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Ayako Uehara finishes third at Portland Classic

/ Sep 3, 2018

Ayako Uehara finishes third at Portland Classic

Ayako Uehara finished third outright at the Portland Classic on Sunday, moving up a notch on the leaderboard in the final round at Columbia Edgewater Country Club. Uehara completed a bogey-free round with birdies on the seventh, 10th and 13th holes for a 3-under-par 69. She ...

Hataoka finishes in second place after playoff

/ May 21, 2018

Hataoka finishes in second place after playoff

Nasa Hataoka missed out on her first career LPGA title when Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn outlasted her in a two-hole playoff at the rain-shortened Kingsmill Championship on Sunday. After carding a 67 in the third and final round to finish with a 14-under 199 total at ...

Miyazato falls nine shots back at Portland Classic

/ 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

/ 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 ...

Jutanugarn heads into final round with lead

/ May 29, 2016

Jutanugarn heads into final round with lead

Ariya Jutanugarn ended a shaky round spectacularly, making a 15-foot eagle putt on the 18th hole on Saturday at Travis Pointe to take a one-stroke lead in the Volvik Championship. Trying to become the first to win three straight LPGA Tour events since Inbee Park ...

/ May 24, 2016

Golfer Arimura to leave U.S., return to Japan

Chie Arimura has decided to leave the U.S. LPGA tour and shift her base back to Japan, the Japanese golfer said on her blog site on Tuesday. In an entry posted a day earlier, Arimura cited the Kumamoto earthquake disaster in April as one of ...