Women's PGA Championship

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 - 5:31 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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October 17, 2018 - 7:35 pm
FRENCH LICK, Ind. (AP) — Laura Davies won the Senior LPGA Championship on Wednesday at chilly and windy French Lick Resort to sweep the two senior major events of the year. Davies birdied the final hole for a 2-under 70 and a four-stroke victory over Helen Alfredsson and Silvia Cavalleri. The 55-...
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October 15, 2018 - 9:00 pm
FRENCH LICK, Ind. (AP) — Laura Davies opened with a 4-under 68 despite finishing with two bogeys Monday, giving her a one-shot lead over Juli Inkster after one round of the Senior LPGA Championship. Davies, who earlier this year won the inaugural U.S. Senior Women's Open, had a lost ball on the par...
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FILE - In this June 14, 2011, file photo, golfers practice on the 18th green of the Congressional Country Club during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md. The PGA of America is bringing six of its biggest championships to Congressional over the next 18 years, including the Ryder Cup. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
September 18, 2018 - 9:15 am
The PGA of America is bringing its biggest championships to Congressional over the next two decades. Nearly three months after the PGA Tour ended another run outside golf-rich Washington, the PGA of America announced an agreement for the club to host the Women's PGA Championship twice, the Senior...
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Sung Hyun Park, of South Korea, hits to the sixth green during the second round of the Indy Women in Tech Championship golf tournament, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
August 17, 2018 - 9:22 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sung Hyun Park relied on the same, steady style that has helped make her one of the LPGA Tour's top players. When her putts kept rolling in Friday, she was virtually unbeatable. Park shot a 9-under 63 for a share of the lead with Lizette Salas during the suspended second round...
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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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