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
Heat, as much as course, shaping up as major worry for US Women's Open
Oakmont Country Club, a demanding course capable of producing scores in the 90s, is tormenting the U.S. Women's Open golfers with a different kind of problem: temperatures in the 90s. Jiyai Shin, the South Korean golfer who was briefly ranked No.
6 Jul 2010 - 8:25pm - 0 Comments
Wait goes on for Wie, no longer a teen still seeking to realize her potential
For Michelle Wie and those who follow her, the wait goes on. Not long ago, Wie was supposed to do for women's golf what Tiger Woods did for the men's tour: Become a dominant, charismatic star whose very presence guarantees that any tournament becomes a mini-major. Seven years after she finishe
6 Jul 2010 - 8:05pm - 0 Comments
Choi loses lead, then tops three Kims to win Jamie Farr Classic in playoff
In each of her two previous LPGA Tour victories, Na Yeon Choi birdied the last hole to win. It took a little bit longer at the Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic, but she did it again. Choi made a 2-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole Sunday to beat fellow South Koreans In-Kyung Kim and
4 Jul 2010 - 6:36pm - 0 Comments
Hole-in-one keeps Choi one ahead at Jamie Farr as Kim charges to second
It doesn't sound as if Christina Kim intends to play it safe in the final round of the Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic. "I'm out for blood -- but not necessarily anybody's blood -- other than the golf course's," she said Saturday after erasing all but one shot of a five-stroke deficit to leader
3 Jul 2010 - 6:44pm - 0 Comments
Confident Choi boosts lead to two at halfway point of Jamie Farr Classic
Na Yeon Choi is looking forward to the weekend. So is Paula Creamer, but for an entirely different reason. Choi followed an opening 7-under 64 with a 67 on Friday in the second round of the Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic to forge a two-stroke lead.
2 Jul 2010 - 7:14pm - 0 Comments
Choi leads Jamie Farr Classic by one, with recovering Creamer seven back
Na Yeon Choi took a step toward forgetting what happened a week ago. After missing an LPGA Tour cut for the first time in more than two years, Choi changed putters to shoot a 7-under 64 and take a one-shot lead in Thursday's opening round of the Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic. "After that, I
1 Jul 2010 - 7:20pm - 0 Comments
Kerr's fellow Americans celebrate her rise to top at LPGA Jamie Farr Classic
Paula Creamer and Morgan Pressel each vowed they would be the top ranked player in the world, something no American had ever done -- until now. Cristie Kerr beat Creamer and Pressel to the top, but both are proud that an American is atop the world rankings. “There’s been a lot of talk on our t
30 Jun 2010 - 11:47pm - 0 Comments
Jamie Farr Classic to skip 2011, then return as Toledo hosts Senior Open
The Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic will take a year off in 2011 before returning for at least three more years, LPGA and tournament officials have confirmed. LPGA Commissioner Michael Whan made the announcement at a dinner Tuesday night in Toledo, before this year’s Farr Classic. Whan says t
30 Jun 2010 - 5:43pm - 0 Comments
Kerr wins LPGA Championship by 12 strokes, set to become No. 1
Cristie Kerr soared to a 12-stroke victory at the LPGA Championship on Sunday in one of the most lopsided wins at a major, leaving her in position to become the first American to be ranked No. 1. Kerr closed with a birdie for 6-under 66, finishing at 19-under 269 and leading all four rounds.
27 Jun 2010 - 6:55pm - 0 Comments
Sorenstam keys International team to victory over Asia in Lexus Cup
SINGAPORE (AP) -- Annika Sorenstam celebrated two big victories in her second-to-last event before retiring. For starters Sunday in the Lexus Cup, the International team captain waited out a lightning delay to finish off Asian counterpart Se Ri Pak 3 and 2 in the opening singles match, the longti
22 Jun 2010 - 8:59pm - 0 Comments
Wie and Miyazato lead deep, talented field at State Farm LPGA Classic
In-Kyung Kim is back at rain-logged Panther Creek Country Club to defender her title in the State Farm Classic, where she'll have to go against one of the deepest and most talented fields on the LPGA Tour. When the official entry list was released Monday, it included every player in the top 10 of
10 Jun 2010 - 12:19pm - 0 Comments