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INDIANAPOLIS -- The LPGA Tour is set to showcase a different kind of drive into the turns at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.A foursome of female golfers visited IMS on Tuesday to help launch the Indy Women in Tech Championship presented by Guggenheim. The $2 million event will debut Sept. 4-10, 2017, at the speedways Brickyard Crossing golf course.In an era when the LPGA has significantly broadened its international reach, the IWiT Championship represents a return to the American heartland.Weve been working on this for six or seven months now, and Im thrilled to be on this stage to share our little secret, LPGA Tour commissioner Mike Whan said. The group here started talking about this vision of putting these things together -- business, Indianapolis, the Speedway -- bringing us back to the Midwest and letting the world see what can be possible.Were proud to be a delivery message for what they are going to deliver here in the years to come.Brickyard Crossing hosted the PGA Senior Tour Comfort Classic from 1994 to 2000, and the Pete Dye design is expected to be a challenging track for the women.An earlier iteration of the Speedway course hosted the PGA 500 Festival Open Invitational from 1960 to 1968, along with a one-off 500 Ladies Classic in 1968 that resulted in one of the last victories of Mickey Wrights legendary LPGA career.Wright won $2,250 from a purse of $15,500.In recent years, John Daly put Indianapolis back on the national golf map with his memorable triumph in the 1991 PGA Championship at Crooked Stick, which remains in the rotation of courses for the PGA Tours BMW Championship.Crooked Stick was also the venue for the 2005 Solheim Cup, the biennial competition between teams of female professional golfers from Europe and the United States.It didnt take us 30 seconds to decide we wanted to be a part of this, IMS president Doug Boles said. Its about Indianapolis, and the community we care so much about, and having Indy Women in Tech fits with the brand the Indianapolis Motor Speedway has remained true to for the last 107 years.Its all about advancing technology and helping the community.The original IMS golf course was built in 1929. It grew to encompass 27 holes until Dye led a comprehensive redesign in the early 1990s that consolidated the layout down to 18 holes, with four inside the famous 2.5-mile racetrack.The LPGA tournament is the latest example of Speedway managements attempts to get as much use as possible out of the huge permanent facility. Until 1994, the month-long Indianapolis 500 was the only event IMS hosted.In addition to the 500, the track now stages an annual NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race and the largest vintage car racing meeting in America. This weekend, IMS hosts a round of the Red Bull Air Races for the first time.I dont know if we have another venue on tour that is iconic as the Speedway, said LPGA professional Morgan Pressel, who stroked several long drives down the Speedways 5/8-mile-long main straightaway. I think Indianapolis is a great market for us because its a nice middle ground.The golf course looks really challenging, and hopefully we are here for the long term. Nike Air Max Supply From China . What general manager Dave Nonis called "short and productive" negotiations ended with Kessel signing a US$64-million, eight-year contract on Tuesday. Nike Air max Shoes China .H. -- Matt Kenseth made it 2 for 2 in the Chase, holding off teammate Kyle Busch to win Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. http://www.cheapairmaxchina.us/ .J. -- Marty Brodeur beat the Pittsburgh Penguins yet again. 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But I quit that day, and I havent touched it since.In a sense, I owe him a huge thank you for not only myself but for my family and, you know, hopefully I can maybe sway somebody in the right direction as well like he did for me.Gwynn died of salivary gland cancer on June 16, 2014, at 54.Gwynn was one of the most beloved figures in San Diego sports history, as well as the face of the Padres for two decades. At the time of his death, he was in his 12th season as coach at his alma mater, San Diego State.The All-Star Game will be played Tuesday night at Petco Park. Gwynn had as much to do as anyone with the downtown ballpark being built. He played for the Padres his entire 20-year, Hall of Fame career, retiring after the 2001 season. The ballpark was approved by voters just two weeks after the Padres were swept by the New York Yankees in the 1998 World Series. Gwynn batted .500 in those four games, including hitting a home run off the right-field facade in Yankee Stadium in Game 1 off San Diegan David Wells.Gwynn will always be remembered as the greatest Padres player ever. He never played in Petco Park but there are plenty of reminders of him. Days before Gwynn was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2007, the Padres unveiled a larger-than-life bronze statue of Gwynn beyond the outfield. It depicts him in the middle of his sweet left-handed swinng.ddddddddddddOne of the streets outside Petco Park is Tony Gwynn Drive. His No. 19 is one of the teams retired numbers that greets fans as they enter the ballpark.Without giving details, the Padres said Gwynn will be honored during pregame ceremonies Tuesday.Gwynns death stunned baseball.Still, there are many happy memories of the Hall of Famer, who had 3,141 hits, a .338 lifetime average and won eight NL batting titles.Some All-Stars have direct connections to Gwynn.Cole Hamels of the Texas Rangers grew up in San Diego and played at Rancho Bernardo High. Gwynns son, Tony Jr., played at Poway High.Most of my memories of Tony Gwynn are because he lived very close to where I grew up, Hamels said. Being able to see him driving down the street in that Porsche that he had, youd see him go by. Playing against his son, hed go hide out in the outfield to watch his son play because he didnt want to get bothered, and it was kind of cool to know that Tony Gwynn was watching your game, even though he was watching his son. But we always convinced ourselves that Tony Gwynn was there to watch us, too.Stephen Strasburg of the Washington Nationals was an unpolished player at West Hills High in suburban Santee, but blossomed under Gwynn at San Diego State, becoming the first overall pick in the 2009 draft.Strasburg recalled Gwynn as one of the greatest hitters of all time, No. 1, but one of the greatest people of all time, as well. I grew up a huge Tony Gwynn fan being here. Playing for him I got a chance to develop that relationship with him. I learned a lot, how to be not only the best baseball player, to be a real pro, but also to be, hopefully, a good human being.---Follow Bernie Wilson on Twitter at http://twitter.com/berniewilson Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys Jerseys From China Wholesale NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys ' ' '

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