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Final week for PGA Tour, season enders for LPGA and Europe

Nov. 16, 2021 10:02 AM EST

LPGA TOUR CME GROUP TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Naples, Florida. Course: Tiburon GC. Yardage: 6,556. Par: 72. Prize money: $5 million. Winner's share: $1.5 million. Television:...

Nelly Korda, Lexi Thompson tied for lead in low-scoring LPGA

Nov. 13, 2021 18:01 PM EST

BELLEAIR, Fla. (AP) — Nelly Korda started with two birdies and finished the same way Saturday, making up plenty of ground along the way for a 7-under 63 that gave her a share of the lead with Lexi Thompson in the Pelican Women's Championship. Low scores ruled the day...

LPGA player of the year coming down to Ko and Nelly Korda

Oct. 26, 2021 16:45 PM EDT

The LPGA Tour decides its player of the year based strictly on points. If those were style points, Nelly Korda would be tough to beat. Korda's three LPGA victories this year include her first major, the KPMG Women's PGA Championship at Atlanta Athletic Club, which...

Celine Boutier rallies with a 63 to win ShopRite LPGA

Oct. 03, 2021 17:18 PM EDT

GALLOWAY, N.J. (AP) — Celine Boutier birdied two of her last three holes for an 8-under 63 and won the ShopRite LPGA Classic on Sunday when South Korea's best two players faltered down the stretch Sunday. Starting the final round five shots behind, Boutier ran off six...

Inbee Park, Jin Young Ko tied at the top in ShopRite LPGA

Oct. 02, 2021 18:59 PM EDT

GALLOWAY, N.J. (AP) — Inbee Park birdied three of her last five holes to match Jin Young Ko with a 6-under 65 and the leave two top South Koreans in the world tied for the lead Saturday in the ShopRite LPGA. Ko, the No. 2 player in the world, played in the morning on...

Back to playing for self, PGA Tour resumes in Mississippi

Sep. 28, 2021 18:34 PM EDT

PGA TOUR SANDERSON FARMS CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Jackson, Mississippi. Course: Country Club of Jackson. Yardage: 7,461. Par: 72. Prize money: $7 million. Winner's share: $1,260,000. Television:...

Jin Young Ko wins rain-shortened Cambia Portland Classic

Sep. 19, 2021 21:39 PM EDT

WEST LINN, Ore. (AP) — Jin Young Ko won the rain-shortened Cambia Portland Classic on Sunday for her second victory in her last three LPGA Tour starts. Making her first start since the Tokyo Olympics, the second-round South Korean player closed with a bogey-free 3-under...

A week after FedEx Cup decided, a new PGA Tour season begins

Sep. 14, 2021 09:55 AM EDT

PGA TOUR FORTINET CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Napa, California. Course: Silverado Resort and Spa (North). Yardage: 7,123. Par: 72. Prize money: $7 million. Winner's share: $1.26 million. ...