Tag Archives: Blackwolf Run

Jul
10
2012

It's a beautiful day for NYC

For those wondering why I didn’t cover the U.S. Women’s Open, please see the explanation at the bottom of the page. Since I wasn’t there–and truly wish I had been–I’ll leave most of the commentary on the tournament to my colleagues who were. 

Heading into the final round with a six-shot lead, Na Yeon Choi was lapping the field and seemingly cruising to her first major victory at Blackwolf Run, the same venue where Se Ri Pak won the legendary ’98 U.S. Women’s Open in a playoff, inspiring thousands of girls in her native South Korea (and beyond, in my opinion) to pick up the game and sparking the popularity and rise of the dominance we’re seeing today on the LPGA.

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Jul
7
2012
By Stephanie Wei under LPGA

All smiles

Michelle Wie arrived at the US Women’s Open this week in the midst of her deepest career crisis to date (that’s saying something; there have been a few), but having carded a near-flawless 66 on Friday, she begins this afternoon’s penultimate round in the hope, if not quite expectation, of ending her wait for a major championship breakthrough.

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