May 5, 2013
Two-time champion Cristie Kerr shot a 5-under 66 to take a 2-stroke lead over second-ranked Stacy Lewis and Suzann Pettersen after the third round of the LPGA Tour's Kingsmill Championship in Williamsburg, Va. Kerr made six birdies to reach 10-under 203. Lewis shot a 69, and Pettersen had a 68. LACROSSE: Syracuse beat host Villanova, 13-9, to win its fourth straight Big East men's title. The Orange never trailed, but the Wildcats scored four straight goals in the second half to pull within two in the fourth quarter.
May 19, 2012 |
GLADSTONE, N.J. - Stacy Lewis is a step closer to her second straight victory on the LPGA Tour. She won the first four holes and beat Sandra Gal, 4 and 3, Friday in the second round of the Sybase Match Play Championship. This tournament has become a minefield for the tour's marquee players. Defending champion Suzann Pettersen, No. 4-ranked Ai Miyazato, and American stars Paula Creamer, Brittany Lincicome and Michelle Wie lost in the opening round. Cristie Kerr, last year's runner-up and the No. 5-ranked player, lost Friday along with No. 7 Jiyai Shin and No. 14 Karrie Webb.
April 5, 2013
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. - Playing partners Suzann Pettersen and Na Yeon Choi took advantage of perfect morning conditions to share the first-round lead with Jodi Ewart Shadoff in the Kraft Nabisco Championship. Finishing before the temperature climbed into the low 90s on Thursday, Pettersen and Choi had bogey-free rounds of 4-under-par 68 at Mission Hills. Ewart Shadoff matched them late in the afternoon. Anna Nordqvist and afternoon starter Amy Yang were a stroke back at 69 in the LPGA Tour's first major championship of the year.
April 22, 2013 |
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Graeme McDowell beat Webb Simpson in a playoff to win the RBC Heritage on Sunday. McDowell was 4 shots behind at Harbour Town when the final round started, but he rallied with a 69. His only bogey of the day was on the 72d hole, forcing a playoff. McDowell's approach shot on the extra hole landed about 15 feet away; he two-putted for par. Simpson missed a 10-footer for par. European Tour VALENCIA, Spain - Raphael Jacquelin made a five-foot birdie putt to win a Spanish Open playoff over Maximilian Kieffer on their ninth try at the 18th hole at Parador de El Saler.
May 26, 2011 |
The first 33 players on the LPGA money list, and 97 of the top 100, are in the field for next week's ShopRite LPGA Classic at the Bay Course of Seaview Resort in Galloway, N.J., tournament officials said Wednesday. The 150-player field includes all the 2011 LPGA tournament winners to date - two-time champion Karrie Webb, Kraft Nabisco titlist Stacy Lewis, world No. 1 Yani Tseng, Sandra Gal, Maria Hjorth, and Suzann Pettersen. Cristie Kerr, the top American at No. 4 in the world rankings, will be joined by Michelle Wie, Paula Creamer, Morgan Pressel, and past champion Angela Stanford, along with two-time ShopRite winner Juli Inkster, who will turn 51 next month.
April 5, 2010 |
Yani Tseng eagled the second hole and pulled ahead of a star-studded field with a 4-under 68 to win the Kraft Nabisco Championship yesterday for her second major title. Tseng, of Taiwan, finished at 13-under 275 at Mission Hills in Rancho Mirage, Calif., to hold off Suzann Pettersen by one stroke. Two of Tseng's three LPGA victories have been majors - she won the 2008 LPGA Championship as a rookie, outlasting Maria Hjorth in a four-hole playoff. Tseng started the day tied with Pettersen (69)
October 29, 2007 |
After blowing the last of a seven-stroke lead with her second consecutive bogey, Suzann Pettersen hit a 3-wood from 225 yards to 15 feet to set up an eagle putt that beat Laura Davies by a stroke yesterday in the Honda LPGA Thailand in Pattaya. Pettersen's 1-under 71 left her at 21-under 267, good enough for her second straight LPGA victory and third in 4 weeks. Davies birdied the final two holes for a 65. Pettersen has now been at the top of the leaderboard for six consecutive rounds.
March 31, 2007 |
Lorena Ochoa was in the rough on the left, under the trees on the right and not always sure where the next shot was headed. When a demanding day ended at the Kraft Nabisco Championship, she was right where she wanted to be. Ochoa bounced back from a double bogey with two birdies that sent her to a 1-under 71 yesterday, leaving her atop the leaderboard with Paula Creamer in the first LPGA major of the year, and on track to replace Annika Sorenstam...
August 22, 2011 |
HARRISON, N.Y. - Fred Couples made a three-foot birdie putt on the third hole of a playoff with John Cook to win the Seniors Players Championship for his first major victory on the Champions Tour. "I knew when it was going, it was a really good shot," Couples said. "I didn't think it was going to be short and trickle down the hill. I just felt like it was going to be right there. It was simple yardage - 76 yards - and it hit soft. That extra rain certainly helped that shot, but I knew it was going to be close.
May 23, 2011 |
FORT WORTH, Texas - David Toms made a big comeback at Colonial, winning on the PGA Tour for the first time since 2006 with a closing 3-under 67 on Sunday to win by a stroke over South Korea's Charlie Wi. Toms closed with a 3-under 67 at Hogan's Alley to get to 15 under. His long-elusive 13th career victory came a week after a playoff loss to K.J. Choi at The Players Championship, his sixth runner-up finish since last winning. "That just took a lot of guts, that's really all," the 44-year-old Toms said.