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The Preview: ANA Inspiration

The Preview: ANA Inspiration

The first major of 2021 has arrived in the form of the ANA Inspiration. Who will make the leap into Poppie’s Pond? 30 Mar 2021
Ruffels shines at Champions Golf Club

Ruffels shines at Champions Golf Club

Gabriela Ruffels feels like she belongs after capping an "awesome" week at the US Women's Open with a six-birdie round on world golf's biggest stage. 15 Dec 2020
Kim wins US Women's Open on debut

Kim wins US Women's Open on debut

A Lim Kim wanted to have a good tournament experience in her debut appearance in the US Women's Open and she ended up with much more than that – securing the title in record fashion. 15 Dec 2020
Classy Ruffels heads Aussie charge at US Women's Open

Classy Ruffels heads Aussie charge at US Women's Open

Gabriela Ruffels plans to "keep fighting" in her daring quest to win the US Women's Open as an amateur. 11 Dec 2020
American ace Olson on top at US Women's Open

American ace Olson on top at US Women's Open

A hole-in-one has helped American Amy Olson claim the first-round lead at the US Women's Open in Houston, Texas. 11 Dec 2020
The Preview: Pelican Women’s Championship

The Preview: Pelican Women’s Championship

The LPGA Tour returns to action this week – and so do World No.1 Jin Young Ko and World Golf Hall of Fame member Karrie Webb. Here’s everything you need to know about the inaugural Pelican Women’s Championship. 17 Nov 2020
Twenty amateurs added to US Women’s Open

Twenty amateurs added to US Women’s Open

The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that 20 additional amateurs have earned entry into the 75th US Women’s Open Championship, which will be hosted by Champions Golf Club, in Houston, Texas, from December 10-13, 2020. 13 Nov 2020
The Preview: ANA Inspiration

The Preview: ANA Inspiration

The LPGA Tour travels to California and the heat of the desert for the second major of its revised 2020 season. Who will claim the ANA Inspiration and make the refreshing leap into Poppie’s Pond? 8 Sep 2020
The Preview: AIG Women’s Open

The Preview: AIG Women’s Open

The LPGA Tour finally gets its major season underway this week. The recently renamed Women’s Open taking place at famed Royal Troon in Scotland, with nine Aussies attempting to claim major glory. 18 Aug 2020
US Women’s Amateur: Defending champion Ruffels through to final

US Women’s Amateur: Defending champion Ruffels through to final

Gabriela Ruffels trailed in all five of her matches in the 120th US Women’s Amateur, but each time she found a way to come out ahead when it mattered the most. 9 Aug 2020
US Women’s Amateur: Aussies Ruffels and Mahar advance

US Women’s Amateur: Aussies Ruffels and Mahar advance

Rachel Heck won the first four holes against Therese Warner, then hung on in a rollercoaster match that set the tone on a day when many of the top seeds were threatened, but advanced in the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship, including defending champion Gabi Ruffels. 7 Aug 2020
Ruffels among top US Women’s Amateur match play qualifiers

Ruffels among top US Women’s Amateur match play qualifiers

Gabriela Ruffels played her final 15 holes bogey-free at the US Women's Amateur this morning to advance to the match play, with fellow Aussies Emily Mahar and Kirsty Hodgkins, while American Rachel Heck took medallist honours. 6 Aug 2020
Field taking shape for US Women's Amateur

Field taking shape for US Women's Amateur

Entries have closed for the 120th US Women’s Amateur Championship, scheduled for Aug. 3-9, 2020, at Woodmont Country Club’s North Course in Rockville, Md., and the field is nearly complete as the USGA prepares to host its first all-exempt championship in recent history next month. 15 Jul 2020
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