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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 ...

Masters seems a bit empty without Tiger

Apr 10, 2014

Masters seems a bit empty without Tiger

The legends usually fade away gracefully here, part of the reason why the absence of Tiger Woods at the Masters seems so jarring. He wasn’t at the Champions Dinner Tuesday night, won’t be on the first tee Thursday morning. Someone else will be putting ...

Apr 8, 2014

Stadlers to make Masters history

Craig and Kevin Stadler will become the first father and son to play in the same Masters this week, but relations remain complicated between the two following a divorce. Craig Stadler, the 60-year-old winner of the 1982 Masters, divorced Sue, Kevin’s mother, in 2006. ...

Apr 7, 2014

Ishikawa fails to make Masters field

Ryo Ishikawa put together a 1-under-par 71 in the final round of the Houston Open Sunday, but it was not enough as he finished in a share of 31st at 3-under 285, meaning he will miss playing in his sixth consecutive Masters Tournament. Ishikawa, ...

Apr 6, 2014

Ahn rallies for 13th career title

South Korea’s Ahn Sun-ju shot an even-par 72 on Sunday to seize a one-stroke victory at the Yamaha Ladies. Ahn, the leading money winner on Japan’s LPGA tour in 2010 and 2011, started the day a stroke back of overnight leader Yumiko Yoshida. Ahn ...

Garcia moves to top of leaderboard

Apr 5, 2014

Garcia moves to top of leaderboard

Sergio Garcia has yet to finish lower than 16th in a PGA Tour event this season. The Spaniard appears well on his way to keeping that streak intact this week after posting a 7-under par 65 and matching the course 36-hole record of 12 ...