Women's golf

FILE - In this July 15, 2018, file photo, Michael Kim holds the trophy after winning the John Deere Classic golf tournament in Silvis, Ill. Kim had missed six out of seven cuts and changed coaches when he showed up at the John Deere Classic last year. He broke the tournament record at 27-under 257 and won by eight shots, matching Dustin Johnson and Francesco Molinari for the largest victory margin of the season. And then it was as if the week never happened. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
July 09, 2019 - 7:50 am
Michael Kim had missed six out of seven cuts and changed coaches when he showed up at the John Deere Classic last year. He broke the tournament record at 27-under 257 and won by eight shots, matching Dustin Johnson and Francesco Molinari for the largest victory margin of the season. And then it was...
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July 08, 2019 - 5:45 am
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — The Royal & Ancient is raising the total prize money to $4.5 million for the Women's British Open. R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers says the prize fund — up from $3.25 million a year ago — is an important first step toward achieving parity with the men's game...
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Shanshan Feng of China tees off at the final round of the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic on Sunday, July 7, 2019 in Hobart, Wis. (Chris Kohley/The Post-Crescent via AP)
July 07, 2019 - 6:13 pm
ONEIDA, Wis. (AP) — Shanshan Feng set a high target for such low scoring at the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic, and she figured she had done enough. Three birdies in a four-hole stretch had taken her from three shots behind to one shot ahead Sunday, or so she thought. It was only after she hit 7-...
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Matthew Wolff holds the trophy after winning the 3M Open golf tournament Sunday, July 7, 2019, in Blaine, Minn. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton- King)
July 07, 2019 - 5:52 pm
BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — Matthew Wolff made a 26-foot putt from the fringe for an eagle on the final hole for a 6-under 65 to win the 3M Open on Sunday, beating Collin Morikawa and Bryson DeChambeau by one stroke in a tense finish to the first-time PGA Tour event. The 20-year-old Wolff struck his...
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Tiffany Joh tees off during the second round of the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic golf tournament Friday, July 5, 2019, in Oneida, Wis. (Chris Kohley/The Post-Crescent via AP)
July 06, 2019 - 6:59 pm
ONEIDA, Wis. (AP) — Sung Hyun Park made her seventh birdie in 11 holes to build a three-shot lead and she still had a par 5 to play Saturday, a daunting position for those trying to catch the No. 1 player in the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic. It all changed so suddenly. Park hit into the water on...
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Tiffany Joh tees off during the second round of the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic golf tournament Friday, July 5, 2019, in Oneida, Wis. (Chris Kohley/The Post-Crescent via AP)
July 05, 2019 - 6:55 pm
ONEIDA, Wis. (AP) — Yealimi Noh began her week trying to qualify for the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic. She played the opening two rounds alongside an amateur whom she beat by 73 shots. And now she goes into the weekend paired with the No. 1 player in women's golf. Noh believes six months of hard...
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Maria Fassi, of Mexico, hits off the 10th tee during the first round of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship golf tournament, Thursday, June 20, 2019, in Chaska, Minn. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
July 02, 2019 - 10:57 am
Christiaan Bezuidenhout returns to Royal Portrush with a large measure of redemption. Bezuidenhout, a 25-year-old South African, captured his first European Tour event last week in the Andalucía Masters at Valderrama when he outplayed Jon Rahm in the final round and turned a five-shot lead into a...
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Steve Stricker tips his hat to fans after winning the U.S. Senior Open following the final round of play on Sunday, June 30, 2019, at Notre Dame's Warren Golf Course in South Bend, Ind. (Michael Caterina/South Bend Tribune via AP)
June 30, 2019 - 6:58 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Steve Stricker made his U.S. Senior Open debut one for the record book. Stricker birdied the opening hole Sunday and never was threatened on his way to a 1-under 69 for a six-shot victory. He finished at 19-under 261 on the Warren Golf Course at Notre Dame, breaking by three...
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June 28, 2019 - 1:34 pm
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Michelle Wie says she'll take a break for the rest of the year to try to get healthy. Wie had surgery on her right hand in October and tried to return in February, completing one tournament. She sat out a month and returned to the LPGA Tour's first major and to her hometown...
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Hannah Green, of Australia, kisses the trophy after winning the KPMG Women's PGA Championship golf tournament, Sunday, June 23, 2019, in Chaska, Minn. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
June 25, 2019 - 1:57 pm
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — The LPGA Tour will have a new tournament in Florida at the start of next year, and likely another one in the late spring. The Asian swing of limited-field events at the start of the year is adding a tournament with a full field and a cut. And perhaps the most important piece of...
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