They played the LPGA’s 2022 season opener in Florida, but from the looks of players all bundled up over the weekend at Orlando’s Lake Nona Golf Club, it might as well have been in Ohio. Shorts and short sleeves worn Thursday and Friday at the Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions (where LPGA winners play alongside celebrities) were quickly covered by long pants and jackets Saturday and Sunday as sunny and 70 gave way to overcast, windy and 50.
Luckily, Danielle Kang has been preparing for that exact weather. During the off-season, the 29-year-old LPGA veteran (and California native) made a point of working on her cold-weather game, in part because she wants to contend at an AIG Women’s British Open. Who knew it would come in handy a bit early. Adjusting quickly to the change in temperature, Kang shot a final-round 68 for a 16-under 272 total to claim her sixth career LPGA title. Read More