PRATTVILLE, Ala. -- Mi Jung Hur held off top-ranked Stacy Lewis on Sunday to win the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic, finishing with a 6-under 66 for a tournament-record 21-under 267 total.
Morgan Pressel of the United States birdied the first three holes and finished with a 6-under 66 Thursday to lead after the first round of the Evian Masters. Melissa Reid of England and Sun-Ju Ahn of South Korea each birdied the last hole to join her in the lead. Pressel started on the back ni
22 Jul 2010 - 2:29pm - 0 Comments
Michelle Wie suffered heat exhaustion during the pro-am of the Evian Masters on Wednesday but is expected to play in the first round of the tournament. Wie went to see a doctor after playing in 90-degree temperatures, said an official at the tournament, which is co-sanctioned by the LPGA Tour and
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Paula Creamer wondered a few months ago if she would ever play golf again the way her badly injured left thumb was hurting. What she couldn't have possibly guessed is she would play like this. Creamer shed the title of being the best women's golfer to not win a major, never wavering during a f
11 Jul 2010 - 6:15pm - 0 Comments
One more day like this, and Paula Creamer will no longer be the best LPGA Tour golfer who hasn't won a major. Creamer kept her game together as a dozen others were losing theirs on a grueling day at the U.S.
10 Jul 2010 - 10:03pm - 0 Comments
It wouldn't have been difficult envisioning Michelle Wie, Eun-Hee Ji and Se Ri Pak being grouped together near the top of the U.S.
10 Jul 2010 - 7:05pm - 0 Comments
The sheen's off. Kelli Shean, the South African amateur who developed her game in Ernie Els' youth program, fell out of contention Friday at the U.S. Women's Open with an 8-over 79.
9 Jul 2010 - 7:34pm - 0 Comments
A relentless string of thunderstorms that began with 100 of the 156 golfers still to begin or complete the second round of the U.S.
9 Jul 2010 - 5:48pm - 0 Comments
Temperatures were in the 90s. Michelle Wie was in the 80s.
8 Jul 2010 - 8:54pm - 0 Comments
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 - 6:33pm - 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 - 7:25pm - 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 - 6:17pm - 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 - 6:08pm - 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 - 8:25pm - 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 - 8:05pm - 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 - 6:36pm - 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 - 6:44pm - 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 - 7:14pm - 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 - 7:20pm - 0 Comments
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