KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Brooke Henderson successfully defended her title in the Lotte Championship on Saturday to tie Sandra Post's record for LPGA Tour victories by a Canadian with...
Brooke Henderson, Nelly Korda tied for lead in Hawaii
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Defending champion Brooke Henderson shot a 3-under 69 on Friday at blustery Ko Olina Golf Club for a share of the third-round lead with Nelly Korda in the Lotte...
SINGAPORE (AP) — The No. 1 player in the world is No. 1 after three rounds at the HSBC Women's World Championship.
Two strokes behind American Amy Olson after two rounds, Ariya Jutanugarn...
Ko, Ji share lead going to final round of LPGA opener
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Lydia Ko could only think about the putts that didn't go in, perhaps because she was used to making so many.
Ko ran off four birdies on the front nine Saturday for a 30, and it was enough to carry her to a 5-under 66 and a share of the lead with Eun-Hee Ji going into the final round of the season-opening Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions on the LPGA Tour.
Ji also was hot early, and a pair of birdies early on the back nine gave her a 66.
Brooke Henderson leads by 2 shots in LPGA opener in Florida
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Brooke Henderson of Canada kept out of trouble and kept bogeys off her card Friday on her way to a 4-under 67 and a two-shot lead in the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions, the winners-only start to the LPGA Tour season.
Henderson had the only bogey-free round at Tranquilo Golf Club at Four Seasons.
Lewis 1 behind in 1st event as a mother on LPGA Tour
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — No one was entirely sure what to expect from the first LPGA Tour event of the year — least of all Stacy Lewis.
Nearly three months after Lewis became a mother, and six months after she last played on tour, she opened with seven birdies on Thursday for a 5-under 66 that left her one shot behind Brooke Henderson and Eun-Hee Ji at the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions.
Ciganda leads, top-ranked Park struggles in Evian 1st round
EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — Carlota Ciganda shot a 6-under 65 Thursday to take an early two-stroke lead at the Evian Championship, the final women's major of the season.
The 21st-ranked Spaniard had six birdies, including on three of the four par-5s, as the early starters played through excellent conditions on the 6,523-yard Evian Resort Golf Club course. Brooke Henderson and Nasa Hataoka both finished their rounds at 4 under.
Marina Alex shoots 10-under 62 to take LPGA Tour lead
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Marina Alex matched the course record with a 10-under 62 on Thursday to take a two-stroke lead over Brooke Henderson and Minjee Lee in the Cambia Portland Classic.
With Stacy Lewis unable to defend her title as she prepares for the birth of her first child, Alex is using her friend's caddie, Travis Wilson, at Columbia Edgewater.
Canadian star Brooke Henderson wins CP Women’s Open
REGINA, Saskatchewan (AP) — Brooke Henderson's adoring home fans chanted her name and sang "O Canada." Her father raced onto the 18th green to shower her and sister/caddie Brittany with champagne.
Delivering in front of a huge gallery at chilly and rainy Wascana Country Club, Henderson had a lot to celebrate after becoming the first Canadian to win the country's national championship in 45 years. She closed with a 7-under 65 for a four-stroke victory Sunday in the CP Women's Open.
Brooke Henderson leads CP Women’s Open, chasing home win
REGINA, Saskatchewan (AP) — Brooke Henderson took the lead into the final round of the CP Women's Open, fighting through gusting wind Saturday at Wascana Country Club in pursuit of a breakthrough home victory.
The 20-year-old Canadian star shot a 2-under 70 in clear and cool conditions to reach 14-under 202 and take a one-stroke lead.
"Very exciting," Henderson said. "These crowds this week have been totally amazing, and I've been playing well for them, so I'm happy about that."
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.
Ariya Jutanugarn tied for lead in CP Women’s Open
REGINA, Saskatchewan (AP) — Ariya Jutanugarn birdied five of her last eight holes for an 8-under 64 and a share of the CP Women's Open lead Thursday at rain-softened Wascana Country Club.
Nasa Hataoka and Mariajo Uribe joined the second-ranked Jutanugarn atop the leaderboard, with Canadian star Brooke Henderson and three-time champion Lydia Ko two strokes back.
