England’s Reid wins Vic Open, LET’s season-opening event
BARWON HEADS, Australia (AP) — Melissa Reid of England made a three-foot par putt on the third playoff hole Sunday to beat Germany's Sandra Gal and win the Vic Open, the season-opening event on the Ladies European Tour.
Gal, who closed with a 69 in cool and blustery conditions, and third-round leader Reid, who shot 72 Sunday, finished with 16-under totals of 276 on the Thirteenth Beach golf links.
American Angel Yin (68) and Australian Su Oh (72) were two strokes behind and tied for third.
Reid takes 3rd-round lead at LET’s season-opening Vic Open
BARWON HEADS, Australia (AP) — Melissa Reid of England shot a 6-under 67 Saturday to take a two-stroke lead over American Angel Jin and Australian Su Oh at the Vic Open, the season-opening event on the Ladies European Tour.
Reid had a three-round total of 15-under 204 on the Beach Course at the Thirteenth Beach links. Yin shot 68 and Oh 70.
Three shots behind Reid are Germany's Sandra Gal, Spain's Belen Mozo and South Korean amateur Choi Hye-jin.
Veteran Laura Davies leads Vic Open after 1st round
BARWON HEADS, Australia (AP) — English veteran Laura Davies used a new putting grip and took advantage of calm morning conditions to shoot an 8-under 65 and take a two-stroke lead in the Vic Open, the Ladies European Tour's season-opening tournament.
Five players were tied for second with 67s — Melissa Reid and Holly Clyburn of England, who are sharing a house with Davies this week, Sandra Gal of Germany, Nicole Broch of Denmark and Whitney Hillier of Australia.
United States wins UL International Crown
GURNEE, Ill. (AP) — Cristie Kerr brought the wine for the final team dinner of deep dish pizza. She sent text messages to her teammates to try to keep them loose.
When the United States had a chance to win the UL International Crown, she finished the job.
Kerr held on for a 3-and-2 victory over Melissa Reid on Sunday to give the Americans the title in the rare team event on the LPGA Tour.
"I think I play better when there is more pressure," said Kerr, who...
Charley Hull, England lead UL International Crown
GURNEE, Ill. (AP) — Charley Hull is fresh as a daisy, and England is dreaming big.
Hull and surprising England grabbed the lead in the UL International Crown on Saturday, and the United States advanced with a sweep against Japan.
Hull, who missed Friday's four-ball session with a fever and trouble with her asthma, teamed with Melissa Reid for a 3-and-1 victory over sisters Ariya and Moriya Jutanugarn of Thailand. Holly Clyburn and Jodi Ewart Shadoff routed...
GURNEE, Ill. (AP) — England's Charley Hull is playing in the UL International Crown after missing the second session because of asthma and fever.
Hull joined partner Melissa Reid for the start of their match on Saturday against sisters Ariya and Moriya Jutanugarn of Thailand.
The 20-year-old Hull sought medical attention when she arrived at the course Friday. She was hoping to join Reid at some point, but the medical team advised her to rest.
GURNEE, Ill. (AP) — After a rough first day of the UL International Crown, the United States never considered new pairings.
Cristie Kerr and company knew it would work itself out.
Kerr and Lexi Thompson helped the U.S. to three out of four points against Thailand on Friday, and Melissa Reid drew praise for a gutsy effort for England after her partner was sidelined by illness.
Kerr and Thompson routed Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn and Porani Chutichai 4 and 3...
LPGA’s Hull of England sidelined by illness
GURNEE, Ill. (AP) — Charley Hull has been ruled out for her four-ball match in the LPGA's UL International Crown due to illness.
Hull's absence left Melissa Reid playing for England by herself against Japan's Haru Nomura and Mika Miyazato.
Hull says Friday in a statement released by the LPGA that she sought medical attention for her asthma and a fever when she arrived at the course. She was hoping to join Reid at some point, but the medical team advised her to...
GURNEE, Ill. (AP) — For the United States and Taiwan, the first session of the UL International Crown was a repeat of the first day of the inaugural event two years ago.
Each country is hoping for a better weekend.
The U.S. lost both of its four-ball matches to England, and Yani Tseng helped Taiwan sweep Australia on Thursday in the rare team event on the LPGA Tour.
Lexi Thompson and Cristie Kerr lost 2 and 1 to Holly Clyburn and Jodi Ewart Shadoff, and...