LPGA’s first major to move to Carlton Woods in HoustonJune 7, 2022 GMT
HOUSTON (AP) — The Club at Carlton Woods is the new site for the Chevron Championship, the first LPGA Tour major of the year that is moving after 51 years at Mission Hills in the California desert.
Kupcho takes last victory leap in Mission Hills finaleApril 4, 2022 GMT
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Jennifer Kupcho took the last victory leap into Poppie's Pond late Sunday afternoon in the California desert, ending the tournament best known as the Dinah Shore's half-century run at Mission Hills.
AP SportlightApril 2, 2022 GMT
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Kupcho, Lee share lead in last major at Mission HillsApril 1, 2022 GMT
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Jennifer Kupcho shared the lead Thursday in The Chevron Championship in her second — and last — start at Mission Hills, the tree-lined layout she has quickly fallen in love with.
Mission Hills bowing out with final major in the desertMarch 31, 2022 GMT
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Come Sunday at Mission Hills, the winner will take the last traditional victory leap into Poppie's Pond — and the women's major golf tournament best known as the Dinah Shore will be history in the desert.
LPGA has 1st major in Palm Springs for the final timeMarch 31, 2022 GMT
A mixture of sadness and pride for Patty T at Mission HillsMarch 29, 2022 GMT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Patty Tavanakit felt a mixture of pride and sadness when she arrived at Mission Hills in California for the first LPGA Tour major of the year.
It was a thrill to see her name on the wall of champions.
The ‘Dinah’ leaving desert as LPGA major gets new sponsorOctober 5, 2021 GMT
Next year will be the final leap into “Poppie's Pond,” ending 40 years of the only LPGA major held on the same course and still known in some corners simply as the Dinah Shore.
The LPGA Tour announced Tuesday that Chevron is taking over as title sponsor of the year's first major starting in 2023 with plans to move it from the California desert to company headquarters in Houston.
AP-Sportlight-Week AheadApril 1, 2021 GMT
1930 — The Montreal Canadiens win the NHL Stanley Cup with a two-game sweep of the Boston Bruins...
ANA Inspiration back in its usual spot, but still no fansMarch 31, 2021 GMT
RANCHO MIRAGE. Calif. (AP) — The ANA Inspiration is back in its usual leadoff spot in golf's major championship season, though far from normal with fans absent again...
South Carolina golfer Katelyn Dambaugh shoots 80 in LPGA debutMarch 30, 2017 GMT
South Carolina golfer Katelyn Dambaugh shot an 8-over 80 in her LPGA debut Thursday in the 2017 ANA Inspiration, the first women's major of the season.
Dambaugh, a senior from Goose Creek who played at Pinewood Prep, made par on 14 holes at the Dinah Shore Tournament Course of Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif.