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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
The Preview: Kia Classic

The Preview: Kia Classic

The LPGA Tour returns for the first time since early March with its annual stop at Aviara Golf Club for the Kia Classic. Can one of the six Aussies in the field claim their nation’s first Tour title for the year? 23 Mar 2021
Top Aussie duo to miss LPGA Tour opener

Top Aussie duo to miss LPGA Tour opener

The LPGA Tour's season-opening Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions in Florida will be played without the top-three players in the world, as well as the crack Australian duo of Minjee Lee and Hannah Green. 8 Jan 2021
So-called expert golf tips for this week

So-called expert golf tips for this week

The so-called experts were at it again last week with two more winners, including a fourth in five weeks for Brendan James. But who do they like this week as the European Tour season concludes and the LPGA play the year’s final major? 8 Dec 2020
Gen Z: Meet the major winners of the next decade

Gen Z: Meet the major winners of the next decade

The stars of the next decade are fast approaching and soon they will be grabbing the headlines at major championship time ahead of today’s household names. Who are they? 6 Nov 2020
Sei Young Kim triumphs at Women's PGA

Sei Young Kim triumphs at Women's PGA

With a string of near-misses at the majors and Olympic champion Inbee Park breathing down her neck, it was a relieved Sei Young Kim who tapped in the winning putt to claim the Women's PGA Championship on Sunday. 12 Oct 2020
Park’s bid for 20th LPGA Tour win sinks in playoff

Park’s bid for 20th LPGA Tour win sinks in playoff

Inbee Park's quest for a 20th LPGA Tour victory came up short when she was eliminated in a three-way playoff at the Tournament of Champions in Florida. 20 Jan 2020
Tournament record earns Kang Shanghai title

Tournament record earns Kang Shanghai title

Danielle Kang shot a bogey-free, two-under 70 to win the Buick LPGA Shanghai for the second consecutive year on Sunday with a tournament record 16-under par 272. 21 Oct 2019
Hataoka storms to LPGA Championship Konica Minolta Cup win

Hataoka storms to LPGA Championship Konica Minolta Cup win

Japan’s Nasa Hataoka stormed to a commanding eight-shot victory by closing with a final round five-under-par 67 to win the 52nd LPGA Championship Konica Minolta Cup on Sunday. 16 Sep 2019
LPGA: Hot Liu leaves rivals in her trail

LPGA: Hot Liu leaves rivals in her trail

Queenslanders Katherine Kirk and Robyn Choi have shot impressive four-under-par opening round scores at the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic, but it was still no match for tournament leader Yu Liu. 5 Jul 2019
Law goes wire-to-wire at Pure Silk

Law goes wire-to-wire at Pure Silk

England's Bronte Law has held off a series of challenges to complete a wire-to-wire victory in the LPGA Tour's Pure Silk Championship in Williamsburg, Virginia. 27 May 2019
Nasa Hataoka claims the Kia Classic

Nasa Hataoka claims the Kia Classic

Nasa Hataoka has won the Kia Classic for her third victory in her past 16 LPGA Tour starts, in the last tune-up tournament before next week's first major of the year. 1 Apr 2019
LPGA: Minjee’s big chance at $1million jackpot

LPGA: Minjee’s big chance at $1million jackpot

Minjee Lee has a million extra reasons to prevent Thai star Ariya Jutanugarn completing a clean sweep of LPGA Tour season honours this week. 14 Nov 2018
LPGA: Minjee two back of Ariya & Co

LPGA: Minjee two back of Ariya & Co

Ariya Jutanugarn has birdied five of her last eight holes for an eight-under 64 and a share of the CP Women's Open lead at the rain-softened Wascana Country Club in Canada. 24 Aug 2018
Park wins Women's PGA Championship

Park wins Women's PGA Championship

South Korean Sung Hyun Park won the Women's PGA Championship after the first three-way play-off in the tournament's 63-year history. 2 Jul 2018