World No.1 Yani Tseng and Sweden's Karin Sjodin will go into the final round of the first women's major of the season tied for the lead at Mission Hills in California.
Taiwan's Yani Tseng shot a second consecutive round of 68 at the Kraft Nabisco Championship on Friday to earn a one shot lead heading into the weekend of women's first major of 2012.
Tiger Woods' coach Hank Haney discusses working with the golfer after sex rehab.
"People would say, 'Oh, what's wrong with your golf, what's going on with your golf?' and I thought, it's not golf, it's my head. It's me."
Living Golf's Shane O'Donoghue meets the youngest ever winner on the LPGA Tour, Lexi Thompson.
Teenage golf sensation Alexis Thompson became the youngest professional to win on the Ladies' European Tour when she triumphed at the season-ending championship in Dubai on Saturday.
Europe survived a late rally from the United States to hold a slender one-point lead after the first day of the Solheim Cup in Ireland Friday.
The United States have battled back to set up a final-day showdown in the Solheim Cup women's golf teams event in Ireland.
This weekend some of the world's highest-paid sportswomen will battle for supremacy in Ireland, with the most prestigious team prize in their sport up for grabs.
The United States are aiming to win the Solheim Cup for a fourth successive occasion when they face Europe in the 12th edition of the women's team golf tournament, which begins at the Killeen Castle Golf Resort in Ireland on Friday.
World No.1 Yani Tseng continued her current dominance of women's golf as she coasted to victory in the LPGA Thailand tournament at the Siam Country Club in Chonburi.
South Korean golfer In-Kyung Kim retained the lead at the halfway stage of the season-opening LPGA Thailand event on Friday, but is being chased by world No. 1 Yani Tseng and Michelle Wie.
Shane O'Donoghue reports from New Delhi, India, where golf is the fastest growing sport in India.
Taiwan's Yani Tseng was crowned LPGA Rolex Player of the Year after a nervous wait at the season-ending Tour Championship in Florida.
Sports Illustrated will announce its choice for Sportsman of the Year on Nov. 29. Here's one of the nominations for that honor by an SI writer.
South Korea's Jiyai Shin made birdie on the final hole to secure the Evian Masters title and regain her crown as the world's number one female golfer.
Cristie Kerr is the first player from the United States to top the women's world rankings after her runaway victory in the LPGA Championship at Locust Hill Country Club in New York.
25-year-old professional golfer Erica Blasberg was found dead at her home outside Las Vegas.
The LPGA have confirmed that 25-year-old golfer Erica Blasberg has been found dead.
Lorena Ochoa, the world number one women's golfer, has confirmed on her official Web site that she will announce her retirement in a press conference in Mexico City on Friday.
CNN's Justin Armsden goes behind the personality of Lorena Ochoa to see how she became so successful in golf.
One of women's golf's most exciting young stars talks to Living Golf's Justin Armsden about her 2010 ambitions.
In the 10 years since the turn of the century, golf has seen some remarkable twists and turns, but the domination of the sport by one man was a story few other developments could match.
Na Yeon Choi of South Korea charged to the front of the elite field at the Samsung World Championship with a nine-under 63 at Torrey Pines in California.
CNN's Justin Armsden previews the 2009 Women's British Open at England's Royal Litham and St. Anne's Golf Club.
Ai Miyazato of Japan carded a second round 66 to share the halfway lead at the Evian Masters in France with Becky Brewerton of Wales and South Korea's Choi Na Yeon.
South Korea's In-Kyung Kim and Na Yeon Choi caught early leader Becky Brewerton to force a three-way tie at the top after the first round of the Evian Masters in France on Thursday.
The LPGA Tour is seeking a new leader after controversial Commissioner Carolyn Bivens handed in her resignation following a display of player power.
The world's best female golfer, Lorena Ochoa of Mexico, has exclusively revealed to CNN that a meeting with Tiger Woods in her youth inspired her to become the player she is today.
