Latest Sarah Schmelzel News

After Open playoff loss, Hataoka shares lead in Michigan

Jun. 17, 2021 19:04 PM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Nasa Hataoka had a share of the Meijer LPGA Classic lead Thursday in her first event since losing a playoff in the U.S. Women's Open. The 22-year-old Japanese player birdied three of the last five holes at Blythefield Country Club to match...

Ewing beats Kang to reach LPGA Match Play semifinals

May. 30, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Ally Ewing made a 5-foot birdie putt on the par-5 18th hole Saturday to beat local favorite Danielle Kang 1 up and join three major champions in the LPGA Match Play semifinals. “It was a grind,” Ewing said after the long, hot day at...

Kang beats Salas in friendly showdown at Shadow Creek

May. 28, 2021 21:58 PM EDT

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nevada (AP) — Danielle Kang had Lizette Salas over to the house Thursday night to watch “Friends: The Reunion,” then sent her packing Friday in the LPGA Match Play. Kang won the friendly showdown 4 and 3 for a quarterfinal spot on another hot...

Ko wins Lotte Championship with tournament-record 28-under

Apr. 18, 2021 01:02 AM EDT

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Lydia Ko is golfing like she is a kid again. In other words, she’s tough to beat. No one came close at this week’s Lotte Championship. Ko torched Kapolei Golf Club and tournament records in the process. A final-round 65 Saturday left her at...