Healthy Wie returns to Singapore aiming to defend title
SINGAPORE (AP) — The LPGA Tour completes its four-week swing through Australia and Asia with a healthy Michelle Wie aiming to defend her HSBC Women's World Championship title at Sentosa Golf...
Yang holds off Lee to win third LPGA Thailand title
CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — Amy Yang won the LPGA Thailand for the third time after holding off Minjee Lee by one stroke on Sunday.
Yang, from South Korea, carded a final-round 65 and a...
Amy Yang, Minjee Lee share 3rd-round lead in Thailand
CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — Two-time champion Amy Yang of South Korea and Australian Minjee Lee shared the lead on 15-under 201 after the third round of the LPGA Thailand on Saturday.
Yang leads CP Women’s Open; Henderson shot back
REGINA, Saskatchewan (AP) — Sung Hyun Park emerged from the scorer's tent to a swarm of fans after shooting an 8-under 64 on Friday in the second round of the CP Women's Open.
Few seemed to notice the defending champion and world's top-ranked female player as she strolled undisturbed down a path at Wascana Country Club.
These fans had only one person on their minds. Brooke Henderson is the star of this show, especially after a second straight 66 left her a stroke behind leader Amy Yang.
Salas takes advantage of Park’s mistake to grab LPGA lead
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Lizette Salas waited patiently for Sung Hyun Park to make a rare mistake Saturday.
When the South Korean mishit her approach shot into the water on the par-4 16th, Salas capitalized quickly.
Brittany Lincicome wins LPGA opener in Bahamas _ again
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Brittany Lincicome beat darkness — with help from floodlights Sunday on the Ocean Club's 18th green — to win the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic for the second straight year.
Lincicome birdied the final two holes and four of the last five for a 7-under 65 and a two-stroke victory over Wei-Ling Hsu in the event cut to 54 holes after wind wiped out play most of Friday.
With Trump looking on, Feng leads US Women’s Open
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — Shanshan Feng is going to have the president of the United States looking over her shoulder in the final round of the U.S. Women's Open, and probably a lot of South Korean fans, too.
The 27-year-old from China rolled in a short birdie putt on the final hole Saturday to take a one-shot lead after three rounds of the biggest tournament in women's golf.
OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. (AP) — Danielle Kang won back-to-back majors as an amateur yet she's never cracked the winner's circle in her half-dozen years as a pro.
The 24-year-old Californian took a big step in the right direction, grabbing a share of the second-round lead in the morning wave Friday at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship. Her biggest hurdle could well be co-leader Sei Young Kim, the LPGA Tour's 2015 Rookie of the Year and already a six-time winner on tour.
OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. (AP) — Michelle Wie launched a 3-wood into swirling gusts and toward the 18th green, wondering if the shot had enough steam to get there. A shift in the wind took the guesswork out of the equation.
"It died down and I got a little surprise," Wie said. "I got all the way there."
Amy Yang wins LPGA Thailand by five strokes
CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — Amy Yang rarely wavered with a big lead during the final round of the Thailand LPGA tournament, shooting a 4-under 68 to win by five strokes Sunday.
Due to rain delays, Yang was forced to play her final five holes of the third round on Sunday morning, and she led by five strokes after 54 holes.
Yang in control at rain-hit LPGA Thailand
CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — Amy Yang of South Korea had 10 birdies and an eagle in 31 holes on Saturday after round three of LPGA Thailand was suspended due to bad light.
With five holes left, 17-under Yang had a four-shot advantage over 2011 US Women's Open champion Ryu So Yeon, whose completed third-round 68 gave her the clubhouse lead of 13-under 203.
Round 2 at LPGA Thailand washed out
CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — Unseasonal heavy rain forced LPGA Thailand organizers to suspend second-round play on Friday.
Play was halted for hours, and 13 players didn't start, including co-leaders Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand and Amy Yang of South Korea.
Jutanugarn, Yang shoot 66 to take lead at LPGA Thailand
PATTAYA, Thailand (AP) — Ariya Jutanugarn and Amy Yang both shot 6-under 66 in the first round Thursday to take a share of the lead at the LPGA Thailand.
Jutanugarn, a Thai ranked second in the world, had six birdies while Yang, the 2015 champion, had seven birdies and a bogey at the Siam Country Club Pattaya Old Course.
China’s Shanshan Feng leads LPGA Tour season finale
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Shanshan Feng was right back on top of an LPGA Tour leaderboard Thursday, shooting a 6-under 66 to take a one-shot lead over So Yeon Ryu and Charley Hull after the first round of the CME Group Tour Championship.
Coming off consecutive victories in Malaysia and Japan, Feng is one of nine players who entered the season finale with a chance to win the Race to the CME Globe season title and $1 million bonus. The Chinese star won in 2013 at Tiburon Golf Club.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Amy Yang holed a pitching wedge for eagle on the par-4 11th hole and stretched her lead to three strokes Friday in the hot, humid and stormy Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia.
The South Korean had a 2-under 69 at TPC Kuala Lumpur, a day after shooting 63 to miss her own course record by a stroke. She parred the first 10, then hit the approach that landed on the front of the green, hopped and rolled in.
Amy Yang eagles par 4, stretches LPGA lead to 3 in Malaysia
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Amy Yang holed a pitching wedge for eagle on the par-4 11th hole and stretched her lead to three strokes Friday in the hot, humid and stormy Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia.
The 27-year-old South Korean player had a 2-under 69 at TPC Kuala Lumpur, a day after shooting 63 to miss her own course record by a stroke. She parred the first 10, then hit the approach that landed on the front of the green, hopped and rolled in.
Amy Yang leads LPGA Malaysia at 63; Michelle Wie shoots 66
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Amy Yang took the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia lead, and Michelle Wie had her best score in more than a year. Lydia Ko had to fight to get back to even par in her first event since firing her caddie.
Yang shot an 8-under 63 — one off her own course record — in hot and humid conditions Thursday for a two-stroke lead over American Marina Alex. The 27-year-old South Korean player birdied all four par-3 holes at TPC Kuala Lumpur.
Japan’s Sakura Yokomine leads LPGA Taiwan Championship
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Sakura Yokomine bogeyed the final hole for a 5-under 67 and a one-stroke lead over Brooke Henderson, Paula Creamer and Amy Yang on Thursday in the LPGA Taiwan Championship.
GURNEE, Ill. (AP) — Women's golf gets off to a running start this week on its return to the Olympics with the UL International Crown, a 32-player, eight-team event that could provide a preview to which nation rules the upcoming Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Spain won the inaugural title two years ago, but won't be back to defend its title when play begins Thursday at The Merit Club some 40 miles northwest of Chicago. Neither will 2014 runner-up Sweden, which also fell...
SAN MARTIN, Calif. — When Sung Hyun Park entered her first U.S. Women’s Open, her goals were modest. Halfway through the tournament, Park has put herself in prime position to contend.
Park capitalized on the favorable morning scoring conditions, shooting a 6-under 72 Friday to take a two-stroke lead after the second round at CordeValle.
Park, a 22-year-old from South Korea, made her LPGA debut last year when she finished second at the KEB-HanaBank Championship...