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.
Taiwan's Yani Tseng won the P&G Northwest Arkansas Championship on Sunday for her third LPGA Tour victory of the year, shooting a 6-under 65 to rally past second-round leader Michelle Wie. Tseng birdied four of five holes early on the back nine, then held on for a one-stroke victory over Wie with
12 Sep 2010 - 6:53pm - 1 Comments
It's a story line the LPGA Tour has to love. Michelle Wie, the 20-year-old former prodigy finally playing to her potential, versus Juli Inkster, the 50-year-old Hall of Famer hoping to become the oldest player to win on the tour.
11 Sep 2010 - 7:26pm - 0 Comments
On her way to the lead Friday in the P&G NW Arkansas Championship, Morgan Pressel enjoyed chatting with an unusual playing partner. Pressel and Juli Inkster played alongside 17-year-old Daniel Watkins from The First Tee program.
10 Sep 2010 - 8:42pm - 0 Comments
Nearly three weeks after her strange disqualification from a tournament in Oregon, Juli Inkster is still a bit vexed. That doesn't seem to be affecting her play, though. She shot a 2-under 69 Friday in the first round of the P&G Northwest Arkansas Championship.
10 Sep 2010 - 6:32pm - 0 Comments
With a pair of wins in the last 11 months, Michelle Wie is finally turning potential into success. This week, the big-hitting former prodigy will try for her second straight LPGA Tour victory, part of a loaded field at the P&G NW Arkansas Championship.
9 Sep 2010 - 7:46pm - 0 Comments
Cindy LaCrosse won the Duramed Futures Tour's season-ending Price Chopper Tour Championship in a playoff Sunday and took the money title to top the 10 qualifiers for the 2011 LPGA Tour.
6 Sep 2010 - 12:48am - 0 Comments
Michelle Wie closed with a 2-under 70 Sunday for a three-shot win at the CN Canadian Women's Open, her second career victory on the LPGA Tour. Wie, who was 12 under for the tournament, earned the winner's check of $337,500 in the $2.25-million event at the St.
29 Aug 2010 - 5:55pm - 0 Comments
Overnight leader Michelle Wie shot an even-par 72 to share the lead with South Korea's Jiyai Shin after Saturday's third round of the CN Canadian Women's Open. Both players suffered plenty of mosquito bites after a rainy round that saw them finish tied at 10 under for the tournament at St.
28 Aug 2010 - 7:18pm - 0 Comments
Michelle Wie's second round didn't have the wow factor of a hole-in-one, but a 3-under 69 on Friday was enough to keep her atop the leaderboard halfway through the CN Canadian Women's Open.
27 Aug 2010 - 6:08pm - 0 Comments
Michelle Wie had the second hole-in-one of her professional career Thursday on the way to a 7-under 65 and a three-shot lead after the first round of the CN Canadian Women’s Open. “It was the first time I had actually seen it go in a tournament,” the 20-year-old Hawaii native said of her ace on t
26 Aug 2010 - 11:42pm - 0 Comments
LPGA Tour veteran Lorie Kane of Canada sees a lot of change in the evolution of her sport. Gone are the days when Americans and Europeans dominated the Tour.
25 Aug 2010 - 7:58pm - 0 Comments
The Clark County coroner's office ruled Tuesday that 25-year-old professional golfer Erica Blasberg's death was a suicide. Blasberg died May 9 at her home in Henderson, about 15 miles southeast of the Las Vegas Strip. She was found with a plastic bag secured over her head.
24 Aug 2010 - 3:56pm - 0 Comments
Ai Miyazato was in uncharacteristic territory to start the final round of the LPGA Tour's Safeway Classic. She was nervous.
22 Aug 2010 - 8:52pm - 0 Comments
Juli Inkster was disqualified from the Safeway Classic on Saturday for using a weighted training aid on her club while waiting on the No. 10 hole on the Ghost Creek Course.
21 Aug 2010 - 10:55pm - 1 Comments
Chasing her fifth LPGA Tour victory of the year, Ai Miyazato shot a 5-under 67 on Saturday to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the LPGA Safeway Classic. The Japanese star was 11 under on Pumpkin Ridge's Ghost Creek Course.
21 Aug 2010 - 10:39pm - 0 Comments
Japan's Ai Miyazato has set her sights on reclaiming her No. 1 status. She shot a 6-under 66 on Friday for the first-round lead at the Safeway Classic at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club west of Portland. Miyazato had a one-stroke lead on Teresa Lu of Taiwan and Jee Young Lee of South Korea.
20 Aug 2010 - 10:43pm - 0 Comments
M.J. Hur was surprised at how quickly things changed for her after winning last year's Safeway Classic. Just a few days later, at the Canadian Women's Open, fans were congratulating the South Korean golfer and asking for her autograph. It simply didn't occur to Hur that she was famous.
19 Aug 2010 - 10:22pm - 0 Comments
Carly Booth, 18, has joined International Management Group, the company whose clients include Tiger Woods, Michelle Wie and her fellow Scot Colin Montgomerie. Sponsorship deals have been signed with Gleneagles, Nike, Aberdeen Asset Management and Lomond Audi, which will provide her with an Audi A
19 Aug 2010 - 4:47pm - 0 Comments
The LPGA Tour is coming back to the Sunshine State. The LPGA Tour Championship will be played this season at the Grand Cypress Golf Club in Orlando. The season-ending event will feature 120 tour professionals competing for a $1.5 million purse from Dec.
5 Aug 2010 - 12:01pm - 0 Comments
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