SHANGHAI (AP) — Danielle Kang shot a bogey-free 2 under 70 to win the Buick LPGA Shanghai for the second consecutive year on Sunday with a tournament record 16-under par 272.
SHANGHAI (AP) — Jessica Korda shot a 6-under 66 in the third round, with eight birdies and two bogeys, to take a one-shot lead at the Buick LPGA Shanghai on Saturday.
GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — If things had worked out differently, they might have been walking out together in the blue of Europe on the opening day of the 2019 Solheim Cup.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Japan's Mamiko Higa said she wasn't nervous holding the first-round lead at the U.S. Women's Open. Now, she's given her nerves a much bigger test after Friday's...
PHOENIX (AP) — Jin Young Ko channeled her inner Dustin Johnson to win for the first time in the United States.
After an even-par 72 left her five strokes back heading into the weekend at the...
TAOYUAN, Taiwan (AP) — Nelly Korda shot a 4-under 68 to win the Taiwan Championship on Sunday for her first LPGA tour title.
Korda — the younger sister of Jessica Korda, who has won five titles on the LPGA tour — had an eagle on the par-5 sixth hole and added two more birdies at the Ta Shee Golf and Country Club to finish at 13-under 275. She was two strokes ahead of Minjee Lee, who shot a bogey-free 66.
INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — With a typhoon approaching and rain falling, Michelle Wie and Jessica Korda had plenty of opposition to overcome on the second day of the UL International Crown.
And overcome it they did.
Wie and Korda led the way as the United States won both fourball matches against Thailand on Friday to move to the top of Pool B in the eight-nation tournament.
INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — The United States had a mixed start on the opening day of the UL International Crown team golf tournament on Thursday, splitting the fourballs against Sweden, while favorite South Korea collected a maximum four points with two wins over Taiwan.
Cristie Kerr and Lexi Thompson gave the U.S. a winning start in the eight-nation, 32-player tournament against Pernilla Lindberg and Madelene Sagstrom to win 2-up.
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.
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Annie Park turned a blistering stretch on the back nine into a mistake-free 6-under 65 and a share of the first-round lead on a crowded leaderboard Thursday at the Kingsmill Championship.
Jessica Korda, Azahara Munoz, In Gee Chun and Jaye Marie Green also shot 65. Park, Korda and Munoz played morning rounds in mild conditions, while Chun and Green played in rain that is expected to also be a factor Friday and Saturday on the resort's already-soggy River Course.
DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) — Days after turning 21, Lydia Ko is surrounding herself with family and friends and soaking up good vibes on a golf course she loves as she seeks to end a victory drought.
The former No. 1 shot a 5-under 67 at Lake Merced on Saturday for a one-shot lead over Jessica Korda at the LPGA MEDIHEAL Championship.
DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) — Jessica Korda is trying to leave everyone else behind — and not get too far ahead of herself in the LPGA MEDIHEAL Championship.
Korda shot a 5-under 67 on Friday afternoon in warmer-but-still-chilly conditions at Lake Merced to take a one-stroke into the weekend.
"It's only Friday, still two more days to go," Korda said. "Play the same way I have been the last two days. Hopefully, some putts drop. Stay patient and stick with my process."
DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) — Lydia Ko was back on top at Lake Merced.
Ko shot a 4-under 68 on a chilly Thursday morning at the LPGA MEDIHEAL Championship for a share of the first-round lead. Jessica Korda, Caroline Hedwall, In-Kyung Kim and Su Oh joined Ko atop the leaderboard in the LPGA Tour's return to Lake Merced after a year away.
"This is a golf course where you need to drive the ball well and putt well," said Ko, the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic winner at the course in 2014 and 2015.
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Michelle Wie fought through vertigo, Lexi Thompson battled a balky putter — and Pernilla Lindberg and Sung Hyun Park quietly broke away Friday at the ANA Inspiration.
Park and Lindberg shared the lead at a tournament-record 12-under 132, three strokes ahead of Jessica Korda after two rounds in hot and mostly calm conditions at Mission Hills.
EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — Sung Hyun Park took full advantage of a fresh start to the Evian Championship on Friday, firing an 8-under 63 to lead the rescheduled first round by three shots.
That meant a 14-shot turnaround for the No. 3-ranked Park, who had been 6 over through five holes in the rain and wind on Thursday morning. Play was abandoned and all scores wiped from the record, leaving the fifth and final women's major as a 54-hole event.
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — European golfer Suzann Pettersen has pulled out of this weekend's Solheim Cup because of a back injury.
Pettersen says she couldn't guarantee she'd overcome a slipped disk in time for the biennial tournament between the U.S. and Europe, which starts Friday.
Alternate Catriona Matthew will replace Pettersen, who has 12 top-20 finishes and a win this season on the LPGA Tour.
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For virtually her entire career, Paula Creamer has been a lock to play in the Solheim Cup.
But her results have declined and U.S. captain Juli Inkster told her that for the first time she wouldn't be playing. Then Jessica Korda withdrew because of a forearm injury, and Creamer was on the team.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Veteran Paula Creamer will replace injured Jessica Korda on the U.S. team at next week's Solheim Cup.
U.S. captain Juli Inkster announced the move Tuesday after Korda withdrew because of a forearm injury.
Korda earned a spot on the team on points. She withdrew from last week's Women's British Open after the first round.
SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — Nelly Korda birdied the final two holes for a 5-under 66 and a two-stroke lead Saturday in the Marathon Classic.
The 18-year-old Korda, the sister of LPGA Tour winner Jessica Korda and daughter of tennis major champion Petr Korda, had a 15-under 198 total at Highland Meadows. She opened with a 68 and had a 64 on Friday, the best score in the second round.
HAINAN, China (AP) — Minjee Lee got up-and-down one last time at Jian Lake on Sunday to win the Blue Bay LPGA for her second victory of the year and third in 17 months.
The 20-year-old Australian chipped to 3 feet from the front runoff area on the par-5 18th to match Jessica Korda's birdie and beat the American by a stroke. Lee's chip left Korda with an 18-footer for eagle from off the back edge that she missed to the left.
"It was a good fight out there, and I fought to the end," Lee said.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — India's Anirban Lahiri shot a 7-under 65 on Saturday to take a four-stroke lead in the CIMB Classic.
Coming off a playoff loss last week in the Asian Tour's Macau Open, Lahiri had a 19-umnder 197 total after opening with consecutive 66s at TPC Kuala Lumpur. He had nine birdies and double bogey Saturday in the tournament sanctioned by the PGA Tour and the Asian Tour.
HAINAN, China (AP) — Jessica Korda caught Minjee Lee on Saturday in the Blue Bay LPGA. Ariya Jutanugarn made up even more ground to move into contention for her sixth victory of the season.
Korda shot a 6-under 66 at Jian Lake to make up seven strokes on Lee for a share of the lead, and Jutanugarn had a 65 to cut her deficit from 10 to two shots and get in the final group Sunday.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Nelly Korda won the Sioux Falls GreatLIFE Challenge on Sunday for her first Symetra Tour title.
The 18-year-old Korda, the sister of LPGA Tour winner Jessica Korda and daughter of former tennis champion Petr Korda, closed with a 5-under 66 for a three-stroke victory at Willow Run.