dallas, Kim, Houston, Fort Worth, Grant


LET moves to bamboo tees as part of sustainability drive

OceanTee’s bamboo golf tees The Ladies European Tour has announced OCEANTEE, the sustainable golf brand, as a Proud Supplier for the 2021 season. Following the recent announcement of the LET’s sustainability initiative, ‘Celebrating the Green, presented by Dow’, the collaboration continues the LET’s dedication to recognise and engage in sustainability...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Ladies European Tour, Marine Conservation Society, Alexandra Armas, OceanTee, Ed Sandison Founder of OCEANTEE


LET postpones 2021 Australian swing

Leona Maguire The Ladies European Tour has announced that the upcoming 2021 Geoff King Motors Australian Ladies Classic and the Women’s NSW Open will be postponed to the same weeks in 2022 due to ongoing travel restrictions into Australia.The news comes less than two weeks after the LPGA cancelled the Vic Open shortly after news broke that the Austr...
Tags: Sweden, Australia, US, Sport, Golf, Ladies European Tour, LPGA, Leona Maguire, Stephanie Meadow, Julia Engstrom, Bonville, Geoff King Motors, Stephanie Kyriacou, Alexandra Armas Ladies European Tour, ALPG, Golf NSW


Spain to host 2023 Solheim Cup

Spain’s Carlota Ciganda hoists the Soleim Cup The Ladies European Tour announced today Spain will host the 2023 Solheim Cup at the world-renowned championship course at Finca Cortesin, Andalucía, with the exact tournament dates to be finalised soon. Set to host the prestigious international women’s professional golf team event for the first time in th...
Tags: Europe, Florida, England, Sweden, Scotland, Spain, Sport, Golf, Portugal, Golf Digest, Andalucia, Ladies European Tour, Team USA, LPGA, Toledo Ohio, Costa del Sol


Amnesty lambasts 'irony' of Ladies European Tour events in Saudi Arabia

Ladies European Tour calls events a ‘landmark moment’Amnesty urges golfers to show solidarity with jailed activistsAmnesty International has voiced deep concern after the Ladies European Tour announced it will stage two events in Saudi Arabia in November. The LET insisted that it was a “landmark moment for women’s sport in the kingdom” when confirming the tournaments on Monday.The Saudi Ladies International and Saudi Ladies Team International will deliver a combined $1.5m in prize money and mark...
Tags: Saudi Arabia, Sport, Golf, European Tour, Ladies European Tour, Amnesty, Saudi Ladies International, Saudi Ladies Team International


Leona fights back; Irish left waiting as weather delays Open de Portugal

Leona Maguire Leona Maguire overcame a double-bogey at the first to open with a one-under 71 to lie five shots behind Australia’s Hannah Green and American Cydney Clanton after the opening round of the 54-hole Cambia Portland Classic in Oregon.The Slieve Russell golfer was two over after that opening six at Columbia Edgewater Country Club but birdied ...
Tags: England, Australia, Mexico, Oregon, Germany, Sport, Green, Golf, European Tour, Portugal, Ladies European Tour, LPGA, Leona, Paul Dunne, Gavin Moynihan, Clanton


Leona makes a move as Henderson and Korda top packed ANA leaderboard

Leona Maguire. Photo by R&A - Handout/R&A via Getty Images Leona Maguire made five birdies in a four-under 68 to move up to 28th heading into the final round of the ANA Inspiration in California.The Slieve Russell National star is on three-under-par, nine strokes behind Canada’s Brooke Henderson and American Nelly Korda who top a packed leaderboard b...
Tags: Australia, California, Sport, Earth, Taiwan, Canada, United States, Golf, Brazil, Kpmg, Kia, Pond, Thompson, University Of Southern California, Ladies European Tour, Pepperdine University


Wolf eyes VP Bank Swiss Ladies Open prize

Austria’s Christine Wolf Austria’s Christine Wolf heads to this week’s VP Bank Swiss Ladies Open at Golfpark Holzhäusern full of confidence off the back of a solo second-place finish at the LET’s most recent stop in the Czech Republic. Rising to ninth in the Race to Costa Del Sol, the one-time LET winner is teeing it up in her 99th LET career-tourname...
Tags: Facebook, Sport, Aig, Austria, Golf, Ladies European Tour, Wolf, Caroline, Costa del Sol, Christine Wolf, Golfpark Holzhäusern, Czech Republic Rising, Caroline Rominger


Annika Sorenstam to Captain European PING Junior Solheim Cup Team

Annika Sorenstam With a year to go, the LET and PING have named Annika Sorenstam as the captain of the 2021 European PING Junior Solheim Cup team.Team Europe will face the United States in the 11th PING Junior Solheim Cup, which will take place immediately prior to the Solheim Cup at Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio, next September.Annika is regarded as...
Tags: Sweden, US, Sport, Aig, Atlantic, United States, Golf, Gleneagles, Hall of Fame, Toledo, Ladies European Tour, Phoenix, Foundation, LPGA, Toledo Ohio, Annika


