Women's PGA Championship

FILE - In this May 6, 2015, file photo , LPGA commissioner Mike Whan speaks during a press conference at The Players Championship golf tournament in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. The LPGA Tour is pushing back the restart of its season at least another month. The target now is a tournament in Michigan on July 15-18, and that depends on whether it's safe to return. Even three months away, LPGA commissioner Whan took note that next on the LPGA schedule were events in Michigan, Ohio and New Jersey, and said there would need to be improvement in the coronavirus situation for those tournaments to be played. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
April 29, 2020 - 5:10 pm
The LPGA Tour bought itself an extra month to make sure it's safe to resume playing, releasing a new schedule that could end with two of its biggest events and finish five days before Christmas. The LPGA hopes to restart on July 15-18 at a team event in Michigan and play every week except for the...
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October 17, 2019 - 5:43 pm
SHANGHAI (AP) — Nasa Hataoka birdied three of the final six holes for a 5-under 67 and a share of the first-round lead with Amy Yang on Thursday in the Buick LPGA Shanghai, the first of four straight events in Asia. Hataoka won the Kia Classic in California in March and has finished in the top...
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October 16, 2019 - 7:57 pm
FRENCH LICK, Ind. (AP) — Helen Alfredsson added the Senior LPGA Championship to her U.S. Senior Women's Open title, rallying Wednesday at cold and windy French Lick Resort to sweep the two major championships of the season. Three strokes behind Juli Inkster entering the day, Alfredsson closed with...
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August 30, 2019 - 10:34 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Australian Hannah Green shot a 9-under 63 Friday to take a five-stroke lead at 17 under after the second round of the Portland Classic. Green's round included an eagle on the par-5 No. 5 hole. The winner of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship in June, Green was at 127 after 36...
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June 28, 2019 - 4:34 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, 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 - 10:41 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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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/Andy Clayton-King)
June 23, 2019 - 9:11 pm
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Hannah Green never felt more nervous than standing over a 5-foot par putt Sunday at Hazeltine National with a chance to win her first major at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship. Neither did Karrie Webb, who won seven majors in her Hall of Fame career. Webb watched from outside...
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Hannah Green, of Australia, hits off the 10th tee during the third round of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship golf tournament, Saturday, June 22, 2019, in Chaska, Minn. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
June 22, 2019 - 8:04 pm
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Hannah Green made it through her first taste of the big stage on the LPGA Tour by holding a lead on the weekend at a major championship and playing alongside powerful Ariya Jutanugarn, a two-time major champion and former No. 1 in the world. She made it through just fine. She...
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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 - 7:52 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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Hannah Green, of Australia, hits off 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 21, 2019 - 9:37 pm
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Hannah Green keeps getting out of tough spots, and it's taken her to a place she has never been. Green twice escaped trouble with unlikely par saves, including one shot she holed from off the green, and made four birdies for a 3-under 69 and took a three-shot lead into the...
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