The U.S. Golf Association announced Friday the purse will nearly double this year to $10 million, by far the richest in women’s golf and challenging top prizes in women’s sports.
This local rule is intended only for the highest levels of competitive golf and, even then, only for competitions where it is realistic for the committee to undertake an approval process for yardage books.
Brooke Henderson is one of the leading professionals that routinely uses a driver longer than 46″.
This week the Round Table picks the player kicking himself the hardest after the U.S. Open, debates Torrey Pines as a U.S. Open test and green reading books.
Mickelson, 50, is a six-time U.S. Open runner-up, most in championship history, and has recorded ten top-10 finishes in 29 appearances.
Qualifying was scheduled to take place at Cherry Hill GC, TPC Toronto at Osprey Valley and Rattlesnake Point
This week the panel debates the value of Pro-Ams on the PGA Tour, Mike Whan heading up the USGA and one course to play for the rest of your life.
“We understand and value how important amateur status is for the millions of golfers at every age and skill level who enjoy competitive events at their home courses.”
His transition follows an impressive 11 years at the helm of the LPGA, during which the organization experienced historic growth in virtually every aspect of the business.