Women's golf

Mirim Lee, of South Korea, receives the championship trophy after winning the LPGA's ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif., Sunday Sept. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
September 13, 2020 - 7:35 pm
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Mirim Lee ran toward the water for the winner's leap into Poppie's Pond, and there was no blue wall to stop her. How she even got to that point as the ANA Inspiration champion was shocking even to Lee. She chipped in twice to stay in the hunt for a major title that for...
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Brooke M. Henderson watches her tee shot on the 17th hole during the third round of the LPGA's ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif., Saturday Sept. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
September 12, 2020 - 7:39 pm
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Brooke Henderson kept pouring in birdies as she tried to erase as much as she could from a six-shot deficit in the ANA Inspiration. Nelly Korda was trying to let off steam in the desert heat after dropping three shots in two holes. Henderson eventually cooled down...
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Nelly Korda hits her tee shot on the 12th hole during the second round of the the ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif., Friday Sept. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
September 11, 2020 - 10:17 pm
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — The numbers suggested a stress-free time in the desert for Nelly Korda, who had five birdies and a clean card Friday for a 5-under 67 to build a two-shot lead going into the hot weekend at the ANA Inspiration. All she could think about were two pars. The only fairway...
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Nelly Korda watches her tee shot on the 17th hole during the first round of the LPGA's ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif., Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
September 10, 2020 - 10:33 pm
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Nelly Korda has had Grand Slam events on her mind for the last two weeks, not just her own, and she made it through the first round Thursday of the ANA Inspiration with just the start she wanted. With heat-baked greens so firm she couldn't find pitch marks, Korda hit...
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August 28, 2020 - 8:09 pm
ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — Jackie Stoelting returned from a 14-month maternity break to take a share of the first-round lead Friday in the LPGA Tour's Walmart NW Arkansas Championship. With her mother with her to look after son Baren, the 34-year-old Stoelting had a bogey-free 7-under 64 — playing her...
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August 23, 2020 - 12:39 pm
TROON, Scotland (AP) — Sophia Popov became the first female golfer from Germany to capture a major title when she won the Women’s British Open by two strokes at Royal Troon on Sunday. Popov, who went into the final round with a three-shot lead, bounced back from bogeying the first hole by making...
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August 21, 2020 - 6:05 pm
TROON, Scotland (AP) — As if Royal Troon isn’t playing hard enough for the world’s top female golfers this week, Dani Holmqvist is going around the wind-swept Scottish links carrying a nagging back injury from a cart crash in 2018. It’s not stopping the Swede leading the Women’s British Open after...
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August 20, 2020 - 3:41 am
TROON, Scotland (AP) — Jessica Korda, one of the top U.S. hopes at the Women's British Open, withdrew from the first major of the year because of medical reasons before the first round started Thursday. Organizers said Korda's issues were “unrelated to COVID-19.” Katja Pogacar of Slovenia replaced...
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August 18, 2020 - 3:24 pm
A self-confessed “control freak” on the golf course, Danielle Kang likes her ball to end up where she intended it to go. That likely explains her underwhelming career record at the Women’s British Open, given the bumps, hollows and undulations on the event’s old links courses. Maybe this year will...
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FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2019, file photo Massachusetts players enter the field for an NCAA college football game against Connecticut, in Amherst, Mass. Massachusetts is the latest school from the Football Bowl Subdivision, college football’s highest level, to cancel its fall season. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
August 11, 2020 - 10:07 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The LPGA Tour has confirmed the 2020 Buick LPGA Shanghai has been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. China’s government last month announced all international sports events in the country would be...
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