Mike Whan

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Mike Whan said : “I’m excited and enthused to hand the baton to Mollie,” “With her vision and the strength of the existing LPGA leadership team, the Association is poised for incredible growth. I’m fully committed to being Mollie’s biggest cheerleader and supporter as she takes the LPGA to new heights” External link

usaToday Tuesday, May 25, 2021 7:33:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Working outside in the sun is part of the job description of an LPGA Tour player, so proper sun safety is a top priority,” External link

nationmultimedia Tuesday, March 2, 2021 3:21:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Golf has been a part of my whole life,” “I love this game; I love this country; and I love the process of getting better. And I feel like with this job I’ll get a chance to do all three” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, February 18, 2021 9:55:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Golf has always had this excitement factor and innovation factor and a chance to get to believe that your 14 handicap can be 12 this year and finding the right mix to do that,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, February 18, 2021 9:55:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "This one is pretty simple for me. I love this game. I love this sport. I love this country, and I really love the process of getting better and learning and building strategic alliances. And I get all of that in the USGA," "When I announced my departure from the LPGA, I said that I'm at the age where I sort of have one more big thing to do. I need to get some first-tee jitters again. I need to get nervous, and suffice it to say, I'm nervous. But I revel in that," External link

sinacom-en Thursday, February 18, 2021 7:27:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I love this game, I love this country and I love the process of getting better,” “The USGA gives me an opportunity to do all three and leave a real mark. It’s a chance to make a real difference in a sport that’s made a difference in my life” External link

virginislandsdailynews Thursday, February 18, 2021 4:37:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Golf has been a part of my whole life," "I love this game; I love this country; and I love the process of getting better. And I feel like with this job I'll get a chance to do all three" External link

yahoo-au Thursday, February 18, 2021 12:53:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Golf has always had this excitement factor and innovation factor and a chance to get to believe that your 14 handicap can be 12 this year and finding the right mix to do that," "The one thing I know from spending a lot of time in the manufacturing world is as soon as we establish new standards, a thousand engineers will wake up the next morning and start figuring out how to push the envelope within those standards," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, February 18, 2021 12:53:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I love this game, I love this country and I love the process of getting better,” “The USGA gives me an opportunity to do all three and leave a real mark. It’s a chance to make a real difference in a sport that’s made a difference in my life” External link

denverpost Thursday, February 18, 2021 12:27:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Golf has been a part of my whole life," "I love this game; I love this country; and I love the process of getting better. And I feel like with this job I'll get a chance to do all three" External link

afp-en Thursday, February 18, 2021 12:22:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Golf has always had this excitement factor and innovation factor and a chance to get to believe that your 14 handicap can be 12 this year and finding the right mix to do that," "The one thing I know from spending a lot of time in the manufacturing world is as soon as we establish new standards, a thousand engineers will wake up the next morning and start figuring out how to push the envelope within those standards," External link

afp-en Thursday, February 18, 2021 12:22:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "As someone who grew up loving this game, I have always had huge respect for the USGA and its role in leading our sport," External link

wsau Wednesday, February 17, 2021 9:13:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "As someone who grew up loving this game, I have always had huge respect for the USGA and its role in leading our sport," "The game has given me so much throughout my life, both personally and professionally. I know I have a lot to learn, but I'm truly excited about this role, as it gives me the opportunity to not only give back to the game, but to also work hard to leave it stronger" External link

wsau Wednesday, February 17, 2021 9:13:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I love this game, I love this country and I love the process of getting better,” “The USGA gives me an opportunity to do all three and leave a real mark. It’s a chance to make a real difference in a sport that’s made a difference in my life” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, February 17, 2021 8:57:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I love this game, I love this country and I love the process of getting better,” “The USGA gives me an opportunity to do all three and leave a real mark. It’s a chance to make a real difference in a sport that’s made a difference in my life” External link

gazette Wednesday, February 17, 2021 8:15:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I love this game, I love this country and I love the process of getting better,” “The USGA gives me an opportunity to do all three and leave a real mark. It’s a chance to make a real difference in a sport that’s made a difference in my life” External link

usaToday Wednesday, February 17, 2021 8:02:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I love this game, I love this country and I love the process of getting better,” “The USGA gives me an opportunity to do all three and leave a real mark. It’s a chance to make a real difference in a sport that’s made a difference in my life” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, February 17, 2021 7:52:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I love this game, I love this country and I love the process of getting better,” “The USGA gives me an opportunity to do all three and leave a real mark. It’s a chance to make a real difference in a sport that’s made a difference in my life” External link

click2houston Wednesday, February 17, 2021 7:41:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “As the longest-serving LPGA commissioner, I look back on these 11 years with enormous pride and satisfaction at what we’ve accomplished,” External link

phnompenhpost Thursday, January 21, 2021 5:58:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “As the longest-serving LPGA commissioner, I look back on these 11 years with enormous pride and satisfaction at what we’ve accomplished,” “I simply wouldn’t leave the LPGA if I thought the future was uncertain or not trending straight up. In fact, even after the challenges we faced in 2020, the LPGA has never been more financially secure… The LPGA is poised for even greater heights” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, January 20, 2021 9:19:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "As the longest-serving LPGA commissioner, I look back on these 11 years with enormous pride and satisfaction at what we've accomplished," "I simply wouldn't leave the LPGA if I thought the future was uncertain or not trending straight up. In fact, even after the challenges we faced in 2020, the LPGA has never been more financially secure... The LPGA is poised for even greater heights" External link

polandsun Wednesday, January 20, 2021 10:39:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "As the longest-serving LPGA commissioner, I look back on these 11 years with enormous pride and satisfaction at what we've accomplished," "I simply wouldn't leave the LPGA if I thought the future was uncertain or not trending straight up. In fact, even after the challenges we faced in 2020, the LPGA has never been more financially secure... The LPGA is poised for even greater heights" External link

irishsun Wednesday, January 20, 2021 10:02:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “As the longest-serving LPGA commissioner, I look back on these 11 years with enormous pride and satisfaction at what we’ve accomplished,” “I simply wouldn’t leave the LPGA if I thought the future was uncertain or not trending straight up. In fact, even after the challenges we faced in 2020, the LPGA has never been more financially secure... The LPGA is poised for even greater heights” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, January 20, 2021 4:07:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "As the longest-serving LPGA commissioner, I look back on these 11 years with enormous pride and satisfaction at what we've accomplished," "I simply wouldn't leave the LPGA if I thought the future was uncertain or not trending straight up. In fact, even after the challenges we faced in 2020, the LPGA has never been more financially secure... The LPGA is poised for even greater heights" External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:00:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Watching us work through the pandemic of 2020 was the visualization I needed to know that it was not only time, but it was right,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, January 7, 2021 3:08:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan added : “The LPGA is going to be run by women. It is today and will be in the future. So if the next commissioner person doesn’t get that, they’ll be miserable” External link

seattlepi Thursday, January 7, 2021 3:08:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I didn’t change the culture. I think I just kind of brought us back to what was important,” “I think we believe in ourselves as the underdog, and I hope we never lose that. Because we believe we’re the underdog, we are willing to push a little harder, try a little longer and not hear all the people telling us why that’s not possible” External link

seattlepi Thursday, January 7, 2021 3:08:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan wrote : "I know that news may come as a bit of a shock, but trust me when I say it follows many, many months of deep introspection," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, January 7, 2021 2:46:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan wrote : "I simply wouldn't leave the LPGA if I thought the future was uncertain or not trending straight up," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, January 7, 2021 2:46:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan wrote : "I know that news may come as a bit of a shock, but trust me when I say it follows many, many months of deep introspection," External link

afp-en Thursday, January 7, 2021 2:21:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan wrote : "I simply wouldn't leave the LPGA if I thought the future was uncertain or not trending straight up," External link

afp-en Thursday, January 7, 2021 2:21:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan wrote : “One of the hardest jobs of a leader is to know when their work is done,” External link

usaToday Wednesday, January 6, 2021 6:48:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “We are recapturing the momentum that we had at the beginning of 2020 and we are excited about our future, which will include news of new title sponsors and several significant purse increases,” External link

taipeitimes Saturday, December 19, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “We are recapturing the momentum that we had at the beginning of 2020 and we are excited about our future, which will include news of new title sponsors and several significant purse increases,” External link

usaToday Saturday, December 19, 2020 2:53:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “We are recapturing the momentum that we had at the beginning of 2020 and we are excited about our future, which will include news of new title sponsors and several significant purse increases,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, December 19, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "What started as a wild idea has now become a truly special tournament that players and fans look forward to year in and year out, and we are honored to continue partnering with the LPGA to host this unforgettable event," External link

prnewswire Thursday, October 29, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Since we unfortunately cannot travel to Asia, we felt it was very important to add another competitive opportunity for our players,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, September 16, 2020 2:53:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Obviously we’re going to be challenged by the heat,” External link

citizen Thursday, September 10, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Obviously we're going to be challenged by the heat," External link

BangkokPost Thursday, September 10, 2020 3:42:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Obviously we’re going to be challenged by the heat,” External link

gulf-times Thursday, September 10, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We're hoping that if there's some health options for us in (the first quarter) of 2021 that we could be back by late Q1 of '21 into the tournaments the way we want to play them," "Pro-ams, fans and everything else the way that we normally do" External link

irishsun Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:18:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We're currently working on what we call the COVID plan," "Which is, how do we avoid crossing international borders at least through Q1 of 2021 so that we can still get all of our events in and not have these quarantine border crossings, if in fact we're still dealing with COVID issues even into April and May" External link

irishsun Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:18:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan added : “You don’t have to like or agree with me on that,” External link

guardian Sunday, August 30, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan added : “You don’t have to like or agree with me on that,” External link

guardian Saturday, August 29, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I'm pretty comfortable that we'll have an even bigger schedule in2021 than we would have had pre-covid," "It's nice to know that despite a really challenging 2020, it won't stop the momentum that we had, and quite frankly we'll be better in 2021 that we even would have been without the virus in2020, and that's an exciting thing to be able to say out loud" External link

arkansasonline Friday, August 28, 2020 12:38:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We appreciate the friendship of our partners at ANA, who continue to support the LPGA tour through these unprecedented times," External link

wsau Friday, August 7, 2020 8:13:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I never feel like you win in this process,” External link

usaToday Wednesday, August 5, 2020 3:44:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We appreciate the support of our partners at Walmart and Procter and Gamble as we collaboratively navigate this unprecedented time," External link

arkansasonline Friday, July 24, 2020 10:56:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I fully believe we’ll lose another event or two or three along the way,” External link

highlandstoday Friday, July 17, 2020 10:28:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “While we’re extremely sad that spectators won’t be able to attend this year’s tournament, we know it’s the right thing to do for the safety of the community, our sponsors, volunteers, and LPGA players,” External link

themalaymailonline Friday, July 17, 2020 2:44:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "While we're extremely sad that spectators won't be able to attend this year's tournament, we know it's the right thing to do for the safety of the community, our sponsors, volunteers, and LPGA players," External link

polandsun Friday, July 17, 2020 12:43:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "While we're extremely sad that spectators won't be able to attend this year's tournament, we know it's the right thing to do for the safety of the community, our sponsors, volunteers, and LPGA players," External link

irishsun Friday, July 17, 2020 12:11:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "While we're extremely sad that spectators won't be able to attend this year's tournament, we know it's the right thing to do for the safety of the community, our sponsors, volunteers, and LPGA players," External link

