Four-birdie run boosts Kim ahead of Choi at Hana Bank Championship
South Korea's Song-Hee Kim birdied four holes in a row on the front nine Saturday and finished with her second straight 4-under 68 for a one-stroke lead over defending champion Na Yeon Choi in the LPGA Hana Bank Championship.
30 Oct 2010 - 10:58am - 0 Comments
Hurst and Kim share lead at LPGA's Hana Bank Championship in Korea
Vicky Hurst and Song-Hee Kim shot 4-under 68s in chilly conditions Friday to share the first-round lead in the LPGA Hana Bank Championship. “It was really cold this morning,” Hurst said. “I thought that it was going to be warmer today, but standing on the putting green, I was really cold.
29 Oct 2010 - 4:05am - 0 Comments
Kang wins Sime Darby Malaysia by one when Inkster bogeys final hole
Jimin Kang won the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia for her second LPGA Tour title, beating Juli Inkster by a stroke Sunday when the 50-year-old Hall of Famer bogeyed the final hole. Kang, the 30-year-old South Korean player who went to high school in Edmonds, Wash., and starred at Arizona State, made a
24 Oct 2010 - 1:55pm - 0 Comments
Two straight 68s give Hjorth share of Sime Darby LPGA lead with Lee
Sweden’s Maria Hjorth shot her second straight 3-under 68 in steamy conditions Saturday for a share of the second-round lead with South Korea’s Jee Young Lee in the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia. Lee followed her opening 66 with a 70 to match Hjorth at 6 under on the short Kuala Lumpur Golf and Countr
23 Oct 2010 - 5:53pm - 0 Comments
Miyazato and Lee share first-round lead at LPGA's Sime Darby Malaysia
Japan's Mika Miyazato and South Korea's Jee Young Lee shot 5-under 66s in steamy conditions Friday to share the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia lead, while Michelle Wie opened with a 68 in the round that was delayed for 3 hours because of lightning. "It was a pretty long delay," Wie said.
22 Oct 2010 - 11:38am - 0 Comments
Spain's Beatriz Recari wins the CVS/LPGA Challenge
DANVILLE, California (AP) -- Spain's Beatriz Recari won the CVS/pharmacy LPGA Challenge on Sunday for her first LPGA Tour title, overcoming soggy conditions and a late bogey for a one-stroke victory over France's Gwladys Nocera. The 23-year-old Recari, a tour rookie who made cuts in only three of
17 Oct 2010 - 8:27pm - 0 Comments
Hull edges past Lincicome to claim Navistar LPGA Classic victory
Australia's Katherine Hull rallied to win the Navistar LPGA Classic on Sunday for her second LPGA Tour victory, pulling ahead with a birdie on the par-5 17th and finishing with a par for a 5-under 67 for a one-stroke victory over Brittany Lincicome. Hull, who also won the 2008 Canadian Women's Op
10 Oct 2010 - 6:49pm - 0 Comments
Despite double, Kerr builds three-shot lead at Navistar LPGA Classic
Cristie Kerr moved into position for her third victory of the year, shooting a 5-under 67 on Saturday to take a three-stroke lead in the Navistar LPGA Classic.
9 Oct 2010 - 7:06pm - 0 Comments
Miyazato and Choi race into tie with Kerr after 36 holes at Navistar Classic
Japan's Mika Miyazato shot a 9-under 63 on Friday for a share of the second-round lead in the Navistar LPGA Classic with Na Yeon Choi and Cristie Kerr.
8 Oct 2010 - 7:50pm - 0 Comments
Late birdie run pushes Kerr into top spot at Navistar LPGA Classic
LPGA Championship winner Cristie Kerr shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead over Morgan Pressel, Anna Nordqvist and Dorothy Delasin in the Navistar LPGA Classic.
7 Oct 2010 - 10:16pm - 0 Comments
Creamer squares off against Miyazato and Kerr in Navistar LPGA Classic
Paula Creamer is greeted by a comforting sight every time she walks into her kitchen: the U.S. Women’s Open trophy.
6 Oct 2010 - 7:23pm - 0 Comments
After her third win of year, Taiwan's Tseng says she wants to be No. 1
Taiwan’s Yani Tseng says she aims to become the world’s No. 1 women’s golfer. Tseng won the P&G Northwest Arkansas Championship on Sunday for her third LPGA Tour victory of the season.
14 Sep 2010 - 5:53pm - 0 Comments
Tseng overtakes Wie to grab one-shot win in P&G NW Arkansas tournament
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
First-nine 28 propels Wie ahead by three after 36 holes at NW Arkansas
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
Pressel leads by one in NW Arkansas Championship, with Wie two off pace
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
Inkster moves on, though she's still miffed over her DQ three weeks ago
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
Wie eyes her second straight victory, and first in U.S., in NW Arkansas
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
10 players earn 2011 LPGA cards as LaCrosse wins Futures Tour finale
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
Wie wins Canadian Women's Open for second victory of her LPGA career
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