EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France -- South Korean teenager Hyo-Joo Kim beat Australian veteran Karrie Webb by one shot on Sunday to win the Evian Championship and become the third youngest major winner at 19 years, 2 months.
Miyazato leads Honda LPGA Thailand by one, Creamer makes a hole-in-one
PATTAYA, Thailand -- Ai Miyazato shot a 5-under 67 Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Honda LPGA Thailand.
16 Feb 2012 - 11:30am - 0 Comments
Wie enjoying best of both worlds as she nears graduation from Stanford
PALO ALTO, Calif. -- Michelle Wie did not go to Stanford to play golf, at least not the game that brought her worldwide fame as a teenager.
14 Feb 2012 - 6:02pm - 0 Comments
Korda prevails in six-way playoff to win Women's Australian Open
MELBOURNE, Australia -- American teenager Jessica Korda won the Women’s Australian Open on Sunday for her first LPGA Tour title, holing a 25-foot birdie putt on the second hole of a six-player playoff.
12 Feb 2012 - 12:11pm - 0 Comments
U.S. teen Korda grabs one-shot lead at windy Women's Australian Open
MELBOURNE, Australia -- American teenager Jessica Korda moved into position for a two-sport, father-daughter Australian double, shooting an even-par 73 in windy conditions Saturday to take a one-shot lead at the Women’s Australian Open at Royal Melbourne.
11 Feb 2012 - 11:02am - 0 Comments
Ryu leads Women's Australian Open as Royal Melbourne wreaks havoc
MELBOURNE, Australia -- U.S. Women’s Open champion So Yeon Ryu shot a 4-under 69 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead over fellow South Korean player Hee Kyung Seo after the second round of the LPGA Tour’s season-opening Women’s Australian Open.
10 Feb 2012 - 11:35am - 0 Comments
Lewis and Kemp lead Tseng by one shot at Women's Australian Open
MELBOURNE, Australia -- American Stacy Lewis and Australia’s Sarah Kemp shared the Women’s Australian Open lead at 4-under 69 on Thursday, leaving top-ranked Yani Tseng a stroke back in her bid to win the event for the third straight year.
9 Feb 2012 - 11:20am - 0 Comments
Pettersen sets sights on chasing down Tseng atop women's world rankings
MELBOURNE, Australia -- Suzann Pettersen of Norway opens the LPGA Tour season Thursday with her sights set on the formidable task of overtaking top-ranked Yani Tseng. And she knows it might take more than one season to get there.
8 Feb 2012 - 12:42pm - 0 Comments
Inkster faces big challenges as she tries to recuperate from elbow surgery
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. -- Even when she took time off from the LPGA Tour to have two children, Juli Inkster never went more than a month without playing golf. Now comes her biggest challenge.
7 Feb 2012 - 7:33pm - 0 Comments
Tseng, after winter of workouts, ready to put swing into action in Australia
MELBOURNE, Australia -- Yani Tseng unveiled her new, more powerful swing at Royal Melbourne on Tuesday, playing nine holes of practice to hone the tweaks to her technique and familiarize herself with the sandbelt course that will host the Women’s Australian Open this wee
7 Feb 2012 - 5:52pm - 0 Comments
LPGA Tour begins 2012 season with more events, big dose of optimism
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- A dry board in the office of LPGA Tour Commissioner Mike Whan is filled with black-and-blue, an appropriate color scheme for a circuit that had been taking its lumps over the last couple of years.
6 Feb 2012 - 7:38pm - 0 Comments
Mallon to be next U.S. captain for Solheim Cup
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Meg Mallon is the next U.S. captain for the Solheim Cup.
26 Jan 2012 - 2:59pm - 0 Comments
LPGA Tour unveils 2012 schedule with four new events, much optimism
The LPGA Tour begins its new season with four additional tournaments and a lot more reason for optimism.
10 Jan 2012 - 10:29pm - 0 Comments
LPGA Tour set to return to Hawaii with new full-field event in April
The LPGA Tour is returning to Hawaii. The tour announced Thursday that the Lotte Championship Presented by J Golf will be played on Oahu starting in mid-April, ending a two-year absence for the LPGA in Michelle Wie’s home state.
5 Jan 2012 - 7:26pm - 0 Comments
'Mighty Mite' Danoff, one of LPGA's 13 founding members, dies at 88
Bettye Danoff, one of the LPGA Tour’s 13 founding members, has died. She was 88. The LPGA Tour said Danoff’s family confirmed she died Thursday in Texas.
23 Dec 2011 - 1:18am - 0 Comments
LPGA Tour Notebook: Former No. 1 Ochoa gives birth to baby boy
Former top-ranked golfer Lorena Ochoa has given birth to her first child, a son. Ochoa’s brother Alejandro said the baby was born Thursday at 8:58 p.m. in Mexico City and named Pedro Conesa Ochoa. Her husband is Mexican businessman Andres Conesa.
9 Dec 2011 - 6:37pm - 0 Comments
Purdue's Gulyanamitta wins LPGA Tour Q-School as 40 earn 2012 cards
Thailand's Junthima Gulyanamitta won the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament on Sunday, closing with 4-under 68 in windy and rainy conditions on LPGA International's Champions Course for a two-stroke victory over Christine Song.
4 Dec 2011 - 6:56pm - 0 Comments
Song still cruising at LPGA Tour Q-School, up by four after fourth round
Christine Song shot an even-par 72 on Saturday on LPGA International's Legends Course to take a four-stroke lead into the final round of the LPGA Tour Final Qualifying Tournament. The 20-year-old Song, from Fullerton, Calif., had a 10-under 278 total.
3 Dec 2011 - 7:08pm - 0 Comments
Song stretches her lead to five strokes after Day 3 at LPGA Tour Q-School
Christine Song shot a 2-under 70 in windy conditions Friday on LPGA International's Champions Course to increase her lead to five strokes after the third round of the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament.
2 Dec 2011 - 5:30pm - 0 Comments
Song and Kono remain 1-2 after two days at LPGA Tour Q-School
Christine Song shot a 2-under 70 on Thursday in windy conditions on LPGA International's Legends Course to take a two-stroke lead over former UCLA star Stephanie Kono after the second round of the 90-hole LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament.
1 Dec 2011 - 5:39pm - 0 Comments