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Australian Lukas Michel through to US Mid-Amateur final

Australian Lukas Michel through to US Mid-Amateur final

In 38 previous U.S. Mid-Amateur Championships, no foreign-born player has claimed the title. Three have managed to reach the final match, the last being Garrett Rank seven years ago, but Lukas Michel, of Victoria, has a chance on Thursday to make history. 19 Sep 2019
Exciting era for Aussie women's golf: Webb

Exciting era for Aussie women's golf: Webb

Karrie Webb believes Australian women golfers may be on the cusp of a golden age that can inspire a future generation. 13 Aug 2019
Webb: Sky's the limit for Ruffels

Webb: Sky's the limit for Ruffels

Karrie Webb says the sky is the limit for Gabriela Ruffels, a former tennis prodigy who became the first Australian to win the US Women's Amateur Championship. 12 Aug 2019
Gabi Ruffels wins US Women's Amateur

Gabi Ruffels wins US Women's Amateur

Gabriela Ruffels has become the first Australian to win the US Women's Amateur with a one-up victory over Swiss Albane Valenzuela. 12 Aug 2019
US Women’s Am: Lee wins epic match over Pano

US Women’s Am: Lee wins epic match over Pano

Andrea Lee only led once in her Round-of-16 match against co-medallist Alexa Pano in the 119th US Women’s Amateur Championship on a sultry Thursday afternoon at Old Waverly Golf Club. But it came at the most important time. 9 Aug 2019
Teens Jin & Pano share medallist honours at US Women’s Am

Teens Jin & Pano share medallist honours at US Women’s Am

What a summer it has been for golfers from the People’s Republic of China. Shanshan Feng ended a two-year victory drought on the LPGA Tour in early July. Then two weeks ago, Lei Ye became just the second player from the country to win a USGA championship when she claimed the US Girls’ Junior title. And a week earlier, Bo Jin advanced to the US Junior Ama-teur final. 7 Aug 2019
US Women's Open: Higa shoots record 65

US Women's Open: Higa shoots record 65

Japan's Mamiko Higa, feeding off encouragement from her sumo-wrestler fiancé, sizzled on her US Women's Open debut, wielding a hot putter to take the clubhouse lead with a six-under-par 65 on Thursday. 31 May 2019
Record US Women's Open purse not half men's

Record US Women's Open purse not half men's

World No.2 Minjee Lee and six other Australians will be playing for a US$1 million winner's cheque at this week's US Women's Open – a first, even if prize money continues to lag well behind the riches on offer in the men's game. 29 May 2019
Minjee Lee focussed on major breakthrough

Minjee Lee focussed on major breakthrough

World No.2 Minjee Lee has ensured she'll enter this week's US Women's Open with momentum as she chases a maiden major championship title. 27 May 2019