U.S. Open Women's Golf Championships

FILE - In this 1967 file photo, the gallery follows Mickey Wright's iron shot from the fairway at the Toronto Golf Club. Hall of Fame golfer Wright, who won 82 LPGA tournaments including 13 majors, died Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, of a heart attack, her attorney said. Wright was 85. (AP Photo, File)
February 18, 2020 - 2:08 am
The swing was so fundamentally sound that it got the attention of anyone who knew and cared about golf, even those considered to be among the greatest to ever play. The appeal was so strong that it carried an entire tour, even as the attention became suffocating. The rate of winning was...
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February 13, 2020 - 4:47 am
ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Jodi Ewart Shadoff shot a 7-under 66 to take a three-stroke lead over defending champion Nelly Korda in the first round of the Women's Australian Open on Thursday. Ewart Shadoff had seven birdies at Royal Adelaide and held a one-stroke lead over Inbee Park and U.S. Open...
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FILE - In this April 5, 2019, file photo, Michelle Wie watches her tee shot on the 118th hole during the second round of the LPGA Tour ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Wie is expecting her first child — a girl — this summer. The often-injured golfer announced the news Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, on Instagram. She married Jonnie West, the son of NBA great Jerry West, in August. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)
January 10, 2020 - 4:05 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Michelle Wie always thought if she ever had children, that would be the end of her golf. Now she is more inspired than ever to return. Wie, who married Golden State Warriors executive Jonnie West in August, announced they are having their first child — a girl — this summer. “I do...
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Sei Young Kim with The 2019 CME Group Tour Championship trophy at the Tiburón Golf Club in Naples, Fla. Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019. (Chris Tilley/Naples Daily News via AP)
November 24, 2019 - 5:42 pm
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — With the richest prize in women’s golf history riding on the outcome, Sei Young Kim delivered the ultimate money putt. Even if she didn’t even know the score. Kim was tied for the lead going to the final hole Sunday at the CME Group Tour Championship. The nerves were obvious as...
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In this photo provided by the LPGA/Symetra Tour, Patty Tavatanakit poses with the trophy as Symetra Tour rookie of the year. The 20-year-old Thai from UCLA needed only three months to earn an LPGA Tour card for 2020. (Zachary Sepanik/LPGA/Symetra Tour via AP)
October 22, 2019 - 10:03 am
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — If everything had gone according to plan, Patty Tavatanakit would be in North Carolina this week preparing for two weeks of the LPGA Q-Series in her bid to earn status on the LPGA Tour. It didn't work out that way. It went much better. That's why the 20-year-old Thai from...
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Kevin Na celebrates after winning the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open golf tournament on the second playoff hole Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)
October 08, 2019 - 11:43 am
Aaron Stewart was always around golf even when he wasn't heavily invested. Now he's involved in ways he never imagined. Stewart, the son of late three-time major champion Payne Stewart, has been appointed tournament director of the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions in Orlando, Florida. The...
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October 05, 2019 - 6:21 pm
THE COLONY, Texas (AP) — Jaye Marie Green sometimes struggles not to look too far ahead, and she had a double dose of that Saturday. She caught herself thinking about becoming only the second player in LPGA Tour history with a 59, and winning her first tournament at the Volunteers of America...
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October 04, 2019 - 8:36 pm
THE COLONY, Texas (AP) — Cheyenne Knight took a share of the lead into the weekend in her home LPGA Tour event. A two-time Texas state high school champion at Aledo, just west of Fort Worth, Knight shot a 4-under 67 on Friday to join Alena Sharp and Brittany Altomare atop of the leaderboard in the...
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October 03, 2019 - 8:44 pm
THE COLONY, Texas (AP) — Stephanie Meadow had five straight birdies on the front nine and shot a career-best 8-under 63 in hot and humid conditions Thursday to take the first-round lead in the LPGA Tour’s Volunteers of America Classic. “Sticky. I'm pretty hot, but it was a great day,” Meadow said...
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September 19, 2019 - 8:08 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Ina Kim-Schaad won the opening hole with a par and never trailed Thursday on her way to a 3-and-2 victory over Talia Campbell in the U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur. Kim-Schaad won the USGA championship 19 years after she was runner-up in the 2000 U.S. Junior Girls. The 35-year-old...
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