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Nelly Korda shoots 62, takes 3-shot lead in Michigan

Jun. 19, 2021 18:25 PM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Nelly Korda shot a career-best 10-under 62 on Saturday to take a three-stroke lead over Leona Maguire into the final round of the Meijer LPGA Classic. “Everything was falling and I was just on a roll,” Korda said. “You don’t take these...

Irish rookie Leona Maguire leads Meijer LPGA Classic

Jun. 18, 2021 21:47 PM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Leona Maguire shot a 8-under 64 on Friday to take a three-stroke lead in the Meijer LPGA Classic, the second straight week the Irish rookie has topped a leaderboard. The 26-year-old former Duke player is trying to become the first Irish winner...

Separated by pandemic, Molinari brothers unite at US Open

Jun. 17, 2021 21:08 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Edoardo and Francesco Molinari spent the week before Christmas together in Italy in 2019, not realizing then it would be 18 months before the brothers would see each other again because of travel restrictions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Even...

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...

Women's Open champ Yuka Saso meets her hero at Torrey Pines

Jun. 15, 2021 21:32 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The jangled nerves were almost too much for Yuka Saso, and she didn't even have a putter in her hand with the U.S. Women's Open on the line. She was at Torrey Pines on Tuesday. She met Rory McIlroy. “I didn't know how to say,...

US Open returns to Torrey Pines and to prime time

Jun. 15, 2021 11:00 AM EDT

UNITED STATES GOLF ASSOCIATION U.S. OPEN Site: San Diego. Course: Torrey Pines GC (South). Yardage: 7, 652. Par: 71. Prize money: $12.5 million. Winner's share: $2.25 million. Television:...

Matilda Castren first Finnish winner in LPGA Tour history

Jun. 13, 2021 23:12 PM EDT

DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) — Matilda Castren became the first Finnish winner in LPGA Tour history Sunday in the LPGA MEDIHEAL Championship, pulling away on the front-nine at foggy Lake Merced and holding off Min Lee by two strokes. “It’s a huge honor to be a winner as a...

Caldwell wins European mixed golf event in Sweden

Jun. 13, 2021 12:46 PM EDT

GOTHENBURG, Sweden (AP) — Two men and one woman finished in the top three of the inaugural Scandinavian Mixed golf tournament on Sunday with Jonathan Caldwell winning by one stroke for his first European Tour title. “It’s been a dream of mine for an awful long...

Taiwan's Min Lee takes 2-shot lead at Lake Merced

Jun. 12, 2021 22:20 PM EDT

DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) — Min Lee made a 15-foot birdie putt on the par-5 18th for a 4-under 68 and two-stroke lead Saturday in the LPGA MEDIHEAL Championship. Coming off a Symetra Tour victory, Lee also birdied the par-5 15th and par-3 17th to pull away from former...

Kang takes 1-stroke lead in LPGA Tour event at Lake Merced

Jun. 11, 2021 22:33 PM EDT

DALY CITY, Calif (AP) — Danielle Kang birdied the par-5 18th hole for a 6-under 66 and a one-stroke lead Friday in the LPGA MEDIHEAL Championship, the tour’s second straight event on the San Francisco Peninsula. Coming off a 35th-place tie last week in the U.S....