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Ko surges, 3 shots back of Lee, Harigae at U.S. Women's Open

Jun. 03, 2022 20:59 PM EDT

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. (AP) — Jin Young Ko never seems to stress. Nor does she let up. The world’s No. 1 player vaulted into contention for a third major championship Friday, playing the final five holes in 3 under to pull within three shots of second-round Minjee Lee and Mina...

Danielle Kang playing U.S. Women's Open with tumor on spine

Jun. 03, 2022 15:35 PM EDT

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. (AP) — Danielle Kang revealed Friday that she played the first two rounds of the U.S. Women's Open with a tumor on her spine. The 29-year-old Kang, ranked No. 12 in the world, said she learned of the diagnosis “a few weeks ago” and has undergone multiple...

Eun-Hee Ji wins LPGA Match-Play, gets US Women's Open spot

May. 29, 2022 22:10 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Eun-Hee Ji won the Bank of Hope LPGA Match-Play on Sunday for a spot next week in the U.S. Women's Open, beating Ayaka Furue 3 and 2 in cooler conditions at Shadow Creek. Ji, the 2009 U.S. Women’s Open winner at Saucon Valley, took the last spot at Pine Needles...

Altomare beats top-seeded Lee in LPGA Match-Play

May. 26, 2022 23:10 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Brittany Altomare rallied to beat top-seeded Minjee Lee 2 and 1 on Thursday in hot conditions at Shadow Creek in the second round of group play in the Bank of Hope LPGA Match-Play. Three down after five holes and again after seven in triple-digit heat, Altomare cut...

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...