Women's professional golf has lost another big tournament after the LPGA Tour announced that this year's Corning Classic will be the last.
In May, CNN Living Golf meets the best female golfer in the world, Lorena Ochoa, in her home town of Guadalajara, Mexico's second most populous city.
The Swedish golf star and husband Mike McGee are expecting their first child
Emotional Annika Sorenstam sank the final putt of her magnificent 15-year professional career in memorable style for an eight-foot birdie at December's Dubai Ladies Masters.
Only a stunning final-day collapse can keep Michelle Wie from claiming a spot on the 2009 LPGA Tour after she fired a four-under-par 68 in Saturday's fourth round of qualifying.
The LPGA Tour boasts players from all over the world, and it wants all of them to be able to speak English
Nineteen-year-old Inbee Park became the youngest winner of the US Women's Open when she triumphed by four strokes at Interlachen, Minnesota.
Annika Sorenstam will retire after the season, ending an LPGA Tour career in which she has won 72 tournaments to date and delivered a defining moment when she teed it up against the men on the PGA Tour
China will host its first LPGA tournament in October, with 63 of the world's top women golfers competing for a purse of $1.8 million.
World number one Lorena Ochoa of Mexico won her second women's major championship in a row after strolling to a five-stroke victory at the LPGA Kraft Nabisco Championship.
The top 15 women's golfers in the world will tee up in the inaugural HSBC Women's Champions in Singapore later this month.
World number one Lorena Ochoa will be the star attraction at the HSBC Women's Champions in Singapore next month.
South Korean star Se Ri Pak and Natalie Gulbis of the United States are the latest big names to confirm their participation in the HSBC Women's Champions tournament in Singapore next year.
Christina Kim and Mi Hyun Kim took a share of the lead after the first round of the $1.55 million LPGA Tour Championship after world No. 1 Lorena Ochoa suffered a horror end to her first round in Florida.
Sports Illustrated will announce its choice for Sportsman of the Year on Dec. 3. Here's one of the nominations for that honor by an SI writer. For more essays, click here.
Paula Creamer birdied the 18th hole for the third day in as she increased her lead to six strokes after 54 holes at the LPGA Tournament of Champions.
Paula Creamer went five shots clear after 36 holes of the LPGA Tournament of Champions in Mobile, firing a bogey-free seven-under par 65 Friday.
Suzann Pettersen led the LPGA tournament in Thailand but she had to share top billing in the first round on Thursday with local amateur Ariya Jutanugam who is just 11 years of age.
Home Girls St. Andrews finally opened its arms to the greatest female players in the world last week, and the Women's British Open at the Home of Golf was a raging success, although two blips kept it from being all it could have been. First, number 17, the Road Hole, a 453-yard par-4 in Open Championships, was played from the normal tee but as a par-5, making par for the course 73. The reason: Officials feared that bad weather would make the hole unreachable. Really? Why couldn't they simply find a forward teeing ground to use in foul conditions instead of messing with history, the most storied second shot in golf and the value of par? Second, the pace of play was atrocious, with multiple six-hour rounds clogging the course. Earlier this year the LPGA did an admirable job of establishing and enforcing new pace-of-play regulations. Rounds were noticeably faster, and the players were policing themselves beautifully. Since mid-May, though, the pace seems to have crept backward. Granted,
Welcome to this week's edition of the Monday Awards, where ESPN has packed Dick Vitale back up in a box until late October and it's unclear why Knick fans are excited about Zach "I won't get into any trouble in NYC" Randolph.
World number one Lorena Ochoa had to recover from three shots behind with just two holes to play to tie South Korean rookie Kim In-kyung and win the subsequent playoff in the LPGA Tour event at Locust Hill.
Michelle Wie has opted to skip her next scheduled appearance on the men's PGA tour, withdrawing from the John Deere Classic in July.
Michelle Wie made a sorry return to the LPGA tour as she was forced to pull out of the Ginn Tribute tournament after shooting 14-over-par through her first 16 holes.