Henderson has 1-shot lead at Marathon Classic
SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — Brooke Henderson didn't have her best stuff at the Marathon Classic, but she did enough to stay on top of the leaderboard.
The 20-year-old Canadian made three bogeys in Saturday's third round after not dropping a shot a day earlier. A bogey on the par-3 14th dropped her into a three-way tie for the lead, but Henderson responded with a birdie on the par-5 17th to move back ahead by one stroke. She shot a 2-under 69 for a three-day total of 11-under 202 at Highland Meadows.
Henderson, Hedwall share lead at Marathon Classic
SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — Brooke Henderson has struggled in her past two appearances at the Marathon Classic.
The 20-year old Canadian finds herself tied for the lead after two rounds of the tournament following a bogey-free 5-under par 66 on Friday to move into a tie with Caroline Hedwall. Both are at 9-under 133 through 36 holes.
"It's just fun to be in contention again and to see your name at the top of the leaderboard, it's exciting, and hopefully good things will happen," Henderson said.
KILDEER, Ill. (AP) — So Yeon Ryu sees another major championship in reach and a spot in history in sight. She knows what she has to do, and she took a big step Saturday.
Ryu broke away on the closing holes at Kemper Lakes to take a three-stroke lead in the KPMG Women's PGA Championship.
KILDEER, Ill. (AP) — Lydia Ko birdied the first hole and just kept rolling from there — all the way into contention for another major victory.
Ko shot a 6-under 66 on Friday in the second round of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship to move two strokes off the lead.
The 21-year-old New Zealander shook off an opening 74 at Kemper Lakes to reach 4 under and give herself a shot to win her third major.
KILDEER, Ill. (AP) — Sung Hyun Park sees herself rounding back into form.
Winning a second major sure would be a good way to prove it, and to that end, the 24-year-old South Korean player is off to a good start.
Park shot a bogey-free 6-under 66 on Thursday to take the first-round lead in the KPMG Women's PGA Championship. The 2017 U.S. Women's Open Champion birdied three of the four par-5 holes at Kemper Lakes in the third of the LPGA Tour's five majors.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Canadian Brooke Henderson has withdrawn from the U.S. Women's Open for personal reasons.
The USGA says Henderson pulled out before Friday's second round at Shoal Creek. The USGA statement says she left to be with her family in Ottawa, but didn't elaborate.
Henderson shot a 1-over 73 in the first round Thursday.
Brooke Henderson wins in Hawaii for 6th LPGA Tour title
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — For the final two days of the Lotte Championship, it was pretty clear that the only player who could beat Brooke Henderson was Brooke Henderson.
She wasn't about to let it happen Saturday at windy Ko Olina Golf Club, where she won by four shots. The Canadian was too talented, and she had some very important people to play for, dedicating her victory to the people involved in the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team bus crash in Saskatchewan.
Brooke Henderson settles for 1-shot lead in Hawaii
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Brooke Henderson kept giving herself chances to run away from the field Friday at the Lotte Championship.
Instead, she had to be satisfied with barely hanging onto the lead.
After two nearly flawless, bogey-free days at windy Ko Olina Golf Club, the 20-year-old Canadian looked all too human in a frustrating third round that saw the wind switch directions.
Brooke Henderson takes Lotte Championship lead
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Brooke Henderson remained bogey-free Thursday to take the second-round lead in the Lotte Championship.
Henderson, the 20-year-old Canadian ranked 14th in the world, birdied four of her first six holes to surge into the lead in relatively calm morning conditions. She finished with a 6-under 66 at Ko Olina Golf Club — the day's low round — to get to 10 under.
No one could catch the five-time LPGA Tour winner as the wind gusted to 20 mph later in the day.
Shanshan Feng takes early LPGA Tour lead in Hawaii
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Top-ranked Shanshan Feng birdied three of her last five holes Wednesday to take the lead after a windy first round of the Lotte Championship.
