Aug
24
2010
By Stephanie Wei under LPGA

It’s a tough and unfortunate news day. LPGA golfer Erica Blasberg’s death was ruled a suicide in a statement released by the Henderson Police. Dr. Thomas Hess, whose relationship with Erica is unclear, was brought on charges for obstruction of justice on Tuesday. He also was the one to find Erica and make the 911 […]

May
13
2010
By Stephanie Wei under General

Shane Bacon has appeared on several news outlets, such as NBC and CBS, to speak about Erica Blasberg. Here’s the clip from the Today Show: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Again, my deepest condolences to Erica’s friends and family. I’m thinking of you.

May
12
2010

Regarding the tragic death of LPGA golfer Erica Blasberg, the Tour issued the following memo on Tuesday evening about a tribute to her at this week’s Bell-Micro LPGA Classic in Mobile, Alabama: The LPGA will host a memorial service in celebration of Erica tomorrow (Wednesday, May 12) at 7:30PM at the golf course. Players, caddies, […]

May
10
2010
By Stephanie Wei under General

I’m stunned by the awful, heartbreaking news. This evening I received a flurry of texts, BBMs, voicemails and emails, informing me that LPGA player Erica Blasberg has passed away. She was only 25. According to reports, Erica’s body was found Sunday afternoon in her home in Henderson, Nevada. Police spokesman Keith Paul said Monday authorities […]

Sep
23
2009
By Stephanie Wei under General

And this is the remix to ambition. Her tweet that accompanied the photo: Coolest pro-am group ever!! Southern wine and spirits is awesome!! Level vodka is makin the day go very well 🙂 I hope she played just as well.

Dec
2
2010

Dr. Thomas Hess, who discovered the body of professional golfer Erica Blasberg, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges on Wednesday. Henderson Municipal Judge Diana Hampton sentenced Dr. Hess to one-year probation and 40 hours of community service.

May
20
2010
By Stephanie Wei under General

Speaking at Erica Blasberg’s public memorial service, Shane Bacon described her as “the girl who could floor you with a grin.” Friends and family gathered to remember the LPGA golfer at Eagle Glen Golf Club in her hometown, Corona, CA, on Wednesday. Afterward, I chatted with Ray Kim, Erica’s close friend and former caddie, who […]

May
13
2010
By Stephanie Wei under General

Every time Irene Cho made a birdie on Thursday, she kissed the pink bracelet inscribed with “EB” — the initials of her best friend, Erica Blasberg, who passed away on Sunday — that PUMA sent to players. Dedicating her round to Erica’s honor, Irene fired a three-under 69 in the first round of the Bell […]

Nov
25
2009
By Stephanie Wei under General

Fellow blogger and good buddy Shane Bacon looped for LPGA pro Erica Blasberg at last week’s mud-soaked LPGA Tour Championship. Check out his story — he likes watching girls in skirts scramble over fences and has a crush on Cristie Kerr.