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1-stop Asia trips for PGA in Japan, LPGA in South Korea

Oct. 20, 2021 21:50 PM EDT

PGA TOUR ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Chiba, Japan. Course: Accordia Golf Narashino CC. Yardage: 7,041. Par: 70. Prize money: $9.75 million. Winner's share: $1.791 million. Television:...

Ko gets wire-to-wire win at Founders and ties Annika record

Oct. 10, 2021 15:49 PM EDT

WEST CALDWELL, N.J. (AP) — Jin Young Ko finished off a wire-to-wire victory Sunday in the Cognizant Founders Cup with her 14th consecutive round in the 60s that matched a 16-year record held by Annika Sorenstam. Even in a steady rain at Mountain Ridge, the 26-year-old...

Ko gets 13th straight round in 60s, leads by 4 at Founders

Oct. 09, 2021 19:21 PM EDT

WEST CALDWELL, N.J. (AP) — One more round in the 60s at the Founders Cup is all Jin Young Ko needs to join Annika Sorenstam in the LPGA Tour record book. That might be all it takes to win the Founders Cup, too. Ko picked up her fourth birdie on the...

Jin Young Ko leads LPGA Tour’s foggy Founders Cup

Oct. 08, 2021 20:08 PM EDT

WEST CALDWELL, N.J. (AP) — Jin Young Ko had a three-stroke lead with four holes left Friday when second-round play in the LPGA Tour's Cognizant Founders Cup was suspended because of darkness. Play was delayed 2 1/2 hours at the start because of fog, the second straight...

Ko has the lead at Founders Cup, 11 straight rounds in 60s

Oct. 07, 2021 20:22 PM EDT

WEST CALDWELL, N.J. (AP) — Jin Young Ko put a tough loss behind her quickly and ran off six birdies over a seven-hole stretch on the back nine for an 8-under 63 on Thursday to build a three-shot lead in the Cognizant Founders Cup. It was her 11th consecutive round in...

The 'Dinah' leaving desert as LPGA major gets new sponsor

Oct. 05, 2021 15:46 PM EDT

Next year will be the final leap into “Poppie's Pond,” ending 40 years of the only LPGA major held on the same course and still known in some corners simply as the Dinah Shore. The LPGA Tour announced Tuesday that Chevron is taking over as title sponsor of the year's...

Column: Cognizant, Aon share wealth in golf sponsorship

Oct. 05, 2021 13:25 PM EDT

The 13 women who founded the LPGA Tour would have reason to be proud this week. It goes beyond the tournament named in their honor, featuring nine of the top 10 players in the women's world ranking. It's not just that it will be played at Mountain Ridge, a Donald Ross...

PGA Tour in Las Vegas, Ryder Cup captain reunion in Florida

Oct. 05, 2021 10:41 AM EDT

PGA TOUR SHRINERS CHILDREN'S OPEN Site: Las Vegas. Course: TPC Summerlin. Yardage: 7,255. Par: 71. Prize money: $7 million. Winner's share: $1.26 million. Television: Thursday-Sunday, 5-8...

Celine Boutier rallies with a 63 to win ShopRite LPGA

Oct. 03, 2021 17:18 PM EDT

GALLOWAY, N.J. (AP) — Celine Boutier birdied two of her last three holes for an 8-under 63 and won the ShopRite LPGA Classic on Sunday when South Korea's best two players faltered down the stretch Sunday. Starting the final round five shots behind, Boutier ran off six...

Inbee Park, Jin Young Ko tied at the top in ShopRite LPGA

Oct. 02, 2021 18:59 PM EDT

GALLOWAY, N.J. (AP) — Inbee Park birdied three of her last five holes to match Jin Young Ko with a 6-under 65 and the leave two top South Koreans in the world tied for the lead Saturday in the ShopRite LPGA. Ko, the No. 2 player in the world, played in the morning on...