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Beth Ann Nichols

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Lydia Ko, Inbee Park battle for LPGA postseason awards

Lydia Ko, Inbee Park battle for LPGA postseason awards as season nears end

LPGA Tour golfers Lydia Ko and Inbee Park battle for LPGA postseason awards such as Player of the Year and Vare Trophy as 2015 season nears end.

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Pettersen on Solheim controversy: 'I just wish it never happened'

Suzann Pettersen on Solheim Cup controversy: 'I just wish it never happened'

LPGA golfer Suzann Pettersen sat down with Golf Channel for her first interview since the controversial Solheim Cup, admitting she handled the matter wrong but not answering what she would've done differently.

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Arkansas continues to develop under coach Shauna Estes-Taylor

Arkansas women's golf continues to develop under coach Shauna Estes-Taylor

Arkansas women's golf coach Shauna Estes-Taylor, who has helped build a top-10 program in Fayetteville, will coach one more tournament this fall before taking time off to give birth to her first child in November.

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For Bryson DeChambeau, breakout year is all thanks to change in attitude

For Bryson DeChambeau, breakout year is all thanks to change in attitude

NCAA and U.S. Amateur champion Bryson DeChambeau has found God this past year, and it has led to a new mentality and breakthrough for the SMU Mustangs senior.

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Iowa closes out victory at Spirit Hollow; Knoll shares medal

Iowa closes out victory at Golfweek Conference Challenge; Raymond Knoll shares medal

The Iowa Hawkeyes men's golf team won the Golfweek Conference Challenge by three shots while Hawkeyes golfer Raymond Knoll shared the individual title at Spirit Hollow.

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Iowa Hawkeyes open seven-shot lead at Golfweek Conference Challenge

Iowa Hawkeyes open seven-shot lead at Golfweek Conference Challenge

Iowa Hawkeyes open a seven-shot lead over the N.C. State Wolfpack at the Golfweek Conference Challenge at Spirit Hollow Golf Course in Burlington Iowa, with Raymond Knoll leading.

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Idaho's Rylee Iacolucci plays big despite small stature

Idaho college golfer Rylee Iacolucci plays big despite small stature

At 5-foot-2, Idaho golfer Rylee Iacolucci is the smallest player in the Golfweek Conference Challenge field, but he's also tied for ninth on the leaderboard after two rounds.

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Kansas State's Massimino continues family's athletic tradition

Kansas State college golfer Roland Massimino continues family's athletic tradition

Kansas State college golfer Roland Massimino is the grandson of former Villanova head men's basketball coach Rollie Massimino, who along with his son helped the Wildcats to the 1985 NCAA title.

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N.C. State surprises, jumps out to 12-shot lead at Golfweek Conference Challenge

N.C. State Wolfpack surprise, jump out to 12-shot lead at Golfweek Conference Challenge

The N.C. State Wolfpack surprise and jump out to 12-shot lead at the Golfweek Conference Challenge in Burlington, Iowa at the Spirit Hollow Golf Course.

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Adam Ball leads VCU under head coach, and dad, Matt Ball

Adam Ball leads VCU men's golf team under head coach, and dad, Matt Ball

Virginia Commonwealth men's golfer Adam Ball leads the VCU Rams under his head coach and father, Matt Ball, at the 2015 Golfweek Conference Challenge.

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Plunkett brothers stand out for an Army program that marches to its own beat

Plunkett brothers stand out for an Army men's golf program that marches to its own beat

Brothers Marcus and Matthew Plunkett stand out for an Army men's golf program that marches to its own beat.

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Preview: 2015 Golfweek Men's Conference Challenge

Preview: NCAA champions highlight 2015 Golfweek Men's Conference Challenge field

Both NCAA champion LSU Tigers and individual champion Bryson DeChambeau are among the field at the 2015 Golfweek Men's Conference Challenge at Spirit Hollow in Burlington, Iowa.

