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  1. Flashback: Babe adds to legend

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    On this day in 1954, Babe Didrikson Zaharias won the LPGA Sarasota Open for the second consecutive year. A three-time medalist in track at the 1932 Olympics and an All-American basketball player, Didrikson Zaharias didn't start playing golf until 193...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  2. Early tee times

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    On this day in 1992, Tiger Woods became the youngest golfer in nearly 35 years to play in a PGA event. At just 16, Woods made his PGA debut as an amateur at the Nissan Los Angeles Open, missing the cut but launching a career that has earned him an es...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  3. History Lesson On The Links

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    On this day in 1811, the first documented women's golf tournament took place at Musselburgh Golf Club in Scotland. While women reportedly were playing on the course as far back as Mary, Queen of Scots, in 1567, 1811 marked the first acknowledged comp...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  4. Happy Birthday, Natalie Gulbis!

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    Happy birthday, Natalie Gulbis! The LPGA fan favorite turns 31 today. The 2007 Evian Masters winner joined the professional ranks in 2002 but played in her first LPGA event in 1997 when she was just 14. Gulbis was a member of the boys' golf team in h...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  5. Happy birthday, Condoleezza Rice!

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    Happy birthday to Condoleezza Rice, who turns 59 today! The former U.S. Secretary of State became one of the first two female members of Augusta National Golf Club in 2012 and was recently named to the new College Football Playoff selection committee...

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  6. On course to win

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    The Solheim Cup begins at the Colorado Golf Club in suburban Denver. The United States will try to keep its perfect home-course record intact. The Americans, who have an 8-4 advantage over the Europeans in the event, won in 1990 at Lake Nona Golf Clu...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  7. Babe's big payday

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    Babe Didrikson Zaharias turned professional in golf on this date in 1947. She did it in order to accept $300,000 for a series of golf movies. Didrikson Zaharias was an all-around athlete, playing basketball and softball and participating in track and...

    Blog | August 14, 2013
  8. Salute to Babe Didrikson Zaharias

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    As the best golfers in the world squeeze in their final practice rounds today for the 2013 U.S. Women's Open at Sebonack Golf Club in Southampton, N.Y., we salute a three-time winner of the event on her birthday. Babe Didrikson Zaharias, who was born...

    Blog | June 26, 2013
  9. In The Clutch: Stacy Lewis' transition to pro golf

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    Playing golf professionally wasn't always on the mind of Stacy Lewis. Making the transition from amateur to pro opened the eyes of the world's former No. 1 golfer.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2013
  10. W roundtable: Where does Ryder Cup collapse rank?

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    The U.S. collapse in Sunday's Ryder Cup was significant, but where does it rank in the history of sports' memorable collapses? Our writers weigh in.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2012
  11. Keep Her in the Game -- Cindy Davis learned life lessons through ...

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    Keep Her in the Game -- Cindy Davis

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2012
  12. W roundtable: Tiger's comeback win most surprising story this wee...

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    From Victoria Azarenka's upset to Tiger Woods' comeback and Cal's elimination at the WCWS, our writers weigh in with their picks for the biggest surprise of the weekend past.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2012
  13. W roundtable: Should women support a female-less Augusta National...

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    Bubba Watson's playoff win entertained fans and earned him a green jacket Sunday, but should women have been watching or taking a stand against the all-male club? Our panel weighs in.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2012
  14. Hispanic Heritage Month -- Lorena Ochoa plays by her own rules

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    The former No. 1-ranked golfer left the sport on top of the game but hasn't slowed down. Living in her native Mexico, she's working on her company and focusing on her baby to be.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2011