From a practice round at Erin Hills to a trip to winner's circle, Katherine Kirk gets the full Wisconsin experience
The 35-year-old Australian, who had gone 152 starts since her last LPGA Tour victory, makes a 10-foot putt on the 72nd hole to win the inaugural Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic near Green Bay.
LPGA commisioiner Mike Whan told Green Bay Press Gazette's Jeff Bollier of his views of the course and the Green Bay community of golf fans.
Australian Katherine Kirk continues to command the lead as inaugural Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic heads for home
Kirk birdies half the holes Saturday at Thornberry Creek at Oneida GC, shoots a 7-under-par 65 and, at 20-under 196 through 54 holes, stretches her lead to four shots over Buhai, who bogeyed her first hole and then made eight birdies in a 65 of her own.
In anticipation of Sunday storms, LPGA Tour adjusts final-round schedule for Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic
The LPGA is adjusting Sunday’s schedule for the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic to account for inclement weather that is expected in the area during the afternoon.
Germany's Sandra Gal finishes off career-best 8-under 64, moves within one of Katherine Kirk at Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic
After a par on No. 14 resuming her second round, the German went birdie-birdie to get to 12-under and within a shot of Kirk, who finished her second round just after noon Friday.
Weather woes force Australian Katherine Kirk to sleep on, eat breakfast with lead at Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic
Kirk put herself in that position ahead of the nasty weather, shooting 7-under-par 29 on the back nine en route to a second-round 63 that left her with a three-stroke lead over American Jaye Marie Green and Germany's Sandra Gal.
Experience to remember ends early as Allyssa Ferrell, Casey Danielson miss cut at Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic
They are looking forward to joining Ferrell's sister, Brooke, for the Symetra Tour stop in Wisconsin at the PHC Classic at Brown Deer Park GC in Milwaukee in early August.
Allyssa Ferrell turns her day around quickly at Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic; Casey Danielson's comeback must wait
Ferrell, of Edgerton, plays her final 14 holes in 5-under-par to shoot 69 and move into the top 40; Danielson, of Osceola, plays her final 15 holes in 1-under to shoot 74 in her LPGA Tour debut.
With 33 golfers within 3 shots of lead after 18 holes, it is shaping up to be an instant LPGA Classic at Thornberry Creek
“I mean, I shot 4-under and feel like I shot 100," Norway's Suzann Peterson says after her 68 left her in a 14-way tie for 22nd place with 54 holes to go.
Wide-open field takes aim at ever-changing winner's circle as Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic is set to debut Thursday
Until So-Yeon Ryu won for the second time this year two weeks ago at the Northwest Arkansas Championship, there had been 15 winners during the first 15 weeks of the 2017 season. That trend picked up again last week when Danielle Kang not only became the 16th different winner in 17 weeks this season, but the first to join the circle of Rolex First-Time Winners in 2017.
Video: Osceola's Casey Danielson talks with the Green Bay Press Gazette about the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic
Osceola native Casey Danielson is making her professional debut in the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic. (Sarah Kloepping/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin)
Pairings are out; Edgerton's Allyssa Ferrell, Osceola's Casey Danielson go late, then early at Thornberry Creek GC
ONEIDA -- Casey Danielson's LPGA Tour debut will come at 2:09 p.m. Thursday.
Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing this time of year for Canadian teen sensation Brooke Henderson
The 19-year-old, four-time LPGA Tour winner has collected all of her victories between mid-June and mid-August the last two years since turning professional and comes into this week's inaugural Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic eager to keep that trend going strong.
GREEN BAY -- Wisconsin golfers went 0-for-5 in open qualifying Monday at Green Bay CC for the inaugural Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic.
'No expectations' for Osceola's Casey Danielson in her two-week preview of what she hopes is her LPGA Tour future
The recent Stanford graduate will tee it up at the inaugural Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic this week near Green Bay and then compete in her first U.S. Women's Open next week at Trump National GC in Bedminster, New Jersey.
Edgerton's Allyssa Ferrell fires bogey-free 69 to tie for 11th on Symetra Tour en route to LPGA stop near Green Bay
Open qualifying for the first-year event is Monday at Green Bay CC with five Wisconsin golfers among 26 golfers battling for the final two berths in the inaugural Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic.
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Edgerton's Allyssa Ferrell gets into Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic on status; final field set for first-year event
Ariya Jutanugarn, who is No. 2 in the Rolex Rankings, will headline the event, but only two other golfers in the top 10 of the Rolex Official Women's World Golf Rankings are making the Green Bay area a stop on the way to the U.S. Women's Open.
Osceola's Casey Danielson will make her professional debut at next month's Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic
She and Ladies European Tour player Carly Booth receive the last of three sponsor's exemptions for the $2 million inaugural event. They join Selanee Henderson, a Walla Walla Native American and a Symetra Tour golfer.
Badgers golfers Becky Klongland, Jessica Reinecke earn berths in Monday qualifier for Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic
ONEIDA -- Careers on the LPGA Tour are more than a few fairways down the road for University of Wisconsin golfers Becky Klongland and Jessica Reinecke.
Wisconsin's Summer to Remember: Shadows of other events don't deter energy of first Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic
At the back end of a historic month that begins with the U.S. Open and continues with the American Family Insurance Championship, the first regular LPGA Tour event to be played in Wisconsin has high hopes for a successful run.
Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic awards sponsor's exemption to Native American Symetra Tour player Selanée Henderson
The exemption is the first of three the Oneida Nation, the sponsor of the first-year LPGA Tour event, has to award to golfers not already exempt for the event.
Ticket information for the 2017 Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic.
Tournament officials from the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic have announced parking and traffic flow plans for the inaugural LPGA tournament, which is July 3 through 9.
Green Bay's new LPGA Tour event will fall between two major championships during its inaugural year on LPGA schedule
The Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic is sandwiched between the KPMG Women's PGA Championship and the U.S. Women's Open, but organizers are confident the first-year event's $2 million purse will attract a top-notch field.
With the LPGA Tour coming to the Green Bay area-course in 2017, subtle improvements are underway to enhance Thornberry's stature on the state golf landscape.
The Oneida LPGA Classic will make its debut during July of 2017 at Thornberry Creek Golf Course in Oneida. The $2 million tournament has a three-year deal with the LPGA.
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Sat, May 27, 2023
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