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Minjee makes it seven LPGA wins

Minjee makes it seven LPGA wins

LPGA scoring leader Minjee Lee has made three birdies on the back nine to capture the Founders Cup by two shots and take her first triumph of the year. 16 May 2022
Brilliant Sagstrom takes LPGA Founders Cup lead

Brilliant Sagstrom takes LPGA Founders Cup lead

Madelene Sagstrom shot a bogey-free nine-under 63 to take the first-round lead at the LPGA Tour's Founders Cup, but Australia's Minjee Lee is among those lurking. 13 May 2022
Minjee bolts to early lead, Green keeps touch

Minjee bolts to early lead, Green keeps touch

Minjee Lee shot an eight-under 63 to take a one-stroke lead over top-ranked Jin Young Ko after the first round of the Palos Verdes Championship. 29 Apr 2022
Green second, Lee third as Hataoka stars in Hollywood

Green second, Lee third as Hataoka stars in Hollywood

Hannah Green has had her best finish on the LPGA Tour in 12 months by wrapping up second place at the LA Open behind runaway winner Nasa Hataoka. 26 Apr 2022
Alison Lee leads in Hollywood

Alison Lee leads in Hollywood

American Alison Lee has fired a five-under-par 66 to enjoy the clubhouse lead after the first round of the LPGA's DIO Implant Los Angeles Open. 22 Apr 2022
Su slides as Lee, Green fire in Thailand

Su slides as Lee, Green fire in Thailand

Halfway leader Su Oh crashed but fellow Australians Minjee Lee and Hannah Green have continued to surge at the Honda LPGA Thailand. 13 Mar 2022
Oh on top as compatriots climb into contention

Oh on top as compatriots climb into contention

Su Oh almost made an albatross at the last hole to retain a share of the lead as major-winning fellow Australians Minjee Lee and Hannah Green joined the party during a storm-ravaged second round at the Honda LPGA Thailand. 12 Mar 2022
Su sets the pace in Thailand

Su sets the pace in Thailand

Su Oh has upstaged a star-studded field, including in-form fellow Australians Minjee Lee and Hannah Green, to grab a share of the first-round lead at Honda LPGA Thailand. 10 Mar 2022
Oh starts well in Florida where Alex and Hataoka lead

Oh starts well in Florida where Alex and Hataoka lead

Marina Alex has closed with a birdie on the par-5 18th for a seven-under 65 to share the first-round lead with Nasa Hataoka in the windy LPGA Drive On Championship at Crown Colony. 4 Feb 2022
Minjee finishes runner-up again

Minjee finishes runner-up again

Australia's World No.7 Minjee Lee has finished runner-up for a second week in a row, beaten in a play-off on the KLPGA Tour in South Korea. 5 Oct 2021
The Preview: ShopRite LPGA Classic presented by Acer

The Preview: ShopRite LPGA Classic presented by Acer

It was one of the more emotional events of 2020 when popular Englishwoman Mel Reid broke through for a long-awaited maiden LPGA victory at the ShopRite Classic in New Jersey. 28 Sep 2021
Minjee comes up just short as Hataoka wins

Minjee comes up just short as Hataoka wins

Nasa Hataoka has survived a nervy finish for a one-shot victory over West Australian Minjee Lee and Korea’s Eun-Hee Ji at the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship. 27 Sep 2021
Minjee shares lead in Arkansas

Minjee shares lead in Arkansas

West Australian Minjee Lee is the co-leader after two rounds of the LPGA event in Arkansas, where she sits alongside Japan's Nasa Hataoka who has miraculously made a hole-in-one for the second straight day. 26 Sep 2021
Nakajima wins Mark H McCormack Medal as leading men’s amateur

Nakajima wins Mark H McCormack Medal as leading men’s amateur

Keita Nakajima of Japan has won the Mark H McCormack Medal as the leading men’s player in the 2021 World Amateur Golf Ranking. 19 Aug 2021
Defending champion Park relaxed ahead of Tokyo

Defending champion Park relaxed ahead of Tokyo

Korea’s Inbee Park is feeling relaxed and confident ahead of her gold medal defence at the Olympic Games women’s golf competition which begins at Kasumigaseki Country Club on Wednesday. 2 Aug 2021
Hataoka claims rain-hit Marathon LPGA Classic

Hataoka claims rain-hit Marathon LPGA Classic

Japan's Nasa Hataoka has been declared the winner of the Marathon LPGA Classic after unplayable weather conditions forced organisers to shorten the event to 54 holes. 12 Jul 2021
Nasa in space of her own at Marathon LPGA Classic

Nasa in space of her own at Marathon LPGA Classic

Nasa Hataoka parred the final two holes to miss a chance for the second 59 in LPGA Tour history, finishing with a 10-under 61 and a four-stroke lead in the Marathon LPGA Classic. 9 Jul 2021
Thompson & Kang to skip the Evian

Thompson & Kang to skip the Evian

Five of the top 20 players in the world rankings, including Lexi Thompson and Danielle Kang, will not play in the Evian Championship. 8 Jul 2021
Ruffels fires at LPGA Meijer Classic

Ruffels fires at LPGA Meijer Classic

Just 24 hours after receiving a sponsor's invitation into the Women's PGA Championship, young Australian Gabriela Ruffels has fired an opening 67 to be two behind the leaders at the LPGA Meijer Classic. 18 Jun 2021
Morri: Time, timing and tournament golf

Morri: Time, timing and tournament golf

It’s the stuff that mathematical analysis can’t account for in golf. That combination of time and timing, intangibles like momentum and the inability of the human brain to switch off. 7 Jun 2021
Teenager Saso wins U.S. Women's Open

Teenager Saso wins U.S. Women's Open

Teenager Yuka Saso modelled her golf game after Rory McIlroy, spending hours watching videos of his swing before going to bed each night in order to perfect her own. 7 Jun 2021