Kent Paisley is a contributor at Just Women’s Sports and Golf Digest, covering golf and the LPGA Tour. He previously worked for the LPGA, Women’s All Pro Tour and ESPN3 in Syracuse, where he graduated with a master’s degree in Television Radio and Film from Syracuse University. Kent played golf for Chapman University and resides in San Jose, Calif.

His Work

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Why the LPGA’s purse sizes have skyrocketed across the majors

The LPGA commissioner says the investments often don't require negotiation.

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LPGA Power Rankings: Minjee Lee knocks Jin Young Ko from No. 1

Lee leads the LPGA in all of its major award categories.

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Inside the players’ response to the LPGA’s Roe v. Wade stance

"Particularly as a women's sports organization, silence speaks volumes."

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Roe v. Wade decision hangs over PGA Championship: 5 takeaways

The controversial decision served as the backdrop of In Gee Chun's win.

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Extraordinary prize money headlines Women’s PGA Championship

This year's winner will take home $1.35 million.

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End of an LPGA era and start of a new one: 5 takeaways from US Open

As LPGA legends walk away, new stars emerge amid record investment and parity.

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Nelly Korda shining at US Women’s Open ‘like she never left’

Korda's friends and rivals welcome her back after recovery from a blood clot.

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Amateur Ingrid Lindblad showing no signs of panic at US Women’s Open

After a historic opening round, Lindblad sits just three shots off the lead.

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‘It’s gotta be the Dior shoes’: Mina Harigae dials in at US Women’s Open

Harigae received a pair of custom Jordan Diors before the opening round.

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How Jeongeun Lee6 rebounded from a major championship collapse

After losing a five-shot lead at Evian, Lee6 learned career-changing lessons.

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LPGA Power Rankings: Minjee Lee, Lexi Thompson rise up top 10

Lee is closing in on Jin Young Ko at No. 1 ahead of the US...

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LPGA Power Rankings: Jin Young Ko holds strong amid top 10 shake-ups

Jennifer Kupcho and three others enter the top 10 for the first time.

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Jennifer Kupcho rises to the top: Takeaways from Chevron Championship

Kupcho put on a putting masterclass to leave her mark on Chevron history.

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Jennifer Kupcho’s record-setting round sets up championship chase

Kupcho shot an eight-under 64 to gain separation from the pack.

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Hinako Shibuno embraces swarming attention at Chevron Championship

Shibuno, the widely popular Japanese golfer, surged into the lead Friday.

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Jennifer Kupcho shows off vast potential at Chevron Championship

Kupcho shot a six-under par 66 to sit tied for the lead entering Day 2.

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How a mental health break helped Annie Park rediscover her love of golf

Park was the last player to make it into the Chevron Championship field.

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LPGA Power Rankings: Jin Young Ko, Danielle Kang lead the pack

We run down the top 10 golfers ahead of the first major of the year.

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The best of the LPGA Tour, from those with a front-row seat

The first major of the LPGA season kicks off this weekend.

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‘It felt like the right time’: Why the LPGA self-funded a docu-series

The LPGA hopes to draw a full-season sponsor with their three-part series.

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LPGA preview: Golf’s best rivalry headlines the 2022 season

Reigning LPGA Player of the Year Jin Young Ko and Nelly Korda will go head-to-head.

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Jin Young Ko in league of her own: 5 takeaways from LPGA Tour Championship

What Ko is accomplishing on the LPGA Tour is nothing short of remarkable.

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How skipping a major helped Jin Young Ko return to the top of the LPGA

Ko credits her success to a reunion with her swing coach in South Korea.

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Nelly Korda vs. Jin Young Ko: 5 storylines for the CME Group Tour Championship

The final event of the season will determine who wins LPGA Player of the Year.

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Solheim Cup takeaways: Leona Maguire’s bright future, American rookies on the rise

Maguire earned the most points ever for a rookie at the Solheim Cup.

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Solheim Cup Power Rankings: Nelly Korda, Danielle Kang headline the field at Inverness

Team USA is looking for redemption after a dramatic defeat to Europe last year.