The Week in Golf: Ciganda and Broch Larsen win in dramatic fashion

It was a busy week in women’s professional golf. Spain’s Carlota Ciganda won the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship, marking her first victory on the LPGA Tour. Ciganda defeated the USA’s Alison Lee in a sudden-death playoff on the first hole. Lee had led all week, but struggled on Sunday, finishing with a three over par 75, while Ciganda carded a two under par 70. Ciganda...
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October 17, 2016

Carlota Ciganda wins Hana Bank Championship after dramatic playoff

Carlota Ciganda came back from a five-stroke deficit at the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship to tie leader Alison Lee. Ciganda made a birdie on the first playoff hole to defeat Lee and capture her first LPGA Tour victory. The Spaniard drained her putt after a chip from Lee put her within inches of clinching the title. Ciganda finished the final round at 2-under-par 70 and at 10...
Via Excelle Sports
October 16, 2016

Ciganda tops Lee in KEB Hana Bank playoff

Spains Carlota Ciganda survived a wild day of momentum shifts Sunday to win the KEB Hana Bank Championship in South Korea.
Via CSN Chicago
October 16, 2016

Ciganda beats Lee in LPGA Tour playoff in South Korea

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) Carlota Ciganda beat Alison Lee with a birdie on the first hole of a playoff Sunday in the rainy LPGA KEB HanaBank Championship after each player lost big leads. The 26-year-old Spaniard won with a 6-foot putt after Lee's birdie chip from the rough off the back edge of the green missed a half-inch to the right. Ciganda overcame a five-stroke deficit to...
Via Associated Press
October 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Jutanugarn leads Park, Kim in women's golf

Heres where things stand after the first round of Olympic womens golf since 1900: Leaderboard: Jutanugarn (-6), Park (-5), Kim (-5), Nicole Broch Larsen (-4), Candie Kung (-4), Carlota Ciganda (-4), Azahara Munoz (-3), Lexi Thompson (-3), Aditi Ashok (-3), Charley Hull (-3) What it means: Two weeks removed from her first major victory at the RICOH Womens British Open, Jutanugarn...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Spain's Munoz, Ciganda have unique, lifelong bond

Azahara Munoz and Carlota Ciganda grew p playing golf together are once again together in Rio, representing Spain in the Olympics.
Via CSN Chicago
August 16, 2016

Henderson, 18, proud to be 'named an Olympian'

Brooke Henderson, Inbee Park, Suzann Pettersen and Carlota Ciganda reflect on the time they've spent thus far in Rio and look ahead to the start of women's golf on Wednesday.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Solheim Cup: Europe takes 4-2 lead over US as darkness suspends play

  Carlota Ciganda ended a long first day in the Solheim Cup with the best shot - giving Europe another big boost in an already strong opening session. The Spanish player holed out for eagle from 135 yards with a 9-iron on the par-4 17th hole Friday to pull her and English partner Melissa Reid even with Americans Cristie Kerr and Lexi Thompson in the fourball match. Play was suspended...
Via Associated Press
September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

LPGA: Ciganda fires 66 to grab share of lead at HSBC Champions

  Carlota Ciganda shot a 6-under 66 on Friday to move into a tie for the lead with Inbee Park after the second round of the HSBC Women's Champions. Ciganda offset a pair of bogeys with eight birdies at Sentosa Golf Club to finish even with Park (69) at 9-under 135. Azahara Munoz was in third place, two strokes back, after a 67 that featured six birdies against a lone bogey. Top...
Via Associated Press
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Lydia Ko earns record haul by winning LPGA finale in playoff

NAPLES, Fla. -- New Zealand teenager Lydia Ko ended a big year on the LPGA Tour with the largest payoff in women's golf. Ko won the $1 million bonus from the ''Race to CME Globe'' on Sunday even before she began a three-way playoff. The 17-year-old added $500,000 when she defeated Carlota Ciganda of Spain on the fourth extra hole at Tiburon Golf Club. Ciganda missed a 3-foot birdie...
Via Associated Press
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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