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
Tseng and Hull both eagle final hole to share lead at Women's British Open
Taiwan’s Yani Tseng and Australian Katherine Hull posted 5-under 68s Thursday to lead by a stroke after the first round of the Ricoh Women’s British Open at Royal Birkdale. Tseng, twice a major winner in this year’s Kraft Nabisco Championship and the 2008 LPGA Championship, staked her claim to a
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One major finally in hand, Creamer eager to go for another in England
Paula Creamer still plays with a bandage.
27 Jul 2010 - 7:33pm - 0 Comments
Kerr, briefly ranked No. 1, eyes top spot in women's rankings yet again
Cristie Kerr has her sights set on a return to the top of world rankings when she tees off at the Ricoh Women’s British Open at Royal Birkdale on Thursday. Kerr is currently third behind Japan’s Ai Miyazato and top-ranked Jiyai Shin of South Korea, the winner of last week’s Evian Masters. The
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Recovered from appendectomy, Shin captures Evian Masters by one shot
Jiyai Shin of South Korea birdied the 18th hole to win the Evian Masters on Sunday, shooting a 5-under 67 to finish at 14 under and one stroke ahead of Morgan Pressel, Na Yeon Choi and Alexis Thompson. Shin’s fifth birdie in the final round put her one stroke clear of overnight leader Pressel, wh
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Pressel passes Miyazato to reclaim top spot after 54 holes at Evian Masters
Morgan Pressel took a two-stroke lead after three rounds of the Evian Masters on Saturday, closing with an eagle for a 5-under 67. The American began the day three strokes behind after a 72 Friday.
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Japan's Miyazato leads Evian Masters by one, while Pressel falls three back
Mika Miyazato of Japan shot a 5-under 67 for the second-round lead at the Evian Masters on Friday. Michelle Wie started the day tied for sixth at 4 under, but slipped down the leaderboard at 1 over after a sluggish round (77) that included a quintuple bogey on the 10th hole. Defending champion
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Pressel shares Evian Masters Round 1 lead with Reid and Ahn; Wie two back
Morgan Pressel of the United States birdied the first three holes and finished with a 6-under 66 Thursday to lead after the first round of the Evian Masters. Melissa Reid of England and Sun-Ju Ahn of South Korea each birdied the last hole to join her in the lead. Pressel started on the back ni
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Wie treated for heat exhaustion during pro-am at Evian Masters
Michelle Wie suffered heat exhaustion during the pro-am of the Evian Masters on Wednesday but is expected to play in the first round of the tournament. Wie went to see a doctor after playing in 90-degree temperatures, said an official at the tournament, which is co-sanctioned by the LPGA Tour and
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U.S. Women’s Open Notebook: Rains soften Oakmont, good scores follow
Before the U.S.
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Creamer overcomes ailing thumb to win U.S. Women's Open by four shots
Paula Creamer wondered a few months ago if she would ever play golf again the way her badly injured left thumb was hurting. What she couldn't have possibly guessed is she would play like this. Creamer shed the title of being the best women's golfer to not win a major, never wavering during a f
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Creamer opens three-shot lead over Ward at delayed U.S. Women's Open
One more day like this, and Paula Creamer will no longer be the best LPGA Tour golfer who hasn't won a major. Creamer kept her game together as a dozen others were losing theirs on a grueling day at the U.S.
10 Jul 2010 - 10:03pm - 0 Comments
U.S. Women's Open Notebook: Two rounds and gone for disappointed Wie
It wouldn't have been difficult envisioning Michelle Wie, Eun-Hee Ji and Se Ri Pak being grouped together near the top of the U.S.
10 Jul 2010 - 7:05pm - 0 Comments
U.S. Women's Open Notebook: Shean, lacking sleep, falls back
The sheen's off. Kelli Shean, the South African amateur who developed her game in Ernie Els' youth program, fell out of contention Friday at the U.S. Women's Open with an 8-over 79.
9 Jul 2010 - 7:34pm - 0 Comments
Rain delays more second-round play until Saturday at U.S. Women's Open
A relentless string of thunderstorms that began with 100 of the 156 golfers still to begin or complete the second round of the U.S.
9 Jul 2010 - 5:48pm - 0 Comments
Lang only player to finish in 60s in demanding opener at Women's Open
Temperatures were in the 90s. Michelle Wie was in the 80s.
8 Jul 2010 - 8:54pm - 0 Comments
U.S. Women’s Open Notebook: Heat and s-l-o-w play make for long day
Imagine 52 Red Sox-Yankees games all going on at about the same time. Given the speed of play -- or, more precisely, the lack of speedy play -- during the first round of the U.S.
8 Jul 2010 - 6:33pm - 0 Comments
U.S. Women's Open Notes: USGA keeping greenside hoses very handy
Normally, the USGA hides the water hoses located near all greens during any U.S. Open to keep them firm, fast and, to some golfers, fiercely unfair. The 90-degree heat that’s enveloped Oakmont Country Club this week, and is forecast to continue through Thursday during the U.S.
7 Jul 2010 - 7:25pm - 0 Comments
Kerr leads Americans seeking win at foreign-dominated Women's Open
American players will look to claim a rare victory at their national championship when play begins at the U.S. Women’s Open on Thursday. An American victory at the tournament, once all but a certainty, now is a surprise.
7 Jul 2010 - 6:17pm - 0 Comments
Conditions at Oakmont are killer, and Kerr relishing chance to challenge it
World No. 1 Cristie Kerr is relishing the tough test Oakmont Country Club will offer when she bids for back-to-back major wins at the 65th U.S. Women's Open, which starts Thursday. Kerr, with five U.S.
7 Jul 2010 - 6:08pm - 0 Comments