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Apr 1, 2016

Miyazato tied for ANA Inspiration lead

Ai Miyazato birdied four of the first six holes and shot a 5-under 67 in perfect morning conditions Thursday to take the early lead in the ANA Inspiration. In the afternoon, Azahara Munoz was so concerned about the water fronting the par-5 18th green ...

Miyazato finishes third after Kia final flourish

Mar 28, 2016

Miyazato finishes third after Kia final flourish

Ai Miyazato fired a sizzling final round of 6-under-par 66 to finish third at the Kia Classic on Sunday. The former world No. 1 started the day in 15th place but reeled off seven birdies against a lone bogey at the Aviara Golf Club ...

Mar 27, 2016

Day takes Spieth's No. 1 ranking

Jordan Spieth lost his match. Then he lost his No. 1 ranking. Jason Day assured a return to the top of the world ranking Saturday when he advanced to the semifinals of the Dell Match Play. His reward is to face Rory McIlroy, who ...

Mar 26, 2016

Miyazato slips to ninth

Ai Miyazato, who was among the four overnight co-leaders, struggled in windy conditions and dropped to ninth with a 5-under-par 139 total, five strokes off the pace after the second round of the Kia Classic on Friday. Miyazato got off to a bogey-free start ...

Mar 25, 2016

Miyazato tied for Kia Classic lead

Former world No. 1 Ai Miyazato shot a 5-under-par 67 to grab a share of the first-round lead at the Kia Classic on Thursday. Miyazato had an eagle on the 10th and also made three birdies in a flawless round at the Aviara Golf ...

Kim matches Sorenstam's scoring record

Mar 21, 2016

Kim matches Sorenstam's scoring record

Kim Sei-young turned an anticipated Sunday shootout into a record-tying blowout. The 23-year-old South Korean player matched Annika Sorenstam’s LPGA Tour scoring record of 27 under, closing with a 10-under 62 at Desert Ridge for a five-stroke victory in the JTBC Founders Cup. “It’s ...

South Korean legend Pak to retire at end of LPGA season

Mar 18, 2016

South Korean legend Pak to retire at end of LPGA season

Pak Se-ri is retiring after the season, ending a Hall of Fame career that inspired a wave of South Korean players who followed her to the LPGA Tour. The 38-year-old Pak broke the news Thursday after opening with a 3-under 69 in the JTBC ...

Mar 7, 2016

Matsuyama finishes tied for 35th at Cadillac Classic

Hideki Matsuyama shot a final-round 73 on Sunday to finish the Cadillac Championship in a tie for 35th. Playing in strong winds, Matsuyama had five birdies, but blotted his scorecard with a bogey trifecta: one bogey, a double bogey and a triple bogey. “You ...

Mar 5, 2016

Nomura slips six strokes off pace at HSBC Women's Champions

Harukyo Nomura shot 1-under-par 71 but fell six strokes off the lead on Saturday after the third round of the HSBC Women’s Champions. Starting the day three shots back in ninth, Nomura carded three birdies and two bogeys at the Sentosa Golf Club’s par-72 ...

Mar 5, 2016

Matsuyama cards career-worst 81

Hideki Matsuyama suffered a second-round meltdown and carded his worst score on the U.S. PGA Tour at the Cadillac Championship on Friday. Matsuyama started the day four strokes off the pace in a tie for 11th place, but made two birdies, three bogeys and ...

Aoki named JGTO chairman

Mar 4, 2016

Aoki named JGTO chairman

Isao Aoki, who led Japan’s domestic tour in earnings five times, was selected its new chairman on Friday by the JGTO’s board of directors. The 73-year-old Aoki replaces 81-year-old Katsuji Ebisawa, who served two, two-year terms. Aoki, who had been a special consultant to ...

Nomura climbs into contention

Mar 4, 2016

Nomura climbs into contention

Harukyo Nomura moved into contention to win her second career LPGA Tour title on Friday after a 4-under-par 68 put her within three strokes of the lead at the midway point of the HSBC Women’s Champions. Nomura, who captured her maiden victory at last ...