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ALPG – Australian Player Results – Sept 17 2018

ALPG – Australian Player Results – Sept 17 2018

Here is the recap from this past week’s action and our ALPG member performances.   LPGA The Evian Championship, Evian-les-Bains, France, 13th-16th September Purse: US$3,850,000 Player Result Earnings Race to CME Standing Notes Rebecca Artis DNP 121 Hannah Green MC   74 Katherine Kirk T10th US$69,096   59 Minjee Lee T16th US$47,995   2 Su […]

ALPG – Australian Results around the World – Sept 5 2018

ALPG – Australian Results around the World – Sept 5 2018

Here is the recap from this past week’s action and ALPG member performances. LPGA Tour Cambia Portland Classic, Portland, OREGON Purse: $1,300,000 Player Result Earnings Race to CME Standing Notes Rebecca Artis T42nd US$5,562 120 Hannah Green MC   73 Katherine Kirk T30th US$9,441   63 Minjee Lee 4th US$66,736   2 Su Oh T9th US$24,780 […]

ALPG – Aussie results around the world – August 28

ALPG – Aussie results around the world – August 28

Here is the recap from this past week’s action and our ALPG member performances. CP WOMEN’S OPEN REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN, CANADA. AUGUST 23-26 Purse: US$2,250,000 Next Tournament: Cambia Portland Classic, Portland, OR Purse: $1,300,000   Player Result Earnings Race to CME Standing Notes Rebecca Artis MC 125 Hannah Green 69th US$4,801  68 Katherine Kirk T28th US$16,949 […]

ALPG – Aussie results on Tour for August 21 2018

ALPG – Aussie results on Tour for August 21 2018

Here are the results for our Australian women for the week ending August 20 LPGA Indy Women in Tech Championship Driven by Group 1001 Indianapolis, INDIANA Purse: US $2,000,000 ($300k to winner)   Next Tournament: August 23-26 CP Women’s Open, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada Purse: US $2,250,000   Player Result Earnings Race to CME Standing Notes […]

ALPG celebrate Golf Month with three Victorian ALPG National Women’s Clinics

ALPG celebrate Golf Month with three Victorian ALPG National Women’s Clinics

October is Golf Month and as a part of Golf Australia’s National campaign to drive golf participation and encourage take-up of golf club memberships, ALPG will be holding three National Women’s Golf Clinics in Victoria. The ALPG National Women’s Clinics have been running Australia-wide now for the past three years,  providing a unique and enjoyable […]

ALPG – Aussie player results for week of August 5, 2018

ALPG – Aussie player results for week of August 5, 2018

Here is the recap from this past week’s action and ALPG member performances.   RICOH WOMEN’S BRITISH OPEN, ROYAL LYTHAM ST ANNES, LANCASHIRE, AUGUST 02-05 Purse: US$3,250,000 ($490,000 to winner)     Player Result Earnings Race to CME Standing Notes Rebecca Artis T61 US$7977 123 Hannah Green MC US$9702 68 Katherine Kirk MC 66 Minjee […]

ALPG – Australian Player Results, Week of July 15th 2018

ALPG – Australian Player Results, Week of July 15th 2018

Here is the recap from this past week’s action and our ALPG member performances.   MARATHON CLASSIC PRESENTED BY OWENS CORNING AND O-I SYLVANIA, OH JUL 12-15 Purse: $1,600,000 ($240,000 to winner) Player Result Earnings Race to CME  Notes Rebecca Artis MC Sarah Kemp MC   Next Tournament: Aberdeen Standard Investments Ladies Scottish Open East […]

Australian Team finalised for UL International Crown

Australian Team finalised for UL International Crown

Minjee Lee, Katherine Kirk, Sarah Jane Smith and Su Oh will represent Australia at the UL International Crown, an international biennial team competition to be held from October 4-7 at Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea in Incheon City. Team Australia will be the fifth seed for the event, while the remaining seven countries that have […]

