Memorable LPGA Moments from 2021 & Top Ten LPGA news stories of the year
The LPGA’s “super” season certainly delivered on drama.
The budding rivalry between Nelly Korda and Jin Young Ko reached its zenith at the season-ender, where Ko delivered a knock-out blow for 2021. Fans are eager to watch the pair pick it all back up in January.
The year 2021 was a season of comebacks, with Lydia Ko, Brooke Henderson and Ariya Jutanugarn all winning for the first time in a long time. Michelle Wie West came back to the tour after maternity leave at the Kia Classic, and incredibly, Annika Sorenstam made the cut in her first LPGA start since 2008.
For many golf fans, it was their first glimpse of breakout stars like Yuka Saso, Patty Tavatanakit, Leona Maguire and Matilda Castren. Read more
From Golfweek, by Tim Schmitt:
Here’s a look at the top 10 LPGA stories, as clicked on by you (we should note, this list doesn’t include photo galleries or money lists).
10. Two-time LPGA winner gets engaged on 18th green at Diamond Resorts TOC.
9. After nearly 13-year layoff, Annika Sorenstam makes LPGA cut despite bad ruling
8. No. 1 Nelly Korda involved in controversial ruling at Solheim Cup: 'It's the worst way to win a hole'
7. 5 things to know about world No. 1 Nelly Korda
6. Cheyenne Woods, fueled by a wrong-ball penalty, medals at U.S. Women's Open qualifier
5. Brooke Henderson competes on LPGA without sister Brittany on the bag for first time in five years
4. Michelle Wie West designed an LPGA hoodie that sold out in three hours
3. 'I'm not faking this': Hype man Bubba Watson didn't just show up at the Solheim Cup, he went all in
Full coverage of each of these stories, and the complete 'Top Ten' list, at this link