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Minjee Lee hangs on, wins LPGA Founders Cup over Thompson

May. 15, 2022 17:32 PM EDT

CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) — The way LPGA scoring leader Minjee Lee has been playing, winning was only a matter of time. The title came in the Cognizant Founders Cup on Sunday after a final round in which the Australian wasn't playing her best. Lee made her only three...

Minjee Lee takes 1-shot lead into last round of Founders Cup

May. 14, 2022 20:13 PM EDT

CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) — Minjee Lee seemed to be more worried about finishing her third round on a dreary, rainy day than keeping the lead at the Cognizant Founders Cup. The 25-year-old LPGA Tour scoring leader did both Saturday moving within a round of posting her first win of the...

Minjee Lee takes 3-shot lead in LPGA Tour's Founders Cup

May. 13, 2022 19:40 PM EDT

CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) — The only only thing missing from Minjee Lee’s resume this year is a victory and the best scorer on the LPGA Tour took a big step toward that in the second round of the Cognizant Founders Cup. Lee flirted with the best round on tour this season before settling...

Sagstrom shoots 63 to take lead in LPGA Founders Cup

May. 12, 2022 19:41 PM EDT

CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) — Madelene Sagstrom shot a flawless 9-under 63 during a round she felt holes kept getting larger to take one-stroke lead over Megan Khang after the first round of the Cognizant Founders Cup on Thursday. Nasa Hataoka, who won in Los Angeles in April before taking...

Jin Young Ko gets no help being 2x champ at Founders Cup

May. 11, 2022 15:55 PM EDT

CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) — Being a two-time defending champion in the Cognizant Founders Cup isn't giving Jin Young Ko any advantage. For the third time running, the $3 million event honoring the 13 founders of the LPGA Tour is being played on a different course. When Ko...

Stars return in Dallas as 2nd golf major of year looms

May. 10, 2022 11:15 AM EDT

PGA TOUR AT&T BYRON NELSON Site: McKinney, Texas. Course: TPC Craig Ranch. Yardage: 7,468. Par: 72. Television: Thursday-Friday, 4-7 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday, 1-3 p.m. (Golf Channel), 3-6 p.m. (CBS). Prize...

LPGA is getting a foothold in NYC area with the Founders Cup

May. 05, 2022 17:47 PM EDT

CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) — The Cognizant Founders Cup on the LPGA Tour is setting up shop at a new home just a little closer to New York City this year. Just seven months after Jin Young Ko defended her 2019 title at Mountain Ridge County Club in West Caldwell, New Jersey, the event...

Marina Alex wins LPGA Tour's Palos Verdes Championship

May. 01, 2022 21:21 PM EDT

PALOS VERDES ESTATES, Calif. (AP) — Marina Alex won the Palos Verdes Championship on Sunday for her second LPGA Tour title, breaking a tie with a two-putt birdie on the par-5 16th and parring the final two holes for a one-stroke victory over Jin Young Ko. Three strokes behind...

Hannah Green takes 1-shot lead into Palos Verdes finale

Apr. 30, 2022 22:03 PM EDT

PALOS VERDES ESTATES, Calif. (AP) — Hannah Green held onto the lead Saturday in the Palos Verdes Championship after a frustrating start on the hilly, windswept course perched above the Pacific Ocean. Three strokes ahead of Lydia Ko and three other players entering the day, Green...

Hannah Green opens 3-shot lead in Palos Verdes Championship

Apr. 29, 2022 22:42 PM EDT

PALOS VERDES ESTATES, Calif. (AP) — Hannah Green took the lead into the weekend in the Palos Verdes Championship, rebounding from consecutive bogeys Thursday in gusting wind to birdie the two late par 5s in a 5-under 66. Green had a three-stroke lead over five players at hilly...