Stories tagged: LPGA Tour
UPDATED: Thu., July 27, 2017, 2:27 p.m.
Hall of Famer Karrie Webb leads Ladies Scottish Open
Hall of Famer Karrie Webb shot a 7-under 65 in cold and windy conditions to take a one-stroke lead over Cristie Kerr in the Ladies Scottish Open. Webb played the …
UPDATED: Sat., July 15, 2017, 5:40 p.m.
With President Donald Trump looking on, Shanshan Feng leads U.S. Women’s Open
Front-running Shanshan Feng rolled in a short birdie putt on the final hole to take the third-round lead in the U.S. Women’s Open. Teenager Hye-Jin Choi and perennial Open bridesmaid …
UPDATED: Fri., July 14, 2017, 6:09 p.m.
U.S. Women’s Open: President Donald Trump visits, China’s Shanshan Feng leads
Shanshan Feng increased her lead in the U.S. Women’s Open and lost the spotlight. It happens when the president of the United States shows up.
UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 6:39 p.m.
Shanshan Feng leads in rain-delayed U.S. Women’s Open
Shanshan Feng had her best round in the U.S. Women’s Open, and it was almost good enough for the first-round lead. Afternoon rain and lightning forced officials to suspend play …
Wed., July 12, 2017, 1:58 p.m.
Brittany Lang needs better to defend in U.S. Women’s Open
The U.S. Women’s Open has not had a repeat winner since Karrie Webb in 2001 and the chances of Brittany Lang doing it this year don’t seem good. The 31-year-old …
Sat., July 8, 2017, 9:38 p.m.
Katherine Kirk reaches 20 under, takes 4-shot lead at LPGA event in Wisconsin
Katherine Kirk shot a 7-under 65 on Saturday to open a four-stroke lead in the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic, and move into position to challenge the tour’s 72-hole record.
Sun., July 2, 2017, 6:50 p.m.
Danielle Kang wins KPMG Women’s PGA Championship
OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. – From a young age, Danielle Kang’s parents instilled in her the belief that anything was possible. Even major championships.
UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 6:14 p.m.
Danielle Kang zeroes in on first pro win – and it would be major
Danielle Kang won back-to-back majors as an amateur yet she’s never cracked the winner’s circle in her half-dozen years as a pro. The 24-year-old Californian took a big step in …
UPDATED: Wed., June 28, 2017, 6:28 p.m.
So Yeon Ryu seeks 2nd straight LPGA major to confirm new No. 1 perch
So Yeon Ryu wants to halt what has resembled a game of musical chairs on the LPGA Tour this season. The newly minted world No. 1 will be going for …
Sun., June 25, 2017, 6:56 p.m.
So Yeon Ryu cruises to win in Arkansas
This time, So Yeon Ryu was able to celebrate – without any hint of drama or suspense.
Sat., June 24, 2017, 7:29 p.m.
So Yeon Ryu shoots course-record 61 at NW Arkansas Championship
A few weeks off was all So Yeon Ryu needed to kick-start what is shaping up to be possibly the best year of her LPGA Tour career.
Sun., June 18, 2017, 6:49 p.m.
Brooke Henderson takes Meijer LPGA Classic
Brooke Henderson made it a special Father’s Day. With father and coach Dave Henderson and other family members watching, the 19-year-old Canadian won the Meijer LPGA Classic on Sunday for …
UPDATED: Sat., June 3, 2017, 5:32 p.m.
Ariya Jutanugarn takes No. 1 spot; Paula Creamer, In-Kyung Kim lead in New Jersey
Ariya Jutanugarn took the No. 1 spot in the world ranking without hitting a shot, and Paula Creamer and In-Kyung Kim topped the ShopRite LPGA Classic leaderboard. Taking the week …
UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017, 4:58 p.m.
2-time defending champ Anna Nordqvist leads ShopRite LPGA Classic
Anna Nordqvist knows how to get around Stockton Seaview – and likes the view from atop the ShopRite LPGA Classic leaderboard. The two-time defending champion shot a 7-under 64 to …
Sun., May 28, 2017, 6:55 p.m.
Shanshan Feng holds on for 1-stroke win at LPGA event in Michigan
Shanshan Feng shot a 4-under 68 on Sunday to win the LPGA Volvik Championship by one stroke over Minjee Lee and Sung Hyun Park.
Sat., May 27, 2017, 3:24 p.m.
