Women's golf

July 17, 2019 - 6:30 pm
MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — Canadians Brooke Henderson and Alena Sharp shot a 5-under 65 in alternate-shot play Wednesday to take the first-round lead in the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational, the LPGA Tour's first-year team event. Henderson and Sharp had seven birdies and two bogeys at Midland Country...
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Sei Young Kim smiles as she finishes on the eighteenth hole during the second round of the Marathon LPGA Classic golf tournament Friday July 12, 2019, at Highland Meadows Golf Club in Sylvania, Ohio. (Rebecca Benson/The Blade via AP)
July 13, 2019 - 6:20 pm
SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — Sei Young Kim shot a 5-under 66 on Saturday in the Marathon Classic to take a one-stroke lead over Lexi Thompson into the final round. Kim had seven birdies and two bogeys in gusty conditions to reach 16-under 197 at Highland Meadows Golf Club. "It was a little tough to judge...
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Shanshan Feng of China tees off at the final round of the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic on Sunday, July 7, 2019 in Hobart, Wis. (Chris Kohley/The Post-Crescent via AP)
July 07, 2019 - 9:13 pm
ONEIDA, Wis. (AP) — Shanshan Feng set a high target for such low scoring at the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic, and she figured she had done enough. Three birdies in a four-hole stretch had taken her from three shots behind to one shot ahead Sunday, or so she thought. It was only after she hit 7-...
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Tiffany Joh tees off during the second round of the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic golf tournament Friday, July 5, 2019, in Oneida, Wis. (Chris Kohley/The Post-Crescent via AP)
July 06, 2019 - 9:59 pm
ONEIDA, Wis. (AP) — Sung Hyun Park made her seventh birdie in 11 holes to build a three-shot lead and she still had a par 5 to play Saturday, a daunting position for those trying to catch the No. 1 player in the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic. It all changed so suddenly. Park hit into the water on...
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Tiffany Joh tees off during the second round of the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic golf tournament Friday, July 5, 2019, in Oneida, Wis. (Chris Kohley/The Post-Crescent via AP)
July 05, 2019 - 9:55 pm
ONEIDA, Wis. (AP) — Yealimi Noh began her week trying to qualify for the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic. She played the opening two rounds alongside an amateur whom she beat by 73 shots. And now she goes into the weekend paired with the No. 1 player in women's golf. Noh believes six months of hard...
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Hannah Green, of Australia, holds the trophy after winning the KPMG Women's PGA Championship golf tournament, Sunday, June 23, 2019, in Chaska, Minn. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)
June 23, 2019 - 9:11 pm
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Hannah Green never felt more nervous than standing over a 5-foot par putt Sunday at Hazeltine National with a chance to win her first major at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship. Neither did Karrie Webb, who won seven majors in her Hall of Fame career. Webb watched from outside...
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Hannah Green, of Australia, hits off the 10th tee during the second round of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship golf tournament, Friday, June 21, 2019, in Chaska, Minn. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
June 21, 2019 - 9:37 pm
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Hannah Green keeps getting out of tough spots, and it's taken her to a place she has never been. Green twice escaped trouble with unlikely par saves, including one shot she holed from off the green, and made four birdies for a 3-under 69 and took a three-shot lead into the...
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Hyo Joo Kim, of South Korea, reacts after making a birdie putt on the ninth green during the first round of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship golf tournament, Thursday, June 20, 2019, in Chaska, Minn. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
June 20, 2019 - 4:34 pm
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Hyo Joo Kim handled a long, tough Hazeltine with only one bogey for a 3-under 69 and a one-shot lead among the early starters at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship. Michelle Wie struggled to handle the pain. Icing her right wrist throughout the round, Wie shot 84 and then...
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FILE - In this June 2, 2019, file photo, Jeongeun Lee6, of South Korea, chips to the 16th green during the final round of the U.S. Women's Open golf tournament, in Charleston, S.C. Hazeltine has a recent history of shockers, whether it was Rich Beem or Y.E. Yang winning the PGA Championship or the Americans winning the Ryder Cup. Now it hosts the Women's PGA Championship, a major that is rising to the top with the courses it plays. Women's Open champion Jeongeun Lee6 will be part of a strong field that features 99 or the 100 on the LPGA money list. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
June 19, 2019 - 4:59 pm
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — The LPGA Tour gets its crack at Hazeltine National, the course with a recent history of surprising outcomes. This is where Rich Beem, a former car stereo salesman, held off a charge by Tiger Woods in the 2002 PGA Championship. It's where Y.E. Yang became the only player to come...
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Brooke Henderson, of Canada, hits a tee shoot on the 10th hole during the final round of the Meijer LPA Classic golf tournament, Sunday, June 16, 2019, in Grand Rapids, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)
June 16, 2019 - 7:39 pm
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Brooke Henderson won the Meijer LPGA Classic on Sunday to break the Canadian record for tour victories with nine. The 21-year-old Henderson led wire-to-wire for her second victory in three years at Blythefield Country Club, closing with a 2-under 70 in chilly conditions...
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