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Hataoka gets 2nd ace, shares 1st with Lee in Arkansas event

Sep. 25, 2021 20:24 PM EDT

ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — Japan's Nasa Hataoka made a hole-in-one for the second straight day and shot a 6-under 65 Saturday to move into a tie with Australia's Minjee Lee after two rounds of the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship. The 22-year-old Hataoka, whose first of four...

Three tied for lead after 1st round of LPGA's Arkansas event

Sep. 24, 2021 21:43 PM EDT

ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — A Lim Kim, Katherine Kirk and Eun-HI Ji each shot 8-under 63 Friday for a one-shot lead over Sarah Burnham after the first round of the Walmart Northwest Arkansas Championship. Five others — Nasa Hataoka, Lindsey Weaver, Pajaree Anannarukarn, Aditi...

Travel limits leave Europe without many fans at Ryder Cup

Sep. 23, 2021 20:00 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The sea of red that fills the galleries every time the United States hosts the Ryder Cup will have fewer European blue dots than usual this year. Pandemic-related travel restrictions are giving the U.S. a far bigger edge in fan support than the...

Ryder Cup media back US team by narrower margin than bettors

Sep. 23, 2021 14:21 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — A decidedly unscientific poll of 20 journalists at this week’s Ryder Cup — 10 from each side of the Atlantic Ocean — agree with the betting public that the U.S. team will wrest back the gold trophy at Whistling Straits. But the margin — 11-9 in favor of the...

Americans try to win back the Ryder Cup in Wisconsin

Sep. 21, 2021 09:34 AM EDT

By The Associated Press (AP) — PGA OF AMERICA RYDER CUP Site: Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Course: Whistling Straits (Straits). Yardage: 7,387. Par: 71. Defending champion: Europe. 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...

LPGA Tour's Portland Classic washed out, cut to 54 holes

Sep. 18, 2021 22:17 PM EDT

WEST LINN, Ore. (AP) — Play Saturday in the LPGA Tour's Cambia Portland Classic was called off because of wet conditions and forecast rain at Oregon Golf Club, and the event was later cut to 54 holes. The hilly course was soaked with more than 1.5 inches of rain...

Jin Young Ko shoots 5-under 67 to take Portland Classic lead

Sep. 17, 2021 22:39 PM EDT

WEST LINN, Ore. (AP) — Jin Young Ko shot a 5-under 67 on Friday to take the second-round lead in the Cambia Portland Classic. The second-ranked South Korean star needed only 23 putts in her morning round, making six birdies and a bogey to reach 8-under 136 at hilly,...

Ciganda, Dryburgh, Anannarukarn share Portland Classic lead

Sep. 16, 2021 23:37 PM EDT

WEST LINN, Ore. (AP) — Carlota Ciganda overcame an early double bogey in chilly morning conditions Thursday for a 4-under 68 and a share of the first-round lead in the Cambia Portland Classic. The only member of the winning European Solheim Cup team in the field, the...

Tennant captures US Senior Women's Amateur 3rd straight time

Sep. 16, 2021 17:02 PM EDT

POINT CLEAR, Ala. (AP) — Lara Tennant captured the U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur for the third straight time Thursday with a 2-and-1 victory over seven-time USGA champion Ellen Port in the rain-delayed championship match at The Lakewood Club. Tennant, a 54-year-old from...