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FILE - In this  1967 file photo, the gallery follows Mickey Wright's iron shot from the fairway at the Toronto Golf Club. Hall of Fame golfer Wright, who won 82 LPGA tournaments including 13 majors, died Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, of a heart attack, her attorney said. Wright was 85. (AP Photo, File)

Mickey Wright, golf great and early LPGA force, dies at 85

Feb. 17, 2020 5:35 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Mickey Wright, the golf great with a magnificent swing who won 13 majors among her 82 victories and gave the fledgling LPGA a crucial lift, died Monday of a heart attack. She was 85. She had been hospitalized in Florida the last few weeks after a fall, said her lawyer, Sonia...

Inbee Park, of Korea, drives from the 2nd tee during during the final round of the Tournament of Champions LPGA golf tournament Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Gary McCullough)

Inbee Park takes 3-stroke lead at Women's Australian Open

Feb. 15, 2020 3:57 AM EST

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Seven-time major champion Inbee Park hasn't won an LPGA tournament in nearly two years, but her 19 tour victories include trophies at Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Malaysia. She might well be adding Australia soon to that total in the Asia-Pacific region. Park took a...

FILE - In this Thursday, June 20, 2019, file photo, Korea's Inbee Park walks off the 10th tee during the first round of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship golf tournament, in Chaska, Minn. Seven-time major winner Inbee Park moved into contention for her 20th LPGA Tour win by taking a share of the second-round lead at the Women's Australian Open on Friday, Feb. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

7-time major champion Inbee Park tied for lead Down Under

Feb. 14, 2020 9:35 AM EST

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Seven-time major champion Inbee Park moved into contention for her 20th LPGA Tour victory on Friday by taking a share of the second-round lead at the Women's Australian Open. Park shot 4-under 69 to put her at 10-under 136 at Royal Adelaide, level with first-round leader Jodi...

Ewart Shadoff gets 1st round lead at Women's Australian Open

Feb. 13, 2020 4:47 AM EST

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Jodi Ewart Shadoff shot a 7-under 66 to take a three-stroke lead over defending champion Nelly Korda in the first round of the Women's Australian Open on Thursday. Ewart Shadoff had seven birdies at Royal Adelaide and held a one-stroke lead over Inbee Park and U.S. Open champion...

Tiger Woods watches his tee shot on the second hole of the South Course at Torrey Pines Golf Course during the final round of the Farmers Insurance golf tournament Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

Woods unsure whether to repeat as Presidents Cup captain

Feb. 11, 2020 3:42 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ernie Els has made it clear he will not be returning as International captain for the Presidents Cup next year. Tiger Woods was a little more vague. Woods, captain of the U.S. team that won at Royal Melbourne for the eighth straight time, says he spoke with Els while boarding the charter...

A look at the week ahead in golf around the world

Feb. 11, 2020 9:50 AM EST

PGA TOUR GENESIS INVITATIONAL Site: Los Angeles. Course: Riviera CC. Yards: 7,322. Par: 71. Purse: $9.3 million. Winner's share: $1,674,000. Television: Thursday-Friday, 2-6 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday, 1-2:45 p.m. (Golf Channel), 3-6 p.m. (CBS); Sunday, 1-2:45 p.m. (Golf Channel), 3-6:30 p.m. (CBS). Defending...

LPGA Tour cancels 2 more Asia tournaments due to coronavirus

Feb. 9, 2020 8:59 PM EST

The LPGA Tour has canceled two more tournaments in Asia because of the coronavirus, knocking out three of the five tournaments that comprise its first international swing. The LPGA said Sunday night the Honda LPGA Thailand, scheduled for Feb. 20-23, and the HSBC Women's World Championship in Singapore, scheduled...

Sagstrom has 1-stroke lead after 2 rounds at LPGA's Vic Open

Feb. 7, 2020 4:58 AM EST

BARWON HEADS, Australia (AP) — First-round leader Madelene Sagstrom held a one-stroke lead over American rival Ally McDonald after two rounds of the LPGA's Vic Open. The tournament features male and female professionals playing in alternate groups over two courses at the 13th Beach Golf Links. Sagstrom...

FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2020, file photo, Patrick Cantlay hits from the 2nd tee during first round of the Tournament of Champions golf event at Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii. Cantlay is more at ease asking questions than answering them. It's a habit he picked up during some of the darkest times of his life. He was out of golf for nearly three years because of a stress fracture in his spine. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

Cantlay has come a long way at Pebble Beach in 3 years

Feb. 4, 2020 8:05 PM EST

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Patrick Cantlay had a different set of expectations when he played the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am three years ago. “In a weird way, it was an accomplishment to finish a golf tournament,” he said. Cantlay had been away from golf for nearly three years because of a...

A glance at the week ahead in golf

Feb. 4, 2020 9:19 AM EST

PGA TOUR AT&T PEBBLE BEACH PRO-AM Site: Pebble Beach, Calif. Courses: Pebble Beach GL (Yards: 6,816. Par: 72); Spyglass Hill GC (Yards: 7,035. Par: 72); Monterey Peninsula CC (Yards: 6,958. Par: 71). Purse: $7.8 million. Winner's share: $1,404,000. Television: Thursday-Friday, 3-6 p.m. (Golf Channel);...