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Golf Girl's Diary: Talent, Story & Spirit Make Lizette Salas a Most Marketable Athlete

Golf Girl's Diary: Talent, Story & Spirit Make Lizette Salas a Most Marketable Athlete | Golf for Women | Scoop.it
Lizette Salas may soon be the world's most marketable golfer
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Latina golfer Lizette Salas is inspiring on so many levels.

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TONY'S LPGA REPORT: LPGA Lotte Championship Preview & Pairings

TONY'S LPGA REPORT: LPGA Lotte Championship Preview & Pairings | Golf for Women | Scoop.it
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Looking forward to seeing the ladies play @LPGA Lotte Championship.

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JoFit Ladies & Plus Size Outfits (Shirt & Skort) - Kona (Blue Depth) Lori's Golf Shoppe

JoFit Ladies & Plus Size Outfits (Shirt & Skort) - Kona (Blue Depth) Lori's Golf Shoppe | Golf for Women | Scoop.it
JoFit Ladies & Plus Size Outfits (Shirt & Skort) - Kona (Blue Depth)

Via Lori's Golf Shoppe
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I like the fact that there are so many great alternatives the women's golf apparel "go to" color, pink. Not that there's anything wrong with pink, but I love the royal blue.

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Lori's Golf Shoppe's curator insight, April 12, 2014 8:16 AM

A great new spring 2014 collection by JoFIt. The Kona group includes Blue and White polka dots that highlight this collection !

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Mostly Harmless: Major News Out of LPGA and USGA

Mostly Harmless: Major News Out of LPGA and USGA | Golf for Women | Scoop.it
Perhaps there will be a big-time global sponsor from outside the U.S. who will want to make it happen, either a former LPGA partner like Samsung or Toyota or a new sponsor that wants to be associated with the tournament's ...
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The increasingly global nature of women's professional golf is creating challenges... and opportunities... for the LPGA Tour.

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Top two in World Ladies golf shootout

Top two in World Ladies golf shootout | Golf for Women | Scoop.it
Inbee Park and Suzann Pettersen, the top two in women's golf, lead the World Ladies Championship with one round to go in China.
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The stage is set for an  exciting Sunday at the World Ladies Championship..

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Golf Girl's Diary: Stop in Harris, MI on "Road to the LPGA" is Much Loved by Players & Fans

Golf Girl's Diary: Stop in Harris, MI on "Road to the LPGA" is Much Loved by Players & Fans | Golf for Women | Scoop.it
The Island Resort Championship welcomes future LPGA champions.
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While the eyes of golf fans are on Southampton for the US Women's Open, fans and host families in Harris, MI are inspiring the LPGA stars of the future at the Symetra Tour's Island Resort Championship.

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Recari conquers opponent unlike anything on LPGA - Golfweek.com

Recari conquers opponent unlike anything on LPGA - Golfweek.com | Golf for Women | Scoop.it
Recari conquers opponent unlike anything on LPGA
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She was named the official ambassador for The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness days before she prevailed in a playoff at the LPGA's Kia Classic in Carlsbad, Calif.
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Eating disorders are not uncommon in top athletes who are under tremendous pressure to be in impeccable shape and look ultra-sleek.  LPGA golfer and recent Kia Classic winner, Beatrice Recari, talks openly about hers and advocates for awareness.

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Butler National Golf Club votes to keep women out

Butler National Golf Club votes to keep women out | Golf for Women | Scoop.it
Augusta National has added female members, but Butler National Golf Club will keep its doors closed to women. At least for now. Sources told the Tribune that the club's recent vote on the issue...
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LPGA Comes to Boynton - Boca Raton (blog)

LPGA Comes to Boynton - Boca Raton (blog) | Golf for Women | Scoop.it
Boca Raton (blog) LPGA Comes to Boynton Boca Raton (blog) Local fans of the PGA Tour and Champions Tour have yearly opportunities to see the greats of men's golf—past and present—tee it up close to home (like next month's Allianz Championship in...
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Bethesda Hospital Foundation brings LPGA stars to Boynton Beach.

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Golf Girl's Diary: What Women See in Golf & How They Dominate the Category on Pinterest

Golf Girl's Diary: What Women See in Golf & How They Dominate the Category on Pinterest | Golf for Women | Scoop.it
Women and men see golf quite differently. Particularly on Pinterest
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Women seem to love golf on Pintrest. It might be enlightening for golf industry people to take a closer look.

