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Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 March 2014 00:14 Tuesday, 11 March 2014 00:06
Janie McCauley (AP)
DALY CITY, California — When Yani Tseng found out the Swinging Skirts Golf Team from her native Taiwan planned to host an LPGA event on U.S. soil, she had her initial doubts.
Then, the top Taiwanese women's golfer changed her tune as she realized just how determined this group — a private, Taiwanese nonprofit of amateur golfers — is to promote its countrywomen on the world stage and boost the women's game globally.
Last Updated on Sunday, 09 March 2014 23:57 Sunday, 09 March 2014 23:49
HAIKOU, China (AP) — Inbee Park captured her first win of the year in a battle between No. 1 and No. 2 in women's golf at the World Ladies Championship.
Park closed with a 6-under 67 for a five-shot victory over Suzann Pettersen in a Ladies European Tour event.
Sunday, 02 March 2014 16:40
CARLSBAD, California — The old golf adage “drive for show and putt for dough” was on real-time display at the Sentosa Golf Club in Singapore, site of the 2014 HSBC Women’s Champions event. TaylorMade-adidas Golf Tour Staff professional Paula Creamer bombed her tee shots using the new TaylorMade JetSpeed driver and relied on steady putting, including an unthinkable 75-foot birdie putt to capture the event in the second playoff hole.
Last Updated on Friday, 28 February 2014 00:13 Friday, 28 February 2014 00:04
Justin Bergman (AP)
SINGAPORE – Karrie Webb birdied six holes to shoot a 6-under 66 and take a one-stroke lead after the opening round of the HSBC Women’s Champions on Thursday.
Sweden’s Caroline Hedwall and American Paula Creamer were tied for second after shooting 5-under 67, a stroke ahead of 2012 champion Angela Stanford and Taiwan’s Teresa Lu in joint fourth.
Last Updated on Monday, 24 February 2014 22:01 Monday, 24 February 2014 21:54
The 32-year-old Canadian closed with a 1-under 71 for a 12-under 204 total at Longbow Golf Club. She finished second last year, two strokes behind Jaclyn Sweeney.
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