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Interview: LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan

A week or so ago I had a half hour to talk with Mike Whan, commissioner of the LPGA for a feature I was working on. Whan, a former golf equipment executive at TaylorMade, was brought on board the LPGA in 2009 after the sudden firing of former...

LPGA in Ottawa, Sorenstam, Ochoa and...

So the LPGA is in Ottawa, and I think it is telling that neither of the national newspaper golf columnists are at the event. Not sure why Lorne Rubenstein of the Globe isn’t there, but I wanted to go. Budget restraints, coupled with...

Wie 1-Over, Column Misunderstood

Michelle Wie played a fine round yesterday, shooting 1-over par. She’ll still struggle to make the cut, and tends to wilt under pressure, but she’s put herself in position. Good for her. That said, a number of people took issue with...

NatPost Column: Why Wie Will be in Ottawa

This week’s National Post column is up, discussing why Michelle Wie has been given an exemption into the field. It is partially due to an abundance of exemptions — 16 in all — and partially because of her John Daly-like appeal...

Wie at CN Canadian Womens Open — A...

The CN Canadian Womens Open should have it all. Lorena Ochoa will defend. Annika will make her final appearance, and most of the remaining Top 50 in womens’ golf will be coming to Ottawa for the tournament in August. With all that fire...

Leadbetter on Wie: "from a world beater...

Superstar swing guru David Leadbetter was in Toronto yesterday, [photopress:leadbetter1.jpg,full,alignright]running a corporate outing for Callaway at a downtown office tower, making stops at a Golf Town and generally pushing his brand. He gave...

Rubenstein on Wie: Leadbetter Isn't...

[photopress:wie_1_2_3_4_5.jpg,full,alignleft]Globe and Mail columnist Lorne Rubenstein doesn’t like being misinterpreted. That’s the message in his column today about teacher David Leadbetter and his disastrous student, Michelle Wie...

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