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PGA Tour will have to wait as Navy Lt. Billy Hurley completes time at sea

PGA Tour will have to wait as Navy Lt. Billy Hurley completes time at sea

A Golfweek Magazine archive feature on former Navy men's golfer Billy Hurley III, who put off a PGA Tour career to serve in the Navy in Hawaii.

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The real Team USA: West Point’s golf team from ‘Class of 9/11’ answers nation’s call

The real Team USA: West Point’s golf team from ‘Class of 9/11’ answers nation’s call

A Golfweek Magazine archive feature on the Army - West Point men's golf team.

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Angela Stanford taps inner belief to reverse Solheim Cup trend with key point

Angela Stanford taps inner belief to reverse Solheim Cup trend with key point

LPGA Tour golfer Angela Stanford makes turn around at 2015 Solheim Cup, tapping her inner belief to reverse Solheim Cup record with key point.

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USA completes historic comeback to win Solheim Cup

Ignited by controversy, USA completes historic comeback to win 2015 Solheim Cup

Team USA makes historic comeback in Sunday singles at the 2015 Solheim Cup in Germany to defeat Europe after controversy concerning Alison Lee and Suzann Pettersen in four-balls.

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Controversy swirls at Solheim Cup as Europe takes big lead

Controversial point gives Europe 10-6 lead in Solheim Cup but Americans big motivation

The 2015 Solheim Cup controversy over non-conceded putt between Team USA's Alison Lee and Europe's Charley Hull and Suzann Pettersen gives Europe big lead heading into singles.

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Team USA faces crucial four-balls finish at Solheim Cup

Team USA faces crucial four-balls finish at 2015 Solheim Cup

Team USA and captain Juli Inkster face a crucial stretch Sunday morning at the 2015 Solheim Cup as it looks to top Team Europe.

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Mel Reid writes new chapter in Germany at 2015 Solheim Cup

Team Europe's Mel Reid writes new chapter in Germany at 2015 Solheim Cup

Ladies European Tour golfer Mel Reid writes a new chapter in Germany at the 2015 Solheim Cup with Team Europe after her mother died in Germany three years ago.

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Hull, Pettersen roar back to extend Europe's Solheim Cup lead

Charley Hull, Suzann Pettersen roar back to extend Europe's Solheim Cup lead

Team Europe extended its lead over Team USA Saturday at the Solheim Cup when Charley Hull and Suzann Pettersen came back to defeat Morgan Pressel and Paula Creamer in four-balls.

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Dramatic play at Solheim Cup continues as Europe takes 2-point lead

Dramatic play at 2015 Solheim Cup continues as Europe takes 2-point lead

Team Europe took a two-point advantage over Team USA as the first two sessions spilled into Saturday at the 2015 Solheim Cup.

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Charley Hull leads charge for Team Europe at Solheim Cup

Charley Hull leads charge for Team Europe at 2015 Solheim Cup

LPGA rookie Charley Hull goes undefeated on Friday at the 2015 Solheim Cup to lead Team Europe to a lead over the USA in Germany.

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Creamer, Pressel lead Americans to solid start at Solheim Cup

Paula Creamer, Morgan Pressel lead Americans to solid start at 2015 Solheim Cup

LPGA Tour golfers Paula Creamer and Morgan Pressel led the Americans at the Solheim Cup with a win in foursomes, evening the score with Team Europe at 2-2 through Friday morning.

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Alison Lee preps for Solheim Cup afternoon return

Alison Lee preps for Solheim Cup afternoon return after missing with food poisoning

LPGA Tour golfer Alison Lee prepares to return for afternoon four-ball session at 2015 Solheim Cup after missing the morning with food poisoning.

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Alison Lee sidelined by food poisoning at Solheim Cup

American Alison Lee sidelined by food poisoning at 2015 Solheim Cup

American Alison Lee will be on the bench Friday morning at the 2015 Solheim Cup at St. Leon-Rot Golf Club in St. Leon-Rot, Germany, because of food poisoning.

