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Nationwide event cuts purse by $400K

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. — One of the Nationwide Tour’s top events slashed its purse nearly in half Friday because of a lack of sponsorships. Next week’s Players Cup at Pete Dye Golf Course will award $600,000 in prize money, down from $1 million, following a trend in professional golf this season. The LPGA Tour has seen […]

LPGA Tour, Golf Channel agree to 10-year deal

KAHUKU, Hawaii — The LPGA Tour announced a 10-year agreement with Golf Channel on Wednesday, making the network the tour’s exclusive cable home beginning in 2010. The agreement, which LPGA commissioner Carolyn Bivens called “groundbreaking,” establishes the tour as the only stand-alone U.S. women’s professional sports organization to receive a rights fee agreement for domestic […]