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Ko closes out amazing rookie year with big payday

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) The biggest challenge facing Lydia Ko is how she can top a rookie season like this one. The 17-year-old from New Zealand sat next to a pair of crystal trophies Sunday evening. At her feet was a glass box that was stuffed with cash to symbolize the $1 million bonus she picked up on an historic end to the LPGA Tour season. She was an instant millionaire when she...
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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...
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CME Group Tour: Granada clings to one-shot lead at LPGA finale

NAPLES, Fla. -- Julieta Granada has a one-shot lead going into the final round of the CME Group Tour Championship. Just as close is a four-player race for $1 million. Granada had four birdies in her round of 2-under 70. Morgan Pressel and Carlota Ciganda of Spain each made big putts on the 18th hole to stay one shot behind. Pressel made a 5-foot birdie putt for a 70. Ciganda made...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Granada clings to 1-shot lead at LPGA finale

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) Julieta Granada has a one-shot lead going into the final round of the CME Group Tour Championship. Just as close is a four-player race for $1 million. Granada had four birdies in her round of 2-under 70. Morgan Pressel and Carlota Ciganda of Spain each made big putts on the 18th hole to stay one shot behind. Pressel made a 5-foot birdie putt for a 70. Ciganda made...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ciganda, Granada tied for lead at LPGA finale

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) Michelle Wie played well enough Friday in the CME Globe Tour Championship to consider a million ways her great year can get even better. On another blustery day, Carlota Ciganda of Spain had a 5-under 67 to share the lead with Julieta Granada of Paraguay, who shot 70. They were a stroke ahead of Morgan Pressel, who birdied all the par 5s in her round of 66. Wie...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

LPGA: Defending champ Pettersen tied for Portland Classic lead

  Defending champion Suzann Pettersen shot her second straight 5-under 67 on Saturday for a share of the third-round lead in the LPGA Tour's Portland Classic. Trying to match Nancy Lopez's record with her third victory in the event, Pettersen had an eagle, four birdies and a bogey at Columbia Edgewater. The fourth-ranked Norwegian star is winless this season after winning...
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August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Suzann Pettersen tied for Portland Classic lead

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Defending champion Suzann Pettersen shot her second straight 5-under 67 on Saturday for a share of the third-round lead in the LPGA Tour's Portland Classic. Trying to match Nancy Lopez's record with her third victory in the event, Pettersen had an eagle, four birdies and a bogey at Columbia Edgewater. The fourth-ranked Norwegian star is winless this season...
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August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

LPGA: I.K. Kim increases Portland Classic lead with 2nd-round 67

  I.K. Kim increased her lead to three strokes Friday in the LPGA Tour's Portland Classic, shooting a 5-under 67 to reach 12 under. The South Korean player had seven birdies and two bogeys in her morning round in cloudy, calm conditions at Columbia Edgewater. She won the last of her three LPGA Tour titles in 2010, and had a victory this summer in a Ladies European Tour event...
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August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

I.K. Kim increases Portland Classic lead

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) I.K. Kim increased her lead to three strokes Friday in the LPGA Tour's Portland Classic, shooting a 5-under 67 to reach 12 under. The South Korean player had seven birdies and two bogeys in her morning round in cloudy, calm conditions at Columbia Edgewater. She won the last of her three LPGA Tour titles in 2010, and had a victory this summer in a Ladies European...
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August 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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