afp-en Thursday, July 16, 2020 10:53:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I fully believe we'll lose another event or two or three along the way," External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, July 16, 2020 11:18:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "It should be a busy first five weeks, and an exciting time for players to come back on board," External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, July 16, 2020 11:18:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "It is strange to get started in a time in which we know we're going to have positive results no matter what we build," External link

wsau Thursday, July 16, 2020 2:24:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We'll make a decision on fans at the end of the week," External link

wsau Thursday, July 16, 2020 2:24:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I fully believe we'll lose another event or two or three along the way,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, July 16, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “It should be a busy first five weeks, and an exciting time for players to come back on board,” “Start, don't start, play a major, don't play a major. There's a lot of options here in just these first five weeks of our restart” External link

eagletribune Thursday, July 16, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I fully believe we'll lose another event or two or three along the way,” External link

kiro7 Thursday, July 16, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “It should be a busy first five weeks, and an exciting time for players to come back on board,” “Start, don't start, play a major, don't play a major. There's a lot of options here in just these first five weeks of our restart” External link

kiro7 Thursday, July 16, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I fully believe we'll lose another event or two or three along the way,” External link

click2houston Thursday, July 16, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “It should be a busy first five weeks, and an exciting time for players to come back on board,” “Start, don't start, play a major, don't play a major. There's a lot of options here in just these first five weeks of our restart” External link

click2houston Thursday, July 16, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said ( about Solheim Cup ) : “I think at this point, Solheim is strong enough to survive, whether it’s a week or two before or after the Ryder Cup,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, July 8, 2020 9:49:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said ( about Solheim Cup ) : “I think at this point, Solheim is strong enough to survive, whether it’s a week or two before or after the Ryder Cup,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, July 8, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said ( about Solheim Cup ) : “I think at this point, Solheim is strong enough to survive, whether it’s a week or two before or after the Ryder Cup,” External link

therepublic Wednesday, July 8, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said ( about Solheim Cup ) : “I think at this point, Solheim is strong enough to survive, whether it’s a week or two before or after the Ryder Cup,” External link

tribtown Wednesday, July 8, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said ( about Solheim Cup ) : “I think at this point, Solheim is strong enough to survive, whether it's a week or two before or after the Ryder Cup,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, July 8, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said ( about Solheim Cup ) : “I think at this point, Solheim is strong enough to survive, whether it’s a week or two before or after the Ryder Cup,” External link

denverpost Wednesday, July 8, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said ( about Solheim Cup ) : “I think at this point, Solheim is strong enough to survive, whether it’s a week or two before or after the Ryder Cup,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, July 8, 2020 7:05:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said ( about Solheim Cup ) : “I think at this point, Solheim is strong enough to survive, whether it’s a week or two before or after the Ryder Cup,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, July 8, 2020 6:51:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said ( about Solheim Cup ) : “I think at this point, Solheim is strong enough to survive, whether it’s a week or two before or after the Ryder Cup,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, July 8, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said ( about Solheim Cup ) : “I think at this point, Solheim is strong enough to survive, whether it’s a week or two before or after the Ryder Cup,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, July 8, 2020 6:34:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said ( about Solheim Cup ) : “I think at this point, Solheim is strong enough to survive, whether it's a week or two before or after the Ryder Cup,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, July 8, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said ( about Solheim Cup ) : “I think at this point, Solheim is strong enough to survive, whether it’s a week or two before or after the Ryder Cup,” External link

wkbn Wednesday, July 8, 2020 6:26:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Unfortunately, we didn't have a later date. We had already moved Evian back once and the rest of our calendar is pretty well spoken for," External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1:13:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I give (Evian) a lot of credit. They battled until the end. We had a lot of different formats being discussed: small footprints, no fans, minimal impact," External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1:13:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Unfortunately, we didn't have a later date. We had already moved Evian back once and the rest of our calendar is pretty well spoken for,” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, June 10, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I give (Evian) a lot of credit. They battled until the end. We had a lot of different formats being discussed: small footprints, no fans, minimal impact,” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, June 10, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Unfortunately, we didn't have a later date. We had already moved Evian back once and the rest of our calendar is pretty well spoken for," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, June 10, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I give (Evian) a lot of credit. They battled until the end. We had a lot of different formats being discussed: small footprints, no fans, minimal impact," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, June 10, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Unfortunately, we didn't have a later date. We had already moved Evian back once and the rest of our calendar is pretty well spoken for," External link

afp-en Wednesday, June 10, 2020 5:48:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I give (Evian) a lot of credit. They battled until the end. We had a lot of different formats being discussed: small footprints, no fans, minimal impact," External link

afp-en Wednesday, June 10, 2020 5:48:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “We will have official wins, players can shuffle into a winner category, they can play their way into (December’s season-ending) Tournament of Champions in Orlando, but we feel players were not given the season that they earned in ‘19 for ‘20,” “They might have some version of a ‘20 season. But they don’t have a full season to perform under the categories they earned coming into the year” External link

themalaymailonline Friday, May 22, 2020 5:20:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We will have official wins, players can shuffle into a winner category, they can play their way into (December's season-ending) Tournament of Champions in Orlando, but we feel players were not given the season that they earned in '19 for '20," "They might have some version of a '20 season. But they don't have a full season to perform under the categories they earned coming into the year" External link

business-standard Thursday, May 21, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We will have official wins, players can shuffle into a winner category, they can play their way into (December's season-ending) Tournament of Champions in Orlando, but we feel players were not given the season that they earned in '19 for '20," "They might have some version of a '20 season. But they don't have a full season to perform under the categories they earned coming into the year" External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, May 21, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We will have official wins, players can shuffle into a winner category, they can play their way into (December's season-ending) Tournament of Champions in Orlando, but we feel players were not given the season that they earned in '19 for '20," "They might have some version of a '20 season. But they don't have a full season to perform under the categories they earned coming into the year" External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, May 21, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “We will have official wins, players can shuffle into a winner category, they can play their way into (December’s season-ending) Tournament of Champions in Orlando, but we feel players were not given the season that they earned in ’19 for ’20,” “They might have some version of a ’20 season. But they don’t have a full season to perform under the categories they earned coming into the year” External link

zbc Thursday, May 21, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We will have official wins, players can shuffle into a winner category, they can play their way into (December's season-ending) Tournament of Champions in Orlando, but we feel players were not given the season that they earned in '19 for '20," "They might have some version of a '20 season. But they don't have a full season to perform under the categories they earned coming into the year" External link

yahoo-au Thursday, May 21, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We will have official wins, players can shuffle into a winner category, they can play their way into (December's season-ending) Tournament of Champions in Orlando, but we feel players were not given the season that they earned in '19 for '20," "They might have some version of a '20 season. But they don't have a full season to perform under the categories they earned coming into the year" External link

afp-en Thursday, May 21, 2020 6:18:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Because we're not repopulating either the Symetra Tour or the LPGA Tour — or the LET (Ladies European Tour) for that matter — we don't need Q-schools,” External link

foxnews Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I know for college kids that want to go to Q-school this year, this is terrible news,” “I think for most Symetra Tour players that wanted to play their way off of the tour, this is terrible news. ... But everybody is getting in ‘21 what they earned in ’19, and it takes a lot of anxiety off the table about what is or isn't going to happen in '20” External link

foxnews Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “At this point we think we can play around the current restrictions,” “But travel in-and-out restrictions haven’t been cleared for the month of August in either the U.K. or France. And if those block us, then we won’t be able to play them” External link

foxnews Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I know for college kids that want to go to Q-school this year, this is terrible news,” “I think for most Symetra Tour players that wanted to play their way off of the tour, this is terrible news. ... But everybody is getting in ‘21 what they earned in ’19, and it takes a lot of anxiety off the table about what is or isn't going to happen in '20” External link

kiro7 Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “At this point we think we can play around the current restrictions,” “But travel in-and-out restrictions haven’t been cleared for the month of August in either the U.K. or France. And if those block us, then we won’t be able to play them” External link

kiro7 Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Because we're not repopulating either the Symetra Tour or the LPGA Tour — or the LET (Ladies European Tour) for that matter — we don't need Q-schools,” External link

click2houston Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I know for college kids that want to go to Q-school this year, this is terrible news,” “I think for most Symetra Tour players that wanted to play their way off of the tour, this is terrible news. ... But everybody is getting in ‘21 what they earned in ’19, and it takes a lot of anxiety off the table about what is or isn't going to happen in '20” External link

click2houston Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “At this point we think we can play around the current restrictions,” “But travel in-and-out restrictions haven’t been cleared for the month of August in either the U.K. or France. And if those block us, then we won’t be able to play them” External link

click2houston Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I realize that maybe there was a more aggressive path that we could have taken,” “But in our world, I feel like this was the right path. If it turns out that we’re a little late to the party – but being late to the party enables us to benefit from learning from others” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, April 30, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "One thing that has become clear is that there will be no opening bell regarding a return to safe play in this new normal of the covid-19 pandemic," External link

arkansasonline Thursday, April 30, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Many of our remaining events will feature higher purses in 2020 thanks in part to some of our sponsors, who could not reschedule their events, offering some of their prize funds to increase other purses," "In what has been a very challenging year for everyone, we are so thankful to our partners for their creativity, collaboration and dedication to helping our athletes get the most out of the playing opportunities they will have in this unprecedented season" External link

arkansasonline Thursday, April 30, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan told : "I realize that maybe there was a more aggressive path that we could have taken ... but in our world I feel like this was the right path," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, April 30, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan told : “I realize that maybe there was a more aggressive path that we could have taken ... but in our world I feel like this was the right path,” External link

themalaymailonline Thursday, April 30, 2020 4:33:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Many of our remaining events will feature higher purses in 2020 thanks in part to some of our sponsors, who could not reschedule their events, offering some of their prize funds to increase other purses," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, April 29, 2020 9:44:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Many of our remaining events will feature higher purses in 2020 thanks in part to some of our sponsors, who could not reschedule their events, offering some of their prize funds to increase other purses,” External link

firstpost Wednesday, April 29, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "One thing that has become clear is that there will be no 'opening bell' regarding a return to safe play in this new normal ofthe COVID-19 pandemic," "To be honest, being 'first' has never been the goal when it comes to returning to play in this new normal. We have built a schedule that we think is as safe as possible given what we know about travel bans, testing availability, and delivering events that our sponsors and our athletes will be excited to attend" External link

irishsun Wednesday, April 29, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Many of our remaining events will feature higher purses in 2020 thanks in part to some of our sponsors, who could not reschedule their events, offering some of their prize funds to increase other purses," External link

wsau Wednesday, April 29, 2020 7:21:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan added : "While July seems like a long way away, we are certainly aware that restarting our season in Michigan, Ohio and New Jersey will require a continued improvement in the situation in each of those states," External link

bbc Wednesday, April 29, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said ( about Solheim Cup ) : "Nothing drowns out a Solheim Cup. We wouldn’t change our Solheim Cup if the Ryder Cup changed theirs," External link

bbc Wednesday, April 22, 2020 10:18:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Canceling any golf event is a difficult and painful decision," External link

news18 Friday, April 17, 2020 10:31:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Canceling any golf event is a difficult and painful decision," External link

business-standard Friday, April 17, 2020 9:40:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Just like any other tour you talk to, we’ve got three scenarios — a scenario that says we start playing in the next month, a scenario that says we don’t start playing until mid-July, a scenario that says we don’t start playing until mid-September,” “Each one of those scenarios has a schedule with it. Each one of those schedules has economic repercussions that we have to deal with. Each one of those schedules have regulation adjustments and changes that we have to think through,” External link

