Women's Hoops Blog

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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Mechelle talks about The Donna's old stomping ground (on edit: as in, the worked the pro golf circuit, not the LPGA): The LPGA Championship: Past, present and future

So there was this important women’s golf tournament this past weekend. Got big crowds and terrific local media coverage, and since it’s a major championship, you surely must have heard all about it, right?

Unfortunately, probably not. Unless you’re a committed fan of women’s golf, it was easy to miss it entirely. The LPGA Championship – which dates back to 1955 – was contested in Pittsford, N.Y., in the greater Rochester area. American Cristie Kerr torched the field for the second major championship of her career.
Actually, I did hear about it -- probably because Kerr's an American and that made it "news worthy."