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Stanford holds off Oregon 3-2 for second national title

May. 25, 2022 23:19 PM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Stanford freshman Rose Zhang stood just short of the 17th green, the ball resting a few feet away in the rough as she tried to close out a tight match. Oregon's Sophie Kibsgaard Nielson wheeled past Zhang while lining up her next shot and accidentally...

Shadoff tops defending champ Ewing in LPGA Match-Play opener

May. 25, 2022 21:14 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jodi Ewart Shadoff routed defending champion Ally Ewing 6 and 5 on Wednesday at Shadow Creek in the first round of group play in the Bank of Hope LPGA Match-Play. After Ewing opened with a birdie win and halved the second with a par, Shadoff won seven of the next...

Stanford to face Oregon in NCAA women's golf title match

May. 24, 2022 23:01 PM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Stanford had a hard time shaking Georgia in the quarterfinals before pulling out a victory. The scorching desert beating down, the Cardinal found themselves trailing Auburn in the afternoon semifinals. Stanford made it to the title match, just as the...

Back to Texas for PGA Tour, seniors head to another major

May. 24, 2022 14:16 PM EDT

PGA TOUR CHARLES SCHWAB CHALLENGE Site: Fort Worth, Texas. Course: Colonial CC. Yardage: 7,209. Par: 70. Prize money: $8.4 million. Winner's share: $1.512 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 4-7 p.m. (Golf Channel);...

Hard travel for Norris and the temptation of Saudi league

May. 24, 2022 12:26 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Shaun Norris, the last player to be paired with Tiger Woods in the PGA Championship, headed home to South Africa to see his young children, take a short break from traveling and figure out where his world travels should take him. One option is the Saudi-funded...

Zhang wins NCAA individual title, 2nd straight for Stanford

May. 23, 2022 22:29 PM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Rose Zhang has felt the energy, the pressure at major championships. The Stanford freshman has succeeded at every level she's played, overcoming the stress to win prestigious amateur events. So when Zhang caught a couple of bad breaks at the NCAA Women's...

Major time again as PGA Championship goes to Southern Hills

May. 17, 2022 09:45 AM EDT

PGA OF AMERICA PGA CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Tulsa, Oklahoma. Course: Southern Hills CC. Yardage: 7,556. Par: 70. Television: Thursday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. (ESPN+), 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. (ESPN); Saturday-Sunday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (ESPN), 1 p.m. to...

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...

Final round of LPGA Founders Cup delayed an hour by fog

May. 15, 2022 10:04 AM EDT

CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) — The start of the final round of the Cognizant Founders Cup was delayed by an hour because of fog. Playing off both the front and back nines, the first groups at the $3 million event at the Upper Montclair Country Club teed off at 8:22 a.m. Minjee...

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...