Found March 16, 2013 on
Any momentum Stacy Lewis gained from a 10-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole Saturday was later erased by a rules infraction. Lewis was penalized two strokes under Rule 13-4 after her caddie, Travis Wilson, tested the surface of a fairway bunker on the 16th hole with his feet.
"More than anything, I just feel bad for him because he feels awful," Lewis said. "But he's the best caddie out here, so we'll be fine. We still have a chance to win tomorrow."
Lewis now trails Ai Miyazato by four strokes heading into the final round of the LPGA Founders Cup, where birdies drop with regularity. Miyazato leads the race at 19-under 197.
"In my mind I shot a bogey-free 66 today," Lewis said. "And that's what I'm going to take home tonight."
For Miyazato, it was welcome cushion against one of the hottest players on tour. Lewis, 28, has a lot on the line this week. A victory on Sunday would give her the No. 1 spot in the Rolex Rankings, uns...
BEST OF MAXIM
After the last putt dropped Sunday, Stacy Lewis turned and pointed a finger toward caddie Travis Wilson. "That's for you," she said while giving him a hug.
One day after Lewis and Wilson went under the microscope for a rules infraction on the 16th hole, they found vindication on the same par 4 with a pivotal three-shot swing against the silky smooth Ai Miyazato. Another...
Stacy Lewis won the LPGA Founders Cup on Sunday to jump to No. 1 in the world, taking advantage of Ai Miyazato's collapse on the 16th hole.
A day after Lewis was penalized two strokes for her caddie's blunder on the short par 4, the American took a two-stroke lead with a birdie on the hole after Miyazato made a double bogey following an errant approach shot that left her...
PHOENIX (AP) -- Stacy Lewis won the LPGA Founders Cup on Sunday to jump to No. 1 in the world, taking advantage of Ai Miyazato's collapse on the 16th hole.
A day after Lewis was penalized two strokes for her caddie's blunder on the short par 4, the American took a two-stroke lead with a birdie on the hole after Miyazato made a double bogey following an errant approach shot...
PHOENIX (AP) -- Ai Miyazato regained control in the LPGA Founders Cup on Saturday, ending up with a bigger cushion than she expected after Stacy Lewis was penalized two strokes after the round.
Making three birdies in a four-hole stretch on the back nine and saving par with a 12-foot putt on the finishing hole, Miyazato shot her second straight 5-under 67 after opening with a tournament...
Here's your morning Pin Sheet:
PGATOUR.com's Daily Wrap-Up. Kevin Streelman notches his first victory.
Stacy Lewis wins LPGA Founders Cup, takes over #1 ranking.
David Frost takes Toshiba Classic.
Thomas Aiken claims Avantha Masters in India.
Ryan Lavner on Kevin Streelman's journey: "Streelman, now 34 and with more than $7 million in career...