CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Mirim Lee took the Kia Classic lead Saturday, while top-ranked Lydia Ko easily increased her LPGA Tour under-par streak to 27 rounds but dropped two late strokes and ended up four shots behind.
Brackets set for Sybase Match Play with Choi and Shin as top two seeds
The Sybase Match Play Classic hasn’t started, but the advantage already belongs the long hitters on the LPGA Tour.
17 May 2011 - 7:51pm - 0 Comments
Wie and Creamer latest to commit to Sybase Match Play Championship
The top 44 players on the LPGA Tour’s official money list are part of the preliminary field list for the LPGA Sybase Match Play Championship in two weeks at the Hamilton Farm Club.
2 May 2011 - 7:38pm - 0 Comments
Hjorth wins Avnet LPGA Classic as Thompson falters in bid for history
Maria Hjorth took advantage of Alexis Thompson's collapse in a failed bid to become the youngest LPGA Tour winner, rallying Sunday to win the Avnet LPGA Classic for her fifth tour title.
1 May 2011 - 6:39pm - 0 Comments
Teen star Thompson tied with Kim for lead after 54 holes at Avnet Classic
Alexis Thompson has a shot at becoming the youngest winner in LPGA Tour history. She has her own car, too.
30 Apr 2011 - 7:05pm - 0 Comments
Gal leads Avnet LPGA Classic after birdies on five of her last eight holes
Sandra Gal birdied five of the final eight holes Friday for a 5-under 67 and a one-stroke lead over Amy Yang in the Avnet LPGA Classic, the tour's only event in a six-week stretch.
29 Apr 2011 - 8:27pm - 0 Comments
Retired LPGA Tour superstar Ochoa expecting her first child in November
Retired golf star Lorena Ochoa is expecting her first child. The 29-year-old from Mexico and former No. 1 player, announced the news Thursday on Twitter in English and Spanish: "I am very happy to share with everybody that we are expecting a baby!"
28 Apr 2011 - 10:37pm - 0 Comments
Rebounding Park, winless Kim tied for first-round lead at Avnet Classic
Grace Park and Song-Hee Kim shot 5-under 67s in windy conditions Thursday to share the first-round lead in the Avnet LPGA Classic, the tour's only event in a six-week stretch.
28 Apr 2011 - 10:29pm - 0 Comments
Pak gunning for fourth title in Mobile against strong field in Avnet Classic
Se Ri Pak has reason to feel comfortable going into this week's Avnet LPGA Classic at Magnolia Grove's Crossings Course.
28 Apr 2011 - 1:23am - 0 Comments
Lewis bounces back to take down Tseng and capture Kraft Nabisco
Stacy Lewis held off defending champion Yani Tseng to win the Kraft Nabisco Championship by three strokes Sunday, earning her first LPGA Tour title in the year's first major.
3 Apr 2011 - 8:53pm - 0 Comments
2010 champ Tseng roars past Lewis into two-shot lead at Kraft Nabisco
Defending champion Yani Tseng of Taiwan roared into the lead at the Kraft Nabisco Championship with a third-round 66 Saturday, moving two shots ahead of Stacy Lewis in the LPGA Tour's first major of the year.
2 Apr 2011 - 8:39pm - 0 Comments
Lewis extends her lead to three after a hot second round at Kraft Nabisco
In the three years since Stacy Lewis lost a third-round lead at the U.S. Women's Open in her first pro tournament, she traveled the globe, opened her mind and thoroughly revamped her game.
1 Apr 2011 - 9:13pm - 0 Comments
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