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Ko gets wire-to-wire win at Founders and ties Annika record

Oct. 10, 2021 15:49 PM EDT

WEST CALDWELL, N.J. (AP) — Jin Young Ko finished off a wire-to-wire victory Sunday in the Cognizant Founders Cup with her 14th consecutive round in the 60s that matched a 16-year record held by Annika Sorenstam. Even in a steady rain at Mountain Ridge, the 26-year-old...

Ko gets 13th straight round in 60s, leads by 4 at Founders

Oct. 09, 2021 19:21 PM EDT

WEST CALDWELL, N.J. (AP) — One more round in the 60s at the Founders Cup is all Jin Young Ko needs to join Annika Sorenstam in the LPGA Tour record book. That might be all it takes to win the Founders Cup, too. Ko picked up her fourth birdie on the...

Ko has the lead at Founders Cup, 11 straight rounds in 60s

Oct. 07, 2021 20:22 PM EDT

WEST CALDWELL, N.J. (AP) — Jin Young Ko put a tough loss behind her quickly and ran off six birdies over a seven-hole stretch on the back nine for an 8-under 63 on Thursday to build a three-shot lead in the Cognizant Founders Cup. It was her 11th consecutive round in...

The 'Dinah' leaving desert as LPGA major gets new sponsor

Oct. 05, 2021 15:46 PM EDT

Next year will be the final leap into “Poppie's Pond,” ending 40 years of the only LPGA major held on the same course and still known in some corners simply as the Dinah Shore. The LPGA Tour announced Tuesday that Chevron is taking over as title sponsor of the year's...

Column: Cognizant, Aon share wealth in golf sponsorship

Oct. 05, 2021 13:25 PM EDT

The 13 women who founded the LPGA Tour would have reason to be proud this week. It goes beyond the tournament named in their honor, featuring nine of the top 10 players in the women's world ranking. It's not just that it will be played at Mountain Ridge, a Donald Ross...

So Yeon Ryu, Ewart Shadoff share lead at ShopRite LPGA

Oct. 01, 2021 19:15 PM EDT

GALLOWAY, N.J. (AP) — So Yeon Ryu finally quit thinking about her swing and thought only about scoring just in time to birdie the last three holes for a 6-under 65 and a share of the lead with Jodi Ewart Shadoff in the ShopRite LPGA on Friday. Scoring was so low on the...

Brock finally has easy time and wins US Women's Mid-Am

Sep. 30, 2021 16:12 PM EDT

BLUFFTON, S.C. (AP) — Blakesly Brock won six straight holes in the middle of the championship match Thursday and sailed to a 5-and-4 victory over Aliea Clark to win the U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur. Brock had to go 19 holes in her previous three rounds at Berkeley Hall...

Back to playing for self, PGA Tour resumes in Mississippi

Sep. 28, 2021 18:34 PM EDT

PGA TOUR SANDERSON FARMS CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Jackson, Mississippi. Course: Country Club of Jackson. Yardage: 7,461. Par: 72. Prize money: $7 million. Winner's share: $1,260,000. Television:...

Three tied for lead after 1st round of LPGA's Arkansas event

Sep. 24, 2021 21:43 PM EDT

ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — A Lim Kim, Katherine Kirk and Eun-HI Ji each shot 8-under 63 Friday for a one-shot lead over Sarah Burnham after the first round of the Walmart Northwest Arkansas Championship. Five others — Nasa Hataoka, Lindsey Weaver, Pajaree Anannarukarn, Aditi...

LPGA returns to Cincinnati in 1st deal for new commissioner

Sep. 07, 2021 09:28 AM EDT

The LPGA Tour is returning to Cincinnati for the first time in more than 30 years with the first new tournament announced since Mollie Marcoux Samaan took over as commissioner. The Kroger Queen City Championship is scheduled for Sept. 8-11 in 2022 at Kenwood Country Club...