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Golfweek’s top 10 LPGA posts of 2023 (as judged by readers)

Golfweek’s top 10 LPGA posts of 2023 (as judged by readers)

Over the final few days of 2023, we’re offering up a snapshot of the top 10 stories from each of Golfweek’s most popular sections, including travel, the PGA and LPGA tours, instruction and amateur golf.

Our esteemed LPGA senior writer Beth Ann Nichols covers the LPGA as well as anyone, following players across the globe to uncover the best stories the women’s game has to offer. And 2023 had so many of them, from Rose Zhang’s instant impact, Lilia Vu’s two major victories and a fascinating Solheim Cup.

To close out the year, we’ve been looking through the numbers and tallying up which stories drew your attention, and we’re now sharing the findings with you. Here’s what we’ve already counted down.

Lilia Vu of the United States and caddie stand on the second tee during the final round of The Chevron Championship at The Club at Carlton Woods on April 23, 2023, in The Woodlands, Texas. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)

If everything is bigger in Texas, the property at The Club at Carlton Woods is no exception.

Everything from the clubhouse to the buildout to the Inspiration Dome, an enormous golf-ball lookalike structure that houses, among other things, virtual reality golf, is oversized at the Chevron Championship’s new home.

Here’s what players said about the venue.

BMW Ladies Championship - Round One

Bronte Law of England tees off on the second hole during the first round of the BMW Ladies Championship at LPGA International Busan on October 21, 2021, in Busan, South Korea. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

For the first time since 2018, the Hanwha Lifeplus International Crown was back on the LPGA schedule.

The United States and Korea have dominated the event, but other countries are doing their best to try to take down those two, including Team England.

However, England attempted to do so without two of its top players, Georgia Hall and Charley Hull. The duo withdrew, leaving officials scrambling to replace them. Hall told Golfweek she has struggled with her left foot for several weeks. Hull said she hasn’t felt well recently and planned to go home to see a doctor.

Lydia Ko of New Zealand walks off the 14th tee during the first round of The ANNIKA driven by Gainbridge at Pelican at Pelican Golf Club on November 09, 2023, in Belleair, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Lydia Ko needs only two more points to qualify for the LPGA Hall of Fame. She’s tracking to…


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