Miyazato collapses as Ko wins second major

Apr 4, 2016

Miyazato collapses as Ko wins second major

Ai Miyazato suffered a final-round meltdown and finished tied for 18th as New Zealand’s world No. 1 Lydia Ko became the youngest two-time major champion with victory at the ANA Inspiration on Sunday. Miyazato started the day in title contention two strokes off the ...

Miyazato falls behind leader Thompson at ANA Inspiration

Apr 3, 2016

Miyazato falls behind leader Thompson at ANA Inspiration

Ai Miyazato surrendered her share of the lead after carding a 1-under-par 71 in the third round of the ANA Inspiration in Rancho Mirage, California, on Saturday. The former world No. 1 had two birdies and a bogey at Mission Hills Country Club but ...

Miyazato in tie for lead at ANA Inspiration

Apr 2, 2016

Miyazato in tie for lead at ANA Inspiration

Ai Miyazato maintained her share of the lead as a surging Lexi Thompson used length and strength to join her atop the ANA Inspiration leaderboard Friday. Miyazato, who was tied for the first-round lead with Azahara Munoz, followed her opening 67 with a 70. ...

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 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 ...

Feb 6, 2016

Nomura sits a stroke behind provisional third-round leaders

Harukyo Nomura was a stroke behind the provisional leaders at the Coates Golf Championship on Friday, when play was suspended due to darkness. Nomura, one of the few players to complete her second round when rain washed out much of Thursday’s play, carded one ...

Feb 5, 2016

Nomura rises to third in Coates Golf Championship

Harukyo Nomura shot a 6-under-par 66 and was tied for third when the second round of the Coates Golf Championship was suspended due to rain on Thursday. New Zealand’s Lydia Ko, who had a hole to go before the call-off, is a stroke ahead ...

Spain claims International Crown

Jul 28, 2014

Spain claims International Crown

Their bond goes far beyond their designation as teammates, and as a whole they are far more than merely a quartet of players thrown together to represent Spain. The foursome that won the inaugural International Crown on Sunday have been friends on and off ...

Unbeaten Japan leads International Crown

Jul 26, 2014

Unbeaten Japan leads International Crown

Sakura Yokomine sank a 15-foot par putt at 18 to complete an astonishing fightback that kept Japan undefeated and atop the field at the LPGA International Crown matches on Friday. Standing 6 down with seven holes to play, Yokomine and Ai Miyazato rallied to ...

Miyazato, Yokomine beat Swedes in opener

Jul 25, 2014

Miyazato, Yokomine beat Swedes in opener

Ai Miyazato and countrywoman Sakura Yokomine led Japan to the top of their pool with a win and tie over Sweden on the opening day of the inaugural International Crown on Thursday. Japan leads Pool B with three points. South Korea and Australia have ...