Chip Shots: Mike Whan explains Race to the CME Globe
Earlier this week the LPGA announced the creation of the Race to the CME Globe, a season-long points competition that will debut during the 2014 LPGA Tour season. The LPGA followed up the announcement releasing a video from Tour Commissioner Mike Whan (below) explaining how the new system will work.
Lindsey Vonn adopts homeless dog
Apparently alpine skier Lindsey Vonn isn’t only a lover of Tigers. A day after she announced she would have to forgo the Sochi Winter Olympics because of her knee injury, she took to social media to reveal she had adopted a 9-month-old brindle boxer mix named Leo. Vonn – who is dating Tiger Woods – proclaimed her and the pup #bumkneebuddies, as Leo is also recovering from a bad knee he sustained by being hit by a car.
— lindsey vonn (@lindseyvonn) January 8, 2014
Paulina Gretzky gets into the swing of things
Paulina Gretzky took to Instagram to show off her new golf swing. The daughter of Wayne and Janet Gretzky credited fiancée and PGA TOUR star Dustin Johnson for a recent improvement in her game.
Dufner and wife say aloha
Jason Dufner and wife Amanda Boyd seem to be thoroughly enjoying the PGA TOUR’s early-year Hawaii swing. Dufner and Boyd were featured in a couple of videos on PGA TOUR’s YouTube page taking in the sights of the aloha state.
Dufner, a 5-time winner on Tour, finished 5th at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions in Maui.
Ross picks up another NGA Tour win
Former Team Canada Development Squad member Christopher Ross (Dundas, Ont.) tallied a 66 in the third and final round at Timacuan Golf Club in Sanford, Fla. to claim his second NGA Tour Winter Series title.
Ross previously won in December at the Disney Magnolia Course in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., to cap off his 2013 season.
Ross – son of former Golf Canada/ Royal Canadian Golf Association Executive Director Stephen Ross – finished the event at at 13-under par, with a total four Canadians cracking the top 10. Click here to check out the full leaderboard.