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Jin Young Ko gets no help being 2x champ at Founders Cup

May. 11, 2022 15:55 PM EDT

CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) — Being a two-time defending champion in the Cognizant Founders Cup isn't giving Jin Young Ko any advantage. For the third time running, the $3 million event honoring the 13 founders of the LPGA Tour is being played on a different course. When Ko...

Stars return in Dallas as 2nd golf major of year looms

May. 10, 2022 11:15 AM EDT

PGA TOUR AT&T BYRON NELSON Site: McKinney, Texas. Course: TPC Craig Ranch. Yardage: 7,468. Par: 72. Television: Thursday-Friday, 4-7 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday, 1-3 p.m. (Golf Channel), 3-6 p.m. (CBS). Prize...

Mission Hills bowing out with final major in the desert

Mar. 31, 2022 09:10 AM EDT

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Come Sunday at Mission Hills, the winner will take the last traditional victory leap into Poppie's Pond — and the women's major golf tournament best known as the Dinah Shore will be history in the desert. Unable to find a sponsor willing to remain at...

LPGA has 1st major in Palm Springs for the final time

Mar. 30, 2022 21:14 PM EDT

LPGA TOUR CHEVRON CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Rancho Mirage, California. Course: Mission Hills CC (Dinah Shore). Yardage: 6,763. Par: 72. Prize money: $5 million. Winner's share: $750,000. Television: Thursday-Friday, noon to 4 p.m.,...

LPGA changes Hall requirements and brings in founders, Ochoa

Mar. 29, 2022 19:27 PM EDT

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Already in the World Golf Hall of Fame, Lorena Ochoa now gets a spot in the LPGA Hall of Fame alone with eight of the LPGA's founders. The LPGA announced modifications to its Hall of Fame criteria on Tuesday, which includes lifting the requirement that...

A mixture of sadness and pride for Patty T at Mission Hills

Mar. 29, 2022 16:18 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Patty Tavanakit felt a mixture of pride and sadness when she arrived at Mission Hills in California for the first LPGA Tour major of the year. It was a thrill to see her name on the wall of champions. The former UCLA star from Thailand went wire-to-wire last...

Jin Young Ko back on top of LPGA leaderboard at JTBC Classic

Mar. 24, 2022 22:01 PM EDT

CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Jin Young Ko picked up where she left off three weeks ago in Singapore on Thursday in the first round of the JTBC Classic. The top-ranked Ko shot a bogey-free 7-under 65 at Aviara Golf Club to take a one-stroke leader over Nanna Koerstz Madsen in the final...

Majors loom: Match Play in Texas for men, LPGA in California

Mar. 22, 2022 11:52 AM EDT

INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF PGA TOURS WORLD GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS-DELL MATCH PLAY Site: Austin, Texas. Course: Austin CC. Yardage: 7,108. Par: 71. Prize money: $12 million. Winner's share: $2.16 million. Television:...

Crown jewel of the PGA Tour with The Players Championship

Mar. 08, 2022 09:48 AM EST

PGA TOUR THE PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Course: TPC Sawgrass (Players Stadium). Yardage: 7, 256. Par: 72. Prize money: $20 million. Winner's share: $3.6 million. Television: Thursday-Friday,...

Florida swing marches on to the home of the King at Bay Hill

Mar. 01, 2022 10:51 AM EST

PGA TOUR ARNOLD PALMER INVITATIONAL Site: Orlando, Florida. Course: Bay Hill Club & Lodge. Yardage: 7,466. Par: 72. Prize money: $12 million. Winner's share: $2.16 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 2-6 p.m. (Golf...