The Chinese star finished at 5-under 67 at Ko Olina Golf Club. She is the first golfer from China — female or male — to reach No. 1 in the world rankings. She insists she "gets more excited" in the wind, which should make Ko Olina an ideal site for her this week.
Former teen golf phenom Michelle Wie won the HSBC Women's World Championship in Singapore on Sunday, her first win on the LPGA Tour in three and a half years.
Wie shot a 7-under 65 in the final round, capped off with a 36-foot birdie putt from off the 18th green to secure the win.
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SINGAPORE (AP) — Florida teenager Nelly Korda shot a third-round 7-under 65 Saturday to take a one-stroke lead at the LPGA Tour's Women's World Championship after Danielle Kang made her first bogeys of the tournament to slip back into second place.
Korda had eight birdies and one bogey as she finished on 15-under 201 heading into the final round at the Sentosa Golf Club.
Henderson lead Feng in windy LPGA Tour opener in Bahamas
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Brooke Henderson birdied the par-5 18th hole and had a one-stroke lead over top-ranked Shanshan Feng on Saturday in the suspended second round of the wind-swept Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic.
Henderson shot an even-par 73 to get to 5 under overall after two rounds and three days at the Ocean Club Golf Course in the event cut to 54 holes after wind wiped out play most of Friday.
LPGA Tour opener suspended, shortened because of high wind
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Brooke Henderson bogeyed the first hole to drop into a tie for the lead Friday before the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic was suspended for the day — and later cut from 72 to 54 holes — because of high wind that moved balls on an exposed green.
Brooke Henderson leads LPGA opener in windy Bahamas
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Brooke Henderson shot a bogey-free 5-under 68 in windy conditions Thursday to take the first-round lead in the season-opening Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic.
"We did a really good job of hitting balls pin-high, and I don't know how we did it," Henderson said about caddie and sister, Brittany. "It's hard to judge wind sometimes, but I feel like we calculated everything really well."
Canada’s Brooke Henderson wins New Zealand Women’s Open
AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — Brooke Henderson won the weather-delayed New Zealand Women's Open on Monday, finishing off a 3-under 69 for a five-stroke victory.
The 20-year-old Canadian led by four shots through six holes Sunday when the final round was suspended after a day of heavy rain, high wind and threatened lightning strikes. She returned Monday morning to the Windross Farm course and easily held off China's Jing Yan for her second LPGA Tour victory of the season and fifth overall.
Brooke Henderson leads NZ Open as rain halts final round
AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — Brooke Henderson took a big step towards her sixth LPGA Tour title in only six holes on Sunday, but will have to resume on Monday after rain, lightning and dangerous winds disrupted the final round of the New Zealand Women's Open.
The 20-year-old Canadian leads the tournament by four shots at 17-under par from overnight leader Belen Mozo of Spain and American Brittany Lincicome.
Belen Mozo leads NZ Women’s Open by 1 shot after 3rd round
AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — Spain's Belen Mozo will take a one-shot lead into the final round of the LPGA Tour's New Zealand Women's Open after a 1-under 71 Saturday helped her hold off challenges from Brooke Henderson of Canada and American Brittany Lincicome.
Mozo, who led by five strokes after the second round, had a three-round total of 15-under 201 on the newly-established Windross Farm course.
Mozo leads NZ Women’s Open by five after 8-under 64
AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — Spain's Belen Mozo shot an 8-under 64, including a hole in one on the par-3 13th, to take a five-stroke lead after two rounds of the New Zealand Women's Open on Friday.
Mozo finished strongly with a birdie on the 18th after a double-bogey on the 17th after hitting her tee shot into the water.
She had a 14-under total of 130 on the newly-established Windross Farm course.
Henderson, Ewart Shadoff share lead at New Zealand Open
AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — Canadian Brooke Henderson and Jodi Ewart Shadoff of England shot 7-under 65 on Thursday to share the lead in the New Zealand Women's Open, leaving home star Lydia Ko five strokes back after the first round.
The playing partners led by one stroke over Amy Boulden of Wales and Belen Mozo of Spain, with American Brittany Lincicome, Beatriz Recari of Spain and South Korea's Na Yeon Choi another stroke back after 67s.
