Recent Women News
Oakley golf sensation Yani Tseng weathered (yes, pun intended) some serious conditions at the Scottsdale, Arizona based Founders Cup to secure her second LPGA title in four events on the year. Her victory at the Wildfire Golf Club also marked her 14th career LPGA victory. Did we mention she’s only 24 years old? Tseng’s remarkable rise to the top of the LPGA is a true testament to her hard work and determination on and off the course.
Some North Americans will never truly understand the devastation and hardships that take place in African nations such as Rwanda. Hollywood tries to depict the sad reality of the issues sweeping the African continent, but rarely is the full effect of troubling problems ever shown. Canadian Clara Hughes has taken notice and pledged to do something about it. The Oakley Olympic cyclist, speed skater and now humanitarian has teamed up with Oakley Canada in pledging to donate the entirety of her retainer payment as well as any Olympic victory bonuses received in 2012 to the Right To Play charity, aimed at aiding the Rwandan people.
Lindsey Vonn continues to prove her status as American ski royalty. Adding another award to her expanding trophy case, Lindsey secured her fourth overall World Cup title, becoming the first American to achieve this feat. Phil Mahre had been the only previous American to win three overall World Cup titles; Lindsey is now in a league of her own.