If you're going to use that invisible golf club then you better hit this invisible golf ball. -- Mark, Roanoke, Va.
CORNING, N.Y. (AP) -- Paula Creamer is playing the Corning Classic for the first time in her three years on the LPGA Tour. Considering her history and the built-in cheering gallery that will be on hand, it's a wonder it took so long.
(AP) -- Sean O'Hair made a bold bid to win The Players Championship when he went after the flag on the island-green 17th at Sawgrass, went into the water and wound up making a quadruple-bogey 7. His tumble to 12th cost him $747,000 and perhaps a shot at the U.S. Open.
EAST MOLINE, Ill. (AP) -- Michelle Wie accepted a sponsor's exemption Tuesday to play in the John Deere Classic for the third straight year, continuing her effort to make the cut in a men's event.
CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) -- Lorena Ochoa only set her sights higher after validating her status as the No. 1 player in women's golf by winning for the first time since supplanting Annika Sorenstam.
CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) -- Sarah Lee went shot for shot with defending champion Lorena Ochoa and got the best of the No. 1 player in women's golf.
CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) -- Had it not been for been Sarah Lee, defending champion Lorena Ochoa would be atop the leaderboard again at the Sybase Classic.
PALM DESERT, Calif. (AP) -- Michelle Wie will celebrate her 18th birthday this fall by playing in the Samsung World Championship for the fourth straight year, joining the 20-player field at Bighorn Golf Club where she made her professional debut.
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) -- Dakoda Dowd failed to advance to the second round of qualifying for the U.S. Women's Open, shooting a 78 on Monday while her cancer-stricken mother rested in a hotel room near the Imperial Country Club.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) -- Todd McCorkle's sudden decision to resign as the women's golf coach at Georgia last week followed complaints from players about his inappropriate sexual comments and jokes, according to documents obtained Monday by The Associated Press.
BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) -- Mi Hyun Kim won a playoff on the first extra hole with Hall of Famer Juli Inkster to capture the SemGroup Championship on Sunday, the South Korean's first LPGA Tour victory of the year.
BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) -- Nicole Castrale shot a 4-under 67 in muddy conditions Friday to take the first-round lead in the SemGroup Championship.
MORELIA, Mexico (AP) -- Silvia Cavalleri became the first Italian winner in LPGA Tour history Sunday, closing with a 7-under 66 for a two-stroke victory over Mexican star Lorena Ochoa and Paraguay's Julieta Granada in the Corona Morelia Championship.
MORELIA, Mexico (AP) -- Lorena Ochoa shot a 5-under 68 on Thursday in the Mexican star's first round as the No. 1 player in the world, leaving the defending champion a stroke behind leader Stacy Prammanasudh in the Corona Morelia Championship.
MORELIA, Mexico (AP) -- The timing was perfect for Lorena Ochoa.
MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) -- Michelle Wie has a sore wrist and Annika Sorenstam is battling a bad back. But, if their doctors approve, both will tee up next month at the LPGA's new $2.6 million Ginn Tribute hosted by Sorenstam.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- After missing two chances to become No. 1 in women's golf, Lorena Ochoa finally replaced Annika Sorenstam at the top Monday without even hitting a shot.
REUNION, Fla. (AP) -- Annika Sorenstam was on her feet for nearly two hours, hosting a golf clinic for children, speaking to sponsors and dignitaries from behind a podium, cutting the ribbon to officially open the Annika Academy and giving her guests a tour.
STOCKHOLM, Sweden(AP) Annika Sorenstam will play fewer golf tournaments this season and focus on the majors because of a back injury.
CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) -- Lorena Ochoa discovered one of the pitfalls of being right behind top-ranked Annika Sorenstam in the world of women's golf.
REUNION, Fla. (AP) -- Without swinging a club, Annika Sorenstam found Monday to be among the most fulfilling days of her career.