Lewis tied for lead, giving winnings to hurricane relief
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Stacy Lewis shot an 8-under 64 on Friday for a share of the Cambia Portland Classic lead — and a chance to make a big donation to hurricane relief in her hometown.
From The Woodlands in the Houston area, Lewis is giving her earnings this week to the relief efforts. The 11-time LPGA Tour champion also is trying to win for the first time since 2014.
In Gee Chun leads in Portland; Brooke Henderson shot back
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In Gee Chun shot a 6-under 66 on Thursday in the Cambia Portland Classic to take a one-stroke lead over two-time defending champion Brooke Henderson and five others.
Playing the event for the first time, the sixth-ranked Chun had seven birdies and a bogey at tree-lined Columbia Edgewater.
"Before coming here everyone said the course is really good," Chun said. "I agreed. I like big trees. It's amazing. And the greens are very consistent and really good condition."
Canadian Henderson shoots 63 to make big move at Ottawa Hunt
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Brooke Henderson made a big move Saturday in the Canadian Pacific Women's Open to the delight of her many home fans.
The 19-year-old major champion from nearby Smiths Falls shot a course-record 8-under 63 to get into contention at Ottawa Hunt, finishing before most of the other leaders even teed off.
"I knew I had to get going," Henderson said. "Today is moving day, and I moved, that's for sure."
In Gee Chun leads in Canada; Brooke Henderson survives cut
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — In Gee Chun took the lead Friday in the Canadian Pacific Women's Open, and Canadian star Brooke Henderson did just enough to stick around for the weekend at Ottawa Hunt.
Chun closed with a birdie on the par-5 ninth for her second straight 4-under 67, giving the South Korean player a two-stroke lead over Americans Mo Martin, Brittany Lincicome and Marina Alex.
Alex leads at Ottawa Hunt; Canadian star Henderson struggles
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Marina Alex shot a 5-under 66 on Thursday to take the lead in the Canadian Pacific Women's Open, while Canadian star Brooke Henderson was in danger of missing the cut after a 74.
Alex had four birdies on her opening nine — the back nine at Ottawa Hunt — and added two birdies and a bogey on her second nine. The American is winless on the PGA Tour.
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — Some of the best golfers in the world are competing in New Jersey this weekend — and vying for attention with a guy whose best finish was an age-group club title.
That would be President Donald Trump.
The president's arrival at his club on Friday created such a commotion that crowds at the U.S. Women's Open were asked to keep it down as golfers Lexi Thompson, Brooke Henderson and Stacy Lewis approached the 15th green.
US Women’s Open: Trump visits, China’s Feng leads
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — Shanshan Feng increased her lead in the U.S. Women's Open and lost the spotlight.
It happens when the president of the United States shows up.
Returning from a short trip to France, President Donald Trump pulled into his Trump National Golf Club on Friday in middle of the second round of the biggest tournament in women's golf. A few hours later, he watched from an enclosed glass box next to the 14th green and stole the show.
ONEIDA, Wis. (AP) — Elected officials and pageant royalty from the Oneida Nation signaled the official start of the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic with a ceremonial blessing of the golf course on the first tee of Thornberry Creek at Oneida.
The inaugural tournament includes a practice day on Tuesday, a pro-am on Wednesday and competition Thursday through Sunday.
Danielle Kang wins KPMG Women’s PGA Championship
OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. (AP) — From a young age, Danielle Kang's parents instilled in her the belief that anything was possible.
Even major championships.
Kang birdied the final hole to win the KPMG Women's PGA Championship on Sunday for her first LPGA Tour title, edging defending champion Brooke Henderson.
OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. (AP) — Danielle Kang birdied the final hole to win the KPMG Women's PGA Championship on Sunday for her first LPGA Tour title, edging defending champion Brooke Henderson.
Kang bogeyed the tricky par-3 17th, and Henderson closed with two birdies to move into a tie for the lead, coming up just short on a 30-foot eagle putt on the par-5 18th. But Kang responded with two solid shots to get to the green in two, and then two-putted for the victory.
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."