taipeitimes Friday, April 3, 2020 8:43:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I’m usually spending my time working on a season two or three years from now,” “Now I’m working on the season two and three months from now” External link

taipeitimes Friday, April 3, 2020 8:43:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “We were COVID before most of this side of the world had heard of COVID,” “Late January, we started talking to our tournaments in Thailand, China and Singapore” External link

taipeitimes Friday, April 3, 2020 8:43:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “We are so thankful to all our partners for their flexibility and willingness to work with us during this very difficult time,” External link

woodtv Friday, April 3, 2020 6:40:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Just like any other tour you talk to, we've got three scenarios ― a scenario that says we start playing in the next month, a scenario that says we don't start playing until mid-July, a scenario that says we don't start playing until mid-September," "Each one of those scenarios has a schedule with it. Each one of those schedules has economic repercussions that we have to deal with. Each one of those schedules have regulation adjustments and changes that we have to think through" External link

koreatimes Friday, April 3, 2020 1:39:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I'm usually spending my time working on a season two or three years from now," External link

koreatimes Friday, April 3, 2020 1:39:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We were COVID before most of this side of the world had heard of COVID," External link

koreatimes Friday, April 3, 2020 1:39:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I wasn't sure how many of our players could get out," External link

koreatimes Friday, April 3, 2020 1:39:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Just like any other tour you talk to, we've got three scenarios -- a scenario that says we start playing in the next month, a scenario that says we don't start playing until mid-July, a scenario that says we don't start playing until mid-September," "Each one of those scenarios has a schedule with it. Each one of those schedules has economic repercussions that we have to deal with. Each one of those schedules have regulation adjustments and changes that we have to think through" External link

business-standard Friday, April 3, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I'm usually spending my time working on a season two or three years from now," External link

business-standard Friday, April 3, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We were COVID before most of this side of the world had heard of COVID," External link

business-standard Friday, April 3, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I wasn't sure how many of our players could get out," External link

business-standard Friday, April 3, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Just like any other tour you talk to, we've got three scenarios - a scenario that says we start playing in the next month, a scenario that says we don't start playing until mid-July, a scenario that says we don't start playing until mid-September," "Each one of those scenarios has a schedule with it. Each one of those schedules has economic repercussions that we have to deal with. Each one of those schedules have regulation adjustments and changes that we have to think through" External link

irishsun Friday, April 3, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I'm usually spending my time working on a season two or three years from now," External link

irishsun Friday, April 3, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We were Covid before most of this side of the world had heard of Covid," External link

irishsun Friday, April 3, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I wasn't sure how many of our players could get out," External link

irishsun Friday, April 3, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Just like any other tour you talk to, we've got three scenarios -- a scenario that says we start playing in the next month, a scenario that says we don't start playing until mid-July, a scenario that says we don't start playing until mid-September," "Each one of those scenarios has a schedule with it. Each one of those schedules has economic repercussions that we have to deal with. Each one of those schedules have regulation adjustments and changes that we have to think through" External link

afp-en Thursday, April 2, 2020 10:15:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I'm usually spending my time working on a season two or three years from now," External link

afp-en Thursday, April 2, 2020 10:15:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We were COVID before most of this side of the world had heard of COVID," External link

afp-en Thursday, April 2, 2020 10:15:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I wasn't sure how many of our players could get out," External link

afp-en Thursday, April 2, 2020 10:15:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

eagletribune Saturday, March 28, 2020 8:39:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

seattlepi Saturday, March 28, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

eagletribune Saturday, March 28, 2020 6:27:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

seattlepi Saturday, March 28, 2020 5:41:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

seattlepi Saturday, March 28, 2020 2:07:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

eagletribune Saturday, March 28, 2020 2:02:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

seattlepi Saturday, March 28, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

eagletribune Saturday, March 28, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

seattlepi Saturday, March 28, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

eagletribune Saturday, March 28, 2020 12:46:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

click2houston Saturday, March 28, 2020 12:10:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

seattlepi Friday, March 27, 2020 11:57:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

eagletribune Friday, March 27, 2020 9:32:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

seattlepi Friday, March 27, 2020 9:29:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

seattlepi Friday, March 27, 2020 8:25:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

therepublic Friday, March 27, 2020 6:31:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

dailyjournal Friday, March 27, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

click2houston Friday, March 27, 2020 6:15:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

seattlepi Friday, March 27, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

tribtown Friday, March 27, 2020 5:50:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Assuming we get some relief from the COVID-19 issues soon, it’s pretty clear that the rest of the 2020 season will be quite busy and crowded,” “We are focused on giving you as many playing opportunities as we can” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, March 21, 2020 1:57:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Assuming we get some relief from the COVID-19 issues soon, it’s pretty clear that the rest of the 2020 season will be quite busy and crowded,” “We are focused on giving you as many playing opportunities as we can” External link

dailynews Friday, March 20, 2020 9:12:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Assuming we get some relief from the COVID-19 issues soon, it’s pretty clear that the rest of the 2020 season will be quite busy and crowded,” “We are focused on giving you as many playing opportunities as we can” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, March 20, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Assuming we get some relief from the COVID-19 issues soon, it’s pretty clear that the rest of the 2020 season will be quite busy and crowded,” “We are focused on giving you as many playing opportunities as we can” External link

suntimes Friday, March 20, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Could you have two sponsors come together in one event, so instead of playing each event for $1.5m (£1.26m), you’re playing one event for $2.8m (£2.36m)?” External link

ngrguardiannews Thursday, March 19, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Could you have two sponsors come together in one event, so instead of playing each event for $1.5m (£1.26m), you’re playing one event for $2.8m (£2.36m)?” External link

guardian-ng Thursday, March 19, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Could you have two sponsors come together in one event, so instead of playing each event for $1.5m (1.26m), you're playing one event for $2.8m (2.36m)?" External link

bbc Wednesday, March 18, 2020 4:13:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "But can I live with it if I'm wrong? If I'm wrong, I'll regret that the rest of my life," "This is a decision I may not like, but I don't think I'll ever regret. I just wasn't willing to live with being wrong" External link

arkansasonline Friday, March 13, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said ( about ANA Inspiration ) : "This is a difficult situation and as we navigate these uncertain times, we appreciate the support of all those involved with the LPGA," "I am fully committed to rescheduling these important events on our 2020 schedule, especially our first major, the ANA Inspiration" External link

business-standard Friday, March 13, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "On a personal level, it pains me to see the impact of this health crisis on our athletes, our sponsors and our fans," "That said, I know keeping our LPGA family safe, and all those who follow us safe, has to be my top priority" External link

business-standard Friday, March 13, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said ( about ANA Inspiration ) : "This is a difficult situation and as we navigate these uncertain times, we appreciate the support of all those involved with the LPGA," "I am fully committed to rescheduling these important events on our 2020 schedule, especially our first major, the ANA Inspiration" External link

myanmarnews Friday, March 13, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "On a personal level, it pains me to see the impact of this health crisis on our athletes, our sponsors and our fans," "That said, I know keeping our LPGA family safe, and all those who follow us safe, has to be my top priority" External link

myanmarnews Friday, March 13, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “But can I live with it if I'm wrong? If I'm wrong, I'll regret that the rest of my life,” “This is a decision I may not like, but I don't think I'll ever regret. I just wasn't willing to live with being wrong” External link

firstpost Friday, March 13, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “But can I live with it if I’m wrong? If I’m wrong, I’ll regret that the rest of my life,” “This is a decision I may not like, but I don’t think I’ll ever regret. I just wasn’t willing to live with being wrong” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, March 13, 2020 6:44:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “But can I live with it if I’m wrong? If I’m wrong, I’ll regret that the rest of my life,” “This is a decision I may not like, but I don’t think I’ll ever regret. I just wasn’t willing to live with being wrong” External link

bangordailynews Friday, March 13, 2020 6:42:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “But can I live with it if I'm wrong? If I'm wrong, I'll regret that the rest of my life,” “This is a decision I may not like, but I don't think I'll ever regret. I just wasn't willing to live with being wrong” External link

eagletribune Friday, March 13, 2020 6:22:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “But can I live with it if I'm wrong? If I'm wrong, I'll regret that the rest of my life,” “This is a decision I may not like, but I don't think I'll ever regret. I just wasn't willing to live with being wrong” External link

usaToday Friday, March 13, 2020 5:59:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said ( about ANA Inspiration ) : "This is a difficult situation and as we navigate these uncertain times, we appreciate the support of all those involved with the LPGA," "I am fully committed to rescheduling these important events on our 2020 schedule, especially our first major, the ANA Inspiration" External link

afp-en Friday, March 13, 2020 1:28:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "On a personal level, it pains me to see the impact of this health crisis on our athletes, our sponsors and our fans," "That said, I know keeping our LPGA family safe, and all those who follow us safe, has to be my top priority" External link

afp-en Friday, March 13, 2020 1:28:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said ( about Mickey Wright ) : “We are deeply saddened to learn about the passing of Mickey Wright,” External link

taipeitimes Tuesday, February 18, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said ( about Mickey Wright ) : “We are deeply saddened to learn about the passing of Mickey Wright,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, February 18, 2020 8:23:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I’m proud of all that we are doing to leave the game even better for the next generation of golfers,” External link

dcourier Wednesday, January 29, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I'm proud of all that we are doing to leave the game even better for the next generation of golfers,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, January 29, 2020 3:19:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I'm proud of all that we are doing to leave the game even better for the next generation of golfers,” External link

samoaobserver Tuesday, January 28, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I'm proud of all that we are doing to leave the game even better for the next generation of golfers,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, January 28, 2020 9:58:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I'm proud of all that we are doing to leave the game even better for the next generation of golfers,” External link

click2houston Tuesday, January 28, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “It’s exciting to see so many stakeholders in the game give their attention and their support to rebuilding a stronger women’s professional tour in Europe,” “This significant commitment by The R&A and the European Tour is an immediate, important endorsement of the vision for the new LPGA-LET partnership” External link

theleader Friday, January 10, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “And all proceeds stay in Europe — can’t take any dollars out,” “We can put money into the LET, but we can’t take money back out, which I asked my board to support. I want to make sure the European Tour players know that this is not some American growth strategy” External link

pattayamail Friday, November 29, 2019 5:04:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “As I said to our board, I don’t see a boundary or a fence around that statement,” External link

pattayamail Friday, November 29, 2019 5:04:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “And all proceeds stay in Europe — can’t take any dollars out,” “We can put money into the LET, but we can’t take money back out, which I asked my board to support. I want to make sure the European Tour players know that this is not some American growth strategy” External link

denverpost Wednesday, November 27, 2019 6:43:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “As I said to our board, I don’t see a boundary or a fence around that statement,” External link

denverpost Wednesday, November 27, 2019 6:43:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “And all proceeds stay in Europe — can’t take any dollars out,” “We can put money into the LET, but we can’t take money back out, which I asked my board to support. I want to make sure the European Tour players know that this is not some American growth strategy” External link

samoaobserver Wednesday, November 27, 2019 5:42:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “As I said to our board, I don’t see a boundary or a fence around that statement,” External link

samoaobserver Wednesday, November 27, 2019 5:42:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “And all proceeds stay in Europe — can’t take any dollars out,” “We can put money into the LET, but we can’t take money back out, which I asked my board to support. I want to make sure the European Tour players know that this is not some American growth strategy” External link

news4jax Wednesday, November 27, 2019 5:27:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “As I said to our board, I don’t see a boundary or a fence around that statement,” External link

news4jax Wednesday, November 27, 2019 5:27:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "And all proceeds stay in Europe - can't take any dollars out," "We can put money into the LET, but we can't take money back out, which I asked my board to support. I want to make sure the European Tour players know that this is not some American growth strategy" External link

