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Women’s Sports Network Officially Launches

FAST Studios has launched the Women’s Sports Network with support from 12 professional women’s sports leagues and federations including the WNBA, LPGA, U.S. Ski & Snowboard and Athletes Unlimited, providing comprehensive coverage of the women’s sports scene in the United States and beyond. “The launch of the Women’s Sports Network is a huge and long-awaited […]

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From left to right: Kevin Hopkins, Vice President, Excel Sports Management; Jerry Rizzieri, President & CEO, Mizuho Securities USA and Head of CIB, Mizuho Americas; Michelle Wie West, LPGA Icon and Mizuho Ambassador; Dan Fireman, Co-Founder & President, Liberty National Golf Club; Mollie Marcoux Samaan, LPGA Commissioner; Jason Etzen, Chief Business Officer, American Junior Golf Association. Photo by Excel Sports Management

LPGA Announces Inaugural Mizuho Americas Open in 2023

The LPGA and Mizuho Americas, the NYC-headquartered arm of one of the largest financial institutions in the world, has announced that the inaugural Mizuho Americas Open will take place May 29 through June 4, 2023, at the Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, New Jersey. The Mizuho Americas Open will mark the first time […]

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Robert Trent Jones Golf Club to Host 2024 Solheim Cup

Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Gainesville, Virginia, will host the 19th Solheim Cup in September 2024, the LPGA has announced. Robert Trent Jones Golf Club opened in 1991 and is named after the course’s designer. The course hosted the first four Presidents Cup events in the United States and is located on Lake Manassas, […]

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LPGA Tour 2022 Schedule Increases Emphasis in California, Florida

Southern California and Florida will each have five LPGA Tour events in 2022 as the tour released its 34-tournament calendar with stops also taking place throughout every region of the United States. The 2022 season will open with three weeks in Florida, leading with the Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions at Lake Nona Golf […]

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LPGA Signs Chevron, Moves Major from California to Houston

The LPGA and IMG have announced Chevron as the new title sponsor of The Chevron Championship (formerly the ANA Inspiration) in a six-year partnership that will move one of the tour’s oldest events from Palm Springs, California, to Houston, starting in 2023. “Chevron is proud to become the title sponsor of this great championship, which […]

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Mollie Marcoux Samaan Named LPGA Commissioner

The LPGA’s board of directors have selected Mollie Marcoux Samaan as the professional golf tour’s next commissioner, becoming the ninth leader of the LPGA Tour since its formation in 1950. Marcoux Samaan is currently the Ford Family Director of Athletics at Princeton University. She will succeed Mike Whan, who was recently announced as the next […]

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LSU quarterback Joe Burrows (9) throws the ball during a game against Georgia Southern this season in Baton Rouge, La. For the anniversary season, teams are wearing a “150” patch on their uniforms during select games. (AP Photo/Tyler Kaufman)

Time Passages

On the 2019 calendar at the Irving, Texas, office of the National Football Foundation, one date—July 8—was circled. Though that Monday marked the beginning of Major League Baseball’s All-Star break, at the NFF offices it meant only one thing: the official start of the 150th college football season. The anniversary celebration is keyed to the […]

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