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Amazon.com: Sesto Meucci Women's Glary Golf Shoe: Shoes

Shop Sesto Meucci at The Amazon Shoe and Handbag Store. Free Super Saver Shipping + Free Returns on Qualified Orders.
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Pettersen up to fifth women's golf ranking

Pettersen up to fifth women's golf ranking | Golf for Women | Scoop.it
Suzann Pettersen moves up one spot to No. 5, switching places with Shanshan Feng, in the only change this week in the world women's golf rankings. (Pettersen up to fifth women's golf ranking: DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Nov.
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Pick me to be in... | Facebook

Pick me to be in... | Facebook | Golf for Women | Scoop.it
Azahara Munoz wrote: Pick me to be in the featured pairing... Join Facebook to connect with Azahara Munoz and others you may know.
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Tweet from @natalie_gulbis

Tweet from @natalie_gulbis | Golf for Women | Scoop.it
With these beautiful girls at tourney pro am party. @ThePCreamer @TheIreneCho @MP_Foundation @LPGA http://t.co/wIjqiWuvWS
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Orchid leis & #golf tans - How does one dress for a pro am party on O'ahu? Ideas from @LPGA players in Hawaii for the Lotte Championship: 

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Women And Children Welcome At Augusta

Women And Children Welcome At Augusta | Golf for Women | Scoop.it
Last Sunday, females competed alongside males as equals at Augusta National, home of the Masters. USA Today's Christine Brennan joined Bill Littlefield to explain the story behind the unprecedented moment.
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When Augusta National admitted its first female members two years ago some suspected it was merely a symbolic gesture, made to appease those who criticized the exclusion of women. As the 2014 Masters comes to a close we are, in fact, beginning to see some subtle changes to the culture of the iconic golf club.

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GolfNumberOne's curator insight, April 15, 2014 10:55 AM

Condoleezza Rice Power!

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Kerr on parenthood: 'I feel like I was always born to be a mom'

Kerr on parenthood: 'I feel like I was always born to be a mom' | Golf for Women | Scoop.it
Cristie Kerr embraces parenthood by taking charge with color-coordinated outfits and stacks of diapers.
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Champion golfer Cristie Kerr's unconventional path to parenthood... and her stellar swaddling skills. 

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Hangout with Jessica Korda - Google+

Hangout with Jessica Korda  - Google+ | Golf for Women | Scoop.it
Can't make it to the JTBC Founders Cup event in Phoenix, AZ next week? No problem, we have you covered. Join two time LPGA tour winner @116409686838782196101  in the LPGA's first ever Google+ Hangout. Tuesday, March 18th at 4:00PM, PST

THE DETAILS: 
• LPGA Chief Communications Officer, @112037398633726859763, will be hosting the hangout alongside two special guests.
•  Fans can start asking questions now for Jessica to answer during the hangout. Just click on the event page and start asking! 

#LPGAhangout
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There first ever LPGA Google+ Hangout... featuring rising star Jessica Korda... will take place tomorrow. 

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Watch: Paula's Creamer's

Watch: Paula's Creamer's | Golf for Women | Scoop.it

PBy Sam WeinmanThere are putts you are trying to make, and there are the ones... (This is INCREDIBLE. @ThePCreamer sinks 75-foot putt to win the HSBC Women's Champions.

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Paula Creamers winning putt just seemed so unlikely, and it's trajectory was so ... whimsical! I think her reaction was totally in keeping with what happened. (if not a bit reserved) 

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Golf Girl's Diary: Ladies Dream Golf - A Full-Schedule LPGA Tour Fantasy Golf Site

Golf Girl's Diary: Ladies Dream Golf - A Full-Schedule LPGA Tour Fantasy Golf Site | Golf for Women | Scoop.it
Ladies Dream Golf - Full Season LPGA Fantasy Golf
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We can now play fantasy golf with the LPGA Tour.  All 28 tournaments... plus the Solheim Cup... will be included in the full featured site, Ladies Dream Golf! 

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Golf Girl's Diary: Augusta Admits Female Members but Sexism Struggle Continues Elsewhere

Golf Girl's Diary: Augusta Admits Female Members but Sexism Struggle Continues Elsewhere | Golf for Women | Scoop.it
Women continue to find barriers when it comes to golf club membership.
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PGA Looks to Women to Grow Golf - Forbes

PGA Looks to Women to Grow Golf - Forbes | Golf for Women | Scoop.it
If you’re a woman reading this article, chances are you don’t play golf. The PGA would like to change that.
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Golf Girl's Diary: Talented Twelve-Year-Old Steals The Show in Dubai's Golf Citizen Open

Golf Girl's Diary: Talented Twelve-Year-Old Steals The Show in Dubai's Golf Citizen Open | Golf for Women | Scoop.it
Kim Chiang - a very young golfer's big accomplishments.
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The future looks very bright for this young lady golfer.

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Lewis rallies to win Mizuno Classic, fourth LPGA Tour victory of 2012 ...

SHIMA, Japan – Stacy Lewis rallied to win the Mizuno Classic on Sunday for her LPGA Tour-leading fourth title of the year, birdieing the final three holes for an 8-under 64 and a one-stroke victory. Lewis, seven strokes behind ...
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Official Rolex Website: Rolex Rankings

Official Rolex Website: Rolex Rankings | Golf for Women | Scoop.it
Rolex Women's World Golf Rankings. Updated every week, the website allows users to browse through the latest rankings of the top women golfers.
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| Professional Golfers | Tour Schedule, Leaderboard & News | LPGA

| Professional Golfers | Tour Schedule, Leaderboard & News | LPGA | Golf for Women | Scoop.it
RT @Jodi_Ewart: Vote for me to be in the featured pairing on @GolfChannel during 1st round of @CMEGroupLPGA.
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