Tag Archives: 2013 RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup

Mar
27
2013
By WUP Staff under By the Numbers
Instant classic!

Instant classic!

This week we’re giving you a By the Numbers smorgasbord, with a look at not only Tiger Woods’ latest win at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, but also the previous week’s victorious performances by Stacy Lewis — who ascended to world no. 1 (you go girl!) — at the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup and Kevin Streelman at the Tampa Bay Championship.

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Mar
17
2013
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She’s the one!

Stacy Lewis knows a thing or two about beating the odds and achieving the improbable. Nearly a decade ago, the 28-year-old who played her college golf at University of Arkansas had spine surgery to correct a severe curvature from scoliosis. And now, after battling from a four-shot deficit to start the final round, Lewis captured not only the trophy at the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup, but also ascended to the top of the world rankings.

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Mar
13
2013
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Diaz has finally forgiven Dottie

 

U.S. Solheim Cup captain Meg Mallon announced that she had appointed Laura Diaz, two-time LPGA winner and four-time Solheim participant, as one of her vice-captains for this summer’s 2013 biennial matches. Why is this significant?

Well, six years ago, Dottie Pepper, who was a commentator for Golf Channel’s coverage of the 2007 Solheim Cup, thought she was off-air and muttered, “Chokin’ freakin’ dogs,” referring to the U.S. team.

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Mar
13
2013
By Stephanie Wei under LPGA
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Gulbis recovering from sickness

Natalie Gulbis withdrew from the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup, the LPGA’s first domestic event of the season, as she recuperates from malaria. Gulbis originally became ill in Singapore and pulled out of the HSBC Women’s Champions due to flu-like symptoms, which later were identified as malaria. 

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