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May 3, 2014

Teenage duo atop Cyber Agent Ladies leaderboard

Kotone Hori shot a 5-under 67 to earn a share of the lead with fellow teenager amateur Haruka Morita after the second round of the Cyber Agent Ladies on Saturday. Hori, who started the day tied for fifth, two strokes back of overnight leader ...

Watanabe takes early lead in Cyber Agent Ladies

May 2, 2014

Watanabe takes early lead in Cyber Agent Ladies

Ayaka Watanabe shot a 5-under-par 67 to take the lead after the first round of the Cyber Agent Ladies on Friday. The 20-year-old, who scored her first career victory in dramatic fashion at the Axa Ladies in March, drained six birdies through 14 holes ...

Apr 27, 2014

Fujita prevails in Tsuruya playoff

Veteran Hiroyuki Fujita defeated South Korea’s Park Sang-hyun in a playoff to win his third Tsuruya Open title on Sunday. Fujita, who last won this tournament in 2012, reeled off six birdies against a double bogey in a 67 at the par-71 Yamanohara Golf ...

Apr 27, 2014

Mika Miyazato fades in third round

Mika Miyazato dropped out of title contention with a 5-over par 77 in the third round of the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic on Saturday. Starting the day tied for fourth place, Miyazato had just one birdie against six bogeys at Lake Merced Golf Club ...

Apr 25, 2014

Shigenaga, Katayama tied for Tsuruya Open lead

Atomu Shigenaga’s sizzling 66 left him tied for the lead with veteran Shingo Katayama after the second round of the Tsuruya Open on Friday. The 41-year-old Katayama, who shared the overnight lead with two-time champion Hiroyuki Fujita, shot a 68 to stay even with ...

Fifteen-year-old Katsu claims historic victory

Apr 20, 2014

Fifteen-year-old Katsu claims historic victory

Teenage amateur Minami Katsu, at 15 years and 293 days, became the youngest-ever winner on the Japan LPGA Tour when she captured the Vantelin Ladies Open on Sunday. Katsu, who started the day one shot back in a four-way tie for second, made five ...

Wie wins in Hawaii for first victory in four years

Apr 20, 2014

Wie wins in Hawaii for first victory in four years

Michelle Wie rallied from four strokes back entering the day to shoot a 5-under 67 on Saturday and win the LPGA Lotte Championship. The 24-year-old American finished at 14-under 274 after coming into the final round trailing third-round leader Angela Stanford by four shots ...

Apr 20, 2014

Miyazato claims second career title

Yusaku Miyazato rallied with a final-round 6-under-par 65 to win his second career title at the Token Homemate Cup on Sunday. Miyazato, one of the brothers of U.S. LPGA star Ai Miyazato, fired off eight birdies against two bogeys at the par-71 Tado Country ...

Watson reclaims Masters title

Apr 14, 2014

Watson reclaims Masters title

Bubba Watson’s second Masters title was nothing like the green jacket he won two years ago. The only daring shot Watson hit was one he really didn’t need. The wild swing in momentum came on the front nine, not the back nine of Augusta ...

Lee ends eight-year winless drought on Japan LPGA Tour

Apr 13, 2014

Lee ends eight-year winless drought on Japan LPGA Tour

Esther Lee won her first title after eight years on the Japan LPGA Tour with a one-stroke victory over O. Sattaya at the Studio Alice Ladies Open on Sunday. Lee started the final round two shots off the pace in second, but finished with ...

Watson takes lead at Augusta

Apr 12, 2014

Watson takes lead at Augusta

Bubba Watson won the Masters two years ago with his brand of “Bubba golf,” producing shots of raw skill and wild imagination. His strategy now is to keep it simple, and he is halfway to another green jacket. Watson took over Augusta National on ...

Haas grabs lead at Masters

Apr 11, 2014

Haas grabs lead at Masters

Adam Scott shot the lowest opening score by a defending Masters champion in 13 years, with his 3-under 69 in Thursday’s first round putting him one shot behind leader Bill Haas. Scott could have had the outright lead, with his one bad swing of ...