Shanshan Feng was instrumental in getting an official event in mainland China, the LPGA's first stop on a five-country Asian swing.
If you like the stirring play and patriotic fervor the Solheim Cup inspires, hold on. Next year, the LPGA introduces the International Crown, an event that will include Asian nations.
The youngest player to win an LPGA event, Lydia Ko, is grouped with a former teen phenom, her idol Michelle Wie.
Inbee Park and Stacy Lewis won the top season-ending awards, and four others won the major championships in a year of non-dominance on the LPGA Tour.
As the Ryder Cup looms, Meg Mallon is shoulder deep in preparations for the 2013 Solheim Cup and loving every minute of it. A former Solheim player and assistant captain, she knows what she's into.