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Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 May 2016 19:57 Tuesday, 24 May 2016 19:22

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DEAN & DELUCA INVITATIONAL

Site: Fort Worth, Texas.

Course: Colonial CC. Yards: 7,166. Par: 70.

Purse: $6.7 million (First Prize: $1.206 million)

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Ariya Jutanugran Wins 2nd in a Row on the LPGA Tour

Last Updated on Monday, 23 May 2016 04:55 Sunday, 22 May 2016 22:45

Ariya JutanugarnCanadian Press

WILLIAMSBURG, Virginia (Hank Kurz Jr./AP) — Ariya Jutanugarn quickly has made winning a habit on the LPGA Tour.

The 20-year-old shot a nearly mistake-free 4-under 67 and won the Kingsmill Championship by one shot for her second consecutive victory. The bad news for the rest of the tour is that she said this one was much easier to finish off than her first two weeks ago.

That one, she said, allowed her to accomplish her goal for the season. Everything else, it seems, is gravy.

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Mika Miyazato Shoots 65 to Take Kingsmill Championship Lead

Last Updated on Friday, 20 May 2016 00:28 Friday, 20 May 2016 00:17

Mika MiyazatoCanadian Press

WILLIAMSBURG, Virginia (AP) — Mika Miyazato had five birdies in a six-hole stretch and finished with a 6-under 65 to take the first-round lead in the Kingsmill Championship.

In tricky conditions on the rain-soaked River Course, the 26-year-old Japanese player closed her opening nine with the birdie run, dropped a stroke on the par-5 third, and rebounded with birdies on the par-4 sixth and eighth holes. She won the 2012 Safeway Classic in Oregon for her lone tour title.

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Condoleezza Rice, Annika Sorenstam to Keynote 2016 KPMG Women’s Leadership Summit

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 May 2016 20:05 Tuesday, 17 May 2016 19:35

The KPMG Women's Leadership SummitNEW YORK, New York — KPMG announced 66th U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and LPGA Legend and Entrepreneur Annika Sorenstam will keynote the 2016 KPMG Women’s Leadership Summit in June, joining a group of highly-accomplished leaders in the worlds of business, sports, and the media.

This distinguished lineup of speakers and panelists includes: KPMG U.S. Chairman and CEO Lynne Doughtie; KPMG Global Chairman John Veihmeyer; Microsoft CFO Amy Hood; Facebook VP of Engineering, building8, Regina Dugan; Concur President Elena Donio; Intel Data Center Executive Vice President and General Manager Diane Bryant; LPGA Tour champion golfer Stacy Lewis; Olympic Gymnastics Gold Medalist Shawn Johnson; Olympic Basketball Gold Medalist Lisa Leslie; and Olympic Soccer Gold Medalist Megan Rapinoe.

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“Four-Peat” Looms At KPMG Women’s PGA Championship

Last Updated on Sunday, 15 May 2016 19:48 Sunday, 15 May 2016 19:39

2016 KPMG Women's PGA Championship Media DaySAMMAMISH, Washington — Handling pressure is nothing new to Inbee Park, who knows she will be in the spotlight when she goes for a record fourth straight victory at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship at Sahalee Country Club.

“Playing the best courses, with strong fields, while inspiring young golfers, and future business leaders, makes this championship special,” Park said Friday at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship official media day at Sahalee.

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