Latest Jin Young Ko News

In Gee Chun races to record-tying 5-shot lead at Women's PGA

Jun. 23, 2022 20:24 PM EDT

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — In Gee Chun is alone atop the Women's PGA Championship following a sensational start. In fact, no player has ever been further ahead after 18 holes at a women's major. Chun breezed to an 8-under 64 on Thursday to take a five-stroke advantage...

Korda set to defend title at Women's PGA Championship

Jun. 22, 2022 17:34 PM EDT

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — It was just one year ago that Nelly Korda won the Women's PGA Championship, securing her first major and reaching No. 1 in the world. “It feels like forever ago, honestly,” she said. A lot has happened — both good and bad — since then for...

Another women's major on a major course at Congressional

Jun. 21, 2022 14:50 PM EDT

LPGA TOUR AND PGA OF AMERICA KPMG WOMEN'S PGA CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Bethesda, Maryland. Course: Congressional CC (Blue). Yardage: 6,831. Par: 72. Prize money: $9 million. Winner's share: $1,350,000. Television: Thursday-Friday,...

Golf's toughest test returns to Brookline at Country Club

Jun. 14, 2022 11:27 AM EDT

UNITED STATES GOLF ASSOCIATION U.S. OPEN Site: Brookline, Massachusetts. Course: The Country Club. Yardage: 7,264. Par: 70. Prize money: TBA ($12.5 million in 2001). Television: Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. (USA Network), 2...

Frida Kinhult takes 1-shot lead into ShopRite LPGA finale

Jun. 11, 2022 19:37 PM EDT

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Frida Kinhult birdied the par-5 18th for a 4-under 67 and the second-round lead Saturday in the ShopRite LPGA Classic. Seeking her first tour victory, the 22-year-old Swede starred at Florida State and was the top-ranked amateur in the world in 2019. ...

Australian rookie shoots bogey-free 65, leads LPGA Classic

Jun. 11, 2022 08:19 AM EDT

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Australian rookie Stephanie Kyriacou shot a bogey-free, 6-under 65 on Friday to take the first-round lead in the ShopRite LPGA Classic at Seaview Hotel and Golf Club. The 21-year-old Kyriacou, a two-time winner on the Ladies European Tour, teed off at...

Canada a final pre-Open test as Saudi-backed series starts

Jun. 07, 2022 10:34 AM EDT

PGA TOUR RBC CANADIAN OPEN Site: Toronto. Course: St. George's Golf & CC. Yardage: 7,014. Par: 70. Prize money: $8.7 million. Winner's share: $1.566 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 3-6 p.m. (Golf Channel);...

Awesome Aussie: Lee wins U.S. Women's Open, record $1.8M

Jun. 05, 2022 19:41 PM EDT

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. (AP) — The awesome Aussie would not be denied. Minjee Lee won the U.S. Women’s Open by four strokes over Mina Harigae at Pine Needles on Sunday to earn $1.8 million, the largest payout in the history of women’s golf. Lee closed with an...

Minjee Lee shoots 67, opens 3-shot lead in U.S. Women's Open

Jun. 04, 2022 19:01 PM EDT

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. (AP) — Minjee Lee appears to be on mission. The 26-year-old Australian shot a 4-under 67 on Saturday to take a three-stroke lead over American Mina Harigae into the final round of the U.S. Women’s Open. “My approach (Sunday) is going to be...

Ko surges, 3 shots back of Lee, Harigae at U.S. Women's Open

Jun. 03, 2022 20:59 PM EDT

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. (AP) — Jin Young Ko never seems to stress. Nor does she let up. The world’s No. 1 player vaulted into contention for a third major championship Friday, playing the final five holes in 3 under to pull within three shots of second-round Minjee Lee and Mina...