wftv Wednesday, November 27, 2019 5:26:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "As I said to our board, I don't see a boundary or a fence around that statement," External link

wftv Wednesday, November 27, 2019 5:26:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "And all proceeds stay in Europe - can't take any dollars out," "We can put money into the LET, but we can't take money back out, which I asked my board to support. I want to make sure the European Tour players know that this is not some American growth strategy" External link

actionnewsjax Wednesday, November 27, 2019 5:07:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "As I said to our board, I don't see a boundary or a fence around that statement," External link

actionnewsjax Wednesday, November 27, 2019 5:07:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “And all proceeds stay in Europe — can’t take any dollars out,” “We can put money into the LET, but we can’t take money back out, which I asked my board to support. I want to make sure the European Tour players know that this is not some American growth strategy” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, November 27, 2019 5:01:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “As I said to our board, I don’t see a boundary or a fence around that statement,” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, November 27, 2019 5:01:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "And all proceeds stay in Europe - can't take any dollars out," "We can put money into the LET, but we can't take money back out, which I asked my board to support. I want to make sure the European Tour players know that this is not some American growth strategy" External link

kiro7 Wednesday, November 27, 2019 4:53:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "As I said to our board, I don't see a boundary or a fence around that statement," External link

kiro7 Wednesday, November 27, 2019 4:53:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “And all proceeds stay in Europe — can’t take any dollars out,” “We can put money into the LET, but we can’t take money back out, which I asked my board to support. I want to make sure the European Tour players know that this is not some American growth strategy” External link

click2houston Wednesday, November 27, 2019 4:44:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “As I said to our board, I don’t see a boundary or a fence around that statement,” External link

click2houston Wednesday, November 27, 2019 4:44:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "And all proceeds stay in Europe - can't take any dollars out," "We can put money into the LET, but we can't take money back out, which I asked my board to support. I want to make sure the European Tour players know that this is not some American growth strategy" External link

wsoctv Wednesday, November 27, 2019 4:38:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "As I said to our board, I don't see a boundary or a fence around that statement," External link

wsoctv Wednesday, November 27, 2019 4:38:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "And all proceeds stay in Europe - can't take any dollars out," "We can put money into the LET, but we can't take money back out, which I asked my board to support. I want to make sure the European Tour players know that this is not some American growth strategy" External link

fox13memphis Wednesday, November 27, 2019 4:12:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "As I said to our board, I don't see a boundary or a fence around that statement," External link

fox13memphis Wednesday, November 27, 2019 4:12:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “This is an exciting next step for the LPGA’s mission to provide more opportunities for women in this game,” External link

forbes Wednesday, November 27, 2019 1:47:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “This is an exciting next step for the LPGA’s mission to provide more opportunities for women in this game,” External link

forbes Wednesday, November 27, 2019 1:47:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Ten years ago, I’m not sure many of us would have been bold enough to predict where we are today,” External link

samoaobserver Thursday, November 21, 2019 6:07:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Not sure if we have closed the gap, even though we are playing for dramatically more money," External link

chinadaily Thursday, October 24, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I have not had to be too loud about closing the gap because society has taken that banner for me," External link

chinadaily Thursday, October 24, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Not sure if we have closed the gap, even though we are playing for dramatically more money," "When I started, we were playing for just over $40 million and now we're playing for over $70 million. But the fact is, the men's (prize money) has grown as well. As a result, I don't want to be depressed by that. I think when golf and golf purses are growing for men and women, that's a good opportunity" External link

samoaobserver Wednesday, October 23, 2019 2:39:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Not sure if we have closed the gap, even though we are playing for dramatically more money,” “When I started, we were playing for just over $40 million and now we’re playing for over $70 million. But the fact is, the men’s (prize money) has grown as well. As a result, I don’t want to be depressed by that. I think when golf and golf purses are growing for men and women, that’s a good opportunity” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, October 23, 2019 2:30:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Not sure if we have closed the gap, even though we are playing for dramatically more money," "When I started, we were playing for just over $40 million and now we're playing for over $70 million. But the fact is, the men's (prize money) has grown as well. As a result, I don't want to be depressed by that. I think when golf and golf purses are growing for men and women, that's a good opportunity" External link

actionnewsjax Wednesday, October 23, 2019 1:25:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Not sure if we have closed the gap, even though we are playing for dramatically more money," "When I started, we were playing for just over $40 million and now we're playing for over $70 million. But the fact is, the men's (prize money) has grown as well. As a result, I don't want to be depressed by that. I think when golf and golf purses are growing for men and women, that's a good opportunity" External link

wftv Wednesday, October 23, 2019 1:23:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “If you sit home and miss this because you went to every playoff game of the Raptors or because hockey season is right around the corner, huge mistake,” “I mean, you’re talking about the best female athletes in the world playing right here in your backyard, and honestly one of the most beautiful venues I’ve ever been in, and I’ve been around the golf business a long time. And obviously you’ve got the ... winningest professional Canadian player of all time in the prime of her career here. ... So it’s going to be a good week” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, August 22, 2019 4:04:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “It’s hard to deliver incremental viewership for my cable partners when I’m only on a channel that people paid and subscribed to be there,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, August 16, 2019 11:07:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "It's hard to deliver incremental viewership for my cable partners when I'm only on a channel that people paid and subscribed to be there," External link

CBC Friday, August 16, 2019 7:19:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan recalls : "You know how many dads I meet a year that tell me that their daughter will be on tour?" External link

foxnews Wednesday, July 10, 2019 1:46:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I turn around and the caddie is her dad," External link

foxnews Wednesday, July 10, 2019 1:46:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan recalls : "You know how many dads I meet a year that tell me that their daughter will be on tour?" External link

wftv Tuesday, July 9, 2019 7:15:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I turn around and the caddie is her dad," External link

wftv Tuesday, July 9, 2019 7:15:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan recalls : "You know how many dads I meet a year that tell me that their daughter will be on tour?" External link

actionnewsjax Tuesday, July 9, 2019 6:55:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I turn around and the caddie is her dad," External link

actionnewsjax Tuesday, July 9, 2019 6:55:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan recalls : “You know how many dads I meet a year that tell me that their daughter will be on tour?” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, July 9, 2019 6:53:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I turn around and the caddie is her dad,” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, July 9, 2019 6:53:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I'm very open in admitting it wasn't as great a media year or television ratings year as we've had in the past there," External link

samoaobserver Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We're better to stay where we are," "ANA has agreed with me, first and foremost let's make sure we put on a good major for the players and figure out the rest around that" External link

samoaobserver Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We aren't necessarily saying that's the date for the next five years," External link

samoaobserver Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We always had an agency as it relates to our value and to bring those opportunities to us. We asked the PGA Tour to be that agency in this round," External link

samoaobserver Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Figuring out something with the PGA Tour schedule is challenging," "I think we're really close to something that we'll have something good for everybody" External link

samoaobserver Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I'm very open in admitting it wasn't as great a media year or television ratings year as we've had in the past there," External link

wftv Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We're better to stay where we are," "ANA has agreed with me, first and foremost let's make sure we put on a good major for the players and figure out the rest around that" External link

wftv Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We aren't necessarily saying that's the date for the next five years," External link

wftv Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We always had an agency as it relates to our value and to bring those opportunities to us. We asked the PGA Tour to be that agency in this round," External link

wftv Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Figuring out something with the PGA Tour schedule is challenging," "I think we're really close to something that we'll have something good for everybody" External link

wftv Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I’m very open in admitting it wasn’t as great a media year or television ratings year as we’ve had in the past there,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “We’re better to stay where we are,” “ANA has agreed with me, first and foremost let’s make sure we put on a good major for the players and figure out the rest around that” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “We aren’t necessarily saying that’s the date for the next five years,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “We always had an agency as it relates to our value and to bring those opportunities to us. We asked the PGA Tour to be that agency in this round,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Figuring out something with the PGA Tour schedule is challenging,” “I think we’re really close to something that we’ll have something good for everybody” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I'm very open in admitting it wasn't as great a media year or television ratings year as we've had in the past there," External link

actionnewsjax Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:34:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We're better to stay where we are," "ANA has agreed with me, first and foremost let's make sure we put on a good major for the players and figure out the rest around that" External link

actionnewsjax Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:34:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We aren't necessarily saying that's the date for the next five years," External link

actionnewsjax Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:34:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We always had an agency as it relates to our value and to bring those opportunities to us. We asked the PGA Tour to be that agency in this round," External link

actionnewsjax Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:34:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Figuring out something with the PGA Tour schedule is challenging," "I think we're really close to something that we'll have something good for everybody" External link

actionnewsjax Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:34:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I’m not going to waste my time on people who are never going to get it,” External link

nytimes Friday, May 31, 2019 6:17:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan told : "The difference in purses is the difference in total viewership," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, January 15, 2019 5:39:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “If you told me back in 2010 that we would grow purses by 80 percent in the first eight or 10 years, I probably wouldn’t believe it,” External link

forbes Saturday, December 15, 2018 4:47:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan says : “We’ve got an incredible partnership with Golf Channel, which puts us on every week and produces television we show around the world,” “But people that subscribe to the Golf Channel are golfers. They go to that channel. You don’t tend to surf your way past the Golf Channel on anybody’s home cable network. While we really enjoy that audience and what it’s meant to our sponsors, I wish we could be on network TV more often. I think we were on network TV one weekend when we started. We were on seven or so last season. But in a perfect world, a third or half of our events would pop over to network TV so we could introduce our brand and our athletes to a much greater audience” External link

forbes Saturday, December 15, 2018 4:47:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan added : “Now with digital TV opportunities and what’s happening, I think navigating the next four or five years for our global expansion is big,” “When it comes to sport right now, there’s not a lot of role models for us to follow. There’s not a lot of others that really can deliver, certainly in women’s sport. We’re doing that, but we’re sort of the guinea pig leading the way in that in all the different countries we play in. Quite frankly, one of the benefits of all those different countries is we’re generating golf interest, youth golfers and future superstars in those countries. So, it’s good for the global game” External link

forbes Saturday, December 15, 2018 4:47:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "If I could hand you guys a headline, I would hand you, 'LPGA commissioner confident in Ann Arbor long term," "I feel comfortable about our plans here long term. I don't have anything to announce this week and we're not telling you about what our X number of years is, but I think the LPGA and Ann Arbor probably have a long (future) together, we just have some work to do in the months that follow this event" External link

mlive Thursday, December 6, 2018 2:40:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Our goal has been to consistently move the needle forward in providing increased financial opportunities for our members," External link

afp-en Thursday, December 1, 2016 12:12:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I’ve read a lot about how Se-ri created a real explosion of golf in Korea, but that’s too narrow," External link

thenational Thursday, October 13, 2016 9:32:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "At the LPGA, we have a motto, 'Act like a founder, and leave the game in better shape than when you found it,'" "No one has lived that motto more than Se-ri. She's the living example. I've read a lot about how Se-ri has created a real explosion of golf in Korea, but that's too narrow. She woke up all of Asia to this opportunity and left an impact that we couldn't have envisioned in 1998" External link

koreatimes Tuesday, October 11, 2016 9:30:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “They have been receiving regular updates on the topic,” “No player has suggested she is not coming (at least not to me). But it is certainly a concern” External link

japantimes Wednesday, May 25, 2016 11:40:00 AM EAT



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Mike Whan said : “I’m excited and enthused to hand the baton to Mollie,” “With her vision and the strength of the existing LPGA leadership team, the Association is poised for incredible growth. I’m fully committed to being Mollie’s biggest cheerleader and supporter as she takes the LPGA to new heights” External link

