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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.
Good buddies Lincicome and Lewis share Day 1 lead at Kraft Nabisco
Brittany Lincicome and Stacy Lewis are splitting more than dinner checks and lodging bills at the LPGA Tour's first major of the year.
31 Mar 2011 - 10:33pm - 0 Comments
Top-ranked Tseng set to defend Kraft Nabisco title from Webb and Wie
Yani Tseng got a good laugh when she walked past the pond where she celebrated her Kraft Nabisco Championship victory last year by leaping into the water -- and then remembering she doesn't know how to swim.
30 Mar 2011 - 8:34pm - 0 Comments
Gal of Germany knocks off Shin with final-hole birdie to win Kia Classic
Sandra Gal won the Kia Classic on Sunday to become the second German winner in LPGA Tour history, beating second-ranked Jiyai Shin with a 2-foot birdie putt on the final hole.
27 Mar 2011 - 10:05pm - 1 Comments
Shin and Gal separate themselves from pack after 54 holes at Kia Classic
Second-ranked Jiyai Shin shot a 3-under 70 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Sandra Gal after the third round of the Kia Classic.
26 Mar 2011 - 10:38pm - 0 Comments
Shin roars out to four-shot lead at Kia Classic thanks to nine early birdies
Second-ranked Jiyai Shin shot a bogey-free 9-under 64, birdieing nine of the first 14 holes, to take a four-stroke lead Friday in the rain-delayed Kia Classic. "I jumped on the birdie bus," Shin said.
25 Mar 2011 - 11:14pm - 0 Comments
Blumenherst leads Kia Classic by one after four straight closing birdies
Amanda Blumenherst birdied the final four holes for a 7-under 66 and a one-stroke lead over Germany's Sanda Gal on Thursday in the Kia Classic.
24 Mar 2011 - 9:58pm - 0 Comments
Wie ready to return focus to golf at Kia Classic, warm-up for first major
Michelle Wie has been too busy with finals at Stanford to have a problem with the LPGA Tour’s light early schedule.
23 Mar 2011 - 8:35pm - 1 Comments
Three Japanese stars return to LPGA Tour focused on golf and relief efforts
Ai Miyazato spent four days fearing the absolute worst after the earthquake and tsunami devastated northern Japan.
22 Mar 2011 - 8:28pm - 0 Comments
Webb wins Founders Cup crown with rally to edge Lincicome and Creamer
Karrie Webb rallied to win the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup for her second straight victory, shooting a 6-under 66 on Sunday to beat Brittany Lincicome and Paula Creamer by a stroke. Webb won when Lincicome bogeyed the final hole, missing a 10-foot par putt.
20 Mar 2011 - 9:13pm - 0 Comments
Stanford stretches her lead to three on Day 2 of LPGA Founders Cup
Angela Stanford plays for keeps no matter the stakes.
19 Mar 2011 - 9:47pm - 0 Comments
Stanford leads LPGA Founders Cup thanks to unlikely hole-out for eagle
Angela Stanford holed out from a fairway bunker for eagle on the par-4 ninth hole and shot a 6-under 66 on Friday to take the first-round lead in the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup, the circuit's play-for-free U.S. opener.
18 Mar 2011 - 10:12pm - 0 Comments
First event of U.S. season sees LPGA Tour players competing for charity
The LPGA Tour found a way to return to the Valley of the Sun and add another U.S. event. The catch, the players aren't getting paid. "This is a completely unique event," Commissioner Michael Whan said.
17 Mar 2011 - 7:26pm - 0 Comments
CME Group signs on as title sponsor of new LPGA Tour season-ender
The LPGA Tour has signed a three-year deal with the CME Group financial services group to be the title sponsor of its season-ending Titleholders tournament in Florida.
6 Mar 2011 - 7:55pm - 0 Comments
Webb captures HSBC Champions by one after string of back-nine birdies
Australia’s Karrie Webb used four straight birdies on the back nine Sunday to surge past Japan’s Chie Arimura for a one-shot victory at the HSBC Women’s Champions.
27 Feb 2011 - 12:07pm - 0 Comments
State Farm will drop LPGA Tour event sponsorship after almost 20 years
Organizers of the annual LPGA Tour stop in Springfield, Ill., say State Farm is dropping its sponsorship after this year.
26 Feb 2011 - 8:19pm - 0 Comments
Webb closes to within one of leader Arimura in HSBC Champions
Japan’s Chie Arimura shot a 1-under 71 for a one-stroke lead over Australia’s Karrie Webb after the third round of the HSBC Women’s Champions on Saturday.
26 Feb 2011 - 1:04pm - 0 Comments
Arimura stretches lead to two over Webb at HSBC Women's Champions
Chie Arimura of Japan shot a 6-under 66 to widen her lead to two strokes over Karrie Webb in the second round of the HSBC Women’s Champions on Friday.
25 Feb 2011 - 11:34am - 0 Comments
Arimura leads Tseng by two at HSBC Champions, with Gulbis three back
Japan’s Chie Arimura overcame strong winds to shoot a 4-under 68 and take a one stroke lead after the first round of the HSBC Women’s Champions on Thursday.
24 Feb 2011 - 12:53pm - 0 Comments
Tseng seeks fourth straight victory as LPGA Tour tees it up in Singapore
Yani Tseng of Taiwan, the No. 1 player in the world, tees off at this week’s HSBC Women’s Champions with a chance to capture her fourth straight tournament title.
23 Feb 2011 - 10:00am - 0 Comments