ALPG – Australian Player Results – July 2, 2018

ALPG – Australian Player Results – July 2, 2018

LPGA KPMG WOMEN’S PGA CHAMPIONSHIP KEMPER LAKES GOLF CLUB, KILDEER, ILLINOIS JUNE 26 – JULY 01 Purse: US$3,650,000 ($547,500 to winner) Player Result Earnings Race to CME Standing Notes Rebecca Artis MC 116 Hannah Green MC 61 Katherine Kirk MC 63 Minjee Lee T25 US$33,958 3 Su Oh MC 48 Sarah Jane Smith T11 US$62,792 […]

ALPG – Australian Player Results – Week of June 24th 2018

ALPG – Australian Player Results – Week of June 24th 2018

Here is the recap from this past week’s action and Australia’s ALPG member performances.   LPGA WALMART NW ARKANSAS CHAMPIONSHIP PRESENTED BY P&G PINNACLE COUNTRY CLUB, ROGERS, ARKANSAS JUNE 22-24 Purse: $2,000,000 ($300,000 to winner)   Player Result Earnings Race to CME Standing Notes Rebecca Artis T27 US$14,855 112 Best LPGA finish Hannah Green MC […]

Business Ladies that Golf

Business Ladies that Golf

Lakeside Golf Club Camden’s most recent Business Ladies Golf courses were held from January – March 2018, having over 15 ladies participate. Local golfer, Kim Teale participated in the first Business Ladies Golf course back in October – November 2017 and has made several new friendships with ladies who had never played golf before but […]

Hetherington’s classic call to women

Hetherington’s classic call to women

IT’S 27 years since Rachel Hetherington won her first of two South Pacific Ladies Open Classic, but that hasn’t stopped being involved in the popular 54-hole tournament to be played at Surfers Paradise Golf Club from October 8-10. As tournament patron, Hetherington is urging women golfers to enter the tournament, which is played in four […]

ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open dates, venues locked in Adelaide

ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open dates, venues locked in Adelaide

The 2019 ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open will be played at The Grange Golf Club in Adelaide from 14-17 February. Golf Australia chief executive Stephen Pitt, in conjunction with the South Australian Government, is also thrilled to announce venues for the following two national championships. “We have had tremendous support from all in South Australia, […]

The R&A launches first women’s charter for golf

The R&A launches first women’s charter for golf

The R&A has unveiled a new Women in Golf Charter as part of the organisation’s drive to increase the number of women and girls participating in golf and to encourage more opportunities for women to work within the golf industry. The Women in Golf Charter aims to inspire an industry-wide commitment to developing a more […]

Shin donates ActewAGL Canberra Classic prizemoney to ALPG’s Next Generation

Shin donates ActewAGL Canberra Classic prizemoney to ALPG’s Next Generation

South Korean superstar Jiyai Shin claimed victory at the ActewAGL Canberra Classic at Royal Canberra Golf Club back in February this year and has recently announced that she will donate her prizemoney of $22,500 to the ALPG to put towards our ALPG Next Generation Camp and other Development initiatives. When Jiyai first committed to play […]

Coffs Harbour steals the show

Coffs Harbour steals the show

The ALPG Tour moved on from yet another hugely successful ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open at Kooyonga Golf Club, where Korean LPGA rookie Jin Young Ko stole the show with a three-shot victory, to the beautiful NSW seaside town of Coffs Harbour. Getting from Adelaide to Coffs Harbour does not seem like the easiest journey […]

Stars shine in early 2018 ALPG Tour events

Stars shine in early 2018 ALPG Tour events

The age-old adage “The cream always rises to the top” was never more true than at the first three events on the 2018 ALPG Tour, with the big stars stepping up and claiming the headlines and the trophies. Our 2018 Tour and ALPG ClubCar Series kicked off on 28th January with a new pro-am on […]

Boutier brilliant at Bonville

Boutier brilliant at Bonville

French golfer Celine Boutier added a second Ladies European Tour title to her name with a resounding win in the inaugural Australian Ladies Classic Bonville in Coffs Harbour. Despite a rain delay which suspended play for more than three hours, the 24-year-old saw off all challengers to win the Ladies European Tour-sanctioned event in fading […]

Jin Young Ko captures ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open

Jin Young Ko captures ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open

Brilliant Korean Jin Young Ko dominated the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open, but it was also a victory of sorts for Australia’s Hannah Green. Ko won by three shots when she rolled in a short par putt at the final hole, with Kooyonga’s 18th green surrounded by thousands of spectators. But the 21-year-old Green secured […]

