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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.


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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.


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 …


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 …


Lexi Thompson grabs lead entering final round of ANA Inspiration

One day after Lexi Thompson couldn’t even tee off until shortly before sunset, she had to get back to the Dinah Shore Course before dawn to start a 28-hole day.


Suzann Pettersen powers through wind to lead ANA Inspiration

While the entire field at the ANA Inspiration spent the whole day playing catch-up, Norway’s Suzann Pettersen and the Korda sisters managed to get ahead.


Mirim Lee ties record in Kia Classic win

Mirim Lee took the lead into the final round of the Kia Classic two years ago and was overhauled by Cristie Kerr, who won with a tournament record of 20-under. …


Mirim Lee takes 1-shot lead over Mi Jung Hur in Kia Classic

Moving day at the Kia Classic set up what should be an exciting final 18 holes at Aviara on Sunday.


Juli Inkster, at 56, cards 64 in Founders Cup

LPGA Tour Commissioner Mike Whan gave Juli Inkster a hug after her closing 8-under 64 on Sunday in the Founders Cup. She jokingly recoiled when he addressed her as “playing …


Michelle Wie healthy, confident and in contention in Phoenix

Michelle Wie is healthy and confident again, and in contention in the Bank of Hope Founders Cup, too. Wie shot a 5-under 67 on another hot and low-scoring day at …


Inbee Park takes 1-stroke over Michelle Wie, others at LPGA Singapore

Inbee Park made a birdie on the last hole to take a one-stroke lead over Michelle Wie and two others after two rounds of the LPGA’s Women’s Champions tournament. Park …


Michelle Wie opens with 66, takes 1-stroke lead at Singapore

Michelle Wie rolled in several clutch putts on Thursday and had six birdies in a 10-hole stretch to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the HSBC Women’s …


Amy Yang leads by 5 strokes at LPGA Thailand

Amy Yang of South Korea completed a third-round, 7-under 65 early Sunday to take a five-stroke lead into the final round of the rain-hit LPGA Thailand tournament.


Round 2 at LPGA Thailand washed out

Unseasonal heavy rain forced LPGA Thailand organizers to suspend second-round play on Friday. Play was halted for hours, and 13 players didn’t start, including co-leaders Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand and …


American Salas takes 54-hole lead at Women’s Aussie Open

American Lizette Salas shot a 2-under 71 Saturday to take a two-stroke lead over two Australians and a Thai golfer heading into the final round of the Women’s Australian Open …


Sarah Jane Smith takes 1-stroke lead at Australian Open

Sarah Jane Smith shot a 6-under 67 in tough, windy afternoon conditions Friday at Royal Adelaide to take a one-stroke lead after two rounds of the Women’s Australian Open. The …


Stacy Lewis, Lexi Thompson share LPGA Tour lead

Stacy Lewis had two back-nine eagles Saturday in the LPGA Tour’s season-opening Pure Silk Bahamas Classic to again put herself in position to end a long winless streak.


Brittany Lincicome, Lexi Thompson lead U.S. breakaway in LPGA Tour opener

Brittany Lincicome and Lexi Thompson led a U.S. Solheim Cup breakaway Friday in the LPGA Tour’s season-opening Pure Silk Bahamas Classic. Lincicome shot an 8-under 65 to reach 17-under 129 …