Shanshan Feng takes 1-stroke lead after bogey-free 66 in Michigan
Shanshan Feng shot a 6-under 66 to take a one-stroke lead after three rounds of the LPGA Volvik Championship. Feng is 15 under for the tournament after a bogey-free round. …
UPDATED: Thu., May 25, 2017, 5:39 p.m.
Stacy Lewis, Wei-Ling Hsu tied for lead after first round in Michigan
Stacy Lewis shot a 7-under 65 to share the first-round lead in the LPGA Volvik Championship. Lewis was tied with an unexpected challenger in Wei-Ling Hsu, the Taiwanese player who …
UPDATED: Sun., May 21, 2017, 9:38 p.m.
Bernhard Langer wins to tie Jack Nicklaus’ mark of 8 major senior titles
Bernhard Langer cruised to his second straight Regions Tradition victory in Birmingham, Alabama, shooting an 8-under-64 on Sunday to match Nicklaus’ record of eight PGA Tour Champions major titles. In …
UPDATED: Sat., May 20, 2017, 5:25 p.m.
Lexi Thompson holds onto 3-stroke lead at Kingsmill
Lexi Thompson remained in position for her first victory since a rules infraction cost her a major title, shooting a 2-under 69 to take a three-stroke lead over In Gee …
UPDATED: Fri., May 19, 2017, 5:47 p.m.
Lexi Thompson opens 3-stroke lead at Kingsmill
Lexi Thompson shot her second straight 6-under 65 to take a three-stroke over playing partner Gerina Piller into the weekend at the Kingsmill Championship. Thompson is playing her third tournament …
UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 4:17 p.m.
Lexi Thompson shoots 65 to lead Kingsmill Championship
Lexi Thompson had six birdies in a seven-hole stretch and finished with a 6-under 65 to take the first-round lead in the Kingsmill Championship. She’s playing her third tournament since …
UPDATED: Sat., May 6, 2017, 6:04 p.m.
Michelle Wie outlasts Angel Yin in Lorena Ochoa Match Play
Michelle Wie rallied to beat Angel Yin in the Lorena Ochoa Match Play to join Ariya Jutanugarn, Sei Young Kim and Mi Jung Hur in the semifinals. Four down after …
Fri., May 5, 2017, 2:58 p.m.
Ariya Jutanugarn wins sister showdown in Lorena Ochoa event
Ariya Jutanugarn won a sister showdown in the Lorena Ochoa Match Play, and Lydia Ko, Michelle Wie and Cristie Kerr also advanced at Club de Golf Mexico. The third-ranked Jutanugarn …
Thu., May 4, 2017, 3:17 p.m.
Lydia Ko wins; Jutanugarns set up sister showdown in Mexico
Lydia Ko beat home favorite Ana Menendez, and the Jutanugarn sisters set up a second-round showdown in the Lorena Ochoa Match Play. The top-ranked Ko edged Menendez 3 and 2 …
Sat., April 29, 2017, 1:34 p.m.
Japan’s Haru Nomura keeps leads in wind at LPGA in Texas
Haru Nomura of Japan shot a 1-over 72 on another windy day on the LPGA Tour in North Texas to extend her lead through three rounds despite a late double …
Fri., April 28, 2017, 5:05 p.m.
Haru Nomura shoots 6-under 65, leads North Texas LPGA event by 1
The stubborn winds of North Texas might frustrate some golfers, but not Haru Nomura. She shot a 6-under 65 for a two-round total of 133 and a one-shot lead in …
Tue., April 18, 2017, 2:23 p.m.
Golf notes: Big changes pay major dividends for So Yeon Ryu
It’s easy to forget that So Yeon Ryu won the LPGA Tour’s first major championship of the year. The strongest memory from the ANA Inspiration was the four-shot penalty assessed …
Tue., April 18, 2017, 9:01 a.m.
On The Fringe: Cristie Kerr compiling an impressive career, 1 trophy at a time
Cristie Kerr always talked bigger than her game, and she might last long enough on the LPGA Tour to back it up.
Sat., April 15, 2017, 8:33 p.m.
Cristie Kerr wins LPGA Lotte in Hawaii for 19th tour title
Cristie Kerr won the LPGA Lotte Championship for her 19th tour title, closing with a 6-under 66 for a three-stroke victory. The 39-year-old Kerr broke the tournament record at 20-under …
Sun., April 2, 2017, 7:34 p.m.
So Yeon Ryu wins ANA Inspiration after Lexi Thompson assessed controversial penalty
So Yeon Ryu won the ANA Inspiration on Sunday in a one-hole playoff with Lexi Thompson, who was given a four-stroke penalty late in the final round for an incorrect …