Articles by Kent Paisley

Golf Saudi inquiry caused postponement of last year’s LPGA/LET merger vote

In a memo sent to LPGA members, first reported by Golfweek and a copy of which has been obtained by Golf Digest, LPGA commissioner Mollie Marcoux Samaan explained that close to the meeting the LET received notice from Golf Saudi asking for more information regarding the merger’s terms.

This early contender at the LPGA season opener had an awfully busy offseason

Gaby Lopez’s globetrotting offseason included nearly everything but golf. That finally concluded Thursday at the LPGA’s Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions with a first-round 67. Over the last month, Lopez married Santiago Carranza in Mexico. They then embarked on a three-week honeymoon that took the newlyweds to Africa, Spain, Egypt and back home to Read more…

Japanese star reverses course, decides to accept LPGA membership

NAPLES, Fla. — The LPGA Tour’s most recent first-time winner, after not immediately taking up membership, will become a tour member. The LPGA announced Friday that Mone Inami, who won the Toto Japan Classic on Nov. 5 as a non-member, would join the tour for the 2024 season. “This membership, I earned on my own,” Read more…