Latest U.S. Open Women's Golf Championships News

Saudi-funded LIV Golf comes to America for Portland event

Jun. 28, 2022 16:04 PM EDT

LIV GOLF LIV GOLF INVITATIONAL-PORTLAND Site: North Plains, Oregon. Course: Pumpkin Ridge GC. Prize money: $25 million ($5 million for teams). Winner's share: $4 million ($750,000 for each winning team member). Television:...

Chun perseveres, holds off Thompson to win Women's PGA

Jun. 26, 2022 16:33 PM EDT

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — In Gee Chun rallied after losing the rest of her once-sizeable lead, overcoming a bogey-filled front nine to win the Women's PGA Championship on Sunday when Lexi Thompson faltered with her putter. Chun shot a 3-over 75 for the second consecutive day at...

Chun shoots 75, lead down to 3 at Women's PGA Championship

Jun. 25, 2022 18:36 PM EDT

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — This was the moment the rest of the field needed: In Gee Chun standing near the trees, contemplating her situation and then eventually heading back to the point of her previous shot. A shaky third round cut her lead at the Women's PGA Championship in half. ...

Chun shoots 69 to lead by 6 at Women's PGA Championship

Jun. 24, 2022 20:01 PM EDT

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — In Gee Chun shot a 3-under 69 on Friday to increase her lead to six strokes halfway through the Women's PGA Championship. Chun led by five after the first round, equaling the biggest 18-hole advantage in the history of women's major championships. The...

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...

Women's PGA Championship doubles prize money to $9 million

Jun. 21, 2022 19:12 PM EDT

The KPMG Women’s PGA Championship is doubling the size of its purse to $9 million, another boost to the women’s game that brings prize money for the five majors to nearly triple the amount from a decade ago. The purse for the LPGA Tour’s second-oldest major is now 300% higher...

US OPEN: A glance at final round of the US Open at Brookline

Jun. 19, 2022 21:42 PM EDT

BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — A brief look Sunday at the final round of the U.S. Open: VICTOR: Matt Fitzpatrick closed with a 2-under 68 for a one-shot victory and his first major championship. SPOILS: Along with $3.15 million, Fitzpatrick has a 10-year exemption into the...

Kee-gan! Bradley feels the love, makes a run at the US Open

Jun. 18, 2022 21:40 PM EDT

BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — As a kid in Vermont, Keegan Bradley always wondered what it would feel like to be Larry Bird or Carlton Fisk or Tom Brady, or any of those Boston sports greats whose posters plaster bedroom walls across New England. On Saturday at the U.S. Open, Bradley got...

Female champion at The Country Club wrote the book on golf

Jun. 17, 2022 11:22 AM EDT

BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — The winner of the first major held at the history-steeped golf course hosting this week's U.S. Open served up plenty of solid lessons that still hold true today. Her name: Genevieve Hecker. Hecker's victory in the U.S. Women's Amateur in...