Pops and Sunshine Heading for the Big Screen!

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemailIf you know anything about women’s professional golf, you will know Dave Andrews.  Former TV news reporter and author of Pops and Sunshine, Dave is a huge supporter of young golf gals looking for their break into the big leagues of the LPGA. If he’s not writing about them to boost their visibility with sponsors, he’s lugging their clubs around ... Read More »

LPGA rookie Hannah Yun Hits ISPS Handa with High Hopes

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemailIs it just me or does it seem like forever since we’ve watched the ladies tee it up on the LPGA? Three months off the radar is much too long IMHO, so I’m excited that finally we’ll see the ladies in action at the 2012 ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open at the Royal Melbourne Golf Club, February 6-12. It’s a ... Read More »

Private Golf Clubs Need a Dress Code Wake Up Call

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemailLast week I came home to find that my Golf Digest magazine had arrived – time for me and my golfguy to play tug of war to see who can read it first. For the first time in many months, I won the battle and immediately sat down to figure out ‘why I can’t putt’. Seems putting is the theme ... Read More »

Feel at “home” away from home at your next PGA event

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemailThe Olympics are only a few days away and Vangroovy is buzzing! Okay, they have to truck snow to Cypress Mountain for the snowboarders (it’s been so warm, there’s no snow up there), but other than that, things are moving along pretty smoothly. Hmmm… maybe not so smoothly for some folks who thought they would be floating pretty on the ... Read More »

Big Breaker Gerina Mendoza Conquers Q-school

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemailWell, it’s the Tuesday before Christmas and although Big Break season is now over, I had to do one more Big Break interview before closing out the year. And who better than the latest Big Breaker to make it through grueling Q school to hit the big leagues – Big Break PEI’s Gerina Mendoza. Gerina was a regular guest on ... Read More »

Michelle Wie – a Sure Thing for the Solheim Cup?

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail We all know, there are no guarantees in life. And…there are even fewer in golf. Certainly Michelle Wie learned that lesson the hard way, living in a world of unrealistic expectations, and dare I say, exploitation, by adults who were supposed to take care of her. But Michelle was not alone. Others paid dearly for jumping on the gravy ... Read More »

Letter to LPGA Commissioner Ms. Bivens on LPGA stance on citizen journalists

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemailBack in December 2008, I read a blog interview with Carolyn Bivens regarding Social Media and Equality. In it she said, “We recognize the importance of reaching today’s youth and our global fanbase via social networking sites, and continue to explore opportunities for us in this emerging arena. We recently have established Facebook, Twitter and YouTube sites.” Well, I just ... Read More »

Meet Dave Andrews – Duramed FUTURES Tour’s Biggest Fan and Supporter

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Last year, I was honored to meet a lot of wonderful young women on the Duramed FUTURES Tour vying for their LPGA cards through the Big Break Ka’anapali and Michigan series and Highway 18. The struggles those women go through to get sponsorship really hit home, and since then, I’ve been wondering what could be done about it. Well, ... Read More »