Beth Ann Nichols, USA TODAY

Beth Ann Nichols

USA TODAY

Lakeland, FL, United States

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Recent articles by Beth:

LPGA Q-Series: Former Netflix star, an NAIA history maker and freshly-minted pros set for 144-hole grind

Meet 12 of the players set for the 144-hole grind. → Read More

Women's field reduced to 108 players at historic Australian Open, while men's field grows to 156

Originally, both the men’s and women’s fields were slated to have 144 players each. → Read More

Lydia Ko returns to No. 1 in the world for the first time since 2017

Four players have occupied the top spot in the Rolex Rankings in 2022. → Read More

Meet the top-10 single-season money list winners in LPGA history

A record-setting six players crossed the $2 million mark this season on the LPGA and 27 players won seven figures. → Read More

Mariah Stackhouse, eight amateurs among 50 players who advanced to final stage of LPGA qualifying

Becca Huffer and Seulki Lee were co-medalists in the event, which featured a field of 178 players. → Read More

Prize money payouts for each LPGA player at 2022 CME Group Tour Championship

The 2022 LPGA season finale featured the largest first-place paycheck in women’s golf history. → Read More

Lydia Ko and Leona Maguire could deliver epic duel at CME on Sunday with $2 million on the line

Maguire began the day seven shots behind Ko, but a flawless 9-under 63 vaulted her into a tie with Ko at 15 under. → Read More

LPGA releases 2023 schedule, which features 33 events and record prize fund of $101 million

A jam-packed summer includes four majors in the span of eight weeks. → Read More

With so much on the line, Player of the Year contender Lydia Ko opens with a 65 to take early lead at CME

Ko holds the course record at Tiburon, 62, and won this tournament in 2014. → Read More

How would Sophia Schubert spend CME's $2 million payday? She'd steal a move from Arnold Palmer's playbook

Schubert started taking flying lessons six months ago after watching “Top Gun: Maverick” with her boyfriend. → Read More

Bobbi Stricker takes another step closer to LPGA dream this week at Stage II qualifying with dad Steve as caddie

Bobbi Stricker will participate in the LPGA's Stage II Qualifying School for the first time this week, and dad Steve will be on the bag. → Read More

Lydia Ko is in position to win LPGA Player of the Year award for the first time in seven years

At this week's season-ending CME Group Tour Championship in Florida, Lydia Ko is in great position to earn Rolex Player of the Year honors. → Read More

Here's what's on the line at this week's CME, including a jam-packed LPGA Player of the Year race

Several awards are on the line on top of the $2 million first-place prize. → Read More

Solheim Cup set to be contested in the Netherlands for the first time in 2026

A championship course that hosts the Dutch Open on the DP World Tour will stage the biennial event. → Read More

Jin Young Ko endeavors to smile through the pain as she seeks third consecutive CME title

Jin Young Ko is still dealing with a wrist injury that has plagued her for more than a year, but she has a chance at history this week. → Read More

Bubble breakdown: A look at who kept their LPGA card and qualified for CME Group Tour Championship — and who didn't

Here’s a look at some of the highs and lows from a dramatic day on the LPGA. → Read More

Nelly Korda edges Lexi Thompson in another Pelican LPGA thriller to return to World No. 1

Korda is back on top of the women’s game after surgery earlier this year to remove a blood clot. → Read More

Long-bombing Chiara Noja, 16, defeats her childhood idol, Charley Hull, in a playoff in Saudi Arabia

High school senior Chiara Noja won at the Aramco Team Series Jeddah, defeating her childhood idol, Charley Hull, in a playoff. → Read More

Gemma Dryburgh reflects on her breakthrough victory in Japan, where she dined on octopus and won a toilet

Gemma Dryburgh reflects on her breakthrough victory in Japan, where she dined on octopus and won a toilet. → Read More

Back injury sidelines Jessica Korda for last two LPGA events in Florida

A back injury will sideline Jessica Korda for the last two LPGA events of the season in Florida. → Read More