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News of the day: New CME Globe format 'exciting'
Morgan Pressel discusses the announcement of the year long points Race to the CME Globe. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.
On the rise: LPGA makes another big change in 2014
Chief Marketing Officer for the LPGA Tour, Jon Podany, announces the new year long points challenge the Race for the CME Globe. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.
Creamer has eyes on $1 million CME prize
Paula Creamer discusses her goals for the 2014 season and the news about the Race to the CME Globe. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.
Wie 'so excited' over Race to the CME Globe
Michelle Wie discusses how the new Race to the CME Globe will impact her tour schedule. Watch "Morning Drive" everyday 7AM ET.that go beyond at the bounce of the game of golf and Michelle Wie is one of them. Good morning. -Good morning. -It's great to have you. My year is January 9th. My year is complete. At the end of last year we all said who do we want in Studio AP in 2014, Tiger, Rory. I said Michelle Wie . -Oh, thank you. Well, I'm really happy to be here. It's my first time. -Yes. -This is really exciting. -Well, it's exciting
Race to CME Globe: Players react to LPGA's big news
Lexi Thompson and Brittany Lincicome discuss the new year long points challenge the Race to the CME Globe. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.win, I guess, the extra million-dollar purse at the end. -Ladies, the PGA Tour has had the FedEx Cup playoffs now for a number of years. Last year, the web.com Tour established a playoff system. Did you guys, as players, maybe a group of players, go to the LPGA Tour and say, you know, we need a season-long event that has points and ultimately culminates in a champion at the end offormat for fans and everybody to stay tune. -We just had an LPGA Tour official come out and explain the process. I could tell you that when the FedEx Cup playoffs started 2007, the PGA Tour , there was some confusion amongst the players about who gets points, what's going on. Have you been well educated? Do you feel
How the Race to the CME Globe came to be
Karen Stupples discusses the new Race to the CME Globe and it's impact on the LPGA. Watch "Morning Drive" everyday 7AM ET.$1.5 million to the winner that puts us in the ranks of PGA Tour , just-- maybe just for that one week but it is still something in a stock. -At significant, you're right. $1.5 million potentially--strength will increase dramatically because of it. -Yeah, very similar to the PGA Tour 500 for wins with 4-fields or any win. The major is 25 percent more for major championship win with respect to points. So again, go to golfchannel.com if you wanna read about all of the particular--
Overdrive: Who wins the Race to the CME Globe?
Damon Hack, Todd Lewis, and Chris DiMarco discuss who is the player most likely to win the new year long Race to the CMA Globe. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.installment of Overdrive on golfchannel.com. I'm Damon Hack alongside Todd Lewis and Chris DiMarco . Gentlemen, start your engines. Are you ready? -Vroom, vroom. Let's go. -He uses that word-- he uses that word, gentlemen, very loosely. -I probably do, I probably do. All right. Todd, let's start with you. What's your one take away from Morgan Pressel's appearance on Morning Drive Wednesday? -That her mother is still a major influence in her life, and she's got a huge, huge heart to raise a money which she has raised through her foundation to help fight cancer and breast cancer, specifically. I was really impressed by that. And the fact that she was [unk] a lot emotional talking aboutthe bi. Who's gonna win the inaugural Race to the CME Globe, Chris DiMarco ? -The person who plays best a lot this year. -Give me a name. -A name. Okay. Really. You know what? I'm gonna
LPGA points race conjures memories of past playoffs
Six years after the demise of the LPGA Playoffs at the ADT, the women’s best players are welcoming the return of another $1 million payday in a new season-long competition.
Korda sets early pace for CME Globe, Int'l Crown
Jessica Korda is the early pace setter in the race for $1 million and the biggest payday in women’s golf.
Whan: In depth on the Race to the CME Globe
LPGA commissioner Michael Whan discusses the Race to the CME Globe. Watch 'Morning Drive' everyday 7AM ET.year long. -Well, we know that late summer and the fall, the PGA Tour has gotten a lot more exciting since the inception of the FedEx Cup in 2007. But Tim Finchem would admit that the point system was a bit of a debacle at the start and they have constantly tweaked in the ensuing years. -Yeah. -Did you consult with the PGA Tour on how to best set your model for points? -Yeah. First up we made was the PGA Tour . We went there-- we went up there with seven or eight, you know, IT spreadsheets, different ways. And it was-- looking back,
LPGA: Season-long race for 2014; $1M bonus
The LPGA’s new Race to the CME Globe was unveiled Wednesday as a season-long competition for the biggest winner’s prize in women’s golf.