Nate Jones was honored at the 26th Annual Comcast SportsNet Sports Awards for his outstanding work in the community as well as his play on the field.
The PGA and Champion Tour clients of Orasi Sports, including Chad Campbell, Loren Roberts, Russ Cochran and Skip Kendall were welcomed into the Sterling Sports Management family along with their agent, Dennis Harrington. This strengthens Sterling’s position in the golf agency marketplace by adding a roster of well-known PGA & Champions Tour players to its list of marquee LPGA stars.
Dad: "I'm not sure he saved Luke's life. But I'm sure he had a hand in it''. Seeing professional athletes trying to buoy the spirits of sick kids has become almost commonplace. What’s not common though is to see one forge a lasting relationship with the child. Meet Jack Hannahan and his friend, Luke Strotman.
Congratulations to Katherine Hull who became the 1st golfer – male or female – to be inducted into the West Coast Conference Hall of Honor! This follows shortly after Katherine was inducted into the WGCA (Women’s Golf Coaches Association) Players Hall of Fame in 2012 and was the 1st female inducted into the Pepperdine Athletics Hall of Fame in 2009. http://www.pepperdinesports.com/sports/w-golf/spec-rel/031013aaa.html
Stacy Lewis continued her winning ways in 2013 by winning the prestigious tournament of champions called the HSBC Women's Champions in Singapore. In so doing, Stacy took over the top spot on the LPGA's Money List and has taken dead aim at the world #1 ranking by closing the gap between her and Yani Tseng to just about half of one point. Here’s how the Associated Press covered the story:
After playing in the American League for 5 teams, Jack Hannahan is excited to be playing in the National League, where no DH combined with his versatility will make him a very valuable new addition. http://www.foxsportsohio.com/02/26/13/Reds-Hannahan-excited-to-play-without-th/landing_reds.html?blockID=870233&feedID=3725&utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter
Nate Jones looks like he has picked up where he left off in his 8-0, .239 ERA 2012 season, impressing teammates and coaches at spring training. http://espn.go.com/blog/chicago/white-sox/post/_/id/13481/jones-impressive-early-in-camp
Congratulations to Stacy Lewis on making history by winning the Rolex LPGA Player of the Year Award! In doing so, she became the 1st American to win the LPGA’s most prestigious award in 18 years. What a year; four tournament wins, almost $2 million in earnings, #3 in the world in the Rolex Rankings and two cars!
Here’s how one prominent golf publication covered it:
Electronic Arts announced that Stacy Lewis would be included in the newest version of their “Tiger Woods PGA Tour” golf video game. The 2013 Version with also feature 3 other LPGA players as well as the LPGA logo for the first time.
Congratulations to Brittany Lincicome and Stacy Lewis for winning a brand new 2013 Kia Optima Limited each. At the season ending CME Group Titleholders, Brittany was presented with her Kia Optima for winning the Kia Power Drive Award. This award recognized the LPGA Player who was the tour’s longest driver. This year, Brittany averaged 276 yards which was 5 yards further than the 2nd place finisher. Stacy was presented with her new 2013 Kia Optima for winning the Kia Drive to the Top Award. It goes to the LPGA player who finishes the season with the most Top 10 Finishes and in 2012, Stacy had 16 top 10 finishes in 26 events played.
Stacy Lewis partnered with Betsy King to win the ISPS Handa Heroes Charity Event. Stacy and Betsy earned a collective $60,000 for their charities Scoliosis Research Society (SRS.org) and Golf Fore Africa (GolfForeAfrica.org). Stacy followed this event by announcing that she would also donate a further $20,000 to the SRS.
CME Group announced that they have signed an endorsement agreement with Brittany Lincicome. CME Group is the world’s leading derivative marketplace and the title sponsor of the LPGA CME Group Titleholders which serves as the final event of each LPGA season. Brittany Lincicome is a 5 time winner on the LPGA Tour, including a major, a 3 time US Solheim Cup team member and has never finished outside of the top 3 in driving distance since joining the tour in 2005.
Congratulations to Stacy Lewis on winning the Navistar LPGA Classic in Montgomery, Alabama. With this win, she has not only swept both tournaments in Alabama, but she has strengthened her grip on the #1 ranking among American players and her #2 position in the Rolex World Rankings. In fact, Stacy is the only American player ranked in the top 10.
Congratulations to Brittany Lang for winning the inaugural Manulife Financial LPGA Classic in Waterloo, Ontario! Not only was it Brittany’s first LPGA win, it was also the first ever professional win for the storied Duke Women’s golf program.
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