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LPGA: Henderson leads in North Texas; Ko tallies to make cut

  Brooke Henderson is too young for LPGA Tour membership. She's good enough to top the leaderboard - again. Henderson shot a 6-under 65 on Friday in the North Texas Shootout, giving the 17-year-old Canadian the lead going into the weekend for the second straight week on the LPGA Tour. Henderson had a bogey-free round to reach 8-under 134 total at Las Colinas, a stroke ahead of 2013...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooke Henderson leads North Texas Shootout

IRVING, Texas (AP) Brooke Henderson shot a 6-under 65 on Friday in the North Texas Shootout, giving the 17-year-old Canadian the lead going into the weekend for the second straight week on the LPGA Tour. Henderson had a bogey-free round to reach 8-under 134 total at Las Colinas, a stroke ahead of 2013 winner Inbee Park and 54-year-old Juli Inkster. Denied a waiver to the LPGA Tour...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

LPGA: Lydia Ko struggles, shoots 75; cut streak in jeopardy

  Lydia Ko sent her caddie up a pine tree behind the 14th green - and tumbled down the leaderboard Thursday in the North Texas Shootout. Lydia Ko had a triple bogey after losing a ball in the tree and dropped three more strokes on the next two holes Thursday to put her career-long LPGA Tour cuts streak in jeopardy. ''I would never have imagined for it to be stuck up there,'' Ko...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lydia Ko struggles to 75, cut streak in jeopardy

IRVING, Texas (AP) Lydia Ko had a triple bogey after losing a ball in a pine tree and dropped three more strokes on the next two holes Thursday to put her career-long LPGA Tour cuts streak in jeopardy in the North Texas Shootout. Ko finished with a 4-over 75 at Las Colinas, leaving the top-ranked New Zealander nine strokes behind leaders Juli Inkster, Cristie Kerr and Sydnee Michaels...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

17-year-old Canadian Henderson shoots tournament record for LPGA lead

  Brooke Henderson has no photo on the LPGA Tour's website and has had to rely on sponsor exemptions to get into tournaments after failing to earn a card in qualifying school. The 17-year-old Canadian fiddles with her earrings between shots, purses her lips and anxiously watches each shot, then politely responds and makes eye contact when someone in the gallery engages her with...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadian Henderson shoots tournament record for LPGA lead

DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) Brooke Henderson is fearless and goes for it on shots when others might be more conservative, and that approach worked for the Canadian teen Friday morning in the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic. Henderson shot a tournament-record 7-under 65 to take the lead halfway through the second round. ''That's pretty cool,'' the 17-year-old Henderson said. That sizzling...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Defending champ Lydia Ko leads Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic

  As Lydia Ko geared up to turn 18 on Friday at the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic, right behind her on the leaderboard was 54-year-old Juli Inkster. Refreshed and ready to make a run at defending her title, the top-ranked Ko returned from two weeks off to take the first-day lead Thursday at 5-under-par 67. Ko nearly chipped in for eagle on the par-5 14th, but the ball deflected off...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Champ Lydia Ko takes first-round lead in Swinging Skirts

DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) Lydia Ko settled for a tap-in birdie on the par-5 14th after her eagle chip deflected off the pin and the defending champion shot a 5-under 67 to take the first-round lead Thursday in the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic. The top-ranked Ko holds a one-stroke lead over three others, including 54-year-old Juli Inkster. Stacy Lewis, last year's runner-up to Ko at...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

LPGA Tour's first major of year has another new name

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) When Judy Rankin won at Mission Hills in 1976, the tournament now called the ANA Inspiration was the Colgate-Dinah Shore Winner's Circle. The event that started in 1972 and became a major in 1983, has had five other names - the Colgate-Dinah Shore (1981), Nabisco Dinah Shore Invitational (1982), Nabisco Dinah Shore (1983-99), Nabisco Championship (2000...
Via AP on Fox
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Kris Tschetter wins playoff in Legends Tour season opener

  Kris Tschetter won the Walgreens Charity Classic on Sunday for her first Legends Tour's title, beating Hall of Famer Juli Inkster with a par on the first hole of a playoff. ''I've been in the snow for a while, but I felt pretty good coming into this week,'' said Tschetter, a four-time LPGA Tour winner who lives in Warrenton, Virginia. ''I just tried to swing smoothly and not let...
Via AP on Fox
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Kris Tschetter wins playoff in Legends Tour opener

SUN CITY WEST, Ariz. (AP) Kris Tschetter won the Walgreens Charity Classic on Sunday for her first Legends Tour's title, beating Hall of Famer Juli Inkster with a par on the first hole of a playoff. ''I've been in the snow for a while, but I felt pretty good coming into this week,'' said Tschetter, a four-time LPGA Tour winner who lives in Warrenton, Virginia. ''I just tried to...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Martha Nause leads Legends Tour opener

SUN CITY WEST, Ariz. (AP) Martha Nause shot a 5-under 67 on Saturday to take the first-round lead in The Legends Tour's season-opening Walgreens Charity Classic. Nause had seven birdies and two bogeys at Grandview Golf Course. Betsy King and Laurie Rinker were a stroke back. Juli Inkster was two strokes back at 69 along with Rosie Jones, Barb Moxness and Sherri Steinhauer. The 36...
Via AP on Fox
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Holly Sonders Is Officially Back

