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Lincicome wins major thanks to clutch eagle, Lewis' meltdown

  Brittany Lincicome didn't know where she stood Sunday in the ANA Inspiration when she hit her 190-yard approach on the final hole of regulation. A 10-foot eagle putt and three pars later, she found herself splashing around in Poppie's Pond after her second surprise victory leap in the first major championship of the year. "Super emotional," Lincicome said at the 18th green. "I...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Brittany Lincicome wins ANA Inspiration in playoff

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) Brittany Lincicome ended up in Poppie's Pond for the second time in her career early Sunday night in the ANA Inspiration Lincicome eagled the par-5 18th in regulation to pull even with Stacy Lewis and outlasted her U.S. Solheim Cup teammate with a two-putt birdie in fading light on the fourth extra hole. Lewis had three chances to win on the 18th. She...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Sei Young Kim opens 3-shot lead in ANA Inspiration

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) Sei Young Kim made two late birdies Saturday to take a three-stroke lead in the ANA Inspiration. The long-hitting South Korean player shot a 3-under 69 to reach 10 under at Mission Hills with a round left in the first major championship of the year. Kim holed a downhill 18-footer from the fringe on the par-4 16th and made a 10-foot birdie putt on the par...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

LPGA Classic: Lincicome, Yoo led at Bahamas before play was suspended

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas -- Brittany Lincicome and Sun Young Yoo topped the Bahamas LPGA Classic leaderboard Friday when second-round play was suspended because of darkness. In wind gusting to 35-40 mph, Yoo completed a first-round 70 and shot 69 in the second to match Lincicome at 7 under on Atlantis Resort's Ocean Club course. Lincicome was 2 under in the second round with 13 holes...
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February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Lincicome, Yoo top Bahamas LPGA Classic leaderboard

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) Brittany Lincicome and Sun Young Yoo topped the Bahamas LPGA Classic leaderboard Friday when second-round play was suspended because of darkness. In wind gusting to 35-40 mph, Yoo completed a first-round 70 and shot 69 in the second to match Lincicome at 7 under on Atlantis Resort's Ocean Club course. Lincicome was 2 under in the second round with 13...
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February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Brooke Pancake leads at Bahamas in suspended first round

  Brooke Pancake shot a 6-under-pa 67 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead in the suspended first round of the Bahamas LPGA Classic. Play was suspended for the day at 2:47 p.m. and more than inch of rain fell on Atlantis Resort's Ocean Club course. In May 2013, the inaugural event was reduced to three 12-hole rounds because of flooding. Playing in calmer morning conditions, Pancake...
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February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Brooke Pancake takes lead in suspended first round

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) Brooke Pancake shot a 6-under 67 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead in the suspended first round of the Bahamas LPGA Classic. Play was suspended for the day at 2:47 p.m. and more than inch of rain fell on Atlantis Resort's Ocean Club course. In May 2013, the inaugural event was reduced to three 12-hole rounds because of flooding. Playing in calmer...
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February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Tasty Trick Shots, Justin Rose’s #TBT & More

Welcome to The Fringe, Back9Network’s daily feature to keep you up-to-date on the best stories happening in golf, social media and pop culture. Hilarious Trick Shot Ends In A Golf Ball To The Head Not all trick shots are successful, but most of the time we don’t get a chance to see the failed attempts. In fact, sometimes those are the best ones. We never really know how many...
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December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Baek wins playoff to take LPGA South Korea

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) Kyu Jung Baek of South Korea won a three-way playoff Sunday to claim the LPGA's KEB-HanaBank Championship. Baek shot a final-round 67 to finish tied at 10-under 278 with Brittany Lincicome of the United States and compatriot In Gee Chun, then won the first playoff hole on the Ocean Course at the Sky72 Golf Club to take the title. No. 2-ranked Inbee Park...
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October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Haeji Kang leads by 2 after first-round 67 at KEB-Hanabank Championship

  Haeji Kang shot a 5-under-par 67 on Thursday to take a two-stroke lead over five players, including three fellow South Koreans, after the first round of the LPGA's KEB-Hanabank Championship. Lee Il-hee and defending champion Amy Yang shot 69s along with another South Korean, Mirim Lee. Australian Minjee Lee and Catriona Matthew of Scotland were also tied for second on the Ocean...
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October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Kang takes 1st-round lead in LPGA event at Incheon

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) Haeji Kang shot a 5-under 67 on Thursday to take a two-stroke lead over five players, including three fellow South Koreans, after the first round of the LPGA's KEB-Hanabank Championship. Lee Il-hee and defending champion Amy Yang shot 69s along with another South Korean, Mirim Lee. Australian Minjee Lee and Catriona Matthew of Scotland were also tied for...
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October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

LPGA: Kim falters, but recovers to hold lead after three rounds

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) -- Hyo-Joo Kim of South Korea goes into the final round of the Evian Championship with a one-shot lead over veteran Karrie Webb. Contenders struggled for form on Saturday in an error-strewn third round, with Kim hitting four bogeys on the front nine before recovering for a 1-over 72. Her remarkable 61 on Thursday was the lowest score in major history...
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September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Lincicome scores six birdies; takes one-shot lead from Kim at Evian

