Reports LPGA commissioner Bivens on the way out


LPGA Tour _newBETHLEHEM, Pa. ' LPGA commissioner Carolyn Bivens reportedly is on the way out as leader of the tour after calls for her resignation by key players.
Golf Digest and GolfWeek Magazine reported on their Web sites Thursday that the embattled commissioner will be replaced.
Golf Digest cites multiple sources saying Bivenss four-year tenure could end as soon as next week.
Bivens has 18 months left on a three-year contract extension signed in 2008. Citing a source in tournament management, Golf Digest reported that a general agreement on financial terms was reached with Bivens late Wednesday.
A faction of tour players had sent a letter to the LPGA Tour board seeking Bivens resignation. The letter said the tours problems cant be blamed on a poor economy and a new leader is needed.
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