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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.
Tseng runs winning streak to three in a row, topping Wie by five in Thailand
Top-ranked Yani Tseng earned her third tournament win in three weeks Sunday, shooting a 6-under 66 to pull away for a comfortable five-shot victory over Michelle Wie in the Honda LPGA Thailand. The event served as the season opener on the 2011 LPGA Tour calendar.
20 Feb 2011 - 10:18am - 1 Comments
Tseng takes over lead at Honda LPGA Thailand, with Wie just one shot back
The top-ranked Yani Tseng shot a 2-under 70 Saturday for a one-shot lead after the third round of the Honda LPGA Thailand, the opening event on the 2011 LPGA Tour schedule.
19 Feb 2011 - 11:30am - 0 Comments
Final-hole birdie keeps Kim one shot ahead of Wie and Tseng in Thailand
In-kyung Kim of South Korea birdied her final hole to card a 1-over 73 and hold onto the lead by a stroke over Yani Tseng and Michelle Wie midway through the Honda LPGA Thailand on Friday. The event is the season-opener on the 2011 LPGA Tour calendar.
18 Feb 2011 - 12:38pm - 0 Comments
Kim leads Inkster and Tseng after damp Day 1 at Honda LPGA Thailand
South Korea’s In-Kyung Kim tied a course record with a 9-under-par 63 Thursday to take the lead after the first round of the Honda LPGA Thailand, the season-opening event on the 2011 LPGA Tour.
17 Feb 2011 - 11:09am - 0 Comments
Hawaii seeks to get LPGA Tour back, possibly with winners-only event
The PGA Tour starts its season in Hawaii with a winners-only field. The Champions Tour gets under way this week on the Big Island with a winners-only field, along with a few invitations. The next move is to get the LPGA Tour back in paradise.
18 Jan 2011 - 6:28pm - 0 Comments
Thompson's bid for more exemptions into events denied by LPGA Tour
The LPGA Tour has denied the request of 15-year-old Alexis Thompson to double the amount of exemptions she is allowed. But under a change in open qualifying, the teenager can earn her way into more tournaments.
14 Jan 2011 - 3:17pm - 0 Comments
LPGA Tour's Lincicome enters men's mini-tour events to keep game sharp
Brittany Lincicome will play in a men’s tournament next week as part of her preparations for the LPGA Tour season.
7 Jan 2011 - 10:59pm - 0 Comments
LPGA Tour to feature 25 events, with 13 in United States, on 2011 slate
The LPGA Tour will play 13 times in the United States as part of a 25-tournament schedule it released Thursday, including a new event in Arizona where the players will forgo paychecks to recognize the LPGA founders.
6 Jan 2011 - 7:31pm - 0 Comments
Song wins LPGA Tour Q-School final as 20 players earn cards for 2011
Aree Song won the LPGA Tour’s Q-School finals on Sunday, shooting a 1-over 73 in wind, rain and cold for a two-stroke victory over 17-year-old Jessica Korda.
12 Dec 2010 - 6:10pm - 1 Comments
Hjorth wins LPGA Tour finale, while Tseng clinches Player of Year honors
So much for a frantic finish at the LPGA Tour Championship. Only one person moved up the ranks this week to take home a trophy. That was just fine for Maria Hjorth.
5 Dec 2010 - 5:25pm - 0 Comments
Kerr closes in on Yang, POY honors, at LPGA Tour Championship
Cristie Kerr was a high school teenager the last time an American woman accomplished what she has a chance to do Sunday.
4 Dec 2010 - 6:25pm - 0 Comments
Yang builds three-shot lead after cold Day 2 of LPGA Tour Championship
About the only thing going low at the LPGA Tour Championship is the temperature. Well, that and Amy Yang's scorecard.
3 Dec 2010 - 5:50pm - 0 Comments
Yang and Lee share lead after frigid opener at LPGA Tour Championship
Two South Koreans atop the leaderboard at the LPGA Tour Championship came as no surprise. They just weren't the two everybody expected.
2 Dec 2010 - 6:18pm - 0 Comments
Las Vegas doctor pleads guilty to obstruction in Blasberg's suicide
A Las Vegas physician who found the body of professional golfer Erica Blasberg after she committed suicide has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor obstruction.
2 Dec 2010 - 12:17am - 0 Comments
Many top honors at stake at season- ending LPGA Tour Championship
The LPGA Tour Championship is more than just a season finale this year. There are razor-thin margins that could decide player of the year honors and the top spot in the world rankings, adding plenty of intrigue to the tournament that begins Thursday at Grand Cypress Golf Club.
1 Dec 2010 - 5:11pm - 0 Comments
LPGA Tour votes to change gender requirement in wake of lawsuit
LPGA Tour players have voted to allow transgender players to compete on tour in response to a lawsuit filed by a California woman who had her sex changed five years ago.
1 Dec 2010 - 3:45pm - 0 Comments
Nine European venues throw their hats into ring to host 2015 Solheim Cup
The Ladies European Tour says nine candidates have declared an interest in hosting the Solheim Cup between Europe and the United States in 2015. Six of the nine have made their bids public while the other three wish to remain anonymous after the deadline for applications passed Oct.
17 Nov 2010 - 4:55pm - 0 Comments
Kim zooms past Pettersen to grab win at Lorena Ochoa Invitational
South Korea's In-Kyung Kim won the Lorena Ochoa Invitational on Sunday for her third LPGA Tour title, closing with an 8-under 64 for a three-stroke stroke victory over Suzann Pettersen. Kim played the front nine in 6-under 30 and added three birdies and a bogey on the final nine. "I don't know
14 Nov 2010 - 6:35pm - 0 Comments
Five early birdies boost Pettersen to one-shot lead at Ochoa Invitational
Suzann Pettersen moved into position for her first LPGA Tour victory of the year, shooting a 3-under 69 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead in the Lorena Ochoa Invitational. Pettersen, the Norwegian star who has 10 top-five finishes season, was 12 under on the Guadalajara Country Club course.
13 Nov 2010 - 6:55pm - 0 Comments