  Brittany Lincicome had six birdies in a 6-under 65 to take a one-shot lead from Hyo-Joo Kim of South Korea at the halfway stage of the Evian Championship on Friday. The 28-year-old American has won a major before, the Kraft Nabisco in 2009, but clinched the last of her five LPGA titles in 2011 at the Canadian Women's Open. ''Even when I felt like I didn't hit a good shot today...
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September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Lincicome takes 1-shot lead from Kim at Evian

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) Brittany Lincicome had six birdies in a 6-under 65 to take a one-shot lead from Hyo-Joo Kim of South Korea at the halfway stage of the Evian Championship on Friday. The 28-year-old American has won a major before, the Kraft Nabisco in 2009, but clinched the last of her five LPGA titles in 2011 at the Canadian Women's Open. She finished second behind...
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September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

LPGA: Munoz shoots 63, trails Ryu by 4 at Canadian Women's Open

  Azahara Munoz shot a 9-under 63 to move into a tie for second place at the Canadian Women's Open. Despite Munoz tying the course record at London Hunt and Country Club to get to 16 under, leader So Yeon Ryu still leads the tournament by four strokes going into the final round. Ryu has 21 birdies and just one bogey in her first three rounds to move to 20 under and within range...
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August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Munoz shoots 63, trails Ryu by 4

LONDON, Ontario (AP) Azahara Munoz shot a 9-under 63 to move into a tie for second place at the Canadian Women's Open. Despite Munoz tying the course record at London Hunt and Country Club to get to 16 under, leader So Yeon Ryu still leads the tournament by four strokes going into the final round. Ryu has 21 birdies and just one bogey in her first three rounds to move to 20 under...
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August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

LPGA: Ryu shoots 66, leads by 5 at Canadian Women's Open

LONDON, Ontario (AP) So Yeon Ryu used a second straight bogey-free round to pull away at the Canadian Women's Open. Ryu shot a 6-under 66 Friday at the London Hunt and Country Club to get to 15 under, the best two-round start in the tournament's history. She was five strokes ahead of fellow South Korean Na Yeon Choi, playing partner Anna Nordqvist and Danielle Kang. ''A lot of birdies...
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August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryu shoots bogey-free 66 to extend early lead

LONDON, Ontario (AP) So Yeon Ryu of South Korea shot a 6-under 66 Friday in another bogey-free round to take an early five-stroke lead at the Canadian Women's Open. American Christie Kerr had a 68 and Anna Nordqvist of Sweden shot a 69 at London Hunt and Country Club. Kerr won the tournament the last time it was held here in 2006. Brittany Lincicome, who was a runner-up to Inbee...
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August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Your Top Plays for Today

Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide --- --ROGER FEDERER GETS HIS 6TH TITLE, SERENA WILLIAMS HER 1ST AT CINCINNATI Roger Federer won an unprecedented sixth championship in Cincinnati, overcoming one bad set. Serena Williams dominated for her first title. http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/T/TEN-CINCINNATI?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT --- --INBEE PARK WINS...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Inbee Park wins LPGA Championship in playoff vs. Brittany Lincicome

  Inbee Park successfully defended her title in the LPGA Championship, beating Brittany Lincicome with a par on the first hole of a playoff Sunday to end the United States' major streak at three. On the playoff hole on Monroe Golf Club's par-4 18th, Park hit her second into the rough behind the hole. Lincicome hit her approach to the left fringe, nearly identical to her position...
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August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Inbee Park wins LPGA Championship

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) Inbee Park successfully defended her title in the LPGA Championship, beating Brittany Lincicome with a par on the first hole of a playoff Sunday to end the United States' major streak at three. On the playoff hole on Monroe Golf Club's par-4 18th, Park hit her second into the rough behind the hole. Lincicome hit her approach to the left fringe, nearly identical...
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August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

LPGA Championship: Lincicome maintains lead after 3rd round

  Brittany Lincicome maintained her lead Saturday after three rounds of the LPGA Championship, the tour's fourth major championship of the season. The long-hitting Lincicome began the day at Monroe Golf Club with a three-shot advantage over Inbee Park and Lexi Thompson and shot 1-under 71 to finish at 10-under 206. Lincicome was a shot ahead of Park and Suzann Pettersen. Pettersen...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Lincicome maintains LPGA Championship

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) Brittany Lincicome maintained her lead Saturday after three rounds of the LPGA Championship, the tour's fourth major championship of the season. The long-hitting Lincicome began the day at Monroe Golf Club with a three-shot advantage over Inbee Park and Lexi Thompson and shot 1-under 71 to finish at 10-under 206. Lincicome was a shot ahead of Park and Suzann...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

LPGA Championship: Lincicome leads by 3 strokes after round of 69

  Brittany Lincicome opened a three-stroke lead Friday in the wind-swept LPGA Championship, the tour's fourth major championship of the season. The long-hitting Lincicome followed her opening 67 with a 68 to reach 9 under at Monroe Golf Club. She won the 2009 Kraft Nabisco for her lone major title and has five LPGA Tour victories. Lexi Thompson, tied for the first-round lead with...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Brittany Lincicome leads LPGA Championship

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) Brittany Lincicome opened a three-stroke lead Friday in the wind-swept LPGA Championship, the tour's fourth major championship of the season. The long-hitting Lincicome followed her opening 67 with a 68 to reach 9 under at Monroe Golf Club. She won the 2009 Kraft Nabisco for her lone major title and has five LPGA Tour victories. Lexi Thompson, tied for the first...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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