Media Buzz From 2011 About Morgan Pressel

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Golf Channel on her recent charity event

Pressel's off-course activities exceed $2 million
By Tom Abbott

Morgan Pressel broke through the $2 million earnings mark Monday, but it wasn’t because of her on-course activities.

The amount reflects the total raised from her annual "Morgan and Friends Fight Cancer Tournament" at Pressel's home course, St. Andrews Country Club in Boca Raton, Fla. The 23-year-old celebrated the milestone at the fifth installment of the star-studded event, which featured LPGA colleagues Cristie Kerr, Brittany Lincicome, Paula Creamer and Lexi Thompson. Read more >>

ESPNW on Morgan’s trip to Israel

Morgan Pressel: Hello from Israel!
By Morgan Pressel

Rising LPGA star Morgan Pressel is in Israel for the first time to tour the country and host golf clinics for local children. Between leading roundtable discussions with Israeli and Palestinian youth and meeting with various Israeli signatories and leaders, Pressel, a Jewish-American, is trying to use golf as a medium to teach life lessons. Read more >>

Golf Digest Q&A with Morgan

Drill Master - Morgan Pressel talks about love, tears and training herself to hit the ball farther.
By Ashley Mayo

How would you assess your game since your last win, in October 2008?

I'll be nice and give it a B-. My biggest hurdles are my distance and my long-iron play. I've gotten longer, but I'm still short. [Average drive: 245 yards.] Even though putting is what wins golf tournaments, hitting it close with a 5-iron would certainly help. Read more >>

Montreal Gazette on Morgan looking to regain her winning form

Canadian Women's Open: Morgan Pressel looking to regain winning form
By Randy Phillips, The Gazette

Morgan Pressel is confident her golf will get to where it should be before the season ends, but she also wants to regain the kind of self-assurance she displayed as a young phenom when she first hit the LPGA Tour. Read More >>

Golfweek on Pressel’s South Florida home

Pressel feeling at home in new South Florida digs

The small silver trophy blends so effortlessly into the vast lime green space that a visitor might overlook it. There, between a pair of funky white chairs that Pressel bought to freshen up her home, sits the 2007 Kraft Nabisco replica. Read more >>



USA Today on Morgan & Cristie’s goal to help find cure for breast cancer

LPGA golfers share goal to beat breast cancer
By Morgan Pressel, and Cristie Kerr

In 2003, Morgan Pressel, then 15, learned too soon what radiology, mastectomy and chemotherapy meant as she watched her mother, Kathryn Krickstein, die of breast cancer at age 43. A year earlier, Cristie Kerr's mother, Linda, was diagnosed with breast cancer but continues to win that persistent battle. Read more >>

Morgan donates money to Japan Red Cross effort

Pressel donates $25,000 to American Red Cross for Japan

Morgan Pressel has a special place in her heart for Japan. Pressel, who has raised nearly $2 million through her foundation to provide funding for breast cancer awareness, detection and treatment, recently extended her charitable arm to the ongoing relief efforts in Japan. Read more >>



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