A number of Youth on Course kids were among those helping to get things started at this week’s Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic. A clinic was held Tuesday featuring LPGA Tour members Belen Mozo and Katherine Kirk.
World No.1 and two-time defending champ Lydia Ko, who’s still only 18, was back at Lake Merced GC on Thursday in anticipation of this year’s Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic. If you’re looking for a favorite for the event, look no further than Ko.
The Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic returned to Lake Merced GC, and once again Lydia Ko was atop the leaderboard. Here’s a photo gallery of action both on and off the course.
After a breakthrough year, Stanford alum Michelle Wie has started the 2015 season slowly. No stranger to the ups and downs of golf, Wie is looking to get her game back on track at Lake Merced Golf Club.
LPGA star Paula Creamer, who hails from Pleasanton, really wants to see a Women’s Masters at Augusta National. A few weeks after first broaching the subject, Creamer again brought it up during a press conference at the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic.
Still just a teenager, Lydia Ko will return to Lake Merced GC in April to defend her title at the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic. Since her win last year, Ko’s accomplishments include being the youngest ever player to earn the world No.1 ranking.
If she makes it into the upcoming Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic, Casie Cathrea will compete as a pro. The Livermore resident turned pro on Saturday.
One of the reasons we’re excited for the LPGA Tour’s return to the Bay Area is moments like this.