Women's golf

Patrick Reed helps Tiger Woods with his green jacket after Woods won the Masters golf tournament Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
April 14, 2019 - 3:34 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Fallen hero, crippled star, and now a Masters champion again. Tiger Woods rallied to win the Masters for the fifth time Sunday, a comeback that goes well beyond the two-shot deficit he erased before a delirious audience that watched memories turn into reality at Augusta National...
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A camera operator watches as Andrew Landry hits his shot on the first hole during the first round for the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 11, 2019, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
April 11, 2019 - 6:50 am
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Staid and tradition-driven Augusta National is suddenly on the cutting edge of technology. The club that hosts the Masters isn't particularly known for its embrace of the new. The club agonizes over the slightest change to its course layout. Etiquette is paramount. History is...
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FILE - In this Oct. 19, 1999, file photo, eight founders of the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) pose at a celebration of the association's 50th anniversary in New York. Back row from left are Marilynn Smith, Marlene Hagge, Alice Bauer, Louise Suggs and Betty Jameson. Front row from left are Bettye Sanoff, Shirley Spork and Patty Berg. Marilynn Smith died Tuesday, April 9, 2019. She was 89.(AP Photo/Stuart Ramson, File)
April 09, 2019 - 8:50 am
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Marilynn Smith, one of the 13 founders of the LPGA Tour whose 21 victories, two majors and endless support of her tour led to her induction into the World Golf Hall of Fame, died Tuesday. She was 89. She died in Goodyear, Arizona, surrounded by family and friends, the...
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Keith Mitchell hits out of the bunker to the 18th green during his practice round for the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on Monday, April 8, 2019, in Augusta. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
April 08, 2019 - 3:38 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Keith Mitchell has attended the Masters four or five times, and he has played Augusta National five times through friends, his time playing at Georgia or a practice round when he qualified by winning the Honda Classic. None of that prepared him for Monday. "I was nervous just...
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Jin Young Ko, of South Korea, hits from the sixth tee during the final round of the LPGA Tour ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif., Sunday, April 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
April 07, 2019 - 7:05 pm
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Jin Young Ko won the ANA Inspiration on Sunday at Mission Hills for her first major title and second victory in three weeks. Ko closed with a 2-under 70 in hot and mostly calm conditions for a three-stroke victory over Mi Hyang Lee. She celebrated with the traditional...
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Jennifer Kupcho, right, and her caddie Brian McKinley, walks past a pond to tee off the 16th hole in the final round of the Augusta National Women's Amateur golf tournament in Augusta, Ga., Saturday, April 6, 2019. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
April 07, 2019 - 1:58 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Only when Nick Faldo took a break after playing nine holes Sunday at Augusta National did he look differently. At least to Matt Wallace. Faldo was asked to present prizes for the Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals, and he had to look the part. The three-time Masters champion...
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April 06, 2019 - 10:38 am
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — The 2020 UL International Crown women's team match-play tournament will be played at the Centurion Club in England. The LPGA Tour and UL announced the site Saturday at the ANA Inspiration. The eight-country event is set for Aug. 27-30 at the course north of London. The...
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Alice Hewson is seen through the logo of the Augusta National Women's Amateur golf tournament as she hits off the fairway of the 18th hole during the tournament's first round at Champions Retreat in Evans, Ga., Wednesday, April 3, 2019. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
April 05, 2019 - 2:58 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Moments after Marta Perez teed off in a practice round unlike any other, she ventured to the right of the 10th fairway at Augusta National to see where Bubba Watson hit that 40-yard hook with a sand wedge in 2012 that won the Masters. After so many Masters memories in front of...
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Nelly Korda hits her tee shot on the 11th hole during the pro-am round of the LPGA Tour ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club Wednesday, April 3, 2019, in Rancho Mirage, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
April 03, 2019 - 4:04 pm
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Nelly Korda is ready to take a major step at the ANA Inspiration. She's also trying not to get too far ahead of herself, barely letting herself think about the traditional victory leap into Poppy's Pond. "I'm not going to think about it too much," Korda said Wednesday...
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Stacy Lewis lines up a putt on the first green during the final round of the Kia Classic LPGA golf tournament Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Carlsbad, Calif. (AP Photo/Orlando Ramirez)
April 03, 2019 - 2:20 pm
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Stacy Lewis thinks motherhood has mellowed her — a bit. "Maybe a little bit more even keel and low key," Lewis said at the ANA Inspiration, the major championship that begins Thursday at Mission Hills. "Maybe that will help on the golf course. I don't know. Life is so...
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