KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — They are separated by five years and could pass as twin sisters from a distance, blond and athletic, both approaching 6 feet with a golf swing that is picturesque and powerful.
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. (AP) — The timing couldn't have been better in so many ways for Nelly Korda, the new face of American women in golf and No. 1 in the world.
As she stood on the first tee at Atlanta Athletic Cub, tied for the lead in the KPMG Women's PGA Championship with a shot at winning her first major, older sister Jessica had just finished the front nine and made a detour on the way to No.
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. (AP) — First came the tears when Nelly Korda hugged her older sister and didn't want to let go. That was followed by the spray of champagne on the 18th green to celebrate a day that will be hard for her to top even at age 22.
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. (AP) — Lizette Salas spent much of her time Saturday looking at Nelly Korda ahead of her in the KPMG Women's PGA Championship.
In the fairway, not on the leaderboard.
Korda blasted a drive on the opening hole at Atlanta Athletic Club and hit 9-iron to 4 feet.
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. (AP) — Maria Fassi thought she had atoned for a double bogey start at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship. She birdied the 18th hole and headed to front nine at even par for the round.
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. (AP) — Nelly Korda realized there were low scores available Friday at Atlanta Athletic Club. For the longest time, she couldn't find them in the KPMG Women's PGA Championship.
And then the birdies came in bushels, one after another, six straight to close her second round that put her in the record book with a 9-under 63 and gave her a one-shot lead over Lizette Salas going into the weekend.
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. (AP) — Lizette Salas was in her happy place Thursday, and not just because she kept bogeys off her card at tough Atlanta Athletic Club and posted a 5-under 67 for a one-shot lead in the KPMG Women's PGA Championship.
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. (AP) — Yuka Saso has come a long way in a short time. One week after winning the U.S. Women's Open, she turned 20. Now it's time for another major test in the KPMG Women's PGA Championship, and there is still so much to learn.
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Hannah Green of Australia got just about everything wrong in the KPMG Women's PGA Championship except what mattered: Her score...