usaToday Tuesday, May 25, 2021 7:33:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Working outside in the sun is part of the job description of an LPGA Tour player, so proper sun safety is a top priority,” External link

nationmultimedia Tuesday, March 2, 2021 3:21:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Golf has been a part of my whole life,” “I love this game; I love this country; and I love the process of getting better. And I feel like with this job I’ll get a chance to do all three” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, February 18, 2021 9:55:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Golf has always had this excitement factor and innovation factor and a chance to get to believe that your 14 handicap can be 12 this year and finding the right mix to do that,” External link

tribuneonline Thursday, February 18, 2021 9:55:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "This one is pretty simple for me. I love this game. I love this sport. I love this country, and I really love the process of getting better and learning and building strategic alliances. And I get all of that in the USGA," "When I announced my departure from the LPGA, I said that I'm at the age where I sort of have one more big thing to do. I need to get some first-tee jitters again. I need to get nervous, and suffice it to say, I'm nervous. But I revel in that," External link

sinacom-en Thursday, February 18, 2021 7:27:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I love this game, I love this country and I love the process of getting better,” “The USGA gives me an opportunity to do all three and leave a real mark. It’s a chance to make a real difference in a sport that’s made a difference in my life” External link

virginislandsdailynews Thursday, February 18, 2021 4:37:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Golf has been a part of my whole life," "I love this game; I love this country; and I love the process of getting better. And I feel like with this job I'll get a chance to do all three" External link

yahoo-au Thursday, February 18, 2021 12:53:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Golf has always had this excitement factor and innovation factor and a chance to get to believe that your 14 handicap can be 12 this year and finding the right mix to do that," "The one thing I know from spending a lot of time in the manufacturing world is as soon as we establish new standards, a thousand engineers will wake up the next morning and start figuring out how to push the envelope within those standards," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, February 18, 2021 12:53:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I love this game, I love this country and I love the process of getting better,” “The USGA gives me an opportunity to do all three and leave a real mark. It’s a chance to make a real difference in a sport that’s made a difference in my life” External link

denverpost Thursday, February 18, 2021 12:27:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Golf has been a part of my whole life," "I love this game; I love this country; and I love the process of getting better. And I feel like with this job I'll get a chance to do all three" External link

afp-en Thursday, February 18, 2021 12:22:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Golf has always had this excitement factor and innovation factor and a chance to get to believe that your 14 handicap can be 12 this year and finding the right mix to do that," "The one thing I know from spending a lot of time in the manufacturing world is as soon as we establish new standards, a thousand engineers will wake up the next morning and start figuring out how to push the envelope within those standards," External link

afp-en Thursday, February 18, 2021 12:22:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "As someone who grew up loving this game, I have always had huge respect for the USGA and its role in leading our sport," External link

wsau Wednesday, February 17, 2021 9:13:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "As someone who grew up loving this game, I have always had huge respect for the USGA and its role in leading our sport," "The game has given me so much throughout my life, both personally and professionally. I know I have a lot to learn, but I'm truly excited about this role, as it gives me the opportunity to not only give back to the game, but to also work hard to leave it stronger" External link

wsau Wednesday, February 17, 2021 9:13:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I love this game, I love this country and I love the process of getting better,” “The USGA gives me an opportunity to do all three and leave a real mark. It’s a chance to make a real difference in a sport that’s made a difference in my life” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, February 17, 2021 8:57:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I love this game, I love this country and I love the process of getting better,” “The USGA gives me an opportunity to do all three and leave a real mark. It’s a chance to make a real difference in a sport that’s made a difference in my life” External link

gazette Wednesday, February 17, 2021 8:15:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I love this game, I love this country and I love the process of getting better,” “The USGA gives me an opportunity to do all three and leave a real mark. It’s a chance to make a real difference in a sport that’s made a difference in my life” External link

usaToday Wednesday, February 17, 2021 8:02:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I love this game, I love this country and I love the process of getting better,” “The USGA gives me an opportunity to do all three and leave a real mark. It’s a chance to make a real difference in a sport that’s made a difference in my life” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, February 17, 2021 7:52:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I love this game, I love this country and I love the process of getting better,” “The USGA gives me an opportunity to do all three and leave a real mark. It’s a chance to make a real difference in a sport that’s made a difference in my life” External link

click2houston Wednesday, February 17, 2021 7:41:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “As the longest-serving LPGA commissioner, I look back on these 11 years with enormous pride and satisfaction at what we’ve accomplished,” External link

phnompenhpost Thursday, January 21, 2021 5:58:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “As the longest-serving LPGA commissioner, I look back on these 11 years with enormous pride and satisfaction at what we’ve accomplished,” “I simply wouldn’t leave the LPGA if I thought the future was uncertain or not trending straight up. In fact, even after the challenges we faced in 2020, the LPGA has never been more financially secure… The LPGA is poised for even greater heights” External link

tribuneonline Wednesday, January 20, 2021 9:19:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "As the longest-serving LPGA commissioner, I look back on these 11 years with enormous pride and satisfaction at what we've accomplished," "I simply wouldn't leave the LPGA if I thought the future was uncertain or not trending straight up. In fact, even after the challenges we faced in 2020, the LPGA has never been more financially secure... The LPGA is poised for even greater heights" External link

polandsun Wednesday, January 20, 2021 10:39:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "As the longest-serving LPGA commissioner, I look back on these 11 years with enormous pride and satisfaction at what we've accomplished," "I simply wouldn't leave the LPGA if I thought the future was uncertain or not trending straight up. In fact, even after the challenges we faced in 2020, the LPGA has never been more financially secure... The LPGA is poised for even greater heights" External link

irishsun Wednesday, January 20, 2021 10:02:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “As the longest-serving LPGA commissioner, I look back on these 11 years with enormous pride and satisfaction at what we’ve accomplished,” “I simply wouldn’t leave the LPGA if I thought the future was uncertain or not trending straight up. In fact, even after the challenges we faced in 2020, the LPGA has never been more financially secure... The LPGA is poised for even greater heights” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, January 20, 2021 4:07:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "As the longest-serving LPGA commissioner, I look back on these 11 years with enormous pride and satisfaction at what we've accomplished," "I simply wouldn't leave the LPGA if I thought the future was uncertain or not trending straight up. In fact, even after the challenges we faced in 2020, the LPGA has never been more financially secure... The LPGA is poised for even greater heights" External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:00:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Watching us work through the pandemic of 2020 was the visualization I needed to know that it was not only time, but it was right,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, January 7, 2021 3:08:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan added : “The LPGA is going to be run by women. It is today and will be in the future. So if the next commissioner person doesn’t get that, they’ll be miserable” External link

seattlepi Thursday, January 7, 2021 3:08:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I didn’t change the culture. I think I just kind of brought us back to what was important,” “I think we believe in ourselves as the underdog, and I hope we never lose that. Because we believe we’re the underdog, we are willing to push a little harder, try a little longer and not hear all the people telling us why that’s not possible” External link

seattlepi Thursday, January 7, 2021 3:08:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan wrote : "I know that news may come as a bit of a shock, but trust me when I say it follows many, many months of deep introspection," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, January 7, 2021 2:46:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan wrote : "I simply wouldn't leave the LPGA if I thought the future was uncertain or not trending straight up," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, January 7, 2021 2:46:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan wrote : "I know that news may come as a bit of a shock, but trust me when I say it follows many, many months of deep introspection," External link

afp-en Thursday, January 7, 2021 2:21:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan wrote : "I simply wouldn't leave the LPGA if I thought the future was uncertain or not trending straight up," External link

afp-en Thursday, January 7, 2021 2:21:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan wrote : “One of the hardest jobs of a leader is to know when their work is done,” External link

usaToday Wednesday, January 6, 2021 6:48:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “We are recapturing the momentum that we had at the beginning of 2020 and we are excited about our future, which will include news of new title sponsors and several significant purse increases,” External link

taipeitimes Saturday, December 19, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “We are recapturing the momentum that we had at the beginning of 2020 and we are excited about our future, which will include news of new title sponsors and several significant purse increases,” External link

usaToday Saturday, December 19, 2020 2:53:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “We are recapturing the momentum that we had at the beginning of 2020 and we are excited about our future, which will include news of new title sponsors and several significant purse increases,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, December 19, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "What started as a wild idea has now become a truly special tournament that players and fans look forward to year in and year out, and we are honored to continue partnering with the LPGA to host this unforgettable event," External link

prnewswire Thursday, October 29, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Since we unfortunately cannot travel to Asia, we felt it was very important to add another competitive opportunity for our players,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, September 16, 2020 2:53:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Obviously we’re going to be challenged by the heat,” External link

citizen Thursday, September 10, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Obviously we're going to be challenged by the heat," External link

BangkokPost Thursday, September 10, 2020 3:42:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Obviously we’re going to be challenged by the heat,” External link

gulf-times Thursday, September 10, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We're hoping that if there's some health options for us in (the first quarter) of 2021 that we could be back by late Q1 of '21 into the tournaments the way we want to play them," "Pro-ams, fans and everything else the way that we normally do" External link

irishsun Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:18:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We're currently working on what we call the COVID plan," "Which is, how do we avoid crossing international borders at least through Q1 of 2021 so that we can still get all of our events in and not have these quarantine border crossings, if in fact we're still dealing with COVID issues even into April and May" External link

irishsun Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:18:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan added : “You don’t have to like or agree with me on that,” External link

guardian Sunday, August 30, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan added : “You don’t have to like or agree with me on that,” External link

guardian Saturday, August 29, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I'm pretty comfortable that we'll have an even bigger schedule in2021 than we would have had pre-covid," "It's nice to know that despite a really challenging 2020, it won't stop the momentum that we had, and quite frankly we'll be better in 2021 that we even would have been without the virus in2020, and that's an exciting thing to be able to say out loud" External link

arkansasonline Friday, August 28, 2020 12:38:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We appreciate the friendship of our partners at ANA, who continue to support the LPGA tour through these unprecedented times," External link

wsau Friday, August 7, 2020 8:13:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I never feel like you win in this process,” External link

usaToday Wednesday, August 5, 2020 3:44:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We appreciate the support of our partners at Walmart and Procter and Gamble as we collaboratively navigate this unprecedented time," External link

arkansasonline Friday, July 24, 2020 10:56:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I fully believe we’ll lose another event or two or three along the way,” External link

highlandstoday Friday, July 17, 2020 10:28:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “While we’re extremely sad that spectators won’t be able to attend this year’s tournament, we know it’s the right thing to do for the safety of the community, our sponsors, volunteers, and LPGA players,” External link

themalaymailonline Friday, July 17, 2020 2:44:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "While we're extremely sad that spectators won't be able to attend this year's tournament, we know it's the right thing to do for the safety of the community, our sponsors, volunteers, and LPGA players," External link

polandsun Friday, July 17, 2020 12:43:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "While we're extremely sad that spectators won't be able to attend this year's tournament, we know it's the right thing to do for the safety of the community, our sponsors, volunteers, and LPGA players," External link

irishsun Friday, July 17, 2020 12:11:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "While we're extremely sad that spectators won't be able to attend this year's tournament, we know it's the right thing to do for the safety of the community, our sponsors, volunteers, and LPGA players," External link

afp-en Thursday, July 16, 2020 10:53:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I fully believe we'll lose another event or two or three along the way," External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, July 16, 2020 11:18:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "It should be a busy first five weeks, and an exciting time for players to come back on board," External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, July 16, 2020 11:18:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "It is strange to get started in a time in which we know we're going to have positive results no matter what we build," External link

