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  1. LPGA's 2010 schedule to carry just 24 events

    Ron Sirak

    The 2010 LPGA season will begin in Thailand on Feb. 18 and end at the LPGA Tour Championship Nov. 21.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2009
  2. Sirak: Michael Whan approaches LPGA top job with eyes wide open

    Ron Sirak

    The specter of the previous LPGA commissioner loomed over Wednesday's news conference where Michael Whan became the eighth person to lead the tour. At first blush, he appears to own a solid philosophy to right the ship, writes GolfWorld Executive Editor Ron Sirak.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2009
  3. British Open: Talk about Tom Watson's generation ...

    Ron Sirak

    Tom Watson's 2009 British Open run should be celebrated, but it's worth noting that the field the 59-year-old nearly faced down couldn't hold a candle to those he tackled in his prime.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2009
  4. The Masters: Billy Payne, Augusta got it just about right

    Ron Sirak

    Critics say Augusta National remains too entrenched in its old-school ways. The 2009 tournament proved all the naysayers wrong, writes GolfWorld Executive Editor Ron Sirak.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2009
  5. The Dinah has stood LPGA's test of time

    Ron Sirak

    Tournaments and sponsors generally aren't included among golf's many long-standing traditions. One exception: the Dinah Shore, which has been a trusted pillar of strength on the sometimes-shaky LPGA Tour.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2009
  6. Congressman Barney Frank softens stance on golf sponsorships

    Ron Sirak

    Rep. Barney Frank lambasted Northern Trust Open organizers for lavish parties while getting federal bailout money. What's that called inside the Beltway, Mr. Congressman? I believe the term is "lobbying," writes GolfWorld executive editor Ron Sirak.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2009
  7. It's drive time for Paula Creamer

    Ron Sirak

    As the LPGA Tour season begins, there might be more questions than answers, writes GolfWorld's Ron Sirak. Among them, can Paula Creamer become No. 1 in the world?

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2009
  8. Golf's top earners -- like Tiger Woods -- staying ahead of the ga...

    Ron Sirak

    There's no shock that Tiger Woods -- at more than $117 million in 2008 -- tops Golf Digest's list of top 50 earners in golf. But a couple of the names in the top 5 haven't won a PGA Tour event in more than a decade, writes GolfWorld's Ron Sirak.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2009
  9. Ron Sirak: Annika Sorenstam's send-off ends on sour note

    Ron Sirak

    Annika Sorenstam's last round on the LPGA Tour should have been a celebration and a tribute. Instead, writes Ron Sirak, it was marred by a random drug test.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2008
  10. Ron Sirak: My top-10 Annika Sorenstam moments

    Ron Sirak

    Annika Sorenstam will leave behind a lifetime of signature performances and indelible memories. Ron Sirak, a witness to many of these grand occasions, unveils the Hall of Famer's top 10 moments.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2008
  11. Regardless of the odds, Seve will fight

    Ron Sirak

    Facing some of golf's toughest odds, Seve Ballesteros was a master at taking on a challenge and coming out on top. After revealing he has a brain tumor, the Spaniard undoubtedly will muster all of his abilities in the most dire of fights, writes GolfWorld's Ron Sirak.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2008
  12. LPGA Tour should have seen the fallout coming from English policy...

    Ron Sirak

    The LPGA Tour got blindsided before it rescinded a controversial ruling on learning English on Friday. And its officials have only themselves to blame, writes GolfWorld's Ron Sirak.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2008
  13. Bivens speaks out about LPGA Tour's controversial English ruling

    Ron Sirak

    LPGA Tour commissioner Carolyn Bivens, in an interview with GolfWorld, spoke about the "troubling" reaction to the controversial English language policy. What she doesn't realize is her bold move to tackle a very real issue may, in fact, create even more problems, writes GolfWorld's Ron Sirak.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2008
  14. English issue reveals clash between cultural respect, business pr...

    Ron Sirak

    The LPGA Tour is walking a tightrope between a practical business decision and the appearance of cultural chauvinism with its ruling on players being required to learn English or face suspension, writes GolfWorld's Ron Sirak.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2008
  15. With Olympics on the doorstep, golf ready to shine in China

    Ron Sirak

    China, host to the Summer Olympics, has (officially) been slow to embrace the game -- but that may be about to change, writes GolfWorld's Ron Sirak.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2008
  16. Sources: One of richest tournaments, Ginn Tribute, out in '09

    Ron Sirak

    Sources say the LPGA's Ginn Tribute will not return in 2009.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2008