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LPGA.com is excited to re-launch our podcast for 2018. The new format of “On the Tee” features LPGA.com’s Bret Lasky as Host of the pod, with Managing Editor and Host Amy Rogers joining the fray along with Contributor and longtime golf writer, Ron Sirak.

Get in touch with us! Do you have a question? Do you want to let us know where you're listening from? Is there a certain person you want hear on the podcast? Send us an email at OnTheTee@lpga.com.

Podcast Archive

Episode Podcast Summary

Tiffany Joh and Tom Abbott - Tiffany Joh joins the podcast to talk about her best week of the season in Scotland and then qualifying for the Ricoh Women's British Open in a crazy 24-hour stretch. She also discusses her amazing friends on Tour, her unique mindset, surfing and how a visit to see a friend in the Hamptons helped change her perspective. Golf Channel commentator Tom Abbott, a native of England, comes on the podcast to talk about the intricacies of Royal Lytham.


Brittany Lincicome and Catriona Matthew - Brittany Lincicome comes on to recap the PGA TOUR experience. She talks about the differences between the two tours, who should be next to compete on the PGA and what she learned. Scotland's own Catriona Matthew comes on to give us the lowdown on Gullane Golf Club, a course she has played since she was 12. Chief Communications Officer Heather Daly Donofrio also joins the podcast.


Lincicome's Caddie and Annika - Brittany Lincicome is competing on the PGA TOUR this week and her caddie Missy Pederson stops by the podcast to talk about facing the men, how they first met and her famous pizzas. Annika Sorenstam also joins to tell her tales from competing on the PGA. Our roundtable topics also include wins by Thidapa Suwannapura and Laura Davies from this past weekend.


Super Mom Rohanna and Lisa Cornwell - Rachel Rohanna will make her season debut just one month after giving birth to her daughter Gemelia. Rohanna talks about how she was able to keep her game tuned during pregnancy and how realistic success is on the LPGA while trying to raise a young family. We also have Golf Channel host Lisa Cornwell, who started an interesting conversation on Twitter this week about pay for PGA TOUR vs. LPGA Tour.


Cheyenne Woods - Fourth-year LPGA pro Cheyenne Woods joins the podcast to discuss why she believes she will be an LPGA champion at some point during her career. She also talks about her slow start to the season, why her new caddy has been a big reason for her uptick, her new travel companion, her love of ice cream, her favorite NBA team and more. She also touches on her relationship with Renee Powell.


So Yeon Ryu and Danielle Kang's Brother - Two-time major champion So Yeon Ryu joins the podcast to talk about her recent win, the upcoming major, trying to win the career grand slam, the mental side of her early season struggles and getting set for UL International Crown later this year. Danielle Kang's brother, Alex, who plays on the Web.com Tour joins to discuss watching his sister win last year, her sky-high confidence and a funny story about Danielle making an older boy cry as a kid.


Gerina Piller and Kay Cockerill - How's Gerina Miller doing? What's it like being a mom? When will she return? We had so many questions for Gerina and had fun catching up with the new mom. Golf Channel on-course reporter Kay Cockerill also joined the podcast to talk about covering the Tour, her playing days and practicing for the USGA Senior Women's Open.


Breakthrough Win for Annie Park - Annie Park went from an afterthought to an LPGA winner last week at the ShopRite LPGA Classic. The first-time winner joined the podcast to discuss her amazing journey over the last year. She had a really bad back injury that she had to overcome and also had to shift her putting style drastically. Recent Symetra Tour winner Louise Ridderstrom also stopped by the podcast.


Jutanugarn, Smith and Maguire - The 20th episode of the podcast features U.S. Women's Open winner Ariya Jutanugarn along with Sarah Jane Smith, who finished T5 at Shoal Creek, and Leona Maguire, who makes her professional debut at the ShopRite LPGA Classic. Jutanugarn called her bunker shot on 18 the best of her life. Smith said she desperately wants to win on the LPGA while Maguire talked about her decision to stay all four years at Duke.


2x USWO Champ Juli Inkster - It's U.S. Women's Open week so who better to talk to then two-time champion Juli Inkster! She talks about the long wait to get her first USWO title, edging Annika, why it gives her credibility around the world, raising kids on the LPGA and how long she'll play. We also discuss the weather issues in Alabama and we give our picks to win!


Wie's Caddie Matthew Galloway - What's it like to caddie for the most popular player of the last decade plus? We spent 30 minutes with Michelle Wie's caddie Matthew Galloway on this episode. We discuss how they connected, what they talk about on the course, Wie's putt in Singapore to win and his future aspirations in the business.


Natalie Gulbis on President's Council - Natalie Gulbis will be heading to Washington, D.C. in a few weeks to be sworn into President Trump's Council on Sports, Fitness and Nutrition. We discussed how she was nominated, the phone call to let her know she was on, nearly running for Congress and the potential for a future political career, her deep desire to still win on the LPGA and even a great host family story in Kingsmill.


