Latest Women's PGA Championship News

LPGA returns to Cincinnati in 1st deal for new commissioner

Sep. 07, 2021 09:28 AM EDT

The LPGA Tour is returning to Cincinnati for the first time in more than 30 years with the first new tournament announced since Mollie Marcoux Samaan took over as commissioner. The Kroger Queen City Championship is scheduled for Sept. 8-11 in 2022 at Kenwood Country Club...

Nordqvist wins Women's British Open for 3rd major title

Aug. 22, 2021 14:58 PM EDT

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Anna Nordqvist of Sweden won her third major title with a one-shot victory at the Women’s British Open at Carnoustie on Sunday. Nordqvist tapped in for par at the last hole for a 3-under 69 to finish on 12-under par for the tournament. ...

Women take their shots at Olympic medals at Kasumigaseki

Aug. 03, 2021 01:49 AM EDT

INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE TOKYO OLYMPICS Site: Kawagoe, Japan. Course: Kasumigaseki CC. Yardage: 6,648. Par: 71. Prize: Gold, silver and bronze medals. Television (all times EDT):...

Korda sisters together in Olympic golf against strong field

Aug. 03, 2021 01:04 AM EDT

KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — They are separated by five years and could pass as twin sisters from a distance, blond and athletic, both approaching 6 feet with a golf swing that is picturesque and powerful. Jessica and Nelly Korda — Team Jelly, they like to say — were...

PGA Tour goes to Detroit, LPGA gets summer heat in Texas

Jun. 29, 2021 11:02 AM EDT

PGA TOUR ROCKET MORTGAGE CLASSIC Site: Detroit. Course: Detroit GC. Yardage: 7,370. Par: 72. Prize money: $7.5 million. Winner's share: $1.35 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 3-6 p.m....

Nelly Korda a major winner and face of American women's golf

Jun. 28, 2021 15:46 PM EDT

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. (AP) — The timing couldn't have been better in so many ways for Nelly Korda, the new face of American women in golf and No. 1 in the world. As she stood on the first tee at Atlanta Athletic Cub, tied for the lead in the KPMG Women's PGA Championship...

Whoa, Nelly! A major title for Korda and No. 1 world ranking

Jun. 27, 2021 20:49 PM EDT

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. (AP) — First came the tears when Nelly Korda hugged her older sister and didn't want to let go. That was followed by the spray of champagne on the 18th green to celebrate a day that will be hard for her to top even at age 22. With one round, she became...

Nelly Korda wins KPMG Women's PGA Championship at Atlanta Athletic Club for first major title and No. 1 spot in world

Jun. 27, 2021 17:58 PM EDT
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. (AP) — Nelly Korda wins KPMG Women's PGA Championship at Atlanta Athletic Club for first major title and No. 1 spot in world.

Korda, Salas pull away and share the lead in Women's PGA

Jun. 26, 2021 18:04 PM EDT

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. (AP) — Lizette Salas spent much of her time Saturday looking at Nelly Korda ahead of her in the KPMG Women's PGA Championship. In the fairway, not on the leaderboard. Korda blasted a drive on the opening hole at Atlanta Athletic...

Fassi angered by 2-shot penalty for slow play at Women's PGA

Jun. 25, 2021 20:13 PM EDT

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. (AP) — Maria Fassi thought she had atoned for a double bogey start at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship. She birdied the 18th hole and headed to front nine at even par for the round. And then that birdied turned into a bogey. Fassi...