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Japan's Saki Baba wins US Women's Amateur in blowout

Aug. 14, 2022 22:40 PM EDT

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) — Saki Baba routed Monet Chun of Canada 11 and 9 on Sunday to become the second Japanese winner in U.S. Women’s Amateur history. The 17-year-old Baba won the last six holes, ending the match with a birdie on the par-3 27th hole at Chambers Bay. ...

Stark claims 3rd LET title and gets LPGA Tour membership

Aug. 14, 2022 12:55 PM EDT

BALLYMENA, Northern Ireland (AP) — Maja Stark of Sweden closed with a 10-under 63 on Sunday and won the ISPS Handa World Invitational for her third victory this year on the Ladies European Tour, and this one with an additional perk. The tournament is co-sanctioned with the LPGA...

Japan's Baba, Canada's Chun reach US Women Amateur final

Aug. 13, 2022 19:06 PM EDT

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) — Saki Baba of Japan routed American Bailey Shoemaker 7 and 6 on Saturday at Chambers Bay to reach the U.S. Women’s Amateur final. The 17-year-old Baba will face 21-year-old Canadian Monet Chun, a rising junior at Michigan, in the 36-hole final...

PGA Tour postseason begins in Memphis in chase for FedEx Cup

Aug. 09, 2022 12:31 PM EDT

PGA TOUR FEDEX ST. JUDE CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Memphis, Tennessee. Course: TPC Southwind. Yardage: 7,243. Par: 70. Prize money: $15 million. Winner's share: $2.7 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 3-7 p.m. (Golf Channel);...

Ashleigh Buhai wins Women's British Open after playoff

Aug. 07, 2022 17:05 PM EDT

MUIRFIELD, Scotland (AP) — After seeing a five-shot lead slip away in the final round, Ashleigh Buhai still managed to secure a first major title at the Women's British Open. Buhai kept her composure to beat In Gee Chun — and the setting sun — in a playoff at Muirfield on...

Ashleigh Buhai of South Africa wins Women’s British Open after playoff for 1st major title

Aug. 07, 2022 16:23 PM EDT
MUIRFIELD, Scotland (AP) — Ashleigh Buhai of South Africa wins Women’s British Open after playoff for 1st major title.

Ashleigh Buhai takes 5-shot lead at Women's British Open

Aug. 06, 2022 19:44 PM EDT

MUIRFIELD, Scotland (AP) — Ashleigh Buhai surged into a five-shot lead at the Women's British Open after shooting a 7-under 64 in the third round on Saturday. Now she just has to find a way to finish off for her first major victory. The South African also led this...

Chun takes halfway lead at Women's British Open

Aug. 05, 2022 18:14 PM EDT

MUIRFIELD, Scotland (AP) — In Gee Chun is making another strong run at a major. The South Korean golfer took the halfway lead at the Women's British Open after a 5-under 66 in the second round on Friday, putting her in position to challenge for a second major title of the year,...

In borrowed clothes, Korda makes strong start at Muirfield

Aug. 04, 2022 14:42 PM EDT

MUIRFIELD, Scotland (AP) — Playing in borrowed clothes doesn't seem to bother Jessica Korda at the Women's British Open. Still waiting for her suitcase to arrive in Muirfield, Korda recovered from an early bogey to shoot a 5-under 66 in the first round Thursday, putting her one...

Shanshan Feng got everything from golf but a proper farewell

Aug. 02, 2022 16:32 PM EDT

Shanshan Feng never wanted to play more than 10 years of professional golf. She went longer than planned, and the only regret for China's happy-go-lucky major champion is the COVID-19 pandemic kept her from a proper farewell. Feng, 32, announced her retirement Tuesday with an...