OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Ha Na Jang had to go the final 36 holes with the best player in women's golf to capture her first LPGA Tour title Saturday. The biggest challenge turned out to be cold and rain.
Tseng tops Miyazato and Choi to win RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup
Yani Tseng two-putted for par from 40 feet in fading light and cold to hold off Ai Miyazato and Na Yeon Choi by a stroke Sunday in the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup.
18 Mar 2012 - 10:54pm - 0 Comments
Miyazato catches Tseng on top of leaderboard at LPGA Founders Cup
Ai Miyazato birdied three straight holes on the back nine and finished with a 6-under 66 on Saturday for a share of the lead with Yani Tseng in the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup.
17 Mar 2012 - 7:41pm - 0 Comments
Top-ranked Tseng takes over lead at halfway in LPGA Founders Cup
Yani Tseng had a blunt assessment of her first nine holes Friday in the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup. "Front nine, it's very sorry," the top-ranked Taiwanese star said.
16 Mar 2012 - 8:59pm - 0 Comments
Tseng and Park share first-round lead at RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup
Yani Tseng missed a chance to tie the record she shares at 8 under for the best nine-hole score in LPGA Tour history. She also missed out on the outright lead in the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup when her short birdie try slid left on the final hole.
15 Mar 2012 - 9:31pm - 0 Comments
Tseng and Webb playing for titles not money as LPGA Tour returns to USA
Top-ranked Yani Tseng and defending champion Karrie Webb are too busy trying to win tournaments to get caught up in actually getting paid in the second edition of the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup this week.
15 Mar 2012 - 12:26am - 1 Comments
Decision to exclude Hull from B-I Curtis Cup team prompts big reaction
England Golf Union Chief Executive John Petrie is asking the Ladies Golf Union to think again about its decision to exclude 15-year-old Charley Hull from the Britain-Ireland Curtis Cup team this summer.
29 Feb 2012 - 5:43pm - 0 Comments
Stanford wins HSBC Champions on third hole of four-player playoff
Angela Stanford won the HSBC Women's Champions on the third playoff hole Sunday, her first victory since 2009 and her fifth on the LPGA Tour. The 34-year-old Texan parred the last playoff hole, beating South Koreans Jenny Shin and Na Yeon Choi and China's Shanshan Feng.
26 Feb 2012 - 12:35pm - 0 Comments
Second-round tri-leaders remain tied for Day 3 lead at HSBC Champions
Americans Katie Futcher and Angela Stanford and South Korea’s Jenny Shin all shot 1-under 71s on Saturday to stay tied for the lead after three rounds of the $1.4 million HSBC Women’s Champions.
25 Feb 2012 - 10:34am - 0 Comments
Futcher and Shin catch Stanford in lead of HSBC Women's Champions
Katie Futcher of the United States and Jenny Shin of South Korea each shot 5-under 67s to join a three-way tie for the lead after Friday’s second round of the $1.4 million HSBC Women’s Champions.
24 Feb 2012 - 12:05pm - 0 Comments
Stanford takes two-stroke lead on Day 1 of HSBC Women's Champions
Angela Stanford of the United States shot a 6-under 66 to take a two-stroke lead after Thursday’s opening round of the $1.4 million HSBC Women’s Champions.
23 Feb 2012 - 11:43am - 0 Comments
Tseng eyes victory in HSBC Women's Champions, one she has yet to win
Yani Tseng of Taiwan, the No. 1 player in the world, will seek to win one of the few big tournaments she hasn't yet conquered in her young career when she tees off at this week's $1.4 million HSBC Women's Champions.
22 Feb 2012 - 1:03am - 0 Comments
Top-ranked Tseng hits 'shot of week' to win Honda LPGA Thailand by one
Yani Tseng watched Ai Miyazato’s approach on the 18th hole of the Honda LPGA Thailand and knew she had to come up with an equally impressive shot to avoid a possible playoff.
19 Feb 2012 - 12:28pm - 0 Comments
Miyazato leads top-ranked Tseng by one shot at Honda LPGA Thailand
CHONBURI, Thailand -- Ai Miyazato shot a 7-under 65 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over top-ranked Yani Tseng after the third round of the Honda LPGA Thailand.
18 Feb 2012 - 11:53am - 0 Comments
Webb makes an ace, takes lead before rain halts Honda LPGA Thailand
CHONBURI, Thailand -- Karrie Webb aced the 12th hole Friday but left the course two holes later leading the Honda LPGA Thailand by two strokes when storms halted the second round.
17 Feb 2012 - 11:26am - 0 Comments
Sorenstam turns down offer to captain Europe's 2013 Solheim team
LONDON -- Former top-ranked women’s golfer Annika Sorenstam says she has turned down the chance to captain Europe in the 2013 Solheim Cup against the United States.
16 Feb 2012 - 3:07pm - 0 Comments
Miyazato leads Honda LPGA Thailand by one, Creamer makes a hole-in-one
PATTAYA, Thailand -- Ai Miyazato shot a 5-under 67 Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Honda LPGA Thailand.
16 Feb 2012 - 11:30am - 0 Comments
Wie enjoying best of both worlds as she nears graduation from Stanford
PALO ALTO, Calif. -- Michelle Wie did not go to Stanford to play golf, at least not the game that brought her worldwide fame as a teenager.
14 Feb 2012 - 6:02pm - 0 Comments
Korda prevails in six-way playoff to win Women's Australian Open
MELBOURNE, Australia -- American teenager Jessica Korda won the Women’s Australian Open on Sunday for her first LPGA Tour title, holing a 25-foot birdie putt on the second hole of a six-player playoff.
12 Feb 2012 - 12:11pm - 0 Comments
U.S. teen Korda grabs one-shot lead at windy Women's Australian Open
MELBOURNE, Australia -- American teenager Jessica Korda moved into position for a two-sport, father-daughter Australian double, shooting an even-par 73 in windy conditions Saturday to take a one-shot lead at the Women’s Australian Open at Royal Melbourne.
11 Feb 2012 - 11:02am - 0 Comments