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Park, Tseng Share Lead at HSBC Champions

Last Updated on Friday, 06 March 2015 02:30 Friday, 06 March 2015 02:23

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SINGAPORE, Singapore (AP) — Inbee Park and Yani Tseng both shot 6-under 66 to share the lead after the opening round of the HSBC Women’s Champions.

Park’s sixth birdie on the par-5 18th at Sentosa Golf Club left her tied with Tseng, who carded seven birdies and one bogey.

Angela Stanford of the United States was in third place, one stroke back.

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This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 March 2015 07:45 Wednesday, 04 March 2015 05:21

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WORLD GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS

CADILLAC CHAMPIONSHIP

Site: Doral, Florida.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Trump National Doral, Blue Monster (7,528 yards, par 72).

Purse: $9.25 million. Winner's share: $1.57 million.

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Hershey Sweetens Its Involvement with Lotte Championship

Last Updated on Monday, 02 March 2015 20:38 Monday, 02 March 2015 20:26

altThe LPGA announced that Hershey’s, a supporter of the LOTTE Championship since its inaugural year in 2012, has signed on as presenting sponsor of the event. The tournament, played at Ko Olina Golf Club on Oahu in Hawaii, will be staged April 12-18 with a Saturday finish.

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The 2015 Solheim Cup: 200 Days to Go

Last Updated on Monday, 02 March 2015 00:22 Monday, 02 March 2015 00:14

2015 Solheim CupThe countdown has started to the biggest tournament in women’s golf. Just 200 days from now, rivalries will be resumed at Golf Club St.Leon-Rot in Germany.

The 2015 Solheim Cup will see Team Europe take on Team USA, with Team Europe playing for an historic third straight win after victorious performances at both of the last two tournaments in Ireland and Colorado.

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South Korea’s Amy Yang Wins Honda LPGA Thailand

Last Updated on Sunday, 01 March 2015 18:59 Sunday, 01 March 2015 18:48

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CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — South Korea’s Amy Yang won the Honda LPGA Thailand for her second LPGA Tour title, finishing with a 3-under 69 for a two-stroke victory over American Stacy Lewis and two others.

Yang broke a tie with Lewis with a three-stroke swing on the par-4 15th. Yang made a short birdie putt on the hole, and Lewis had a double bogey after blasting a 67-yard wedge shot over the green. Yang bogeyed No. 16 and closed with two pars to finish at 15-under 273 on Siam Country Club’s Pattaya Old Course.

“I don’t know what just happened,” Yang said. “I still can’t believe I did it today.”

The 25-year-old Yang is projected to jump from 16th to 11th in the world ranking.

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