Women's PGA Championship

Laura Carson watches her approach to the first green during the first round of the inaugural U.S. Senior Women's Open golf tournament in Wheaton, Ill., Thursday, July 12, 2018. (Daniel White/Daily Herald via AP)
July 12, 2018 - 9:09 pm
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — Considering the historical importance for women's golf, Elaine Crosby realized this round carried a good deal of significance. Crosby shot a 3-under-par 70 Thursday at Chicago Golf Club for the lead after one round of the inaugural U.S. Senior Women's Open. "It's history for...
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Defending champion Katherine Kirk hits from the eighth tee during the first round of the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic golf tournament Thursday, July 5, 2018, in Oneida, Wis. (Jim Matthews/The Post-Crescent via AP)
July 05, 2018 - 9:58 pm
ONEIDA, Wis. (AP) — Katherine Kirk hadn't won a tournament in seven years until capturing last year's inaugural Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic. Now, she's back to defend her title and end another slump. In her last six tournaments, she missed the cut five times and tied for 61st in the other. At...
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Sung Hyun Park, of South Korea, reacts after making a birdie putt during the second hole of a playoff on the 16th hole to win the KPMG Women's PGA Championship golf tournament at Kemper Lakes Golf Club in Kildeer, Ill., Sunday, July 1, 2018. (AP Photo/David Banks)
July 01, 2018 - 6:47 pm
KILDEER, Ill. (AP) — Sung Hyun Park raised her arms and placed her hands on her head before hugging her caddie and wiping away tears. She simply could not contain her emotions after winning her second major championship — and doing it in such dramatic fashion. Park beat So Yeon Ryu on the second...
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So Yeon Ryu smiles as she walks on the fairway of the second hole during the third round of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship golf tournament at Kemper Lakes Golf Club in Kildeer, Ill., Saturday, June 30, 2018. (AP Photo/David Banks)
June 30, 2018 - 8:19 pm
KILDEER, Ill. (AP) — So Yeon Ryu sees another major championship in reach and a spot in history in sight. She knows what she has to do, and she took a big step Saturday. Ryu broke away on the closing holes at Kemper Lakes to take a three-stroke lead in the KPMG Women's PGA Championship. The 28-year...
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Lydia Ko, right, of New Zealand, smiles as she listens to So Yeon Ryu, of South Korea, as they walk to the ninth hole during the first round of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship golf tournament at Kemper Lakes Golf Club near Kildeer, Ill., Thursday, June 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
June 29, 2018 - 9:42 pm
KILDEER, Ill. (AP) — Lydia Ko birdied the first hole and just kept rolling from there — all the way into contention for another major victory. Ko shot a 6-under 66 on Friday in the second round of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship to move two strokes off the lead. The 21-year-old New Zealander...
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Sung Hyun Park, of South Korea, reads the green on the 18th hole during the first round of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship golf tournament at Kemper Lakes Golf Club near Kildeer, Ill., Thursday, June 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
June 28, 2018 - 9:47 pm
KILDEER, Ill. (AP) — Sung Hyun Park sees herself rounding back into form. Winning a second major sure would be a good way to prove it, and to that end, the 24-year-old South Korean player is off to a good start. Park shot a bogey-free 6-under 66 on Thursday to take the first-round lead in the KPMG...
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Jenny Shin, of South Korea, plays with golf balls on the 16th green during a practice round for the KPMG Women's PGA Championship golf tournament at Kemper Lakes Golf Course in Lake Zurich, Ill., Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
June 27, 2018 - 6:19 pm
KILDEER, Ill. (AP) — Inbee Park is energized and ready to take aim at her eighth major. The thumb and back that bothered her in recent years are fine. Though, one thing is weighing on the LPGA Hall of Famer entering the KPMG Women's PGA Championship. Someone broke into her house in Las Vegas last...
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June 13, 2018 - 9:41 am
June 14 1922 — Gene Sarazen edges Bobby Jones and John Black to win golf's U.S. Open. 1934 — Max Baer stops Primo Carnera in 11th round in New York to win the world heavyweight title. 1952 — Julius Boros shoots a 281 at Northwood Club in Dallas to win the U.S. Open over Ed Oliver by four strokes...
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FILE - In this Aug. 18, 2017 file photo, Danielle Kang of the United States, walks to the practice green before her foursome match in the Solheim Cup golf tournament, in West Des Moines, Iowa. Danielle Kang recovered from a bizarre mishap that left her nursing a broken tooth to charge up the leaderboard on the opening day of the LPGA Singapore tournament on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The reigning Women’s PGA Championship title holder, Kang said she fell asleep while exercising ahead of her opening round, and woke up feeling pain in her mouth.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
March 02, 2018 - 2:51 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — The distraction of a chipped tooth proved to be no problem for Danielle Kang as she shot an 8-under 64 to take a four-stroke lead at the halfway stage of the Women's World Championship on Friday. Kang, who won last year's Women's PGA Championship for her first major title, equaled...
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FILE - In this Aug. 18, 2017 file photo, Danielle Kang of the United States, walks to the practice green before her foursome match in the Solheim Cup golf tournament, in West Des Moines, Iowa. Danielle Kang recovered from a bizarre mishap that left her nursing a broken tooth to charge up the leaderboard on the opening day of the LPGA Singapore tournament on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The reigning Women’s PGA Championship title holder, Kang said she fell asleep while exercising ahead of her opening round, and woke up feeling pain in her mouth.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
March 01, 2018 - 2:30 am
Danielle Kang recovered from a bizarre mishap that left her nursing a broken tooth to be among the leaders on the opening day of the LPGA Singapore tournament on Thursday. The reigning Women's PGA Championship champion, Kang said she fell asleep while exercising ahead of her opening round, and woke...
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