REUNION, Fla. (AP) -- Brittany Lincicome had a small bag that held a new necklace, one of the gifts for winning the Ginn Open.
REUNION, Fla. (AP) -- For three days, Lorena Ochoa and Laura Davies have matched each other shot for shot at the Ginn Open, finishing every round knotted atop the leaderboard.
Lorena Ochoa stayed on course to replace injured Annika Sorenstam as world number one as she shares the lead with England's Laura Davies at the halfway stage of the LPGA Ginn Open.
REUNION, Fla. (AP) -- Laura Davies has been telling friends and family members all year that she felt like something good was about to happen to her on the LPGA Tour.
REUNION, Fla. (AP) -- Annika Sorenstam has 69 LPGA Tour victories, 10 major titles and one of the largest fan followings in women's golf.
REUNION, Fla. (AP) -- Lorena Ochoa would prefer a head-to-head victory against Annika Sorenstam to become No. 1 in the women's world rankings.
REUNION, Fla. (AP) -- Nancy Lopez has long been a legend. She wants to play like one again.
REUNION, Fla. (AP) -- Annika Sorenstam withdrew Thursday from the Ginn Open because of a ruptured disk in her back that will keep her from playing on the LPGA Tour for at least a month.
Annika Sorenstam is facing a lengthy layoff from competitive golf after she was forced to pull out of the LPGA tour event in Florida because of a ruptured disk in her back.
REUNION, Fla. (AP) -- The Ginn Open has plenty of story lines.
REUNION, Fla. (AP) -- Morgan Pressel has one word to describe the last few days since becoming the youngest major champion in LPGA history.
American teenager Morgan Pressel birdied the last hole in a final round three-under 69 to become the youngest winner of a women's major at the Kraft Nabisco Championship on Sunday.
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) -- Morgan Pressel became the youngest major champion in LPGA Tour history Sunday with a game well beyond her 18 years, closing with a 3-under 69 at the Kraft Nabisco Championship as everyone around her self-destructed.
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) -- Lorena Ochoa was in the rough on the left, under the trees on the right and not always sure where the next shot was headed. When a demanding day ended at the Kraft Nabisco Championship, she was right where she wanted to be.
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) -- Lorena Ochoa finds inspiration just about everywhere she turns in the California desert.
Lorena Ochoa has a double incentive to win the Kraft Nabisco Championship starting on Thursday.
SUPERSTITION MOUNTAIN, Ariz.(AP) Lorena Ochoa has come a long way since that awful afternoon two years ago.
Michelle Wie will miss the first major of the LPGA season as she recovers from a wrist injury she sustained in a fall last month.
SUPERSTITION MOUNTAIN, Ariz. (AP) -- Catriona Matthew showed no signs of rust after taking a seven-month break from the LPGA Tour to give birth to her first child.
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) - Michelle Wie will not play the Kraft Nabisco Championship next week while she recovers from a wrist injury, the first LPGA Tour major championship she has missed in two years.
SUPERSTITION MOUNTAIN, Ariz.(AP) -- A year ago, Lorena Ochoa broke Annika Sorenstam's five-year stranglehold on the LPGA Tour's player of the year award.
SUPERSTITION MOUNTAIN, Ariz.(AP) -- The LPGA Tour released the list of substances it will ban when it begins drug testing next year.
Westchester Country Club would seem to be an ideal breeding ground for tour pros. It has two 18-hole courses, a nine-hole par-3 layout, a sprawling practice tee, two huge practice greens and a short-game practice area. There are droves of kids in the junior program, and virtually all of them have well-heeled parents who furnish them with the latest equipment, lessons with the club's seven instructors and funds to compete around the country. A PGA Tour event has been held on the grounds every year since 1967.
In the U.S., Lorena Ochoa is most readily identified as the reigning Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year. In her native Mexico she is much more: the nation's sweetheart. Two weeks ago Ochoa played in front of her compatriots at the MasterCard Championship, outside Mexico City, and you had to be there to comprehend the intensity of the ardor.
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