Female participation, golf’s culture a focus for Vision 2025

Female participation, golf’s culture a focus for Vision 2025

Golf Australia’s plan to redress the game’s greatest imbalance – female participation – was launched in Adelaide today. “Vision 2025: The future of women and girls in golf” was made public during preparations for this week’s ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open at Kooyonga Golf Club in Adelaide. GA chief executive Stephen Pitt, flanked by GA […]

Women’s Australian Open to stay in Adelaide

Women’s Australian Open to stay in Adelaide

Golf Australia has announced that the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open will be played in Adelaide for the next three years. GA chief executive Stephen Pitt said the extension had been signed with the South Australian Government on the eve of the 2018 national championship to make Adelaide the tournament’s home until at least 2021. […]

Stars align for Women’s Australian Open

Stars align for Women’s Australian Open

Some of the world’s most popular players have confirmed they’ll be playing the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open at Adelaide’s Kooyonga Golf Club this week. The strongest and deepest Aussie contingent to ever have played the event will take centre stage; led by five-time national champion Karrie Webb and three-time LPGA Tour winner Minjee Lee, […]

Dreams come true for Adele Douglas at AgtewAGL Canberra Classic

Dreams come true for Adele Douglas at AgtewAGL Canberra Classic

It’s a story that reads like a Hollywood fairy tale. Adele Douglas, who was a real estate agent with no golfing experience five years ago, will tee up in the AgtewAGL Canberra Classic on Friday. She had her first golf lesson in 2013 and reached a scratch handicap in three years. This week, she was […]

Hawkes, Lee take Vic Open titles

Hawkes, Lee take Vic Open titles

Men: Hawkes tops Endycott in playoff Tasmanian Simon Hawkes has claimed a career changing victory at the Oates Vic Open at 13th Beach Golf Links. Hawkes finished regulation play tied for the lead with New South Welshman Harrison Endycott on 14-under 274 thanks to a birdie on the 72nd hole. It took just one playoff […]

Davidson takes pro plunge

Davidson takes pro plunge

Queensland’s Karis Davidson has announced she will turn professional following an exceptional performance at the Japan LPGA qualifying school. Davidson, a former Australian representative at both the World Amateur Team Championships and Queen Sirikit Cup, progressed through all four stages of the gruelling qualifying test against a high-quality field. The Queensland Academy of Sport member […]

Final field announced for ActewAGL Canberra Classic

Final field announced for ActewAGL Canberra Classic

Australian Ladies Professional Golf announced today that a high-class field has been assembled for the ActewAGL Canberra Classic, with 144 players competing for $150,000 in prizemoney on offer at Royal Canberra Golf Club from 9-11 February. The tournament is co-sanctioned between the ALPG and the Ladies European Tour and will be an official ranking event […]

Cheyenne Woods starts Aus tour at 13th Beach

Cheyenne Woods starts Aus tour at 13th Beach

Cheyenne Woods’ new season will begin in Australia, with her first stop to be at the Oates Vic Open at 13th Beach Golf Links. Woods, the niece of 14-time men’s major champion Tiger Woods, has signed on to tee it up in Barwon Heads for the first time for a share of $650,000 from February […]

So Yeon Ryu commits to ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open in Adelaide

So Yeon Ryu commits to ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open in Adelaide

Power, popularity, passion and precision. That’s the package So Yeon Ryu will bring to Adelaide in 2018. Ryu, 27, who rose to the top of the world rankings in July with her second win of an outstanding LPGA Tour season, has confirmed today that she will return to the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open next […]

Ballarat welcomes Gender Equality, new website for Noosa Springs, Shop till you drop at McLeod

Ballarat welcomes Gender Equality, new website for Noosa Springs, Shop  till you drop at McLeod

Ballarat welcomes gender equality Ballarat Golf Club is a club that has a history spanning back to 1895 and has seen generations of golfers take their place on the honour boards. It is also a club who through solid governance has recently made a very important step to address a weakness, that of gender equality. […]

