Women's golf

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)
June 25, 2019 - 11:58 am
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Maria Fassi only went to the golf course to watch her two older brothers. They lived near the Club de Golf in Pachuca, about an hour north of Mexico City, and their mother wanted them active in as many sports as possible. Lorena Ochoa was just starting her rise to No. 1 in the...
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Hannah Green, of Australia, is over come with emotions as she is congratulated after winning the KPMG Women's PGA Championship golf tournament, Sunday, June 23, 2019, in Chaska, Minn. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)
June 23, 2019 - 11:51 pm
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — In the middle of the night before the most important round of golf in Hannah Green's life, a storm rolled through that produced a crack of thunder loud enough to shake the house she was staying at with a handful of fellow Australians. Green didn't stir, as housemate Karrie Webb...
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Hannah Green, of Australia, holds the trophy after winning the KPMG Women's PGA Championship golf tournament, Sunday, June 23, 2019, in Chaska, Minn. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
June 23, 2019 - 7:41 pm
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Hannah Green held her nerve and saved par from the bunker with a 5-foot putt on the final hole to win the KPMG Women's PGA Championship on Sunday for her first major championship, and the first by an Australian in 13 years. Green closed with an even-par 72 at Hazeltine for a...
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Inbee Park, of South Korea, watches her shot off the the 10th tee during the second round of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship golf tournament, Friday, June 21, 2019, in Chaska, Minn. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
June 22, 2019 - 4:52 pm
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Inbee Park has felt both reflective and inspired this week, with the Women's PGA Championship being played in Minnesota. The LPGA Tour Hall of Fame member has been hoping, too, she could conjure that dominant performance on the greens from the last time a major tournament was...
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Michelle Wie walks across the 18th green after missing a putt during the first round of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship golf tournament, Thursday, June 20, 2019, in Chaska, Minn. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
June 20, 2019 - 2:28 pm
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Michelle Wie returned to competition Thursday in the KPMG Women's PGA Championship looking as if she had never left. She was icing her right hand. She shot a 12-over 84. And then she wondered, through tears, how much time she had left. "It's hard," Wie said after matching her...
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FILE - In this June 2, 2019, file photo, Jeongeun Lee6, of South Korea, chips to the 16th green during the final round of the U.S. Women's Open golf tournament, in Charleston, S.C. Hazeltine has a recent history of shockers, whether it was Rich Beem or Y.E. Yang winning the PGA Championship or the Americans winning the Ryder Cup. Now it hosts the Women's PGA Championship, a major that is rising to the top with the courses it plays. Women's Open champion Jeongeun Lee6 will be part of a strong field that features 99 or the 100 on the LPGA money list. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
June 19, 2019 - 2:31 pm
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — The LPGA Tour gets its crack at Hazeltine National, the course with a recent history of surprising outcomes. This is where Rich Beem, a former car stereo salesman, held off a charge by Tiger Woods in the 2002 PGA Championship. It's where Y.E. Yang became the only player to come...
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FILE - In this Thursday, March 14, 2013 file photo, Andy Pope hits from the shadows on the fifth fairway during the first round of the Tampa Bay Championship golf tournament in Palm Harbor, Fla. Pope has qualified for four of the last five US Opens despite never earning a PGA Tour card. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
June 18, 2019 - 3:43 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — For some players, U.S. Open qualifying can be one of the toughest days of the year. It's the one test Andy Pope keeps passing. Pope closed out his fourth U.S. Open appearance with an even-par 71 to tie for 58th and leave with hope, if not satisfaction. This was the...
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Gary Woodland celebrates with the trophy after winning the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament Sunday, June 16, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Matt York)
June 16, 2019 - 7:03 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Gary Woodland denied Brooks Koepka's bold bid at history with two clutch shots and made U.S. Open memories of his own, starting with that silver trophy in his hands at Pebble Beach. Woodland finished in style Sunday. He holed a 30-foot birdie putt for a 2-under 69,...
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Amateur player, Viktor Hovland, of Norway, hits from the fairway on the 11th hole during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament Monday, June 10, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 10, 2019 - 11:30 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The last man to win a U.S. title at Pebble Beach? Not Tiger Woods. That was 2000. Not Graeme McDowell. That was 2010. It would be Viktor Hovland of Norway. He won the U.S. Amateur championship last August and has seen so many doors open for him because of that win, he...
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FILE - In this June 20, 2004, file photo, Retief Goosen, of South Africa, holds the U.S. Open Championship trophy at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton, N.Y. Goosen was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame, Monday, June 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
June 10, 2019 - 7:14 pm
CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA, Calif. (AP) — Retief Goosen woke up in a hospital room, learning later that his body was blackened, bloodied and lifeless from a lightning strike on a tiny South African golf course. Dennis Walters couldn't feel anything below his waist and knew his dream of playing professional...
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