Stories tagged: LPGA Tour
Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 7:51 p.m.
Anna Nordqvist beats Brittany Altomare in playoff to win Evian major
Defying driving rain and hail in a playoff, Anna Nordqvist beat unheralded American Brittany Altomare at the first extra hole to win the Evian Championship on Sunday.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 6:33 a.m.
Play scrapped at rain-hit women’s major, will start Friday
Rain and strong winds have forced the final women’s golf major of the season to be suspended with plans to re-start on Friday as a 54-hole event. LPGA Tour Commissioner …
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 6:13 p.m.
Lexi Thompson seals Indy win with traditional kiss of bricks
Lexi Thompson celebrated in the most traditional Indy style. She sipped some milk, poured the rest over her head and, of course, sealed it with a kiss of the bricks. …
Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 10:15 p.m.
Lydia Ko regains form, ties Lexi Thompson for Indy lead
Lydia Ko delivered a clear message to her LPGA Tour rivals Friday. She’s having fun again – and she’s ready to start winning again.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 4:48 p.m.
Lexi Thompson shoots 63 to take LPGA Tour lead in Indy
Lexi Thompson shot a 9-under 63 to take a one-shot lead over Sandra Gal and Kris Tamulis in the LPGA Tour’s inaugural Indy Women in Tech Championship. Thompson had 11 …
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 4:32 p.m.
Michelle Wie withdraws from Evian, recovering from appendicitis
Michelle Wie has withdrawn from The Evian Championship as she recovers from surgery to remove her appendix. The 27-year-old Wie withdrew from the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open before the final …
Sun., Sept. 3, 2017, 7:05 p.m.
Stacy Lewis wins Portland Classic, gives earnings to hometown relief efforts
Stacy Lewis won for Houston.
Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 7:08 p.m.
Stacy Lewis holds lead at Portland Classic
Stacy Lewis took a three-stroke lead Saturday in the Cambia Portland Classic in her bid make a big donation to hurricane relief in her hometown and end a long winless …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 7:07 p.m.
Stacy Lewis tied for lead, giving winnings to hurricane relief
Stacy Lewis shot an 8-under 64 for a share of the Cambia Portland Classic lead – and a chance to make a big donation to hurricane relief in her hometown. …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 7:23 p.m.
In Gee Chun leads in Portland; Brooke Henderson shot back
In Gee Chun shot a 6-under 66 in the Cambia Portland Classic to take a one-stroke lead over two-time defending champion Brooke Henderson and five others. Playing the event for …
Sat., Aug. 26, 2017, 7:07 p.m.
Brooke Henderson shoots 63 to make big move at Canadian Pacific Open
Brooke Henderson made a big move Saturday in the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open to the delight of her many home fans.
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 8:55 p.m.
In Gee Chun leads in Canada; Brooke Henderson survives cut
In Gee Chun took the lead in the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open, and Canadian star Brooke Henderson did just enough to stick around for the weekend at Ottawa Hunt. Chun …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 4:55 p.m.
Marina Alex leads at Ottawa Hunt; Canadian star Brooke Henderson struggles
Marina Alex shot a 5-under 66 to take the lead in the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open, while Canadian star Brooke Henderson was in danger of missing the cut after a …
Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, 9:10 p.m.
Golf with Jim Meehan: Wendy Ward back for more at Solheim Cup
Still in celebration mode shortly after the U.S. team’s stunning rally to win the 2015 Solheim Cup in Germany, Juli Inkster was asked if she wanted to return as captain …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 12:52 p.m.
I.K. Kim builds a 6-shot lead in Women’s British Open
I.K. Kim answered the challenge with a 6-under 66 in the Women’s British Open to build a six-shot lead as she goes after her first major championship. Kim faced a …
Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 12:39 p.m.
I.K. Kim handles bad weather to take British Open lead
I.K. Kim emerged from the cold and wet with a 4-under 68 to build a two-shot lead in the Women’s British Open going into the weekend. A two-time winner on …
Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 12:53 p.m.
Michelle Wie takes in the views and the lead at Women’s British Open
Michelle Wie finishes with three straight birdies at Kingsbarns for an 8-under 64 and takes the lead in the Women’s British Open. Wie had a one-shot lead over I.K. Kim. …
Sun., July 30, 2017, 6:48 p.m.
Mi Hyang Lee wins Ladies Scottish Open by one shot
Mi Hyang Lee took advantage of Hall of Famer Karrie Webb’s late double bogey to win the Ladies Scottish Open on Sunday for her second LPGA Tour title.
Sat., July 29, 2017, 7:31 p.m.
Karrie Webb, Sei Young Kim share lead at Ladies Scottish Open
Hall of Famer Karrie Webb and Sei Young Kim topped the Ladies Scottish Open leaderboard Saturday after another rainy, cold and windy day at Dundonald Links.
UPDATED: Fri., July 28, 2017, 2:55 p.m.
Cristie Kerr shoots 73 to take Ladies Scottish Open lead
Cristie Kerr birdied three of the last six holes in strong wind at Dundonald Links for a 1-over 73 and a one-stroke lead in the Ladies Scottish Open. Kerr played …
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.