Popov three clear in AIG Women's Open

Sophia Popov of Germany plays her third shot on the 16th hole during day three of the 2020 AIG Women's Open at Royal Troon on August 22, 2020 in Troon, Scotland. (Photo by R&A - Handout/R&A via Getty Images) Stephanie Meadow slipped back to 48th on nine-over after a 72 as Germany’s Sophia Popov carded a four-under 67 to take a three-stroke lead into ...
Tags: Australia, Scotland, Germany, Sport, Aig, Thailand, Arizona, Golf, New Zealand, Denmark, Ohio, Getty, Royal Troon, Ladies European Tour, Lee, Boise


Olson in a class of her own as Meadow spearheads Irish challenge at Royal Troon

Amy Olson of USA plays her third shot on the 2nd hole during day two of the 2020 AIG Women's Open at Royal Troon on August 21, 2020 in Troon, Scotland. (Photo by R&A - Handout/R&A via Getty Images) Irish golf’s Stephanie Meadow, Leona Maguire and Olivia Mehaffey endured a trying opening day in the AIG Women’s Open at Royal Troon.Winds gusting to 40 mp...
Tags: Japan, Usa, England, Mexico, Scotland, Germany, America, Sport, Getty Images, Aig, Canada, Golf, New Zealand, Slovenia, Sharp, Glasgow


Yates, Hurley and Dallat set for Alps Tour return

Naas’ Jonathan Yates Jonathan Yates and Gary Hurley head the Irish challengers hoping to follow in the footsteps of Brendan McCarroll and European Tour star Matt Wallace in this week's Gosser Open in Austria. The event, which is celebrating its 28th staging, marks the return to action on the Alps Tour after a six-month break with a full field of 144 ...
Tags: Sport, Austria, Golf, Ladies European Tour, Wallace, Donegal, Naas, Matt Wallace, Alps Tour, Gary Hurley, Emma Spitz, Dallat, Martin WIEGELE, Simon Bryan, Brendan McCarroll, Barry Lane


AIG extends Women's Open deal to 2025

Georgia Hall. Image: The R&A AIG has extended its title partnership of the AIG Women’s Open by two years, to 2025.Under the new agreement, the championship will now be known as the AIG Women’s Open as part of a rebrand undertaken by The R&A and AIG.Peter Zaffino, President & Global Chief Operating Officer, AIG, said, “For over 40 years, this iconic ch...
Tags: Georgia, Sport, Aig, Golf, Ladies European Tour, Martin, LPGA, Georgia Hall


ASI Ladies Scottish Open also set to go ahead without fans

Carly Booth. Picture: Tristan Jones The 2020 Aberdeen Standard Investments Ladies Scottish Open will be played behind closed doors at The Renaissance Club in North Berwick from August 13-16.The event will mark the return of professional women’s golf to Scotland for the first time since Europe’s remarkable triumph in the 2019 Solheim Cup last September...
Tags: Europe, Scotland, Sport, Golf, Ladies European Tour, North Berwick, Renaissance Club, Aberdeen Standard Investments, Carly Booth Picture


AIG Women's British Open to be played behind closed doors

Hinako Shibuno, the 2019 AIG Women's British Open champion. Picture: The R&A / Getty Images The R&A confirmed today that it intends to play the AIG Women’s British Open at Royal Troon from 20-23 August without spectators due to the COVID-19 pandemic.It will be the first women’s Major Championship to be played this year and will be broadcast globally ...
Tags: UK, Scotland, Sport, Aig, United Kingdom, Golf, Royal Troon, Ladies European Tour, Fiona Hyslop, Ayrshire, LPGA, Martin Slumbers, Nigel Huddleston, Peter Zaffino, Hinako Shibuno, Scotland Royal Troon


#RaiseOurGame: LET launches new logo, website, tagline

The Ladies European Tour (LET) has launched a fresh logo, new website and tag line, #RaiseOurGame, capturing the ambition of the new LPGA-LET joint venture partnership and a shared desire to keep moving women’s golf forward.The brand refresh includes a short film created in-house, capturing the passion and potential of the LET players, celebrating their hard work, dedication and perseverance.Narrated by So...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Ladies European Tour, Meghan, LPGA, Maclaren, Suzann Pettersen, Meghan MacLaren, Alexandra Armas


Team Ireland Golf gives 13 golfers €221,000 funding boost

At a photocall to announce the 2020 Team Ireland Golf Scheme grant allocations, (left to right) were LPGA Tour player Leona Maguire, Mark Kennelly (CEO Golf Ireland), John Treacy (Sport Ireland Chief Executive), Neil Manchip (Coach Team Ireland) and Challenge Tour player Robin Dawson. Thirteen of Ireland’s top golfing talent will receive a total of €221,000 in funding through the ...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, European Tour, Ladies European Tour, LPGA, Purcell, Smyth, Gavin Moynihan, John Treacy, Leona Maguire, Michael Hoey, Stephanie Meadow, David Carey, Challenge Tour, Des Smyth