wsau Thursday, July 16, 2020 2:24:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We'll make a decision on fans at the end of the week," External link

wsau Thursday, July 16, 2020 2:24:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I fully believe we'll lose another event or two or three along the way,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, July 16, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “It should be a busy first five weeks, and an exciting time for players to come back on board,” “Start, don't start, play a major, don't play a major. There's a lot of options here in just these first five weeks of our restart” External link

eagletribune Thursday, July 16, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I fully believe we'll lose another event or two or three along the way,” External link

kiro7 Thursday, July 16, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “It should be a busy first five weeks, and an exciting time for players to come back on board,” “Start, don't start, play a major, don't play a major. There's a lot of options here in just these first five weeks of our restart” External link

kiro7 Thursday, July 16, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I fully believe we'll lose another event or two or three along the way,” External link

click2houston Thursday, July 16, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “It should be a busy first five weeks, and an exciting time for players to come back on board,” “Start, don't start, play a major, don't play a major. There's a lot of options here in just these first five weeks of our restart” External link

click2houston Thursday, July 16, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said ( about Solheim Cup ) : “I think at this point, Solheim is strong enough to survive, whether it’s a week or two before or after the Ryder Cup,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, July 8, 2020 9:49:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said ( about Solheim Cup ) : “I think at this point, Solheim is strong enough to survive, whether it’s a week or two before or after the Ryder Cup,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, July 8, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said ( about Solheim Cup ) : “I think at this point, Solheim is strong enough to survive, whether it’s a week or two before or after the Ryder Cup,” External link

therepublic Wednesday, July 8, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said ( about Solheim Cup ) : “I think at this point, Solheim is strong enough to survive, whether it’s a week or two before or after the Ryder Cup,” External link

tribtown Wednesday, July 8, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said ( about Solheim Cup ) : “I think at this point, Solheim is strong enough to survive, whether it's a week or two before or after the Ryder Cup,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, July 8, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said ( about Solheim Cup ) : “I think at this point, Solheim is strong enough to survive, whether it’s a week or two before or after the Ryder Cup,” External link

denverpost Wednesday, July 8, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said ( about Solheim Cup ) : “I think at this point, Solheim is strong enough to survive, whether it’s a week or two before or after the Ryder Cup,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, July 8, 2020 7:05:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said ( about Solheim Cup ) : “I think at this point, Solheim is strong enough to survive, whether it’s a week or two before or after the Ryder Cup,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, July 8, 2020 6:51:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said ( about Solheim Cup ) : “I think at this point, Solheim is strong enough to survive, whether it’s a week or two before or after the Ryder Cup,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, July 8, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said ( about Solheim Cup ) : “I think at this point, Solheim is strong enough to survive, whether it’s a week or two before or after the Ryder Cup,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, July 8, 2020 6:34:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said ( about Solheim Cup ) : “I think at this point, Solheim is strong enough to survive, whether it's a week or two before or after the Ryder Cup,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, July 8, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said ( about Solheim Cup ) : “I think at this point, Solheim is strong enough to survive, whether it’s a week or two before or after the Ryder Cup,” External link

wkbn Wednesday, July 8, 2020 6:26:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Unfortunately, we didn't have a later date. We had already moved Evian back once and the rest of our calendar is pretty well spoken for," External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1:13:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I give (Evian) a lot of credit. They battled until the end. We had a lot of different formats being discussed: small footprints, no fans, minimal impact," External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1:13:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Unfortunately, we didn't have a later date. We had already moved Evian back once and the rest of our calendar is pretty well spoken for,” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, June 10, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I give (Evian) a lot of credit. They battled until the end. We had a lot of different formats being discussed: small footprints, no fans, minimal impact,” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, June 10, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Unfortunately, we didn't have a later date. We had already moved Evian back once and the rest of our calendar is pretty well spoken for," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, June 10, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I give (Evian) a lot of credit. They battled until the end. We had a lot of different formats being discussed: small footprints, no fans, minimal impact," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, June 10, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Unfortunately, we didn't have a later date. We had already moved Evian back once and the rest of our calendar is pretty well spoken for," External link

afp-en Wednesday, June 10, 2020 5:48:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I give (Evian) a lot of credit. They battled until the end. We had a lot of different formats being discussed: small footprints, no fans, minimal impact," External link

afp-en Wednesday, June 10, 2020 5:48:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “We will have official wins, players can shuffle into a winner category, they can play their way into (December’s season-ending) Tournament of Champions in Orlando, but we feel players were not given the season that they earned in ‘19 for ‘20,” “They might have some version of a ‘20 season. But they don’t have a full season to perform under the categories they earned coming into the year” External link

themalaymailonline Friday, May 22, 2020 5:20:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We will have official wins, players can shuffle into a winner category, they can play their way into (December's season-ending) Tournament of Champions in Orlando, but we feel players were not given the season that they earned in '19 for '20," "They might have some version of a '20 season. But they don't have a full season to perform under the categories they earned coming into the year" External link

business-standard Thursday, May 21, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We will have official wins, players can shuffle into a winner category, they can play their way into (December's season-ending) Tournament of Champions in Orlando, but we feel players were not given the season that they earned in '19 for '20," "They might have some version of a '20 season. But they don't have a full season to perform under the categories they earned coming into the year" External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, May 21, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We will have official wins, players can shuffle into a winner category, they can play their way into (December's season-ending) Tournament of Champions in Orlando, but we feel players were not given the season that they earned in '19 for '20," "They might have some version of a '20 season. But they don't have a full season to perform under the categories they earned coming into the year" External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, May 21, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “We will have official wins, players can shuffle into a winner category, they can play their way into (December’s season-ending) Tournament of Champions in Orlando, but we feel players were not given the season that they earned in ’19 for ’20,” “They might have some version of a ’20 season. But they don’t have a full season to perform under the categories they earned coming into the year” External link

zbc Thursday, May 21, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We will have official wins, players can shuffle into a winner category, they can play their way into (December's season-ending) Tournament of Champions in Orlando, but we feel players were not given the season that they earned in '19 for '20," "They might have some version of a '20 season. But they don't have a full season to perform under the categories they earned coming into the year" External link

yahoo-au Thursday, May 21, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We will have official wins, players can shuffle into a winner category, they can play their way into (December's season-ending) Tournament of Champions in Orlando, but we feel players were not given the season that they earned in '19 for '20," "They might have some version of a '20 season. But they don't have a full season to perform under the categories they earned coming into the year" External link

afp-en Thursday, May 21, 2020 6:18:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Because we're not repopulating either the Symetra Tour or the LPGA Tour — or the LET (Ladies European Tour) for that matter — we don't need Q-schools,” External link

foxnews Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I know for college kids that want to go to Q-school this year, this is terrible news,” “I think for most Symetra Tour players that wanted to play their way off of the tour, this is terrible news. ... But everybody is getting in ‘21 what they earned in ’19, and it takes a lot of anxiety off the table about what is or isn't going to happen in '20” External link

foxnews Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “At this point we think we can play around the current restrictions,” “But travel in-and-out restrictions haven’t been cleared for the month of August in either the U.K. or France. And if those block us, then we won’t be able to play them” External link

foxnews Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I know for college kids that want to go to Q-school this year, this is terrible news,” “I think for most Symetra Tour players that wanted to play their way off of the tour, this is terrible news. ... But everybody is getting in ‘21 what they earned in ’19, and it takes a lot of anxiety off the table about what is or isn't going to happen in '20” External link

kiro7 Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “At this point we think we can play around the current restrictions,” “But travel in-and-out restrictions haven’t been cleared for the month of August in either the U.K. or France. And if those block us, then we won’t be able to play them” External link

kiro7 Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Because we're not repopulating either the Symetra Tour or the LPGA Tour — or the LET (Ladies European Tour) for that matter — we don't need Q-schools,” External link

click2houston Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I know for college kids that want to go to Q-school this year, this is terrible news,” “I think for most Symetra Tour players that wanted to play their way off of the tour, this is terrible news. ... But everybody is getting in ‘21 what they earned in ’19, and it takes a lot of anxiety off the table about what is or isn't going to happen in '20” External link

click2houston Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “At this point we think we can play around the current restrictions,” “But travel in-and-out restrictions haven’t been cleared for the month of August in either the U.K. or France. And if those block us, then we won’t be able to play them” External link

click2houston Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I realize that maybe there was a more aggressive path that we could have taken,” “But in our world, I feel like this was the right path. If it turns out that we’re a little late to the party – but being late to the party enables us to benefit from learning from others” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, April 30, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "One thing that has become clear is that there will be no opening bell regarding a return to safe play in this new normal of the covid-19 pandemic," External link

arkansasonline Thursday, April 30, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Many of our remaining events will feature higher purses in 2020 thanks in part to some of our sponsors, who could not reschedule their events, offering some of their prize funds to increase other purses," "In what has been a very challenging year for everyone, we are so thankful to our partners for their creativity, collaboration and dedication to helping our athletes get the most out of the playing opportunities they will have in this unprecedented season" External link

arkansasonline Thursday, April 30, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan told : "I realize that maybe there was a more aggressive path that we could have taken ... but in our world I feel like this was the right path," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, April 30, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan told : “I realize that maybe there was a more aggressive path that we could have taken ... but in our world I feel like this was the right path,” External link

themalaymailonline Thursday, April 30, 2020 4:33:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Many of our remaining events will feature higher purses in 2020 thanks in part to some of our sponsors, who could not reschedule their events, offering some of their prize funds to increase other purses," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, April 29, 2020 9:44:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Many of our remaining events will feature higher purses in 2020 thanks in part to some of our sponsors, who could not reschedule their events, offering some of their prize funds to increase other purses,” External link

firstpost Wednesday, April 29, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "One thing that has become clear is that there will be no 'opening bell' regarding a return to safe play in this new normal ofthe COVID-19 pandemic," "To be honest, being 'first' has never been the goal when it comes to returning to play in this new normal. We have built a schedule that we think is as safe as possible given what we know about travel bans, testing availability, and delivering events that our sponsors and our athletes will be excited to attend" External link

irishsun Wednesday, April 29, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Many of our remaining events will feature higher purses in 2020 thanks in part to some of our sponsors, who could not reschedule their events, offering some of their prize funds to increase other purses," External link

wsau Wednesday, April 29, 2020 7:21:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan added : "While July seems like a long way away, we are certainly aware that restarting our season in Michigan, Ohio and New Jersey will require a continued improvement in the situation in each of those states," External link

bbc Wednesday, April 29, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said ( about Solheim Cup ) : "Nothing drowns out a Solheim Cup. We wouldn’t change our Solheim Cup if the Ryder Cup changed theirs," External link

bbc Wednesday, April 22, 2020 10:18:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Canceling any golf event is a difficult and painful decision," External link

news18 Friday, April 17, 2020 10:31:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Canceling any golf event is a difficult and painful decision," External link

business-standard Friday, April 17, 2020 9:40:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Just like any other tour you talk to, we’ve got three scenarios — a scenario that says we start playing in the next month, a scenario that says we don’t start playing until mid-July, a scenario that says we don’t start playing until mid-September,” “Each one of those scenarios has a schedule with it. Each one of those schedules has economic repercussions that we have to deal with. Each one of those schedules have regulation adjustments and changes that we have to think through,” External link

taipeitimes Friday, April 3, 2020 8:43:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I’m usually spending my time working on a season two or three years from now,” “Now I’m working on the season two and three months from now” External link

