CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — Yani Tseng shot an opening 6-under 66 Thursday to take a share of the lead with American rivals Stacy Lewis and Brittany Lang at the Honda LPGA Thailand.
Yang and Lee share lead after frigid opener at LPGA Tour Championship
Two South Koreans atop the leaderboard at the LPGA Tour Championship came as no surprise. They just weren't the two everybody expected.
2 Dec 2010 - 6:18pm - 0 Comments
Las Vegas doctor pleads guilty to obstruction in Blasberg's suicide
A Las Vegas physician who found the body of professional golfer Erica Blasberg after she committed suicide has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor obstruction.
2 Dec 2010 - 12:17am - 0 Comments
Many top honors at stake at season- ending LPGA Tour Championship
The LPGA Tour Championship is more than just a season finale this year. There are razor-thin margins that could decide player of the year honors and the top spot in the world rankings, adding plenty of intrigue to the tournament that begins Thursday at Grand Cypress Golf Club.
1 Dec 2010 - 5:11pm - 0 Comments
LPGA Tour votes to change gender requirement in wake of lawsuit
LPGA Tour players have voted to allow transgender players to compete on tour in response to a lawsuit filed by a California woman who had her sex changed five years ago.
1 Dec 2010 - 3:45pm - 0 Comments
Nine European venues throw their hats into ring to host 2015 Solheim Cup
The Ladies European Tour says nine candidates have declared an interest in hosting the Solheim Cup between Europe and the United States in 2015. Six of the nine have made their bids public while the other three wish to remain anonymous after the deadline for applications passed Oct.
17 Nov 2010 - 4:55pm - 0 Comments
Kim zooms past Pettersen to grab win at Lorena Ochoa Invitational
South Korea's In-Kyung Kim won the Lorena Ochoa Invitational on Sunday for her third LPGA Tour title, closing with an 8-under 64 for a three-stroke stroke victory over Suzann Pettersen. Kim played the front nine in 6-under 30 and added three birdies and a bogey on the final nine. "I don't know
14 Nov 2010 - 6:35pm - 0 Comments
Five early birdies boost Pettersen to one-shot lead at Ochoa Invitational
Suzann Pettersen moved into position for her first LPGA Tour victory of the year, shooting a 3-under 69 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead in the Lorena Ochoa Invitational. Pettersen, the Norwegian star who has 10 top-five finishes season, was 12 under on the Guadalajara Country Club course.
13 Nov 2010 - 6:55pm - 0 Comments
Birdies on two of last three holes give Creamer lead at Ochoa Invitational
12 Nov 2010 - 7:07pm - 0 Comments
Record start puts Kerr out front by three at Lorena Ochoa Invitational
Cristie Kerr shot a tournament-record 8-under 64 on Thursday to take a three-stroke lead at the Lorena Ochoa Invitational, while the woman who the event is named after opened with a 74 in her first LPGA Tour start since retiring in April. The third-ranked Kerr birdied nine of the first 15 holes a
11 Nov 2010 - 10:02pm - 0 Comments
Shin tops Tseng by two at Mizuno Classic for her second win of 2010
Top-ranked Jiyai Shin won the Mizuno Classic on Sunday for her second LPGA Tour victory of the season and eighth overall, closing with a 5-under 67 for a two-stroke victory over Yani Tseng. Shin finished at 18 under after opening with rounds of 65 and 66 on the Kintetsu Kashikojima course.
7 Nov 2010 - 2:40am - 0 Comments
Shin extends lead to two over Lewis at Mizuno Classic as both finish strong
South Korea’s Jiyai Shin shot a 6-under-par 66 to take a two-stroke lead over American Stacy Lewis after Saturday’s second round of the Mizuno Classic. Shin carded six birdies in a bogey-free round at the Kintetsu Kashikojima Country Club for a 36-hole total of 13-under 131. Shin, who is No.
6 Nov 2010 - 6:17am - 0 Comments
Shin shares Mizuno Classic lead with Baba, Pressel one behind after Day 1
South Korea’s Jiyai Shin shot a 7-under 65 Friday to share the lead with Japan’s Yukari Baba after the first round of the LPGA Tour’s Mizuno Classic. Shin, No.
5 Nov 2010 - 6:14am - 0 Comments
Miyazato looks to transfer her LPGA success back home at Mizuno Classic
Japanese star Ai Miyazato will be aiming to bring her success on the LPGA Tour home this weekend at the Mizuno Classic. Miyazato has five LPGA Tour wins this season and has spent 11 weeks at No.
4 Nov 2010 - 12:51pm - 0 Comments
Choi tops Hurst for second win in a row at Hana Bank Championship
South Korea’s Na Yeon Choi successfully defended her title in the LPGA Hana Bank Championship, shooting a 3-under 69 on Sunday for a two-stroke victory over Vicky Hurst. Choi finished at 10 under on Sky 72 Golf Club’s Ocean Course for her second LPGA Tour victory of the year and fourth in two yea
31 Oct 2010 - 12:34pm - 0 Comments
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