LET announces 24-event 2020 schedule

Left to right: European Tour Executive Director Keith Pelley, Ladies European Tour Chair Marta Figueras-Dotti, Ladies European Tour CEO Alexandra Armas, European Solheim Cup Captain Catriona Matthew and LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan together at the LET’s headquarters at Buckinghamshire Golf Club in England, for an historic board meeting, on Friday. The new-look Ladies European Tour ...
Tags: Europe, UK, England, Sweden, France, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sport, Czech Republic, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Golf, Switzerland, Tokyo, Mike Nichols, Toledo


Alexandra Armas confirmed as permanent CEO of LET

Alexandra Armas Alexandra Armas has been confirmed as the permanent CEO of the Ladies European Tour (LET), reporting directly to the LPGA-LET Joint Venture Board of Directors, chaired by LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan.Armas took on the role of Acting CEO in early October 2019, working closely alongside the Board to complete the 2019 season and build the 2020 schedule, which will be a...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Golf, Ladies European Tour, Board, Alexandra, LPGA, Keith Pelley, Martin Slumbers, Wake Forest University, Ladies European Tour LET, Armas, Whan, LET Access Series, Alexandra Armas, Alexandra Armas Alexandra Armas


Lowry, Sugrue, Wilson and Smyth honoured at Allianz Irish Golf Writers’ Awards

Shane Lowry’s historic win in The 148th Open Championship at Royal Portrush has earned the 32-year-old Offalyman the Professional Player of the Year for 2019 at the Irish Golf Writers’ Association awards, sponsored by Allianz, at Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links, Co Dublin. In a quite extraordinary year for Irish professional golfers, with Rory McIlroy scooping the FedEx Cup title on the PGA Tour – in a season with four victor...
Tags: Europe, California, Scotland, Sport, United States, Ireland, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, European Tour, Dublin, The Island, Shane Lowry, Lowry, Ucla, Ladies European Tour, Paul Kelly


Caldwell feels the burn; Sharvin running on empty; Leona trailing

The ninth green at Leopard Creek Jonny Caldwell avoided sunburn but paid a high price for two bad swings on his return to European Tour action in the Alfred Dunhill Championship at a scorching Leopard Creek.Making his first appearance on the circuit for eight years, the Clandeboye man (35) opened with a two-over 74 to end the opening day nine shots behind Dutchman Will Besseling, ...
Tags: England, Germany, Spain, Sport, South Africa, Golf, European Tour, Order Of Merit, Norway, Mauritius, Ladies European Tour, Marbella, Caldwell, Pablo Larrazabal, Leona, Leona Maguire


LET announces Road to Costa del Sol and LPGA partnership

LPGA Commissioner Michael Whan and LET Board Chair Marta Figueras-Dotti The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) and the Ladies European Tour (LET) will unite in a joint venture to push women's professional golf to new heights in Europe and around the world. LET players voted their support for the joint venture during the LET's Annual Membership Meeting in Spain on Tuesday...
Tags: Europe, Spain, Sport, Golf, Andalusia, Ladies European Tour, Marbella, LPGA, Costa del Sol, Benahavis, Leona Maguire, Michael Whan, LET Board Chair Marta Figueras Dotti, España Femenino, Aloha Golf Club, Costa del Sol Occidental


Ladies European Tour approves joint venture with LPGA

The Ladies European Tour approved a plan to partner with the LPGA Tour with hopes of expanding the women’s game in Europe and beyond. The tours keep their identities in the 50-50 joint venture. Players from the LET will not have immediate access to the LPGA Tour, although LPGA Tour Commissioner Mike Whan said last […]
Tags: Europe, News, Sports, Ladies European Tour, LPGA, Mike Whan


Lisa Maguire takes the bravest step of all

Lisa Maguire Lisa Maguire's decision to retire from professional tournament golf just 17 months after taking the plunge will come as no surprise to regular observers of the vicissitudes of life in the paid ranks.Even those who turn professional at the top of their games find it difficult to adjust to life on tour. And for all her impressive early success, the older of the Maguire ...
Tags: Atlanta, Sport, Atlantic, Golf, Ncaa, Niall Horan, Atlantic City, Duke, Ladies European Tour, Brooks, Lisa, Maguire, Duke University, LPGA, Leona, Dan Brooks


Mount Juliet awaits Irish Open green light; injured Meadow in card battle

Mount Juliet Mount Juliet is the white-hot favourite to be announced as the host for the Dubai Dubai Free Irish Open from May 28-31 next year.With Rory McIlroy a certain starter, the expected date change was confirmed when the European Tour released its full 2019-20 schedule yesterday.European Tour officials, including the tournament's Championship Director Simon Alliss, are expec...
Tags: Asia, Florida, UK, Montana, Mexico, France, US, Sport, Aberdeen, Munich, Morocco, Netherlands, Newcastle, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Lee Westwood