Hannah Green wins in USA, clinches LPGA spot

Hannah Green wins in USA, clinches LPGA spot

Two weeks ago, Perth’s Hannah Green wrote the letters “LPGA” with a smiley face on her golf glove as a constant reminder of the ultimate goal. It became a reality on Sunday at the Murphy USA El Dorado Shootout as she broke the Mystic Creek course record with a bogey-free 8-under, 64 to win at […]

First female club captain at Kew Golf Club

First female club captain at Kew Golf Club

IT didn’t take Andrea Catherine Moore long to play down her appointment as Kew Golf Club’s first female club captain. “It’s no big deal,” she said. “I understand it’s significant being the first woman captain of the club, but I hope in a couple of years a woman captain won’t even be commented on. “To […]

Kirk wins inaugural Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic (Video)

Kirk wins inaugural Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic (Video)

With a final-round 2-under-par 70, Australian Katherine Kirk put the finishing touches on her third LPGA Tour victory at the inaugural Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic. Kirk, who went 152 LPGA Tour starts between her last victory at the 2010 Navistar LPGA Classic and this week, birdied the 72nd hole to finish at 22-under par, the […]

Katherine Kirk on the comeback trail

Katherine Kirk on the comeback trail

After almost three years in the golfing wilderness making swing changes and battling to make cuts, ALPG star and multiple LPGA tournament winner Katherine Kirk is back. Having recently recorded her best finish on the LPGA Tour since 2014—an 11th place finish at the Lotte Championship in Hawaii—the Queenslander spoke to us from her home in Wichita, […]

ANA Inspiration clouded by controversial Thompson penalty

ANA Inspiration clouded by controversial Thompson penalty

My phone has been ringing a little more than it usually does at this time of the year, with a lot of people seemingly keen to get an opinion on what had transpired on the back nine during the final round of the ANA inspiration, the first LPGA major of the 2017 season. For those […]

Green Claims First Career Win at Sara Bay Classic

Green Claims First Career Win at Sara Bay Classic

Perth’s Hannah Green finished at 2-under par, 214 after a final round 1-over 73 to earn her first career Symetra Tour victory at the Sara Bay Classic. Green, 20, was the only player to finish under par for the tournament on the Donald Ross design at Sara Bay Country Club. The 2017 Symetra Tour rookie […]

A major success for the ALPG season

A major success for the ALPG season

In last month’s issue we reviewed the 2017 ALPG season so far, finishing up with Melissa Reid’s dramatic 3rd hole playoff victory over Solheim Cup teammate Sandra Gal at the Oates Vic Open. From the beauty of the Bellarine Peninsula, the tour headed west to South Australia for the jewel in the crown of the […]

Ha Na Jang roars home to win ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open

Ha Na Jang boldly predicted she’d finish at 10-under on Saturday evening; little did she realise it would be enough to lift the Patricia Bridges Bowl in the most dramatic circumstances. In a rollercoaster final round during which no fewer than five players held or shared the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open lead, Jang unleashed […]

Wie on her way to Adelaide

Wie on her way to Adelaide

Crowd favourite Michelle Wie is coming to Adelaide. The 27-year-old American will tee it up in the  ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open, 16-19 February, marking her first visit to play the event since 2013 at Royal Canberra. After an injury-plagued 2016 season, Wie is excited that Royal Adelaide will be a key stepping stone back […]

World No.8 Brooke Henderson excited for Adelaide return

World No.8 Brooke Henderson excited for Adelaide return

Canadian sensation Brooke Henderson is coming back to Adelaide. The world No.8 had a breakout 2016 on the LPGA Tour, including winning her first major championship. Henderson, 19, recorded an incredible 15 top-10 finishes in her first full year on the world stage, including a charging T9 finish at The Grange in the ISPS Handa […]

World No.2 Ariya Jutanugarn locks in Royal Adelaide

World No.2 Ariya Jutanugarn locks in Royal Adelaide

The hottest player in world golf has signed to play the 2017 ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open. Thai superstar Ariya Jutanugarn soared all the way to No.2 in the Rolex Rankings last year on the back of a proflic and record-setting 2016 season. And she’ll now pick up the race for the world No.1 tag […]

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