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Women take their shots at Olympic medals at Kasumigaseki

Aug. 03, 2021 01:49 AM EDT

INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE TOKYO OLYMPICS Site: Kawagoe, Japan. Course: Kasumigaseki CC. Yardage: 6,648. Par: 71. Prize: Gold, silver and bronze medals. Television (all times EDT):...

Jutanugarn sisters shoot best-ball 59 to take LPGA Tour lead

Jul. 15, 2021 18:58 PM EDT

MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — Thai sisters Ariya and Moriya Jutanugarn shot an 11-under 59 in best-ball play Thursday to take a two-stroke lead in the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational. The Jutanugarns had a 14-under 126 total at rainy Midland Country Club after opening with a...

Korda sisters team for share of LPGA Tour lead in Midland

Jul. 14, 2021 20:10 PM EDT

MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — Nelly and Jessica Korda teamed to shoot a 5-under 65 in alternate-shot play Wednesday for a share of the first-round lead in the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational. “I think our games are pretty similar,” Nelly Korda said. “We know each other...

Final major of year at British Open with plenty of fans, WDs

Jul. 13, 2021 10:23 AM EDT

ROYAL & ANCIENT GOLF CLUB BRITISH OPEN Site: Sandwich, England Course: Royal St. George's. Yardage: 7,189. Par: 70. Prize money: $11.5 million. Winner's sharer: $2.07 million. ...

Hataoka declared winner as rain-soaked LPGA cut to 54 holes.

Jul. 11, 2021 16:48 PM EDT

SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — Nasa Hataoka of Japan was declared the winner of the Marathon LPGA Classic when the final round Sunday was washed out by relentless, heavy rain. Hataoka had a six-shot lead over Elizabeth Szokol and Mina Harigae. She won for the fourth time on the...

Nasa Hataoka opens 6-stroke lead in Marathon LPGA Classic

Jul. 10, 2021 17:31 PM EDT

SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — Nasa Hataoka opened a six-stroke lead Saturday in the Marathon LPGA Classic, birdieing four of the last five holes for a 7-under 64. A month after losing a playoff to Yuka Saso in the U.S. Women’s Open at Olympic Club, Hataoka has led...

Hataoka keeps Marathon LPGA Classic with late birdie burst

Jul. 09, 2021 19:44 PM EDT

SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — Nasa Hataoka needed another birdie streak to hang onto the lead Friday in the Marathon LPGA Classic. A day after making six straight birdies in an opening 10-under 61, the 22-year-old Japanese player had four in a row on Nos. 14-17 to salvage a 69....

Nasa Hataoka shoots 10-under 61 in Marathon LPGA Classic

Jul. 08, 2021 19:41 PM EDT

SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — Nasa Hataoka parred the final two holes to miss a chance for the second 59 in LPGA Tour history, finishing with a 10-under 61 and a four-stroke lead Thursday in the Marathon LPGA Classic. Annika Sorenstam is the only player to shoot 59 on the LPGA...

Saso goes for another LPGA major with limited expectations

Jun. 23, 2021 16:20 PM EDT

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. (AP) — Yuka Saso has come a long way in a short time. One week after winning the U.S. Women's Open, she turned 20. Now it's time for another major test in the KPMG Women's PGA Championship, and there is still so much to learn. For starters, winning the...

After Open playoff loss, Hataoka shares lead in Michigan

Jun. 17, 2021 19:04 PM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Nasa Hataoka had a share of the Meijer LPGA Classic lead Thursday in her first event since losing a playoff in the U.S. Women's Open. The 22-year-old Japanese player birdied three of the last five holes at Blythefield Country Club to match...