Miyazato eyes first major title

More Sports / Golf Jun 28, 2017

Miyazato eyes first major title

Former women's world No. 1 Ai Miyazato is hoping to break her major hoodoo at the Women's PGA Championship starting on Thursday in Illinois. Miyazato, who last month announced she is retiring at the end of this season, has won nine titles on the LPGA ...

Hataoka earns LPGA Tour card

More Sports / Golf Dec 5, 2016

Hataoka earns LPGA Tour card

Nasa Hataoka earned an LPGA Tour berth on Sunday, making her eligible to play in the majority of tournaments on the U.S. women's golf tour next season. The 17-year-old finished in a five-way tie for 14th place with a total score of 5-under-par 355 in ...

More Sports / Golf Dec 3, 2016

Hataoka in first place in qualifying

Teen Nasa Hataoka shot a 3-under 69 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead after the third of five rounds in the LPGA Tour qualifying tournament. The 17-year-old Hataoka had four birdies and a bogey on the Jones Course to reach 14-under 202 at LPGA ...

More Sports / Golf Dec 1, 2016

Hataoka starts strong in qualifying school

Teenager Nasa Hataoka got off to a strong start in her bid to earn a tour card on the U.S. LPGA Tour for next season, shooting a 4-under-par 68 on Wednesday for a tie for third place in the first round of the final ...

Jutanugarn extends winning streak

More Sports / Golf May 30, 2016

Jutanugarn extends winning streak

Ariya Jutanugarn's strength and skill helped her become the first player in three years to win three straight LPGA Tour events. The 20-year-old Jutanugarn closed with a 5-under 67 for a five-stroke victory Sunday in the Volvik Championship. She's the first player since Inbee Park ...

More Sports / Golf May 23, 2016

Miyazato flames out in final round

First-round leader Mika Miyazato stumbled on the final day of the Kingsmill Championship on Sunday, falling out of contention and finishing in a disappointing three-way tie for 15th place. In the tournament won by Thai golfer Ariya Jutanugarn, Miyazato started three shots off the pace ...

Miyazato in tie for lead at ANA Inspiration

More Sports / Golf 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. The ...