LPGA Tour

By David Ginsburg, AP Sports Writer OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) -- Carlota Ciganda breezed to an early victory to set the tone and Spain won all four of its singles matches Sunday to capture the inaugural International Crown.
Pettersen, Choi and Shadoff share lead at Kraft Nabisco Championship
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. -- Suzann Pettersen and Na Yeon Choi pushed each other to the top of the leaderboard in perfect morning conditions in the Kraft Nabisco Championship. 
4 Apr 2013 - 10:05pm - 0 Comments
Tseng relaxed and ready for Kraft Nabisco, despite yearlong drought
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. -- Yani Tseng lost the No. 1 spot in the world to Stacy Lewis three weeks ago in Phoenix, then was booted out of the Kia Classic a few days later when she overslept and missed her pro-am tee time. 
4 Apr 2013 - 12:30am - 0 Comments
Gulbis, out for month with malaria, is back in action at Kraft Nabisco
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. -- Natalie Gulbis will return to play in the Kraft Nabisco Championship after recovering from malaria.
3 Apr 2013 - 6:18pm - 0 Comments
Notebook: Kim puts last year's loss in perspective, calls it tough lesson
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. – I.K. Kim is back at Mission Hills, a year after missing a 1-foot putt on the final hole of regulation to blow a one-stroke lead.
3 Apr 2013 - 6:09pm - 0 Comments
Recari wins Kia Classic, sinking putt from fringe on second playoff hole
CARLSBAD, Calif. -- Beatriz Recari had three-putted No. 18 in regulation and again on the first hole of a playoff with I.K. Kim as dusk approached Sunday. Here she was again, with a chance to win the Kia Classic.
24 Mar 2013 - 10:01pm - 0 Comments
Recari leads Kia Classic by two over Webb after late eagle in third round
CARLSBAD, Calif. -- Beatriz Recari drove the green on the 285-yard 16th hole to set up a 4-foot eagle putt and finished with a 3-under 69 on Saturday for a two-stroke lead in the Kia Classic.
23 Mar 2013 - 10:46pm - 0 Comments
Recari leads Creamer and Webb by one after second round of Kia Classic
CARLSBAD, Calif. -- Put Paula Creamer in a car these days and she's a mess after sustaining minor injuries in a high-speed crash a month ago in Bangkok.
22 Mar 2013 - 9:54pm - 0 Comments
Park leads Kia Classic after first round as new No. 1 Lewis trails by four
CARLSBAD, Calif. -- Stacy Lewis got to enjoy the perks of being atop the world rankings, including being announced as No. 1 on the first tee and seeing her caddie wearing the special bib.
21 Mar 2013 - 10:54pm - 0 Comments
Tseng dropped from Kia Classic after oversleeping, missing pro-am tee time
CARLSBAD, Calif. -- Defending champion and formerly top-ranked Yani Tseng was dropped from the Kia Classic field after missing her 9:10 a.m. pro-am tee time Wednesday.
20 Mar 2013 - 6:49pm - 0 Comments
Lewis wins Founders Cup, vaults to No. 1 spot in women's world ranking
PHOENIX -- Stacy Lewis won the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup on Sunday to jump to No. 1 in the world, taking advantage of Ai Miyazato's collapse on the 16th hole.
17 Mar 2013 - 7:25pm - 1 Comments
Miyazato regains lead after third day of RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup
PHOENIX -- Ai Miyazato regained control in the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup on Saturday, ending up with a bigger cushion than she expected after Stacy Lewis was penalized two strokes after the round.
16 Mar 2013 - 7:48pm - 0 Comments
Lee leads Miyazato by one shot after second round of LPGA Founders Cup
PHOENIX -- Jee Young Lee birdied three of her last four holes to take a one-stroke lead over Ai Miyazato on another hot day at the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup.
15 Mar 2013 - 10:01pm - 0 Comments
Miyazato leads after first round of RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup
PHOENIX -- Ai Miyazato took the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup lead on a hot afternoon in the desert, playing a late four-hole stretch in 5 under for a tournament-record 9-under 63.
14 Mar 2013 - 9:48pm - 0 Comments
Diaz to join Pepper as vice captain for 2013 U.S. Solheim Cup team
PHOENIX -- Laura Diaz was appointed vice captain of the U.S. Solheim Cup team Wednesday, pairing her with Dottie Pepper six years after their friendship seemingly ended over Pepper's blunt televised comment during the matches.
14 Mar 2013 - 12:21am - 0 Comments
Tseng trying to recapture youthful enthusiasm that took her to No. 1
PHOENIX -- Yani Tseng is trying to recapture a youthful enthusiasm, searching for the balance of fun and precision that carried her to the top spot in women's golf.
13 Mar 2013 - 6:02pm - 0 Comments
Lewis wins HSBC Champions for her sixth LPGA Tour title, edging Choi
SINGAPORE -- Stacy Lewis won the HSBC Women's Champions on Sunday for her sixth career LPGA title, overcoming two bogeys and some shaky putting on the back nine to hold off South Korea's Na Yeon Choi.
3 Mar 2013 - 12:58pm - 0 Comments
Gulbis undergoes tests in Singapore, Harmon fears illness might be malaria
SINGAPORE -- Natalie Gulbis underwent blood tests on Saturday after withdrawing from the HSBC Women's Champions with an unspecified illness her instructor initially suspected could be malaria.
2 Mar 2013 - 7:39pm - 0 Comments
Lewis and Choi share lead after third round of HSBC Women's Champions
SINGAPORE -- Stacy Lewis shared the lead with Na Yeon Choi at the HSBC Women's Champions after the South Korean birdied the 18th hole in a rain-delayed third round on Saturday.
2 Mar 2013 - 1:30pm - 0 Comments
Lewis takes two-shot lead after second round of HSBC Women's Champions
SINGAPORE -- Stacy Lewis made six birdies to shoot a 6-under 66 and take a two-stroke lead after Friday's second round of the HSBC Women's Champions. Lewis, the reigning LPGA Tour Player of the Year, was at 11-under 133 at Sentosa Golf Club.
1 Mar 2013 - 10:52am - 0 Comments