golf

Scottish Politician Boycotts Golf Tournament Because Club Doesn’t Admit Women

Last week, Alex Salmond, First Minister of Scotland, announced that he will be sending a junior minister to the British Open, a prestigious golf tournament,  instead of attending it himself.

Mary Odell | July 5, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Kickass Woman Of The Day: 5-Year-Old Golf Prodigy Bella Dovhey

Don’t let her blonde curls and dimpled smile fool you: five-year-old Bella Dovhey means business. Although quite young, golf prodigy Dovhey is really getting into the swing of things, a…

Daley Quinn | June 26, 2013 - 11:20 am

Condi Rice Invited To Join All-Male Augusta National Golf Club

Breaking news! The He-Man Woman Hater’s Club has finally realized girls do not have cooties.

Okay, I am being glib. But it’s friggin’ 2012, Augusta National Golf Club…

Jessica Wakeman | August 20, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Unlikely Style Inspiration: Golfers

A few months ago I got the sudden urge to learn how to play golf, so I signed up for a community education course and we had our first class…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 19, 2012 - 11:00 am

Men’s College Golf Team Shows Off Their Nine Irons, Gets Suspended

The men’s golf team at Bethany College in West Virginia is in hot water after a nude “unofficial team photo” was posted on Facebook. Technically they are not naked because…

Jessica Wakeman | August 27, 2011 - 5:00 pm

Trans Athlete Fights For The Right To Compete

The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) is in a bit of a bind right now—thanks to a set of policies which some believe discriminate against transgender athletes. Golfer Lana Lawless…

Julie Gerstein | October 15, 2010 - 5:45 pm

5 Things To Know About “Cigar Guy”

Last weekend, an image appeared in the Daily Mail of Tiger Woods taking a golf shot in a tournament. Nestled among the crowd in the background is a guy wearing…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | October 11, 2010 - 4:30 pm

LPGA Golfer Erica Blasberg’s Death Ruled A Suicide

In May of this year, I wrote about promising, young LPGA golfer Erica Blasberg, who was found dead in her home in Henderson, Nevada, the day she was supposed to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 25, 2010 - 5:20 pm

What Happened To LPGA Golfer Erica Blasberg?

LPGA golfer Erica Blaberg was found dead in her home in Henderson, Nevada on Sunday afternoon, the day she was supposed to leave for a tournament in Alabama. While no…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 11, 2010 - 7:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: Golf Gal Wins Sexual Discrimination Lawsuit

A Massachusetts judge has ruled in favor of golfer Elaine Joyce, in a sexual discrimination lawsuit she filed against the town of Dennis, MA. In 2007, Joyce was banned from…

Jessica Wakeman | April 5, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Will Hooters Host A Bikini Contest During Tiger Woods’ Masters Game?

TMZ.com reports that Hooters in Augusta, Georgia, will hold a bikini contest with golf-themed events during Tiger Woods’ return to golf at the Masters Tournament next week. The boobs-and-hot-wings chain…

Jessica Wakeman | March 31, 2010 - 6:40 pm

Get Your Shot With A Tiger Woods Mistress!

Today in sexist marketing — some dude is selling golf balls featuring the faces of Tiger Woods’ mistresses, so now, you too can “play a round” with them. The perfect…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 30, 2010 - 3:30 pm
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