taipeitimes Friday, April 3, 2020 8:43:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “We were COVID before most of this side of the world had heard of COVID,” “Late January, we started talking to our tournaments in Thailand, China and Singapore” External link

taipeitimes Friday, April 3, 2020 8:43:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “We are so thankful to all our partners for their flexibility and willingness to work with us during this very difficult time,” External link

woodtv Friday, April 3, 2020 6:40:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Just like any other tour you talk to, we've got three scenarios ― a scenario that says we start playing in the next month, a scenario that says we don't start playing until mid-July, a scenario that says we don't start playing until mid-September," "Each one of those scenarios has a schedule with it. Each one of those schedules has economic repercussions that we have to deal with. Each one of those schedules have regulation adjustments and changes that we have to think through" External link

koreatimes Friday, April 3, 2020 1:39:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I'm usually spending my time working on a season two or three years from now," External link

koreatimes Friday, April 3, 2020 1:39:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We were COVID before most of this side of the world had heard of COVID," External link

koreatimes Friday, April 3, 2020 1:39:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I wasn't sure how many of our players could get out," External link

koreatimes Friday, April 3, 2020 1:39:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Just like any other tour you talk to, we've got three scenarios -- a scenario that says we start playing in the next month, a scenario that says we don't start playing until mid-July, a scenario that says we don't start playing until mid-September," "Each one of those scenarios has a schedule with it. Each one of those schedules has economic repercussions that we have to deal with. Each one of those schedules have regulation adjustments and changes that we have to think through" External link

business-standard Friday, April 3, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I'm usually spending my time working on a season two or three years from now," External link

business-standard Friday, April 3, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We were COVID before most of this side of the world had heard of COVID," External link

business-standard Friday, April 3, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I wasn't sure how many of our players could get out," External link

business-standard Friday, April 3, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Just like any other tour you talk to, we've got three scenarios - a scenario that says we start playing in the next month, a scenario that says we don't start playing until mid-July, a scenario that says we don't start playing until mid-September," "Each one of those scenarios has a schedule with it. Each one of those schedules has economic repercussions that we have to deal with. Each one of those schedules have regulation adjustments and changes that we have to think through" External link

irishsun Friday, April 3, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I'm usually spending my time working on a season two or three years from now," External link

irishsun Friday, April 3, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We were Covid before most of this side of the world had heard of Covid," External link

irishsun Friday, April 3, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I wasn't sure how many of our players could get out," External link

irishsun Friday, April 3, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Just like any other tour you talk to, we've got three scenarios -- a scenario that says we start playing in the next month, a scenario that says we don't start playing until mid-July, a scenario that says we don't start playing until mid-September," "Each one of those scenarios has a schedule with it. Each one of those schedules has economic repercussions that we have to deal with. Each one of those schedules have regulation adjustments and changes that we have to think through" External link

afp-en Thursday, April 2, 2020 10:15:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I'm usually spending my time working on a season two or three years from now," External link

afp-en Thursday, April 2, 2020 10:15:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We were COVID before most of this side of the world had heard of COVID," External link

afp-en Thursday, April 2, 2020 10:15:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I wasn't sure how many of our players could get out," External link

afp-en Thursday, April 2, 2020 10:15:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

eagletribune Saturday, March 28, 2020 8:39:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

seattlepi Saturday, March 28, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

eagletribune Saturday, March 28, 2020 6:27:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

seattlepi Saturday, March 28, 2020 5:41:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

seattlepi Saturday, March 28, 2020 2:07:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

eagletribune Saturday, March 28, 2020 2:02:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

seattlepi Saturday, March 28, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

eagletribune Saturday, March 28, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

seattlepi Saturday, March 28, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

eagletribune Saturday, March 28, 2020 12:46:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

click2houston Saturday, March 28, 2020 12:10:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

seattlepi Friday, March 27, 2020 11:57:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

eagletribune Friday, March 27, 2020 9:32:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

seattlepi Friday, March 27, 2020 9:29:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

seattlepi Friday, March 27, 2020 8:25:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

therepublic Friday, March 27, 2020 6:31:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

dailyjournal Friday, March 27, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

click2houston Friday, March 27, 2020 6:15:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

seattlepi Friday, March 27, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan says : “this adjustment makes for easier travel for players and assists us as we look to reschedule previously postponed events” External link

tribtown Friday, March 27, 2020 5:50:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Assuming we get some relief from the COVID-19 issues soon, it’s pretty clear that the rest of the 2020 season will be quite busy and crowded,” “We are focused on giving you as many playing opportunities as we can” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, March 21, 2020 1:57:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Assuming we get some relief from the COVID-19 issues soon, it’s pretty clear that the rest of the 2020 season will be quite busy and crowded,” “We are focused on giving you as many playing opportunities as we can” External link

dailynews Friday, March 20, 2020 9:12:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Assuming we get some relief from the COVID-19 issues soon, it’s pretty clear that the rest of the 2020 season will be quite busy and crowded,” “We are focused on giving you as many playing opportunities as we can” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, March 20, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Assuming we get some relief from the COVID-19 issues soon, it’s pretty clear that the rest of the 2020 season will be quite busy and crowded,” “We are focused on giving you as many playing opportunities as we can” External link

suntimes Friday, March 20, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Could you have two sponsors come together in one event, so instead of playing each event for $1.5m (£1.26m), you’re playing one event for $2.8m (£2.36m)?” External link

ngrguardiannews Thursday, March 19, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Could you have two sponsors come together in one event, so instead of playing each event for $1.5m (£1.26m), you’re playing one event for $2.8m (£2.36m)?” External link

guardian-ng Thursday, March 19, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Could you have two sponsors come together in one event, so instead of playing each event for $1.5m (1.26m), you're playing one event for $2.8m (2.36m)?" External link

bbc Wednesday, March 18, 2020 4:13:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "But can I live with it if I'm wrong? If I'm wrong, I'll regret that the rest of my life," "This is a decision I may not like, but I don't think I'll ever regret. I just wasn't willing to live with being wrong" External link

arkansasonline Friday, March 13, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said ( about ANA Inspiration ) : "This is a difficult situation and as we navigate these uncertain times, we appreciate the support of all those involved with the LPGA," "I am fully committed to rescheduling these important events on our 2020 schedule, especially our first major, the ANA Inspiration" External link

business-standard Friday, March 13, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "On a personal level, it pains me to see the impact of this health crisis on our athletes, our sponsors and our fans," "That said, I know keeping our LPGA family safe, and all those who follow us safe, has to be my top priority" External link

business-standard Friday, March 13, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said ( about ANA Inspiration ) : "This is a difficult situation and as we navigate these uncertain times, we appreciate the support of all those involved with the LPGA," "I am fully committed to rescheduling these important events on our 2020 schedule, especially our first major, the ANA Inspiration" External link

myanmarnews Friday, March 13, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "On a personal level, it pains me to see the impact of this health crisis on our athletes, our sponsors and our fans," "That said, I know keeping our LPGA family safe, and all those who follow us safe, has to be my top priority" External link

myanmarnews Friday, March 13, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “But can I live with it if I'm wrong? If I'm wrong, I'll regret that the rest of my life,” “This is a decision I may not like, but I don't think I'll ever regret. I just wasn't willing to live with being wrong” External link

firstpost Friday, March 13, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “But can I live with it if I’m wrong? If I’m wrong, I’ll regret that the rest of my life,” “This is a decision I may not like, but I don’t think I’ll ever regret. I just wasn’t willing to live with being wrong” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, March 13, 2020 6:44:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “But can I live with it if I’m wrong? If I’m wrong, I’ll regret that the rest of my life,” “This is a decision I may not like, but I don’t think I’ll ever regret. I just wasn’t willing to live with being wrong” External link

bangordailynews Friday, March 13, 2020 6:42:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “But can I live with it if I'm wrong? If I'm wrong, I'll regret that the rest of my life,” “This is a decision I may not like, but I don't think I'll ever regret. I just wasn't willing to live with being wrong” External link

eagletribune Friday, March 13, 2020 6:22:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “But can I live with it if I'm wrong? If I'm wrong, I'll regret that the rest of my life,” “This is a decision I may not like, but I don't think I'll ever regret. I just wasn't willing to live with being wrong” External link

usaToday Friday, March 13, 2020 5:59:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said ( about ANA Inspiration ) : "This is a difficult situation and as we navigate these uncertain times, we appreciate the support of all those involved with the LPGA," "I am fully committed to rescheduling these important events on our 2020 schedule, especially our first major, the ANA Inspiration" External link

afp-en Friday, March 13, 2020 1:28:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "On a personal level, it pains me to see the impact of this health crisis on our athletes, our sponsors and our fans," "That said, I know keeping our LPGA family safe, and all those who follow us safe, has to be my top priority" External link

afp-en Friday, March 13, 2020 1:28:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said ( about Mickey Wright ) : “We are deeply saddened to learn about the passing of Mickey Wright,” External link

taipeitimes Tuesday, February 18, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said ( about Mickey Wright ) : “We are deeply saddened to learn about the passing of Mickey Wright,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, February 18, 2020 8:23:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I’m proud of all that we are doing to leave the game even better for the next generation of golfers,” External link

dcourier Wednesday, January 29, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I'm proud of all that we are doing to leave the game even better for the next generation of golfers,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, January 29, 2020 3:19:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I'm proud of all that we are doing to leave the game even better for the next generation of golfers,” External link

samoaobserver Tuesday, January 28, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I'm proud of all that we are doing to leave the game even better for the next generation of golfers,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, January 28, 2020 9:58:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I'm proud of all that we are doing to leave the game even better for the next generation of golfers,” External link

click2houston Tuesday, January 28, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “It’s exciting to see so many stakeholders in the game give their attention and their support to rebuilding a stronger women’s professional tour in Europe,” “This significant commitment by The R&A and the European Tour is an immediate, important endorsement of the vision for the new LPGA-LET partnership” External link

theleader Friday, January 10, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “And all proceeds stay in Europe — can’t take any dollars out,” “We can put money into the LET, but we can’t take money back out, which I asked my board to support. I want to make sure the European Tour players know that this is not some American growth strategy” External link

pattayamail Friday, November 29, 2019 5:04:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “As I said to our board, I don’t see a boundary or a fence around that statement,” External link

pattayamail Friday, November 29, 2019 5:04:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “And all proceeds stay in Europe — can’t take any dollars out,” “We can put money into the LET, but we can’t take money back out, which I asked my board to support. I want to make sure the European Tour players know that this is not some American growth strategy” External link

denverpost Wednesday, November 27, 2019 6:43:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “As I said to our board, I don’t see a boundary or a fence around that statement,” External link

denverpost Wednesday, November 27, 2019 6:43:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “And all proceeds stay in Europe — can’t take any dollars out,” “We can put money into the LET, but we can’t take money back out, which I asked my board to support. I want to make sure the European Tour players know that this is not some American growth strategy” External link

samoaobserver Wednesday, November 27, 2019 5:42:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “As I said to our board, I don’t see a boundary or a fence around that statement,” External link

samoaobserver Wednesday, November 27, 2019 5:42:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “And all proceeds stay in Europe — can’t take any dollars out,” “We can put money into the LET, but we can’t take money back out, which I asked my board to support. I want to make sure the European Tour players know that this is not some American growth strategy” External link

news4jax Wednesday, November 27, 2019 5:27:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “As I said to our board, I don’t see a boundary or a fence around that statement,” External link

news4jax Wednesday, November 27, 2019 5:27:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "And all proceeds stay in Europe - can't take any dollars out," "We can put money into the LET, but we can't take money back out, which I asked my board to support. I want to make sure the European Tour players know that this is not some American growth strategy" External link

