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Mi Jung Hur tops South Korean-dominated leaderboard

IRVING, Texas (AP) Mi Jung Hur topped the South Korean-dominated leaderboard Thursday in the Volunteers of America Texas Shootout, opening with a 5-under 66 in breezy conditions. Hur made five straight birdies on the 15th to the first hole. The two-time LPGA Tour winner bogeyed the par-4 fifth and rebounded with a birdie on the par-4 eighth. ''My putting just was everything on...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Japan's Haru Nomura leads Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic

DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) Haru Nomura shot a 1-under 71 in cool and breezy conditions Saturday at Lake Merced to maintain a three-stroke lead in the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic. The 23-year-old Japanese player had three birdies and two bogeys to take a 10-under 206 total into the final round. She won the Australian Women's Open in February, pulling away to beat top-ranked Lydia...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Clyburn, Matthew lead after 2 rounds of Aussie Women's Open

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) Holly Clyburn shot a 7-under 65 Friday to take a share of the second-round lead with fellow British golfer Catriona Matthew at the Women's Australian Open. Clyburn and 1996 champion Matthew (69) had 36-hole totals of 8-under 136 on The Grange's West course. They held a one-stroke lead over four players - Germany's Caroline Masson, who shot 71, China's...
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February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Clyburn, Matthew lead early into 2nd round of Women's Open

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) England's Holly Clyburn shot a 7-under 65 Friday to move to 8-under 136 and into a tie for the clubhouse lead during the second round of the Women's Australian Open. Clyburn and Scotland's Catriona Matthew (69) held a one-stroke edge over Germany's Caroline Masson, who shot 71. Another stroke back at 6-under after a 71 was five-time champion Karrie Webb...
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February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Khang, Hull, Nomura tied for lead in LPGA Tour opener

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) Megan Khang shot a 5-under 68 in windy conditions Friday for a share of the lead in the season-opening Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic, her first event as an LPGA Tour member. The 18-year-old Khang eagled the par-5 fourth hole and had four birdies and a bogey to match England's Charley Hull and Japan's Haru Nomura at 8-under 138 at the Ocean Club....
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January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Japan LPGA wins 6 singles matches to capture The Queens

NAGOYA, Japan (AP) Japan took six of 18 singles matches on Sunday to capture the inaugural Queens match-play tournament between teams from different women's golf tours, The Japan LPGA team went into the final round with an eight-point lead over the Korean LPGA, and Misuzu Narita got the home team off to a winning start with a 6 and 5 win over Europe's Catriona Matthew. Akane...
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December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

US, Europe vie for underdog status ahead of Solheim Cup

Going into the Solheim Cup, both teams seem to be fighting for the status of underdog. The Europeans and Americans have both been trying to dampen expectations before the tournament gets underway Friday. It's the biggest prize in women's team golf and the U.S. can point out that Europe is playing at home and going for three in a row, having captured back-to-back titles for the first...
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September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Europe completes 12-member team for Solheim Cup

BERLIN (AP) Europe captain Carin Koch has named her four wild cards for the Solheim Cup, completing the 12-member team to face the United States in September. Caroline Hedwall of Sweden, Karine Icher of France, Caroline Masson of Germany and Catriona Matthew of Scotland all return to the team, having helped Europe to a record 18-10 victory over the U.S. in Colorado in 2013. They...
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August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Morgan Pressel keeps lead in ShopRite LPGA Classic

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) Morgan Pressel kept her patience Saturday despite a steady breeze and greens that grew bumpy in the afternoon, shooting a 2-under 69 to maintain a one-stroke lead in the ShopRite LPGA Classic. Pressel had three birdies and a bogey to reach 7-under 135 on Stockton Seaview's Bay Course. The 27-year-old American won the last of her two LPGA Tour victories...
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May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Alison Lee leads Kingsmill Championship

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) Alison Lee shot a 4-under 67 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead in the LPGA Tour's Kingsmill Championship. The 20-year-old Lee, still a student at UCLA after turning pro in December, had a 9-under 133 total on Kingsmill Resort's River Course. She tied for fourth in the Kia Classic in March in California and has three top-25 finishes in her rookie season....
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May 15, 2015  |  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
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