  The wait for Holly Sonders to officially make her Fox Sports debut is nearly over. The former Golf Channel Morning Drive host told me today that she’s officially a Fox Sports employee and her first assignment starts “soon.” It’s…about…time. You might remember that it was announced in July that Holly, 27, was leaving her Golf Channel job for the inaugural season of...
Via Busted Coverage
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Major additions: FOX adding pair of U.S. Open winners to broadcast team

The FOX Sports golf broadcast team is set to add a lot more star power, as a pair of U.S. Open winners will be among four people officially introduced by the company on Wednesday. Corey Pavin, the 1995 Open winner, and seven-time major champion Juli Inkster will join the team led by Hall of Fame golfer Greg Norman and lead FOX Sports play-by-play man Joe Buck. Steve Flesch, a four...
Via Fox Sports
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Meg Mallon edges Juli Inkster for her first Legends Tour title

  Meg Mallon won the Walgreens Charity Championship at rainy Seagate on Sunday for her first LPGA Legends Tour title, beating Hall of Famer Juli Inkster by a stroke. The 51-year-old Mallon, a Delray Beach resident, closed with an even-par-72 for a 3-under 141 total. ''It was not my best golf today, but I hung in there and, fortunately, nobody went low,'' said Mallon, an 18-time...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Meg Mallon wins LPGA Legends Tour event

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) Meg Mallon won the Walgreens Charity Championship at rainy Seagate on Sunday for her first LPGA Legends Tour title, beating Hall of Famer Juli Inkster by a stroke. The 51-year-old Mallon, a Delray Beach resident, closed with an even-par-72 for a 3-under 141 total. ''It was not my best golf today, but I hung in there and, fortunately, nobody went low,'' said...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

United States squad beats World team in ISPS Handa Cup

  Juli Inkster led the United States to a 28-20 victory over the World team in the ISPS Handa Cup, shooting a 5-under-par 67 on Sunday at Old Waverly to beat Laura Davies by a stroke. The 54-year-old Inkster, making her Legends Tour debut, won the 1999 U.S. Women's Open at Old Waverly. ''I had a lot of chances,'' Inkster said. ''I three-putted for bogey at the fifth and three-putted...
Via AP on Fox
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

US beats World 28-20 in ISPS Handa Cup

WEST POINT, Miss. (AP) Juli Inkster led the United States to a 28-20 victory over the World team in the ISPS Handa Cup, shooting a 5-under 67 on Sunday at Old Waverly to beat Laura Davies by a stroke. The 54-year-old Inkster, making her Legends Tour debut, won the 1999 U.S. Women's Open at Old Waverly. ''I had a lot of chances,'' Inkster said. ''I three-putted for bogey at the fifth...
Via AP on Fox
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

US, World tied in ISPS Handa Cup

WEST POINT, Miss. (AP) England's Laura Davies and Trish Johnson teamed to win two nine-hole matches in the ISPS Handa Cup, and Juli Inkster and Meg Mallon rebounded to help the United States tie the World team 12-12 on Saturday at Old Waverly. Davies and Johnson shot a 5-under 31 to beat Inkster and Mallon by three strokes in the morning better-ball matches, and had another 31 in...
Via AP on Fox
September 27, 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 in...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

I.K. Kim leads Portland Classic after 4 straight birdies on back 9

  I.K. Kim birdied the first four holes on the back nine Thursday and finished with a 7-under 65 to take the first-round lead in the Portland Classic. The South Korean player birdied seven of the first 13 holes and closed her afternoon round with five straight pars. She won the last of her three LPGA Tour titles in 2010. Amelia Lewis and Jennifer Song were a shot back in ideal conditions...
Via AP on Fox
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

I.K. Kim leads Portland Classic

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) I.K. Kim birdied the first four holes on the back nine Thursday and finished with a 7-under 65 to take the first-round lead in the Portland Classic. The South Korean player birdied seven of the first 13 holes and closed her afternoon round with five straight pars. She won the last of her three LPGA Tour titles in 2010. Amelia Lewis and Jennifer Song were a shot...
Via AP on Fox
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants Host LPGA Stars for ‘Golf Night’

With the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic playing nearby at Lake Merced Golf Club, the San Francisco Giants hosted Golf Night at the Park on Friday night. Baseball fans who purchased the special event ticket package received a limited-edition headcover featuring Lou Seal, the Giants mascot.“Golf-themed entertainment” was also on the agenda for Golf Night at AT&T Park. As part...
Via Back9Network
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Juli Inkster committed to keeping LPGA in Bay Area

Juli Inkster believes the LPGA can become a success for the long haul in her native Bay Area. Inkster is helping promote the inaugural Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic at Lake Merced Golf Club, marking the LPGA's return to the area for the first time since the 2010 CVS Challenge at Blackhawk Country Club in Danville. The $1.8 million, 144-player Swinging Skirts tournament will run...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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