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Beth Ann Nichols

Senior Writer

Beth Ann Nichols (nee Baldry) joined Golfweek in 2002, just days after graduating from Florida Southern College where she played golf for the Mocs. Nichols joined the staff as an assistant editor and was later named managing editor of She became a senior writer in the fall of 2006 and covers the LPGA. Nichols is a product of muni golf, growing up at Cleveland Heights Golf Course in Lakeland, Fla. She married Ben Nichols in December 2013 and resides in Orlando.
• Favorite story you’ve written: A where-are-they-now piece on golfers from the West Point class of 2005. All have served overseas.
• Favorite golf memory: Playing golf with my dad at Pebble. I’ve never seen him so happy.
• Best round: 72, The Palms GC, Mesquite Nev. (Lance Ringler was my partner!)
• Dream vacation: Eating chocolate on the Swiss Alps.

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Clyburn DQ'd at Q-School after scoring-tent miscue

It will be a long flight home for England’s Holly Clyburn. She was disqualified after the first round of Stage II of LPGA Q-School because the marker failed to sign Clyburn’s card.

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French connection clear at ANNIKA

The French connection at the ANNIKA Intercollegiate was virtually unstoppable. A remarkable four players from France finished in the top 5, with South Carolina senior Justine Dreher taking the individual title.

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LPGA's 2015 schedule continues trend of growth

The 2015 LPGA schedule will feature at least 33 tournaments next season plus the Solheim Cup, Golfweek has learned.

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Symetra Tour to introduce Danielle Downey Classic

The inaugural Danielle Downey Classic will be held July 13-19 and take place at Brook-Lea Country Club in Rochester, N.Y., where the late Downey learned to play the game.

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Engzelius wins as Runas gets '15 LPGA card

Marita Engzelius wins the Symetra Tour Championship in a playoff that vaulted Demi Runas into the season's top 10 -- for which a 2015 LPGA tour card was the prize.

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Parks ready to take game, personality to LPGA

Sadena Parks, goofy personality and all, has had a breakout year on the Symetra Tour and is ready to become the fifth black player the LPGA.

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Duncan among those taking aim at LPGA card

Four LPGA tour cards are up for grabs at this week's Symetra Tour Championship. In each of the past seven years, someone outside the top 10 has moved in to claim one.

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Wie wins first LPGA major-championship award

2014 U.S. Open champion Michelle Wie won the inaugural Rolex Annika Major Award, given to the best major-championship performer of the season.

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Can LPGA stars stay aligned for final major?

From Mo Martin’s oversized finish in the Women's British Open to Michelle Wie’s big U.S. Open breakthrough, it’s been a rich year at majors for LPGA commissioner Mike Whan.

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Wie builds golf strength, just in time for Evian

Michelle Wie will compete in the Evian Championship, her first tournament since withdrawing from the Meijer LPGA Classic Aug. 7 with an acute stress fracture in her right index finger.

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