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Europe, US tied at 8-8 after brutal Day 2 at Solheim Cup

Sep. 14, 2019 3:42 PM EDT

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — After a day of extraordinary comebacks, tense 18th-hole finishes, and some of the most brutal weather conditions in Solheim Cup history, still nothing can separate Europe and the United States at Gleneagles. It's 8-8 heading to the final-day singles and there's no way of knowing...

Europe holds the lead, US has the momentum in Solheim Cup

Sep. 13, 2019 3:46 PM EDT

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — The Europeans have the lead. The Americans have the momentum. An opening day of swinging fortunes in the Solheim Cup reached a crescendo in a tension-filled last hour at Gleneagles, with the final two matches of the fourballs going to the 18th hole and the U.S. team staring at a...

Korda sisters to make history at Solheim Cup

Sep. 12, 2019 1:45 PM EDT

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — If things had worked out differently, they might have been walking out together in the blue of Europe on the opening day of the 2019 Solheim Cup. Instead, Nelly and Jessica Korda will be proudly wearing U.S. colors on Friday when they become the first sisters to be paired in the...

Veterans vs rookies? Youthful US seeks 3-peat in Solheim Cup

Sep. 10, 2019 5:02 PM EDT

The United States had already brought one of its most inexperienced teams in Solheim Cup history to Scotland this week when a back injury nagging Stacy Lewis flared up in practice. Out went one of the Americans' few seasoned players — a major champion and a former world No. 1. In came another rookie in...

Monday qualifier Noh leads by 3 at the Portland Classic

Aug. 31, 2019 10:38 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Monday qualifier Yealimi Noh shot an 8-under 64 Saturday for a three-shot lead heading into the final round of the Portland Classic. The 18-year-old Noh, who turned down an offer to play for UCLA and instead went pro in February, made eight birdies and moved to 19 under at...

Inkster takes experience to round out Solheim Cup team

Aug. 26, 2019 5:31 PM EDT

Juli Inkster used her two Solheim Cup captain's picks on Stacy Lewis and Morgan Pressel on Monday, wanting to add experience to an American team so young that eight of the 12 players have never competed in the tournament when it is away from home. "I think they can bring a little calming factor to our team,"...

Shibuno holds off Salas to win Women's British Open on debut

Aug. 4, 2019 5:44 PM EDT

MILTON KEYNES, England (AP) — Hinako Shibuno of Japan finished with a birdie to win the Women's British Open by one shot over Lizette Salas on Sunday as she wrapped up a stunning major championship debut. The 20-year-old Shibuno, a rookie on the Japan LPGA Tour who was playing for the first time outside of...

Buhai leads by 1 over Kang, Shibuno at Women's British Open

Aug. 1, 2019 4:15 PM EDT

MILTON KEYNES, England (AP) — Ashleigh Buhai of South Africa shot a 7-under 65 to take a one-stroke lead in the first round of the Women's British Open on Thursday. Buhai finished just ahead of Japan's Hinako Shibuno and American Danielle Kang, who each had a bogey in rounds of 66. "In my last few...

Spieth adds tournament to help chances of East Lake return

Jul. 30, 2019 4:23 PM EDT

Jordan Spieth hasn't played the Wyndham Championship since he lost in a playoff to Patrick Reed in 2013, a finish that allowed him to start the FedEx Cup playoffs in the top 10. He returns to Greensboro, North Carolina, facing a little more urgency. "I would like to make East Lake. That's my goal now," Spieth...

Mi Hyang Lee has 1-shot lead at weather-hit Evian major

Jul. 26, 2019 2:55 PM EDT

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — Taking advantage of an earlier start time to get ahead of bad weather, Mi Hyang Lee surged to a 4-under 67 on Friday to take a one-shot lead into the weekend at the Evian Championship. The 37th-ranked Lee was at even through 15 holes on the day before a birdie-birdie-eagle...