Mel Reid Tells All - Mel Reid has always been outspoken about trying to grow the women's game and after playing in GolfSixes, she feels that good strides are being made and more are needed. In this special off week edition of "On The Tee", Reid also discusses a hypothetical LPGA/PGA mixed event, her late mother, splitting with her coach and her hopes of making Team England at the UL International Crown.


All-Time Great Karrie Webb - Legendary Aussie Karrie Webb is playing a limited schedule this year on the LPGA. She joined Amy and Bret from the Volunteers of America LPGA Texas Classic to discuss her schedule, her playing career, her scholarship and how long she'll continue to play. She clearly still has the desire to compete and contend. She even told us where she keeps her trophies.


Commish Mike Whan and Stephanie Meadow - LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan comes on the podcast to detail new events coming to the LPGA in 2019 plus the growth in corporate partners and the UL International Crown headed to Korea. He also tells a fun story about Michelle Wie. Recent Symetra Tour winner Stephanie Meadow also comes on to detail her trying journey after family tragedy.


Azahara Munoz Reveals Thyroid Disease - For the first time publicly, Azahara Munoz goes into detail on the thyroid disease that she finally figured out within the last couple of years. She also discusses her second place performance in Hawaii, friendship with Pernilla Lindberg and her inspirations growing up in Spain and Team Spain's chances of making the UL International Crown.


Marina Alex and Karen Stupples - One of the top American golfers in the world, Marina Alex, joins the podcast to talk about her experience attending The Masters and her journey from New Jersey to Vanderbilt to the LPGA. Golf Channel Analyst Karen Stupples also comes on to talk about the state of the LPGA, Michelle Wie's ceiling and Lydia Ko's swing.


Pernilla Lindberg - Just 24 hours after leaping into Poppie's Pond, Pernilla Lindberg joined the podcast to discuss finally capturing her first win, the 30-foot birdie to win, beating a legend like Inbee and more. Annika Sorenstam also joins plus new Golf Channel co-host of "Shotmakers" Amanda Blumenherst stops by.


Inbee and Annika - Since it's the first major week of the year, we decided to ask two of the all-time greats Inbee Park and Annika Sorenstam (17 majors combined) to join us. Inbee's interview starts at the 26-minute mark while Annika's starts at the 45-minute mark. We also talked Lexi, Aditi, major moments and debated if this is the year of the veteran.


Mo Martin - We start by discussing the unflappable Inbee Park and the aging like fine wine Laura Davies. We also tip our cap to Kelly Tilghman in our roundtable. Our big interview this week is with Mo Martin, who details incredible stories of her childhood. Plus, Symetra Tour champion Lauren Kim is on to talk her big win and nearly quitting.


Laura Davies - We are on location at the Bank of Hope Founders Cup this week talking about the first domestic event of the year, Tiger Woods' T2 finish and the return of Paula Creamer. Plus, our big interview is with the legend Laura Davies. Also, rookie Emma Talley joins to play "Go for it or Lay up" towards the end of the pod.


Sydnee Michaels - We discuss Michelle Wie's big win at the HSBC Women's World Championship and the strong performances by the Korda sisters. Sydnee Michaels joins the podcast to discuss giving birth in November and returning next week in Phoenix. Also, in "Would You Rather", we banter about being Justin Thomas' full-time caddie or getting to play golf for free the rest of your life.


Amanda Balionis - We chatted with CBS broadcaster Amanda Balionis about her rapid rise in broadcasting, working with Jim Nantz, juggling her jobs at Callaway and CBS, role models like Bonnie Bernstein and Rachel Nichols and her relationship with Jessica Korda.


Angel Yin - In episode four, we recap the ISPS Women's Australian Open, talk the debut of Jessica Korda in Thailand and discuss Karrie Webb's part-time discussion. Angel Yin is our special guest this week and she talks everything from golf to fishing to shopping..


Michael Waltrip - In this bonus edition, NASCAR legend Michael Waltrip drops by to talk about his life in racing and his favorite passion: golf. He even gives us a prediction for the 500 and talks about his legendary hole-in-one..


Sandra Gal - On Episode three, we start with a roundtable discussion on the Super Bowl, the Waste Management PGA event, the Suzann Pettersen v. media controversy and more and then Sandra Gal joins the conversation to discuss a wide array of topics.


Brittany Lincicome - Episode two features seven-time LPGA winner Brittany Lincicome also joins the podcast to preview her 2018 season, reminisce on her 2017 Bahamas win and even dishes on what her walk out song would be.


Brooke Henderson - Episode one features major champion, Brooke Henderson, at the Diamond Resorts Invitational. The team also shares their predictions for the 2018 season, debate whether we’re seeing the best generation in women’s golf and play Lay Up or Go For It.


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Round 4 To Par Thru
1 Brooke M. Henderson -16 12
T2 Ariya Jutanugarn -13 13
T2 Nelly Korda -13 12
4 Eun-Hee Ji -12 13
T5 Hyejin Choi -11 13
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