Ex-pro golfer Ai Miyazato marries her manager

More Sports / Golf Jun 21, 2018

Ex-pro golfer Ai Miyazato marries her manager

Former world No. 1 Ai Miyazato announced on her blog Thursday that she has married her manager whom she met while she competed on the U.S. LGPA Tour. "I met him when I went to the United States, and I really appreciate him for supporting ...

More Sports / Golf Sep 17, 2017

Uehara poised in second at Evian Championship

Ayako Uehara pulled within one stroke of the season's final women's major golf competition, the Evian Championship, after Saturday's second round. The 33-year-old, who has yet to win on the U.S. LPGA tour, had seven birdies and two bogeys for a two-round total of 8-under-par ...

Miyazato falls nine shots back at Portland Classic

More Sports / Golf Sep 3, 2017

Miyazato falls nine shots back at Portland Classic

Retiring Ai Miyazato shot a par 72 to fall nine strokes off the lead after the third round of the Portland Classic on Saturday, while compatriot Nasa Hataoka's 70 left her a share of eighth place. Former world No. 1 Miyazato, who went into the ...

Miyazato to retire after Evian Championship in September

More Sports / Golf Aug 30, 2017

Miyazato to retire after Evian Championship in September

Ai Miyazato has decided to retire from competitive golf after next month's Evian Championship in France, the former world No. 1 said on her official blog on Wednesday. The 32-year-old Okinawa native announced in May that she would draw the curtain on her 14-year professional ...

Miyazato to skip Canadian tournament due to family matter

More Sports / Golf Aug 18, 2017

Miyazato to skip Canadian tournament due to family matter

Ai Miyazato, who will retire from golf after 12 seasons on the LPGA Tour, has decided not to compete in an upcoming tournament in Canada, citing family reasons, her management company said on her official website on Thursday. "Miyazato will withdraw from next week's Canadian ...

More Sports / Golf Jul 31, 2017

Miyazato claims season-best finish

Former world No. 1 Ai Miyazato, who will retire from golf at the end of the season, placed 13th at the Ladies Scottish Open on Sunday, her best performance of the season. Miyazato entered the final round 10 strokes off the lead and carded four ...

Nomura climbs into contention at U.S. Women's Open

More Sports / Golf Jul 15, 2017

Nomura climbs into contention at U.S. Women's Open

Harukyo Nomura pulled herself into contention by shooting a 3-under 69 Friday to sit four shots behind leader Feng Shanshan after two rounds at the U.S. Women's Open. Nomura carded four birdies and a single bogey for a 36-hole total of 4-under to share sixth ...