wftv Wednesday, November 27, 2019 5:26:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "As I said to our board, I don't see a boundary or a fence around that statement," External link

wftv Wednesday, November 27, 2019 5:26:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "And all proceeds stay in Europe - can't take any dollars out," "We can put money into the LET, but we can't take money back out, which I asked my board to support. I want to make sure the European Tour players know that this is not some American growth strategy" External link

actionnewsjax Wednesday, November 27, 2019 5:07:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "As I said to our board, I don't see a boundary or a fence around that statement," External link

actionnewsjax Wednesday, November 27, 2019 5:07:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “And all proceeds stay in Europe — can’t take any dollars out,” “We can put money into the LET, but we can’t take money back out, which I asked my board to support. I want to make sure the European Tour players know that this is not some American growth strategy” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, November 27, 2019 5:01:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “As I said to our board, I don’t see a boundary or a fence around that statement,” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, November 27, 2019 5:01:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "And all proceeds stay in Europe - can't take any dollars out," "We can put money into the LET, but we can't take money back out, which I asked my board to support. I want to make sure the European Tour players know that this is not some American growth strategy" External link

kiro7 Wednesday, November 27, 2019 4:53:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "As I said to our board, I don't see a boundary or a fence around that statement," External link

kiro7 Wednesday, November 27, 2019 4:53:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “And all proceeds stay in Europe — can’t take any dollars out,” “We can put money into the LET, but we can’t take money back out, which I asked my board to support. I want to make sure the European Tour players know that this is not some American growth strategy” External link

click2houston Wednesday, November 27, 2019 4:44:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “As I said to our board, I don’t see a boundary or a fence around that statement,” External link

click2houston Wednesday, November 27, 2019 4:44:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "And all proceeds stay in Europe - can't take any dollars out," "We can put money into the LET, but we can't take money back out, which I asked my board to support. I want to make sure the European Tour players know that this is not some American growth strategy" External link

wsoctv Wednesday, November 27, 2019 4:38:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "As I said to our board, I don't see a boundary or a fence around that statement," External link

wsoctv Wednesday, November 27, 2019 4:38:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "And all proceeds stay in Europe - can't take any dollars out," "We can put money into the LET, but we can't take money back out, which I asked my board to support. I want to make sure the European Tour players know that this is not some American growth strategy" External link

fox13memphis Wednesday, November 27, 2019 4:12:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "As I said to our board, I don't see a boundary or a fence around that statement," External link

fox13memphis Wednesday, November 27, 2019 4:12:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “This is an exciting next step for the LPGA’s mission to provide more opportunities for women in this game,” External link

forbes Wednesday, November 27, 2019 1:47:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “This is an exciting next step for the LPGA’s mission to provide more opportunities for women in this game,” External link

forbes Wednesday, November 27, 2019 1:47:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Ten years ago, I’m not sure many of us would have been bold enough to predict where we are today,” External link

samoaobserver Thursday, November 21, 2019 6:07:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Not sure if we have closed the gap, even though we are playing for dramatically more money," External link

chinadaily Thursday, October 24, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I have not had to be too loud about closing the gap because society has taken that banner for me," External link

chinadaily Thursday, October 24, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Not sure if we have closed the gap, even though we are playing for dramatically more money," "When I started, we were playing for just over $40 million and now we're playing for over $70 million. But the fact is, the men's (prize money) has grown as well. As a result, I don't want to be depressed by that. I think when golf and golf purses are growing for men and women, that's a good opportunity" External link

samoaobserver Wednesday, October 23, 2019 2:39:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Not sure if we have closed the gap, even though we are playing for dramatically more money,” “When I started, we were playing for just over $40 million and now we’re playing for over $70 million. But the fact is, the men’s (prize money) has grown as well. As a result, I don’t want to be depressed by that. I think when golf and golf purses are growing for men and women, that’s a good opportunity” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, October 23, 2019 2:30:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Not sure if we have closed the gap, even though we are playing for dramatically more money," "When I started, we were playing for just over $40 million and now we're playing for over $70 million. But the fact is, the men's (prize money) has grown as well. As a result, I don't want to be depressed by that. I think when golf and golf purses are growing for men and women, that's a good opportunity" External link

actionnewsjax Wednesday, October 23, 2019 1:25:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Not sure if we have closed the gap, even though we are playing for dramatically more money," "When I started, we were playing for just over $40 million and now we're playing for over $70 million. But the fact is, the men's (prize money) has grown as well. As a result, I don't want to be depressed by that. I think when golf and golf purses are growing for men and women, that's a good opportunity" External link

wftv Wednesday, October 23, 2019 1:23:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “If you sit home and miss this because you went to every playoff game of the Raptors or because hockey season is right around the corner, huge mistake,” “I mean, you’re talking about the best female athletes in the world playing right here in your backyard, and honestly one of the most beautiful venues I’ve ever been in, and I’ve been around the golf business a long time. And obviously you’ve got the ... winningest professional Canadian player of all time in the prime of her career here. ... So it’s going to be a good week” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, August 22, 2019 4:04:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “It’s hard to deliver incremental viewership for my cable partners when I’m only on a channel that people paid and subscribed to be there,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, August 16, 2019 11:07:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "It's hard to deliver incremental viewership for my cable partners when I'm only on a channel that people paid and subscribed to be there," External link

CBC Friday, August 16, 2019 7:19:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan recalls : "You know how many dads I meet a year that tell me that their daughter will be on tour?" External link

foxnews Wednesday, July 10, 2019 1:46:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I turn around and the caddie is her dad," External link

foxnews Wednesday, July 10, 2019 1:46:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan recalls : "You know how many dads I meet a year that tell me that their daughter will be on tour?" External link

wftv Tuesday, July 9, 2019 7:15:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I turn around and the caddie is her dad," External link

wftv Tuesday, July 9, 2019 7:15:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan recalls : "You know how many dads I meet a year that tell me that their daughter will be on tour?" External link

actionnewsjax Tuesday, July 9, 2019 6:55:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I turn around and the caddie is her dad," External link

actionnewsjax Tuesday, July 9, 2019 6:55:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan recalls : “You know how many dads I meet a year that tell me that their daughter will be on tour?” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, July 9, 2019 6:53:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I turn around and the caddie is her dad,” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, July 9, 2019 6:53:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I'm very open in admitting it wasn't as great a media year or television ratings year as we've had in the past there," External link

samoaobserver Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We're better to stay where we are," "ANA has agreed with me, first and foremost let's make sure we put on a good major for the players and figure out the rest around that" External link

samoaobserver Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We aren't necessarily saying that's the date for the next five years," External link

samoaobserver Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We always had an agency as it relates to our value and to bring those opportunities to us. We asked the PGA Tour to be that agency in this round," External link

samoaobserver Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Figuring out something with the PGA Tour schedule is challenging," "I think we're really close to something that we'll have something good for everybody" External link

samoaobserver Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I'm very open in admitting it wasn't as great a media year or television ratings year as we've had in the past there," External link

wftv Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We're better to stay where we are," "ANA has agreed with me, first and foremost let's make sure we put on a good major for the players and figure out the rest around that" External link

wftv Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We aren't necessarily saying that's the date for the next five years," External link

wftv Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We always had an agency as it relates to our value and to bring those opportunities to us. We asked the PGA Tour to be that agency in this round," External link

wftv Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Figuring out something with the PGA Tour schedule is challenging," "I think we're really close to something that we'll have something good for everybody" External link

wftv Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I’m very open in admitting it wasn’t as great a media year or television ratings year as we’ve had in the past there,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “We’re better to stay where we are,” “ANA has agreed with me, first and foremost let’s make sure we put on a good major for the players and figure out the rest around that” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “We aren’t necessarily saying that’s the date for the next five years,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “We always had an agency as it relates to our value and to bring those opportunities to us. We asked the PGA Tour to be that agency in this round,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “Figuring out something with the PGA Tour schedule is challenging,” “I think we’re really close to something that we’ll have something good for everybody” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I'm very open in admitting it wasn't as great a media year or television ratings year as we've had in the past there," External link

actionnewsjax Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:34:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We're better to stay where we are," "ANA has agreed with me, first and foremost let's make sure we put on a good major for the players and figure out the rest around that" External link

actionnewsjax Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:34:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We aren't necessarily saying that's the date for the next five years," External link

actionnewsjax Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:34:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "We always had an agency as it relates to our value and to bring those opportunities to us. We asked the PGA Tour to be that agency in this round," External link

actionnewsjax Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:34:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Figuring out something with the PGA Tour schedule is challenging," "I think we're really close to something that we'll have something good for everybody" External link

actionnewsjax Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:34:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “I’m not going to waste my time on people who are never going to get it,” External link

nytimes Friday, May 31, 2019 6:17:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan told : "The difference in purses is the difference in total viewership," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, January 15, 2019 5:39:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : “If you told me back in 2010 that we would grow purses by 80 percent in the first eight or 10 years, I probably wouldn’t believe it,” External link

forbes Saturday, December 15, 2018 4:47:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan says : “We’ve got an incredible partnership with Golf Channel, which puts us on every week and produces television we show around the world,” “But people that subscribe to the Golf Channel are golfers. They go to that channel. You don’t tend to surf your way past the Golf Channel on anybody’s home cable network. While we really enjoy that audience and what it’s meant to our sponsors, I wish we could be on network TV more often. I think we were on network TV one weekend when we started. We were on seven or so last season. But in a perfect world, a third or half of our events would pop over to network TV so we could introduce our brand and our athletes to a much greater audience” External link

forbes Saturday, December 15, 2018 4:47:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan added : “Now with digital TV opportunities and what’s happening, I think navigating the next four or five years for our global expansion is big,” “When it comes to sport right now, there’s not a lot of role models for us to follow. There’s not a lot of others that really can deliver, certainly in women’s sport. We’re doing that, but we’re sort of the guinea pig leading the way in that in all the different countries we play in. Quite frankly, one of the benefits of all those different countries is we’re generating golf interest, youth golfers and future superstars in those countries. So, it’s good for the global game” External link

forbes Saturday, December 15, 2018 4:47:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "If I could hand you guys a headline, I would hand you, 'LPGA commissioner confident in Ann Arbor long term," "I feel comfortable about our plans here long term. I don't have anything to announce this week and we're not telling you about what our X number of years is, but I think the LPGA and Ann Arbor probably have a long (future) together, we just have some work to do in the months that follow this event" External link

mlive Thursday, December 6, 2018 2:40:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "Our goal has been to consistently move the needle forward in providing increased financial opportunities for our members," External link

afp-en Thursday, December 1, 2016 12:12:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : "I’ve read a lot about how Se-ri created a real explosion of golf in Korea, but that’s too narrow," External link

thenational Thursday, October 13, 2016 9:32:00 PM EAT

Mike Whan said : "At the LPGA, we have a motto, 'Act like a founder, and leave the game in better shape than when you found it,'" "No one has lived that motto more than Se-ri. She's the living example. I've read a lot about how Se-ri has created a real explosion of golf in Korea, but that's too narrow. She woke up all of Asia to this opportunity and left an impact that we couldn't have envisioned in 1998" External link

koreatimes Tuesday, October 11, 2016 9:30:00 AM EAT

Mike Whan said : “They have been receiving regular updates on the topic,” “No player has suggested she is not coming (at least not to me). But it is certainly a concern” External link

japantimes Wednesday, May 25, 2016 11:40:00 AM EAT



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commissioner of america100.00%EN04/07/201407/04/2014
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Mike WhanEN100.00%


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