Author Archives: Susan Fornoff

Counting putts instead of shots – a golf god offense?

Here’s a TGIF yarn about what happened when a single-digit golfer brought his hoping-for-bogeys lady to his home course for the first time and proposed a challenge.

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Great roles for women in new golf movie ‘The Squeeze’

COMPLAINTS FLOW in and out of Hollywood about film roles that portray women as dumb and ditzy, mere sex objects. So thank you to the new golf movie The Squeeze, a caper flick with a male protagonist and a captivating … Continue reading

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Minimum yardage for women at golf resorts?

At GottaGoGolf, we’ve established a panel to select the top golf resorts in the U.S. for women in our June issue. We’ve set one absolute requirement: the elite selections must have forward tees measuring no more than 5,200 yards. One … Continue reading

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Picking favorites for golf’s first major of the year

Golf Channel routinely assembles its broadcast teams to pontificate on the upcoming PGA Tour event with the media. In a rare aberration last week, Judy Rankin, Karen Stupples and Annika Sorenstam had the opportunity to kibbitz about the LPGA and … Continue reading

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LPGA oddity: A mom prevails over the teens

View image | Carefree teenagers have been dominating the LPGA Tour this year. How refreshing for the grownups to see someone old enough to be Lydia Ko’s mother defeat the 17-year-old and her contemporaries Sunday at the Kia Classic … Continue reading

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Women golfers wanted at the Little River Inn

Out on the Northern California coast, where the fog predictably rolls in late most afternoons, it is refreshing to find an unconventional golf resort looking for new ways to attract women golfers. Yesterday the Rock and I played 18 holes … Continue reading

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Expert advice for women golfers looking for more distance

How does your drive measure up to that of the typical LPGA Tour player? According to the TrackMan system, her swing speed with the driver is 94 mph. Her attack angle is 3 degrees, her launch angle 13.2 degrees and … Continue reading

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