SHIGA, Japan (AP) — Australian Hannah Green shot a 5-under 67 on Friday to finish the first round of the LPGA Japan Classic tied for the lead with local favorite Ai Suzuki.
EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — Jin Young Ko took advantage of a friend's bad luck to win her second major title of the season on Sunday, and reclaimed No. 1 spot in the women's world golf...
ONEIDA, Wis. (AP) — Shanshan Feng set a high target for such low scoring at the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic, and she figured she had done enough.
ONEIDA, Wis. (AP) — Sung Hyun Park made her seventh birdie in 11 holes to build a three-shot lead and she still had a par 5 to play Saturday, a daunting position for those trying to catch the No....
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.
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.
SINGAPORE (AP) — Jennifer Song shot an opening 7-under 65 to take a two-stroke lead at the Women's World Championship on Thursday.
The 28-year-old American reeled off seven birdies at the Sentosa Golf Club in a round that was interrupted for two hours by lightning.
Michelle Wie and Ji Eun-Hee (both 67) were tied for second while another nine players finished a further stroke back at 4 under.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Brittany Lincicome beat darkness — with help from floodlights Sunday on the Ocean Club's 18th green — to win the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic for the second straight year.
Lincicome birdied the final two holes and four of the last five for a 7-under 65 and a two-stroke victory over Wei-Ling Hsu in the event cut to 54 holes after wind wiped out play most of Friday.
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.
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Shanshan Feng could think of no better way to celebrate.
Her second straight victory before a home crowd in China at the Blue Bay LPGA meant she was projected to rise to No. 1 in the world for the first time. She had to wait for it to become official, and she had a plane to catch.
The news arrived as she was in a Dallas airport waiting for her connecting flight to Florida.
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Even with five of the biggest prizes still up for grabs at the final LPGA Tour event of the year, So Yeon Ryu has set an ambitious goal.
"I want to be a rock star for the future," Ryu said.
Her smile and infectious laugh kept it all in context Tuesday.
The LPGA Tour has no shortage of star players this year.
HAINAN, China (AP) — Shanshan Feng shot a 2-under 70 in the final round to win the Blue Bay LPGA by one stroke.
With the win, Feng is projected to become the first top-ranked golfer — male or female — from China.
HAINAN, China (AP) — Shanshan Feng carded a 1-over 73 Friday to take a one-shot lead after the third round of the Blue Bay LPGA.
Feng, who won last week in Japan, had an up-and-down day with three birdies and four bogeys to leave herself at 7-under 209 overall. Feng is looking to become the first back-to-back winner of 2017.
"Given that today was actually very, very windy, I really held up ground, especially with my approach shots to the greens," Feng said.
HAINAN, China (AP) — Ashleigh Buhai shot a 4-under 68 Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the Blue Bay LPGA tournament.
The South African birdied four of the last seven holes, including a difficult chip-in on the par-4 12th, to finish at 9-under 135 overall, one shot ahead of Shanshan Feng (67).
IBARAKI, Japan (AP) — Defending champion Shanshan Feng of China fired a 4-under 68 on Sunday to win the LPGA Tour's Japan Classic by two strokes.
Feng recovered from two bogeys on the first three holes with six birdies to finish at 19-under 197, two shots ahead of Japan's Ai Suzuki, who also shot a 68.
Feng became the first golfer on the LPGA Tour to defend a title in 2017 and claimed her second victory of the year, having captured the LPGA Volvik Championship in May.
IBARAKI, Japan (AP) — Defending champion Shanshan Feng of China fired a 9-under 63 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead after the second round of the LPGA Tour's Japan Classic.
Feng carded seven birdies and an eagle at the Taiheiyo Club to move to 15-under 129, two strokes ahead of Japan's Ai Suzuki, who was in sole possession of second place after a 65, that featured four birdies and an eagle on the back-nine.
IBARAKI, Japan (AP) — Defending champion Shanshan Feng fired a 6-under 66 on Friday to share a seven-way lead after the first round of the LPGA Tour's Japan Classic.
Feng carded six birdies in a bogey-free round at the Taiheiyo Club and was joined at 6 under by Americans Lizette Salas and Jane Park, Japanese players Saiki Fujita, Ai Suzuki and Nasa Hataoka, and Lee Ming-yong of South Korea.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Cristie Kerr made her 20th career victory on the LPGA Tour one to remember.
Locked in a four-way tie for the lead going to the 18th hole, Kerr made a 35-foot birdie putt for an even-par 71 and a one-shot victory in the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia to cap off a wild finish at the TPC Kuala Lumpur.
Kerr, who won earlier this year in Hawaii, became the 27th player in LPGA Tour with 20 career victories.
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — After weeks of uncertainty, the U.S. Women's Open stopped being about President Donald Trump, his course and his views toward women and it turned out to be what the USGA wanted: a good tournament on a good course.
Not surprisingly, the best player this week won, making up for a bad weekend in this event a year ago.
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — Stacy Lewis was on a roll in the third round of the U.S. Women's Open at Trump National Golf Club.
The American birdied four straight holes to pull within a shot of leader Shanshan Feng, a run that included a 40-foot putt on No. 9.
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — Shanshan Feng is going to have the president of the United States looking over her shoulder in the final round of the U.S. Women's Open, and probably a lot of South Korean fans, too.
The 27-year-old from China rolled in a short birdie putt on the final hole Saturday to take a one-shot lead after three rounds of the biggest tournament in women's golf.
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.
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — Shanshan Feng had her best round in the U.S. Women's Open, and the first-round lead.
Afternoon rain and lightning forced officials to suspend play for more than two hours Thursday in the biggest event in women's golf, and play was stopped because of darkness with 39 players still on the course. They will return early Friday to complete the round at Trump National Golf Course.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Brooke Henderson shot an 8-under 63 on Thursday to top the star-packed leaderboard in the Meijer LPGA Classic.
