HAINAN ISLAND, China -- Heavy rain washed out play Friday in the Blue Bay LPGA, forcing tour officials to cut the inaugural tournament from 72 to 54 holes.
Miyazato takes three-stroke Safeway Classic lead in quest for fifth ’10 win
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
Miyazato, trying to regain No. 1 rank, has one-stroke lead at Safeway Classic
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
Kerr hopes to keep her No. 1 ranking at Safeway Classic, where Hur defends
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
Scottish teenage star Booth joins IMG to give her pro career a big boost
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
LPGA Tour Championship goes to Grand Cypress Resort in Orlando
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
With three majors already, Tseng eyes as many as idol Sorenstam amassed
Rory McIlroy, eat your heart out. Taiwan's Yani Tseng is also only 21 and she already has three major titles to her name in the women's game. The third -- and her second of the season -- came in the Ricoh British Open at Royal Birkdale on Sunday and leaves her needing just the U.S.
2 Aug 2010 - 6:27pm - 1 Comments
Final-hole par gives Tseng one-shot win in Women's British Open
Yani Tseng of Taiwan made a 6-foot putt at the last hole Sunday to win the Ricoh Women's British Open by one stroke after holding off Katherine Hull of Australia. Hull had reduced her overnight deficit to Tseng from four strokes to one coming down the 18th.
1 Aug 2010 - 2:16pm - 0 Comments
Tseng leads Women's British Open by four after her third straight 68
Yani Tseng shot her third straight 4-under 68 on Saturday, and will take a four-stroke lead into the final round of the Ricoh Women's British Open. The 21-year-old star from Taiwan took advantage of the short, 472-yard, par-5 final hole by hitting an 8-iron to within 20 feet with her second shot.
31 Jul 2010 - 6:03pm - 0 Comments
Tseng and Hull both eagle final hole to share lead at Women's British Open
Taiwan’s Yani Tseng and Australian Katherine Hull posted 5-under 68s Thursday to lead by a stroke after the first round of the Ricoh Women’s British Open at Royal Birkdale. Tseng, twice a major winner in this year’s Kraft Nabisco Championship and the 2008 LPGA Championship, staked her claim to a
29 Jul 2010 - 4:56pm - 0 Comments
One major finally in hand, Creamer eager to go for another in England
Paula Creamer still plays with a bandage.
27 Jul 2010 - 7:33pm - 0 Comments
Kerr, briefly ranked No. 1, eyes top spot in women's rankings yet again
Cristie Kerr has her sights set on a return to the top of world rankings when she tees off at the Ricoh Women’s British Open at Royal Birkdale on Thursday. Kerr is currently third behind Japan’s Ai Miyazato and top-ranked Jiyai Shin of South Korea, the winner of last week’s Evian Masters. The
27 Jul 2010 - 7:27pm - 0 Comments
Recovered from appendectomy, Shin captures Evian Masters by one shot
Jiyai Shin of South Korea birdied the 18th hole to win the Evian Masters on Sunday, shooting a 5-under 67 to finish at 14 under and one stroke ahead of Morgan Pressel, Na Yeon Choi and Alexis Thompson. Shin’s fifth birdie in the final round put her one stroke clear of overnight leader Pressel, wh
25 Jul 2010 - 5:20pm - 0 Comments
Pressel passes Miyazato to reclaim top spot after 54 holes at Evian Masters
Morgan Pressel took a two-stroke lead after three rounds of the Evian Masters on Saturday, closing with an eagle for a 5-under 67. The American began the day three strokes behind after a 72 Friday.
24 Jul 2010 - 5:57pm - 0 Comments
Japan's Miyazato leads Evian Masters by one, while Pressel falls three back
Mika Miyazato of Japan shot a 5-under 67 for the second-round lead at the Evian Masters on Friday. Michelle Wie started the day tied for sixth at 4 under, but slipped down the leaderboard at 1 over after a sluggish round (77) that included a quintuple bogey on the 10th hole. Defending champion
23 Jul 2010 - 4:02pm - 0 Comments
Pressel shares Evian Masters Round 1 lead with Reid and Ahn; Wie two back
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
Wie treated for heat exhaustion during pro-am at Evian Masters
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
21 Jul 2010 - 5:56pm - 0 Comments
U.S. Women’s Open Notebook: Rains soften Oakmont, good scores follow
Before the U.S.
11 Jul 2010 - 8:06pm - 0 Comments
Creamer overcomes ailing thumb to win U.S. Women's Open by four shots
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
Creamer opens three-shot lead over Ward at delayed U.S. Women's Open
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