Died: Carol Mann, a World Golf Hall of Fame member whose 38 LPGA victories included two major championships, on Sunday at her home in The Woodlands, Texas, according to the LPGA. She was 77. No cause of death was disclosed. Mann served as LPGA president in 1973-76, founded Carol Mann Golf Services, a management and course-design company, and worked as a network-TV analyst for men’s and women’s golf on ABC, NBC and ESPN. “Carol has been part of the fabric of the LPGA for more than 55 years,” commissioner Mike Whan said in a statement. “She most certainly left the game and the LPGA better than she found it.”
Announced: By the U.S. Golf Association, that an additional 23 players are exempt for the U.S. Open on June 14-17 at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton, N.Y., based on the updated Official World Golf Ranking. The players: Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Rafael Cabrera-Bello, Bryson DeChambeau, Ross Fisher, Matthew Fitzpatrick, Dylan Frittelli, Branden Grace, Chesson Hadley, Tyrrell Hatton, Charles Howell III, Satoshi Kodaira, Alexander Levy, Haotong Li, Luke List, Francesco Molinari, Alex Noren, Louis Oosthuizen, Ian Poulter, Chez Reavie, Cameron Smith, Charl Schwartzel, Brendan Steele and Peter Uihlein.
Correction: James Lepp, the 2005 NCAA Division I golf champion from Washington, was not a four-time All-American for the Huskies (“No sure thing: Wise’s rise to Tour title,” May 21). Lepp played his first two collegiate seasons at Illinois, where he was the Big Ten freshman of the year in 2002 and the Big Ten player of the year in 2003, before transferring to Washington.