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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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Duncan among those taking aim at LPGA card

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Wie wins first LPGA major-championship award

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Can LPGA stars stay aligned for final major?

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Wie builds golf strength, just in time for Evian

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Australian standout Minjee Lee turns pro

Minjee Lee turned professional one day after leading Team Australia to victory at the Women’s World Amateur Team Championship in Japan, choosing to sign with IMG for representation.

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Notes: LPGA rookie Kaufman quickly elevates game

LPGA rookie Kim Kaufman – now 50th on the money list – is the most promising player to come out of South Dakota since Kris Tschetter made a name for herself on tour in the early '90s.

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Ko considers surgery on painful left wrist

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With third Symetra win, Steen graduates to LPGA

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Inbee Park wins Wegmans LPGA in playoff

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Long-hitting Lincicome leads Wegmans LPGA

While her boyfriend can hit a golf ball 460-plus yards, Brittany Lincicome can hit it pretty far herself, and it's that long-hitting skill that has helped put Lincicome atop the Wegmans LPGA Championship leaderboard after three rounds.

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