Number of 2018 winners on the LPGA who are paired in today’s first round of the Bank of Hope Founders Cup, Michelle Wie, Jin Young Ko and Brittany Lincicome will tee off at 12:34 p.m. MST on No. 1 at Wildfire Golf Club in Phoenix (tee times). The Founders Cup is the first of 16 consecutive LPGA tournaments to be played in the United States (schedule).
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Kelly Tilghman will wrap up a 22-year career with Golf Channel this week at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
Number of years that anchor Kelly Tilghman has worked at Golf Channel. Tilghman announced that this week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational in Orlando, Fla., where Golf Channel is headquartered, will be her last week at the network. Tilghman, a former Duke golfer, began her career in 1996 in Golf Channel’s video library and became the network’s first female lead announcer.