Latest U.S. Open Women's Golf Championships News

Chun takes halfway lead at Women's British Open

Aug. 05, 2022 18:14 PM EDT

MUIRFIELD, Scotland (AP) — In Gee Chun is making another strong run at a major. The South Korean golfer took the halfway lead at the Women's British Open after a 5-under 66 in the second round on Friday, putting her in position to challenge for a second major title of the year,...

Golf Hall of Fame to move back to Pinehurst at new site

Jul. 20, 2022 09:40 AM EDT

The World Golf Hall of Fame is leaving Florida and returning to North Carolina, where it will be part of the USGA's campus at Pinehurst and stage two induction ceremonies during the U.S. Open weeks in 2024 and 2029. The move will involve relocating some of the artifacts that have...

LPGA, PGA Tour Champions stage majors in France and Scotland

Jul. 19, 2022 09:28 AM EDT

LPGA TOUR AND LADIES EUROPEAN TOUR AMUNDI EVIAN CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Evian-les-Bains, France. Course: Evian Resort GC. Yardage: 6,523. Par: 71. Prize money: $6.5 million. Winner's share: $1 million. Television:...

10-year-old Japanese golfer closing in on 12th sponsor

Jul. 17, 2022 12:41 PM EDT

EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — Miroku Suto of Japan looks like a professional golfer with logos of 11 sponsors splashed across her polo shirt, cap, bag and even her belt. Her parents say the deals are worth in the mid-six figures annually, with some contracts for 10 years. A 12th sponsorship is waiting...

British Open returns to home of golf at St. Andrews

Jul. 12, 2022 11:39 AM EDT

ROYAL & ANCIENT GOLF CLUB BRITISH OPEN Site: St. Andrews, Scotland. Course: St. Andrews (Old Course) Yardage: 7,313. Par: 72. Prize money: $14 million. Winner's share: $2.5 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 1:30 a.m....

Saudi-funded LIV Golf comes to America for Portland event

Jun. 28, 2022 16:04 PM EDT

LIV GOLF LIV GOLF INVITATIONAL-PORTLAND Site: North Plains, Oregon. Course: Pumpkin Ridge GC. Prize money: $25 million ($5 million for teams). Winner's share: $4 million ($750,000 for each winning team member). Television:...

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

Jun. 26, 2022 18:46 PM EDT

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — In Gee Chun was an upbeat, smiling presence throughout the Women's PGA Championship — easy enough when you shoot 64 in the first round and lead comfortably for much of the tournament. In the final round, all of her positive thinking was put to the test. ...

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 20:36 PM EDT

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — After another sparkling start, In Gee Chun finally hit a wayward tee shot — into the thick rough on the eighth hole at Congressional Country Club. It was the closest she's come to a shaky stretch through the first two days of the Women's PGA Championship. ...

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...