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Solheim Cup pairings, tee times: Friday morning foursomes

2015 Solheim Cup pairings and tee times: Friday morning foursomes

Pairings, matchups and tee times for Day 1 of the 2015 Solheim Cup at Golf Club St. Leon-Rot in St. Leon-Rot, Germany with U.S. players Paula Creamer and Morgan Pressel paired together and Michelle Wie playing while Allison Lee sits.

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Creamer looks to 'rise to the occasion' as Solheim Cup captain's pick

Paula Creamer looks to rise to occasion as 2015 Solheim Cup captain's pick

American LPGA golfer Paula Creamer looks to rise to the occasion as a captain's pick at the 2015 Solheim Cup at Golf Club St. Leon-Rot in St. Leon-Rot, Germany.

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Charley Hull makes ace in Solheim Cup practice round

LPGA golfer Charley Hull makes ace in 2015 Solheim Cup practice round

European Solheim Cup team member Charley Hull aced the par-3 third hole at St. Leon-Rot Golf Club during a practice round on Thursday.

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40 reads: Martin chases LPGA dream with support from biggest fan

40 reads: Mo Martin chases LPGA dream with support from biggest fan, her grandfather

This installment of Golfweek's 40 best reads features LPGA golfer Mo Martin and her late grandfather Lincoln Martin, who used to follow her at tournaments.

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Despite lack of reps, Wie looks to come alive at Solheim Cup

Despite lack of reps, LPGA golfer Michelle Wie looks to come alive at Solheim Cup

LPGA golfer Michelle Wie, who has struggled with injuries since mid-May, hopes to come alive at this week's Solheim Cup in Germany.

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Europe’s Hedwall ‘hoping for some magic’ in Solheim Cup

Europe’s Caroline Hedwall ‘hoping for some magic’ in 2015 Solheim Cup

European Solheim Cup golfer Caroline Hedwall might be ranked 117th in the world, but her 7-1-1 career record in the Solheim Cup speaks for itself.

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Solheim Cup: Reid returns to Germany, site of family tragedy

Solheim Cup: Melissa Reid returns to Germany, site of family tragedy

Confident in her game again, European Solheim Cup team member Melissa Reid returns to Germany, where family tragedy struck.

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Michelle Wie to sport USA-themed high-top shoes at Solheim Cup

Michelle Wie to sport USA-themed high-top golf shoes at 2015 Solheim Cup

LPGA Tour golfer Michelle Wie will wear USA-themed Women's Nike Blazer golf shoes at the 2015 Solheim Cup, which feature a high-top design to help support her ankles.

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Brooks, Khang lead USA to victory at Ping Junior Solheim Cup

Sierra Brooks, Megan Khang lead USA to victory at 2015 Ping Junior Solheim Cup

Junior golfers Sierra Brooks and Megan Khang led Team USA to a win at the 2015 Junior Solheim Cup in Germany with JoAnne Carter as the captain.

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Underdog U.S. team tries to deflect pressure entering Solheim Cup

Underdog U.S. team tries to deflect pressure entering Solheim Cup

The U.S. Solheim Cup team enters the 2015 event in Germany as the underdogs after losing the last two Solheim Cups to the Europeans.

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Lydia Ko makes history with Evian Championship victory

LPGA Tour golfer Lydia Ko makes history with 2015 Evian Championship victory

LPGA Tour golfer Lydia Ko makes history with 2015 Evian Championship victory as she wins her first LPGA major championship and becomes youngest golfer ever to win a major.

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Rookie Alison Lee preps for new experience at Solheim Cup

LPGA rookie Alison Lee preps for new experience at Solheim Cup

LPGA Tour rookie Alison Lee prepares for her first Solheim Cup in 2015 as the United States golf team looks to win in Germany under captain Juli Inkster.

