DALY CITY, Calif. – When Yani Tseng found out the Swinging Skirts Golf Team from her native Taiwan planned to host an LPGA Tour event on U.S.
Imagine 52 Red Sox-Yankees games all going on at about the same time. Given the speed of play -- or, more precisely, the lack of speedy play -- during the first round of the U.S.
8 Jul 2010 - 5:33pm - 0 Comments
Normally, the USGA hides the water hoses located near all greens during any U.S. Open to keep them firm, fast and, to some golfers, fiercely unfair. The 90-degree heat that’s enveloped Oakmont Country Club this week, and is forecast to continue through Thursday during the U.S.
7 Jul 2010 - 6:25pm - 0 Comments
American players will look to claim a rare victory at their national championship when play begins at the U.S. Women’s Open on Thursday. An American victory at the tournament, once all but a certainty, now is a surprise.
7 Jul 2010 - 5:17pm - 0 Comments
World No. 1 Cristie Kerr is relishing the tough test Oakmont Country Club will offer when she bids for back-to-back major wins at the 65th U.S. Women's Open, which starts Thursday. Kerr, with five U.S.
7 Jul 2010 - 5:08pm - 0 Comments
Oakmont Country Club, a demanding course capable of producing scores in the 90s, is tormenting the U.S. Women's Open golfers with a different kind of problem: temperatures in the 90s. Jiyai Shin, the South Korean golfer who was briefly ranked No.
6 Jul 2010 - 7:25pm - 0 Comments
For Michelle Wie and those who follow her, the wait goes on. Not long ago, Wie was supposed to do for women's golf what Tiger Woods did for the men's tour: Become a dominant, charismatic star whose very presence guarantees that any tournament becomes a mini-major. Seven years after she finishe
6 Jul 2010 - 7:05pm - 0 Comments
In each of her two previous LPGA Tour victories, Na Yeon Choi birdied the last hole to win. It took a little bit longer at the Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic, but she did it again. Choi made a 2-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole Sunday to beat fellow South Koreans In-Kyung Kim and
4 Jul 2010 - 5:36pm - 0 Comments
It doesn't sound as if Christina Kim intends to play it safe in the final round of the Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic. "I'm out for blood -- but not necessarily anybody's blood -- other than the golf course's," she said Saturday after erasing all but one shot of a five-stroke deficit to leader
3 Jul 2010 - 5:44pm - 0 Comments
Na Yeon Choi is looking forward to the weekend. So is Paula Creamer, but for an entirely different reason. Choi followed an opening 7-under 64 with a 67 on Friday in the second round of the Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic to forge a two-stroke lead.
2 Jul 2010 - 6:14pm - 0 Comments
Na Yeon Choi took a step toward forgetting what happened a week ago. After missing an LPGA Tour cut for the first time in more than two years, Choi changed putters to shoot a 7-under 64 and take a one-shot lead in Thursday's opening round of the Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic. "After that, I
1 Jul 2010 - 6:20pm - 0 Comments
Paula Creamer and Morgan Pressel each vowed they would be the top ranked player in the world, something no American had ever done -- until now. Cristie Kerr beat Creamer and Pressel to the top, but both are proud that an American is atop the world rankings. “There’s been a lot of talk on our t
30 Jun 2010 - 10:47pm - 0 Comments
The Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic will take a year off in 2011 before returning for at least three more years, LPGA and tournament officials have confirmed. LPGA Commissioner Michael Whan made the announcement at a dinner Tuesday night in Toledo, before this year’s Farr Classic. Whan says t
30 Jun 2010 - 4:43pm - 0 Comments
Cristie Kerr soared to a 12-stroke victory at the LPGA Championship on Sunday in one of the most lopsided wins at a major, leaving her in position to become the first American to be ranked No. 1. Kerr closed with a birdie for 6-under 66, finishing at 19-under 269 and leading all four rounds.
27 Jun 2010 - 5:55pm - 0 Comments
SINGAPORE (AP) -- Annika Sorenstam celebrated two big victories in her second-to-last event before retiring. For starters Sunday in the Lexus Cup, the International team captain waited out a lightning delay to finish off Asian counterpart Se Ri Pak 3 and 2 in the opening singles match, the longti
22 Jun 2010 - 7:59pm - 0 Comments
In-Kyung Kim is back at rain-logged Panther Creek Country Club to defender her title in the State Farm Classic, where she'll have to go against one of the deepest and most talented fields on the LPGA Tour. When the official entry list was released Monday, it included every player in the top 10 of
10 Jun 2010 - 11:19am - 0 Comments
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