The 19-year-old Canadian eagled the par-5 eighth hole and had six birdies at Blythefield in her lowest round of the season. She won the major KPMG Women's PGA Championship last year and has three tour victories.
CAMBRIDGE, Ontario (AP) — Alena Sharp shot her second straight 66 Friday to move into a share of the lead at 12-under 132 after the second round of the Manulife LPGA Classic.
Sharp, from nearby Hamilton, was tied with American Lexi Thompson (65) and South Korea's Hyo Joo Kim (68). Perrine Delacour (62) of France, American Lindy Duncan (65) amd South Korea's In Gee Chun (66) were one shot back.
CAMBRIDGE, Ontario (AP) — Suzann Pettersen and Mi Hyang Lee each shot an 8-under 64 Thursday to share the first-round lead at the Manulife LPGA Classic.
Hyo Joo Kim, Gonzalez Escall and Shanshan Feng were one shot back at 65, followed another shot back by Alena Sharp, Emily Pedersen, and Jodi Ewart Shadoff.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Shanshan Feng won in Malaysia and Japan during an impressive stretch toward the end of the 2016 season.
On American soil, however, it had been a while since her last victory.
That dry spell ended when Feng shot a 4-under 68 on Sunday to win the LPGA Volvik Championship by one stroke over Minjee Lee and Sung Hyun Park. It was her first victory of the season and seventh of her career — and her first in the U.S. since the CME Group Titleholders in 2013.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Whether she realized it or not, Shanshan Feng finished the third round of the LPGA Volvik Championship in first place.
Feng, who insists she tries to ignore leaderboards at this stage of a tournament, shot a 6-under 66 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Lizette Salas. Feng's bogey-free round left her at 15 under for the tournament as she pursues her seventh career victory.
SINGAPORE (AP) — Michelle Wie rolled in several clutch putts on Thursday and had six birdies in a 10-hole stretch to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the HSBC Women's Champions.
The 27-year-old Wie, who has struggled with injuries and form since winning the U.S. Open in 2014, shot a 6-under 66 at the new Tanjong course.
"It's a marathon this week, it's not a sprint," said Wie. "But I have to say I'm very proud of where I've positioned myself today."
CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — Amy Yang of South Korea had 10 birdies and an eagle in 31 holes on Saturday after round three of LPGA Thailand was suspended due to bad light.
With five holes left, 17-under Yang had a four-shot advantage over 2011 US Women's Open champion Ryu So Yeon, whose completed third-round 68 gave her the clubhouse lead of 13-under 203.
PATTAYA, Thailand (AP) — Ariya Jutanugarn and Amy Yang both shot 6-under 66 in the first round Thursday to take a share of the lead at the LPGA Thailand.
Jutanugarn, a Thai ranked second in the world, had six birdies while Yang, the 2015 champion, had seven birdies and a bogey at the Siam Country Club Pattaya Old Course.
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Shanshan Feng was right back on top of an LPGA Tour leaderboard Thursday, shooting a 6-under 66 to take a one-shot lead over So Yeon Ryu and Charley Hull after the first round of the CME Group Tour Championship.
Coming off consecutive victories in Malaysia and Japan, Feng is one of nine players who entered the season finale with a chance to win the Race to the CME Globe season title and $1 million bonus. The Chinese star won in 2013 at Tiburon Golf Club.
IBARAKI, Japan (AP) — Shanshan Feng needed every bit of the three-stroke lead she took to final hole Sunday at chilly Taiheiyo Club to finish off her second straight LPGA Tour victory.
IBARAKI, Japan (AP) — Shanshan Feng shot an 8-under 64 on Saturday to take the TOTO Japan Classic lead, putting the Chinese star in position to close the Asian swing with consecutive victories.
Feng birdied the final two holes for a one-stroke advantage over Ariya Jutanugarn, the 20-year-old Thai player who leads the LPGA Tour with five victories and would wrap up the player of the year award with a victory.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Shanshan Feng won the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia on Sunday to cap a string of high finishes that started with an Olympic bronze medal.
The 27-year-old Chinese star beat Suzann Pettersen by three strokes at TPC Kuala Lumpur for her second victory in the event.
"Every time I come back here, it makes me feel like I'm at home," Feng said. "I'm really relaxed and I love everything, love the food, love the people."
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Shanshan Feng birdied four of her final six holes after a long lightning delay Saturday to top the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia leaderboard when darkness suspended play.
The 27-year-old Chinese player had a one-stroke lead over fellow major champion Anna Nordqvist of Sweden. Feng was 7 under for the day and 13 under overall on the 18th tee when play was stopped at TPC Kuala Lumpur. Nordqvist was on the par-5 16th.
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Ha Na Jang held off Shanshan Feng by a stroke in wind and rain Sunday in the Fubon LPGA Taiwan Championship for her third victory of the year.
Eight strokes ahead of Feng after a birdie on the sixth hole, the 24-year-old South Korean player bogeyed two of the next three holes and scrambled to par the final nine for a 1-under 71.
EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — South Korea's In Gee Chun shot a 6-under 65 in the rain Saturday to extend her lead to four strokes with one round left in the Evian Championship.
Chun had a 19-under 194 total in the last of the LPGA Tour's five major championships. The 22-year-old Chun won the 2015 U.S. Women's Open.
South Korea's Sung Hyun Park was second after a 67.
EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — In Gee Chun shot a 5-under 66 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead in the Evian Championship, keeping the South Korean player on course for the second major title.
The 22-year-old Chun, the 2015 U.S. Women's Open champion, had six birdies and bogey in in rainy and overcast conditions to reach 13-under 129 on the picturesque resort overlooking Lake Geneva.