EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — Angela Stanford ended her long wait for a first major title when her 3-under 68 was enough to win the Evian Championship by one shot Sunday after long-time leader Amy Olson made double-bogey on the 18th.   At age 40, and
Lexi Thompson gets back to work after a whirlwind month
IRVING, Texas -- Lexi Thompson got a congratulatory text from Nancy Lopez, a letter from Arnold Palmer and countless tweets.
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If April's any indication, the LPGA's future appears to be bright
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Except for a major that lacked drama in the final hour, rarely has the entire month of April delivered so much excitement.
29 Apr 2014 - 9:42pm - 0 Comments
Notebook: Women's U.S. Open hoping new stars will move merchandise
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The primary merchandise tent for the U.S. Women's Open will be about triple the size of any merchandise pavilion in the 68-year history of the event. It also will be 28 percent smaller than the pavilion a week earlier for the men's U.S.
29 Apr 2014 - 9:31pm - 0 Comments
Lydia Ko wins Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic with final-hole birdie
DALY CITY, Calif. -- Poised and unflappable, Lydia Ko birdied the final hole for her third LPGA Tour victory and first as a professional, holding off Stacy Lewis and Jenny Shin on Sunday in the inaugural Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic.
27 Apr 2014 - 9:27pm - 0 Comments
Dewi Claire Schreefel makes a $100,000 shot at LPGA Swinging Skirts
DALY CITY, Calif. -- Dewi Claire Schreefel won $100,000 Sunday for her hole-in-one at the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic.
27 Apr 2014 - 8:47pm - 0 Comments
Lewis leads Ko by one after three rounds of LPGA Swinging Skirts
DALY CITY, Calif. -- Stacy Lewis matched playing partner Lydia Ko with birdies on Nos. 15 and 16 and added another on the 17th to take a one-stroke lead Saturday in the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic.
26 Apr 2014 - 9:48pm - 0 Comments
Stacy Lewis leads Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic after second soggy day
DALY CITY, Calif. – Stacy Lewis noted that she was 29 and playing partner Lydia Ko was 17 when talking about their contrasting approaches to a storm delay Friday in the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic.   
25 Apr 2014 - 11:04pm - 0 Comments
Karine Icher leads Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic after chilly first round
DALY CITY, Calif. – Karine Icher and her caddie husband, Fred, evaluated the conditions and course at challenging Lake Merced and decided on a Day 1 strategy: stay short of the pin and putt uphill.   
24 Apr 2014 - 11:42pm - 0 Comments
Michelle Wie returns to Bay Area, looking to keep her momentum going
DALY CITY, Calif. – A beaming Michelle Wie explained her oversized visor as a necessary new addition after recently discovering wrinkles at age 24, then good-naturedly defended her unique, hunched-over putting stroke because Jack Nicklaus uses it. 
23 Apr 2014 - 12:33am - 0 Comments
Michelle Wie snaps four-year winless streak with victory in Lotte Championship
KAPOLEI, Hawaii -- Michelle Wie rallied from four strokes back entering the day to shoot a 5-under 67 on Saturday and win the LPGA Lotte Championship.
19 Apr 2014 - 11:10pm - 0 Comments
Angela Stanford shoots third-round 67, stretches lead to four strokes
KAPOLEI, Hawaii – Angela Stanford shot a 5-under 67 on Friday to open a four-stroke lead after three rounds of the LPGA Lotte Championship in breezy Hawaii.
18 Apr 2014 - 10:57pm - 0 Comments
Angela Stanford leads LPGA Lotte Championship after second round
KAPOLEI, Hawaii – Angela Stanford shot an 8-under 64 on a wind-swept course to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the LPGA Lotte Championship on Thursday.    Stanford took the lead early with five birdies in a row o
18 Apr 2014 - 12:22am - 0 Comments
Michelle Wie trails tri-leaders by two after day at Lotte Championship
KAPOLEI, Hawaii – South Korea's Se Ri Pak, Hyo Joo Kim and So Yeon Ryu each shot a 4-under 68 on Wednesday for a three-way tie atop the leaderboard after a breezy first round of the LPGA Lotte Championship.
17 Apr 2014 - 1:45am - 0 Comments
Karen Stupples returns to action on LPGA Tour after working on TV
Karen Stupples habitually waved to the cheering gallery two weeks ago in the first round of the Kraft Nabisco Championship.    Only this time, the English player was working as an on-course announcer for Golf Channel and the cheers were for the players
15 Apr 2014 - 7:09pm - 0 Comments
Teenager Lexi Thompson wins Kraft Nabisco, takes Poppie's Pond plunge
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. -- Lexi Thompson left Michelle Wie behind Sunday -- off the tee and on the leaderboard in the Kraft Nabisco Championship.
6 Apr 2014 - 9:25pm - 0 Comments
Last-hole bogey drops Thompson into tie with Wie at Kraft Nabisco
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif.  -- Michelle Wie and Lexi Thompson topped the Kraft Nabisco leaderboard, setting up a possible final-round showdown the LPGA Tour has been waiting for.
5 Apr 2014 - 9:46pm - 0 Comments
Lexi Thompson and Se Ri Pak share 36-hole lead at Kraft Nabisco C'ship
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. – Lexi Thompson found a putting touch to match her power game Friday in the Kraft Nabisco Championship.    The 19-year-old Thompson, already a three-time winner on the LPGA Tour, shot a bogey-free 8-under 64
4 Apr 2014 - 10:01pm - 0 Comments
Shanshan Feng leads Michelle Wie by one at Kraft Nabisco Championship
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. – Michelle Wie let a couple of shots slip away late Thursday afternoon in the Kraft Nabisco Championship, leaving her a shot behind leader Shanshan Feng.    Tied fo
3 Apr 2014 - 9:02pm - 0 Comments
Karrie Webb wants Dinah Shore back on marquee of Kraft Nabisco event
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. – If Karrie Webb had her way, Dinah Shore would be back on the marquee at the first major championship of the season.    Kraft Nabisco is in its final year as the title sponsor, leaving the LPGA Tour looking
2 Apr 2014 - 6:46pm - 0 Comments