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Chun perseveres, holds off Thompson to win Women's PGA

Jun. 26, 2022 16:33 PM EDT

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — In Gee Chun rallied after losing the rest of her once-sizeable lead, overcoming a bogey-filled front nine to win the Women's PGA Championship on Sunday when Lexi Thompson faltered with her putter. Chun shot a 3-over 75 for the second consecutive day at...

Chun shoots 75, lead down to 3 at Women's PGA Championship

Jun. 25, 2022 18:36 PM EDT

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — This was the moment the rest of the field needed: In Gee Chun standing near the trees, contemplating her situation and then eventually heading back to the point of her previous shot. A shaky third round cut her lead at the Women's PGA Championship in half. ...

Chun shoots 69 to lead by 6 at Women's PGA Championship

Jun. 24, 2022 20:01 PM EDT

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — In Gee Chun shot a 3-under 69 on Friday to increase her lead to six strokes halfway through the Women's PGA Championship. Chun led by five after the first round, equaling the biggest 18-hole advantage in the history of women's major championships. The...

In Gee Chun races to record-tying 5-shot lead at Women's PGA

Jun. 23, 2022 20:24 PM EDT

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — In Gee Chun is alone atop the Women's PGA Championship following a sensational start. In fact, no player has ever been further ahead after 18 holes at a women's major. Chun breezed to an 8-under 64 on Thursday to take a five-stroke advantage...

Korda set to defend title at Women's PGA Championship

Jun. 22, 2022 17:34 PM EDT

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — It was just one year ago that Nelly Korda won the Women's PGA Championship, securing her first major and reaching No. 1 in the world. “It feels like forever ago, honestly,” she said. A lot has happened — both good and bad — since then for...

Women's PGA Championship doubles prize money to $9 million

Jun. 21, 2022 19:12 PM EDT

The KPMG Women’s PGA Championship is doubling the size of its purse to $9 million, another boost to the women’s game that brings prize money for the five majors to nearly triple the amount from a decade ago. The purse for the LPGA Tour’s second-oldest major is now 300% higher...

Another women's major on a major course at Congressional

Jun. 21, 2022 14:50 PM EDT

LPGA TOUR AND PGA OF AMERICA KPMG WOMEN'S PGA CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Bethesda, Maryland. Course: Congressional CC (Blue). Yardage: 6,831. Par: 72. Prize money: $9 million. Winner's share: $1,350,000. Television: Thursday-Friday,...

Jennifer Kupcho wins LPGA Meijer Classic in playoff

Jun. 19, 2022 21:53 PM EDT

BELMONT, Mich. (AP) — After missing a 2-foot eagle putt on the first hole of a playoff, Jennifer Kupcho won the LPGA Meijer Classic on Sunday when Leona Maguire's 3-foot birdie try lipped out on the second extra hole. Kupcho closed with a 1-under 71 to match playing partner Nelly...

Nelly Korda eagles 18th to take lead in LPGA Meijer Classic

Jun. 18, 2022 19:09 PM EDT

BELMONT, Mich. (AP) — Defending champion Nelly Korda made a 22-foot eagle putt on the par-5 18th for a 6-under 66 and the third-round lead Saturday in the LPGA Meijer Classic, with six majors champions topping the leaderboard. Making her second start since returning from a...

Kupcho leads LPGA Meijer Classic, with Korda 2 strokes back

Jun. 17, 2022 18:58 PM EDT

BELMONT, Mich. (AP) — Jennifer Kupcho opened a two-stroke lead over defending champion Nelly Korda on Friday in the LPGA Meijer Classic, shooting a 5-under 67 in windy conditions for her second straight bogey-free round. A stroke ahead entering the morning round after a career-best...