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Jutanugarn heads into final round with lead

May 29, 2016

Jutanugarn heads into final round with lead

Ariya Jutanugarn ended a shaky round spectacularly, making a 15-foot eagle putt on the 18th hole on Saturday at Travis Pointe to take a one-stroke lead in the Volvik Championship. Trying to become the first to win three straight LPGA Tour events since Inbee ...

Yokomine struggles in second round of Volvik Championship

May 28, 2016

Yokomine struggles in second round of Volvik Championship

Sakura Yokomine slid down the leaderboard after struggling to a 3-over-par 75 in the second round of the LPGA Volvik Championship on Friday. Yokomine started the day five shots off the lead and tied for sixth place, but a round of three birdies, four ...

Yokomine five shots behind Kim at Volvik

May 27, 2016

Yokomine five shots behind Kim at Volvik

Sakura Yokomine carded a 3-under-par 69 on Thursday to sit five shots off the lead after the first round of the LPGA Volvik Championship. Yokomine mixed five birdies with two bogeys at the Travis Pointe Country Club in Ann Arbor, Michigan, a relatively unknown ...

Zika fears rife among Olympic-bound golfers

May 25, 2016

Zika fears rife among Olympic-bound golfers

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Olympic qualifying for golf ends in seven weeks, at which time players will have to determine if medals outweigh mosquitoes. For now, there is only concern. Rory McIlroy was the latest player to say Zika was in the back of his mind. In an ...

May 24, 2016

Golfer Arimura to leave U.S., return to Japan

Chie Arimura has decided to leave the U.S. LPGA tour and shift her base back to Japan, the Japanese golfer said on her blog site on Tuesday. In an entry posted a day earlier, Arimura cited the Kumamoto earthquake disaster in April as one ...

May 23, 2016

Miyazato flames out in final round

First-round leader Mika Miyazato stumbled on the final day of the Kingsmill Championship on Sunday, falling out of contention and finishing in a disappointing three-way tie for 15th place. In the tournament won by Thai golfer Ariya Jutanugarn, Miyazato started three shots off the ...

May 22, 2016

Mika Miyazato falls three shots back at Kingsmill Championship

Mika Miyazato slipped three shots off the pace after carding a 1-under-par 70 in the third round of the Kingsmill Championship on Saturday. Miyazato, who dropped into a share of second on Friday after leading the first round, made four birdies against a costly ...

Crane, Spieth strong early

May 21, 2016

Crane, Spieth strong early

For Jordan Spieth, it only seems as if it has been a while since he topped a leaderboard. For Ben Crane, it actually had been. Crane shot a 7-under 63 on Friday at the Byron Nelson to take the second-round lead at 12-under 128. ...

May 20, 2016

After federal probe, Mickelson to repay almost $1 million

Phil Mickelson paid off a debt to a professional gambler with nearly $1 million that was unfairly reaped from an insider trading scheme, according to a federal investigation that led to two arrests but spared the golf great from criminal charges. Mickelson, named as ...

Miyazato takes lead at Kingsmill Championship

May 20, 2016

Miyazato takes lead at Kingsmill Championship

Mika Miyazato had five birdies in a six-hole stretch and finished with a 6-under 65 on Thursday to take the first-round lead at the Kingsmill Championship. In tricky conditions on the rain-soaked River Course, the 26-year-old closed her opening nine with the birdie run, ...

Day goes wire-to-wire to win Players Championship

May 16, 2016

Day goes wire-to-wire to win Players Championship

Jason Day wanted to win The Players Championship so badly that he wasn’t going to let anything stop him. Not the super-slick greens that nearly derailed him Saturday. Not the three muffed chips that turned a potential birdie into an unsettling bogey as he ...

Matsuyama soars to second at Players Championship

May 15, 2016

Matsuyama soars to second at Players Championship

Hideki Matsuyama shot a 5-under-par 67 to shoot up the leaderboard from 36th and into a tie for second place after the third round of The Players Championship on Saturday. On a day when only six players broke par, Matsuyama, who had seven birdies ...