Dutch golfer Anne van Dam wins Canberra Classic
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Anne van Dam won her fourth Ladies European Tour event with a final-round 6-under 65 and a three-stroke victory in the 54-hole Canberra Classic at Royal Canberra Golf...
So Yeon Ryu shoots 65 for 1-shot lead in Toto Japan Classic
SHIGA, Japan (AP) — So Yeon Ryu shot a 7-under 65 to take a one-shot lead after the first round of the Toto Japan Classic.
Nasa Hataoka of Japan and South Koreans Jiyai Shin and In-Kyung Kim were a stroke back after rounds of 66 on Friday. Ten other players were within three shots of the lead in the 54-hole tournament at the Seta Golf Club.
Ryu had five birdies on the last eight holes to underline her quick start.
Overnight leader maintains lead at Women’s Australian Open
ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Overnight leader Jin Young Ko shot a 3-under 69 on Friday to increase her lead to three strokes after two rounds of the Women's Australian Open.
The South Korean had a 36-hole total of 10-under 134 on the Kooyonga Golf Club course.
Ko said: "I like this course ...Korean courses are more long and narrow. But here it is wider, so stress is less."
American Emma Talley, the 2013 U.S.amateur champion, was in second place after a 69, following her opening 68.
Jin Young Ko takes 1st-round lead at Women’s Australian Open
ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Jin Young Ko made six birdies on the back nine in her LPGA Tour debut to take a two-stroke lead in the opening round of the Women's Australian Open on Thursday.
Ko, playing in one of the final afternoon groups at Kooyanga, carded a 7-under-par 65 to move past second-place Jiyai Shin, a fellow South Korean.
Asked about her goals for the week, Ko replied: "First one is make the cut, second one is enjoy."
South Korea’s Jiyai Shin wins Canberra Classic
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Former world No. 1 Jiyai Shin of South Korea shot an 8-under 64 Sunday to win the Canberra Classic by six shots from top-ranked Australian Minjee Lee.
Shin finished with a three-round total of 197, 19 under par at Royal Canberra, where she also won the Australian Open in 2013.
So Yeon Ryu becomes No. 1 in women’s golf
ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — Two-time major champion So Yeon Ryu has a new title — No. 1 in the world.
Ryu became the third player this year to rise to No. 1 in the Rolex Women's World Golf Ranking with her victory in the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship. The 26-year-old from South Korea replaces Ariya Jutanugarn, who held the top ranking for two weeks.