Nasa Hataoka two strokes back at Evian Championship

More Sports / Golf Sep 14, 2018

Nasa Hataoka two strokes back at Evian Championship

Nasa Hataoka carded a 4-under-par 67 on Thursday and is two shots off the pace after the first round of the Evian Championship, the fifth and final major of the LPGA season. Hataoka shot six birdies against two bogeys at the Evian Resort Golf Club ...

Miyazato closes book on career

More Sports / Golf Sep 18, 2017

Miyazato closes book on career

Retiring former world No. 1 Ai Miyazato was unable to go out with a coveted major title on Sunday at the Evian Championships, the last women's major of the season. Ayako Uehara finished 10th in the event, which was won by Sweden's Anna Nordqvist, who ...

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 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 ...

Ko youngest to win LPGA major

More Sports / Golf Sep 14, 2015

Ko youngest to win LPGA major

With two holes left to play in her bid to become the youngest LPGA major champion at the Evian Championship, Lydia Ko stayed as relaxed and composed as a seasoned veteran. The South Korean-born New Zealander birdied both on the shores of Lake Geneva ...

More Sports / Golf Sep 9, 2015

Park aiming for career Grand Slam

Serena Williams isn't the only woman in sight of a Grand Slam this weekend. Inbee Park can achieve a career Grand Slam in golf by winning the Evian Championship starting on Thursday near the French Alps. Park won the Evian on the edge of Lake Geneva ...