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Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 August 2014 19:21 Tuesday, 19 August 2014 18:53


Canadian Press

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Site: Paramus, New Jersey.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Ridgewood Country Club (7,319 yards, par 71).

Purse: $8 million. Winner's share: $1.44 million.



Title Sponsorship of the LPGA Lotte Championship Extended for Three Years

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 August 2014 01:42 Tuesday, 19 August 2014 01:37

altDAYTONA BEACH, Florida — The LPGA announced today that LOTTE has extended its title sponsorship of the LPGA LOTTE Championship for an additional three years. The LPGA LOTTE Championship will be held in Kapolei, Oahu, Hawaii.

The LPGA LOTTE Championship, won by Hawaii native Michelle Wie in 2014, is the only LPGA sanctioned tournament in the state of Hawaii. Wie joined a star-studded list of LOTTE winners including Ai Miyazato (2012) and Suzann Pettersen (2013). The trio has accounted for 27 total LPGA Tour wins.



Inbee Park Wins LPGA Championship

Last Updated on Sunday, 17 August 2014 20:49 Sunday, 17 August 2014 20:37


Canadian Press

PITTSFORD, New York (John Kekis/AP) — Inbee Park successfully defended her title in the LPGA Championship, beating Brittany Lincicome with a par on the first hole of a playoff Sunday to end the United States' major streak at three.

On the playoff hole on Monroe Golf Club's par-4 18th, Park hit her second into the rough behind the hole. Lincicome hit her approach to the left fringe, nearly identical to her position on the final hole of regulation when she made a bogey to fall in the playoff.



Paula Creamer Misses LPGA Championship Cut

Last Updated on Sunday, 17 August 2014 18:31 Sunday, 17 August 2014 18:20

Paula Creamer

Canadian Press

PITTSFORD, New York (AP) — Paula Creamer missed the cut Friday in the LPGA Championship after longtime caddie Colin Cann was hospitalized because of back spasms.

It snapped a streak of 39 consecutive made cuts at majors for Creamer, who shot 5-over 77 and finished the two rounds at 6-over 150.



Field Announced for 2014 Canadian Pacific Women’s Open

Last Updated on Friday, 15 August 2014 19:32 Friday, 15 August 2014 19:28

Lydia Ko

LONDON, Ontario (Golf Canada) — Golf Canada in partnership with Canadian Pacific announced today the field of competitors set to challenge for the 2014 Canadian Pacific Women's Open, August 18-24 at the London Hunt and Country Club in London, Ont.

In all, the 156 player field at London Hunt will feature nine of the top 10 players as well as 48 of the top 50 players and 96 of the top 100 on the current LPGA Tour Official Money List.



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