ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — Na Yeon Choi eagled the par-4 16th hole from the fairway to take the lead and won the NW Arkansas Championship by two strokes Sunday for her ninth LPGA Tour title.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- As she stood on the 18th green drenched in champagne, holding a trophy and wearing a mile-wide smile, there was no doubt about it: So Yeon Ryu is the brightest star on a South Korean golf roster that has more than its
11 Jul 2011 - 12:31pm - 0 Comments
The trophy that Paula Creamer kept on her kitchen table for a year won't be coming home. This version of the U.S. Women's Open still has a few more holes left to be played Monday, but Creamer's reign as champion will come to an end when it's over.
11 Jul 2011 - 12:14am - 0 Comments
Hee Kyung Seo has a chance to carve her own special place in history. Not simply as a U.S. Women's Open winner -- but as a U.S. Women's Open winner who won it without hitting a single shot on the final day.
10 Jul 2011 - 10:25pm - 0 Comments
With an eye trained for fashion and a swing built for winning, South Korean Hee Kyung Seo is known back home as the "Supermodel of the Fairways."
10 Jul 2011 - 7:36pm - 0 Comments
For months now, the battered country of Japan has been looking for a lift. By using her blossoming golf game as a tool for charity, 21-year-old Mika Miyazato could turn the U.S. Women's Open into the feel-good story her country seeks -- and back it with some cold, hard cash.
9 Jul 2011 - 9:16pm - 0 Comments
To make the cut at the U.S. Women's Open on Saturday, all Michelle Wie had to do was roll in a twisting 35-foot putt in front of a packed grandstand overlooking the 18th green. No problem. As for the big-picture issue: Cashing in on her potential.
9 Jul 2011 - 8:56pm - 0 Comments
Korea’s I.K. Kim held a two-shot lead in the U.S. Women’s Open when second-round play was suspended by darkness after a marathon day on Friday.
9 Jul 2011 - 1:55am - 0 Comments
Around the time Stacy Lewis was getting ready for her second round of the day at the Broadmoor, a brown bear shimmied up a tree, wrapped himself around a big branch and settled in for a snooze.
8 Jul 2011 - 8:59pm - 0 Comments
The amateur who plays for Pepperdine University was supposed to be the tagalong in a group that featured Yani Tseng, world's No. 1 player, and defending champion Paula Creamer.
8 Jul 2011 - 7:31pm - 0 Comments
North Dakota State's Amy Anderson spends four months out of the year hitting golf balls in an indoor facility because of the cold weather. She has never really played on a mountainous course with greens as tricky as the East Course at the Broadmoor.
7 Jul 2011 - 11:30pm - 0 Comments
Instead of teeing it up when she comes back to the Broadmoor, Cristie Kerr's next shot at the U.S. Women's Open will be a blast out of the bunker on the front, right side of the seventh green. A difficult shot. It could be worse.
7 Jul 2011 - 5:33pm - 0 Comments
Annika Sorenstam's return to the scene of her first win in a major hasn't sparked any thoughts of a comeback. The Hall of Famer is simply far more interested in picking up her kids than a club.
6 Jul 2011 - 6:42pm - 0 Comments
One is a 13-year-old, getting ready for eighth grade, spending the start of her U.S. Women’s Open week wondering if she should be asking these players for autographs or playing beside them.
6 Jul 2011 - 6:26pm - 0 Comments
There was a time when Yani Tseng shied away from socializing on the golf course. Usually outgoing, the top-ranked Taiwanese golfer was so insecure about her broken English that she would stay away from others in her group at LPGA events, rather than even attempt a conversation.
6 Jul 2011 - 12:39am - 0 Comments
Yani Tseng wasn't satisfied with merely winning the Wegman's LPGA Championship and, at 22, becoming the youngest to win four LPGA majors.
26 Jun 2011 - 7:15pm - 0 Comments
Yani Tseng extended her lead at the Wegman's LPGA Championship on Saturday, putting the 22-year-old Taiwanese star a round away from winning her fourth major title.
25 Jun 2011 - 7:09pm - 0 Comments
After seeing her lead disappear in the morning session, Yani Tseng fought her way back into a place where she's been plenty comfortable this year.
24 Jun 2011 - 7:35pm - 0 Comments
No matter how hard she tried, Paula Creamer couldn't quite catch Yani Tseng. Neither could anyone else. Tseng, the top-ranked player in the world, shot a 6-under 66 on Thursday to take a one-shot lead over Creamer after the first round of the Wegman's LPGA Championship.
23 Jun 2011 - 7:02pm - 0 Comments
Cristie Kerr's dream turned into reality last year, winning the Wegman's LPGA Championship in near-record fashion. She's ready to see if her sweet swing can do it again.
22 Jun 2011 - 7:39pm - 0 Comments
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