OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Lydia Ko hit the ball only 22 times in a span of 11 hours Friday in the Coates Golf Championship and finished where she started -- with a share of the lead, and still a long way from the finish line.
Thompson back at scene of collapse, says that loss taught her how to win
Lexi Thompson's last-round Alabama collapse a year ago could be a painful memory. Instead, the talented Florida teenager turned it into a growth experience.
25 Apr 2012 - 2:15pm - 0 Comments
Miyazato pulls away late to capture inaugural LPGA Lotte Championship
Japan's Ai Miyazato won the inaugural LPGA Lotte Championship on Saturday for her eighth career LPGA Tour title, birdieing three of the last six holes for a 2-under 70 and a four-stroke victory.
21 Apr 2012 - 10:32pm - 0 Comments
Miyazato takes three-shot lead after 54 holes at windy Lotte Championship
Japan's Ai Miyazato shot a 2-under 70 on Friday in difficult wind conditions to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the LPGA Lotte Championship. The seven-time LPGA Tour winner had a 10-under 206 total at Ko Olina.
20 Apr 2012 - 11:23pm - 0 Comments
Munoz shares lead with Miyazato thru 36 holes of LPGA Lotte Championship
Spain's Azahara Munoz shot an 8-under 64 in blustery conditions Thursday for a share of the second-round lead with Japan's Ai Miyazato in the LPGA Lotte Championship.
20 Apr 2012 - 1:34am - 0 Comments
Bader leads Tseng and three others by one at inaugural Lotte Championship
Beth Bader shot a 4-under 68 on Wednesday at windy Ko Olina to take a one-stroke lead over top-ranked Yani Tseng and three other players in the inaugural LPGA Lotte Championship.
19 Apr 2012 - 1:11am - 0 Comments
Yoo wins Kraft Nabisco in playoff after Kim misses one-footer to win
I.K. Kim raised her left hand to her mouth and turned her head away, unwilling to look at what just happened at her feet. Fans at Mission Hills gasped, groaned and screamed in a chorus of shared pain.
1 Apr 2012 - 11:21pm - 0 Comments
Sjodin pulls even with Tseng after 54 holes of windswept Kraft Nabisco
While the infamous Coachella Valley winds toppled the world's best golfers, Karin Sjodin thrived with a mix of patience and power.
31 Mar 2012 - 9:14pm - 0 Comments
Tseng cards second straight 68, leads Kraft Nabisco by one after 36 holes
After taking one round off from her utter domination of the LPGA Tour to get rested and reinvigorated, Yani Tseng is right back in her usual spot atop the leaderboard.
30 Mar 2012 - 10:13pm - 0 Comments
Yang leads by one at Kraft Nabisco, Tseng two shots back in third place
Amy Yang shot a 6-under 66 to take a one-stroke lead over Lindsey Wright in the opening round of the Kraft Nabisco Championship on Thursday.
29 Mar 2012 - 9:46pm - 0 Comments
Tseng, soaring over her rivals, plans another big splash at Kraft Nabisco
Yani Tseng has already worked on her leap at her pool back home in Orlando, trying to come up with something special for that airborne moment between winning the LPGA Tour’s Kraft Nabisco Championship and splashing down in Poppie’s Pond for the traditional post-tournament dip.
29 Mar 2012 - 12:30am - 0 Comments
Neumann of Sweden named Europe captain for 2013 Solheim Cup match
Liselotte Neumann took her name out of the mix as Solheim Cup captain because she thought it would consume too much of her time. A series of messages from European players convinced her it would be worth it.
28 Mar 2012 - 7:20pm - 0 Comments
Tseng in league of her own, drawing comparisons to Woods at his best
Yani Tseng is starting to draw comparisons with Tiger Woods when he was at his absolute best.
27 Mar 2012 - 7:14pm - 0 Comments
Tseng wins Kia Classic by six for third victory in five starts so far in 2012
Minutes after wrapping her second straight LPGA Tour victory and third of the season, Yani Tseng was looking ahead to the first major championship of the season.
25 Mar 2012 - 6:18pm - 0 Comments
Tseng stretches lead to three over Shin after three rounds of Kia Classic
The breaks evened out for Yani Tseng on the final two holes in the third round of the Kia Classic, though she thought La Costa's bumpy greens still owed her a few strokes.
24 Mar 2012 - 9:46pm - 0 Comments
Tseng builds two-stroke lead over Pak in second round of Kia Classic
Yani Tseng doubled her lead and picked up $20 from caddie Jason Hamilton with a 15-foot birdie putt Friday on the final hole in the second round of the Kia Classic.
23 Mar 2012 - 9:40pm - 0 Comments
No. 1-ranked Tseng shares lead at Kia Classic with Oh and Hedwall
Yani Tseng was far from her best in the first round of the Kia Classic. The top-ranked Taiwanese star still found a way to top the leaderboard.
23 Mar 2012 - 1:01am - 0 Comments
Kia Classic boasts major-like field, though it's week before first major
The tournament before a major championship usually has a strong field, but the Kia Classic could almost be billed as the fifth major.
22 Mar 2012 - 1:09am - 0 Comments
Tseng tops Miyazato and Choi to win RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup
Yani Tseng two-putted for par from 40 feet in fading light and cold to hold off Ai Miyazato and Na Yeon Choi by a stroke Sunday in the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup.
18 Mar 2012 - 10:54pm - 0 Comments
Miyazato catches Tseng on top of leaderboard at LPGA Founders Cup
Ai Miyazato birdied three straight holes on the back nine and finished with a 6-under 66 on Saturday for a share of the lead with Yani Tseng in the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup.
17 Mar 2012 - 7:41pm - 0 Comments