Latest Albane Valenzuela News

Swiss special as Valenzuela returns to Olympics with brother

Aug. 02, 2021 06:31 AM EDT

KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — Clouds began to gather Monday over Kasumigaseki Country Club, and the matching Swiss smiles of Albane Valenzuela and her brother, Alexis, could not have been brighter. This is their Olympic moment that nothing can spoil. It's why Valenzuela, a Phi...

Taiwan's Min Lee takes 2-shot lead at Lake Merced

Jun. 12, 2021 22:20 PM EDT

DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) — Min Lee made a 15-foot birdie putt on the par-5 18th for a 4-under 68 and two-stroke lead Saturday in the LPGA MEDIHEAL Championship. Coming off a Symetra Tour victory, Lee also birdied the par-5 15th and par-3 17th to pull away from former...

Leona Maguire takes LPGA Tour lead at Lake Merced

Jun. 10, 2021 22:46 PM EDT

DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) — Irish rookie Leona Maguire shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday at Lake Merced to take the first-round lead in the LPGA MEDIHEAL Championship, the tour's second straight event on the San Francisco Peninsula. Lexi Thompson followed her Sunday back-nine...

Kang, Salas set up friendly LPGA Match Play showdown

May. 27, 2021 22:34 PM EDT

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nevada (AP) — Danielle Kang and Lizette Salas set up a showdown Friday for a spot in the final 16 in the LPGA Match Play. First, they planned to watch “Friends: The Reunion” together. “Of course,” Salas said. “There’s a...

Danielle Kang, Inbee Park right at home in LPGA Match Play

May. 26, 2021 20:44 PM EDT

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nevada (AP) — Danielle Kang and Inbee Park made themselves right at home at Shadow Creek in the Bank of Hope LPGA Match Play. Kang, a Las Vegas resident and ambassador for course owner MGM Resorts, routed Albane Valenzuela 7 and 6 on Wednesday in the...