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Mi Hyang Lee leads rain-soaked Evian Championship

South Korea's Mi Hyang Lee leads rain-soaked Evian Championship after three rounds

South Korea's Mi Hyang Lee leads rain-soaked Evian Championship at the Evian Resort Golf Club after three rounds and will play with Lexi Thompson and Lydia Ko on Sunday.

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Inkster keeps eye on U.S. Solheim Cup team as she excels at Evian

Juli Inkster keeps eye on U.S. Solheim Cup team as she excels at Evian Championship

U.S. Solheim Cup captain Juli Inkster makes the cut at The Evian Championship, while keeping her eye on players like Paula Creamer, who missed the cut.

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Wie brings flair to Evian with high-top shoes, rainbow hair

Michelle Wie brings flair to Evian Championship with high-top shoes, rainbow hair

LPGA Tour golfer Michelle Wie shows flair with high-top, hot pink golf shoes and rainbow-colored hair at the Evian Championship in France.

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Maguire, Boutier look to lead Duke women to seventh NCAA title

Leona Maguire, Celine Boutier look to lead Duke women's golf to seventh NCAA title

No. 1 Duke Blue Devils women's college golf team returns loaded roster, including former players of the year Leona Maguire and Celine Boutier, in quest for seventh NCAA title.

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Beth Ann in Europe: Stories and Strudels

Beth Ann Nichols in Europe: Stories and Strudels from a trip covering golf in Europe

Beth Ann Nichols chronicles her 2015 trip to Europe covering two of women's golf's biggest events, the Evian Championship and Solheim Cup with stops in Switzerland, France and Germany.

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Stone highlights U.S. team for Evian Championship Juniors Cup

Latanna Stone highlights U.S. team for Evian Championship Juniors Cup

The LPGA has announced the four-player team that will represent the U.S. on Sept. 15-16 at the Evian Championship Juniors Cup.

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Joh spoofs "Red Solo Cup" with Solheim Cup music video

Tiffany Joh spoofs "Red Solo Cup" with Solheim Cup music video

LPGA Tour golfer Tiffany Joh makes spoof music video of "Red Solo Cup" for 2015 Solheim Cup.

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Gleneagles, Bro Hoff Slott selected as finalists to host '19 Solheim Cup

Gleneagles, Bro Hoff Slott selected as finalists to host 2019 Solheim Cup

Gleneagles in Scotland and Bro Hof Slott Golf Club in Sweden are the finalists to host 2019 Solheim Cup LPGA Tour golf match-play event between United States and Europe.

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With close call in Alabama, Yani Tseng shows she still has game

With close call in Alabama, LPGA golfer Yani Tseng shows she still has game

LPGA golfer Yani Tseng came up short at the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic, but her runner-up finish in Alabama showed that her game is still there.

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Inkster sends message to U.S. Solheim Cup team with Legends Tour win

Juli Inkster sends message to U.S. Solheim Cup team with Legends Tour victory at Legends Championship

U.S. Solheim Cup captain Juli Inkster won the Legends Championship on The Legends Tour Sunday at French Lick (Ind.) Resort.

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Tamulis surprises herself (but not her caddie) with first LPGA title

Tamulis surprises herself (but not her caddie) at Yokohama Tire Classic with first LPGA title

LPGA Tour golfer Kris Tamulis wins Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic for first LPGA title in 11th year in LPGA career with caddie Thomas "Motion" Frank by her side.

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Stacy Lewis sees 'Yani of old' at Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic

Stacy Lewis sees 'Yani Tseng of old' at Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic

LPGA Tour golfers Yani Tseng and Stacy Lewis shoot rounds of 70 Thursday at 2015 Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic.

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O'Toole drops alcohol, focuses on making LPGA's CME Tour Championship

Ryann O'Toole drops alcohol, focuses on making LPGA's CME Tour Championship

LPGA Tour golfer Ryann O'Toole decides to stop drinking alcohol during LPGA Tour play and focuses on staying healthy and making LPGA's CME Tour Championship.