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Inbee Park Wins Manulife Financial Classic

Last Updated on Monday, 09 June 2014 00:41 Monday, 09 June 2014 00:26

Inbee Park

Canadian Press

WATERLOO, Ontario (AP) — A week after losing the No. 1 ranking, Inbee Park found her putting touch.

Park won the Manulife Financial Classic on Sunday for her first LPGA Tour title in more than 11 months, matching the course record with a 10-under 61 for a three-stroke victory over Cristie Kerr.

"Definitely, the putter is definitely the key," Park said. "I've been hitting the ball consistently all year, just my putter's just not been wanting to do its job. This week, obviously, it did its job."



PGA of America, LPGA, KPMG Join Forces for KPMG Women’s PGA Championship

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 June 2014 04:40 Saturday, 07 June 2014 04:34


NEW YORK, New York (PGA of America) — KPMG, the PGA of America, and the LPGA announced the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, and the creation of a multi-faceted program focused on the development, advancement, and empowerment of women on and off the golf course.

The KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, broadcast in partnership with NBC and Golf Channel, brings together a world-class, annual major golf championship with a women’s leadership summit and an ongoing community initiative to inspire and develop new generations of female leaders.



Stacy Lewis Wins ShopRite LPGA Classic

Last Updated on Sunday, 01 June 2014 18:05 Sunday, 01 June 2014 17:47

Stacy Lewis

Canadian Press

Dave Zeitlin (AP)

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, New Jersey — Stacy Lewis is back on top.

And this time, she's ready to stay there for a while.

Lewis won the ShopRite LPGA Classic on Sunday to take the top spot in the world ranking from Inbee Park, finishing with a 4-under 67 for a six-stroke victory.

No. 1 for four weeks early last year, Lewis ended Park's 59-week run in the top spot.



Jessica Korda Wins Airbus LPGA Classic

Last Updated on Monday, 26 May 2014 02:29 Monday, 26 May 2014 02:18

Jessica Korda

Canadian Press

MOBILE, Alabama (AP) — Jessica Korda won her first LPGA Tour title two years in Australia and opened this season with another victory in the Bahamas. On Sunday, the 21-year-old Florida got one on her home turf with a back-nine charge in the Airbus LPGA Classic.

"It's very sweet," Korda said. "Finally on U.S. soil and somewhat close to Florida. I definitely wish that I could have at least shared it with my parents, but I know that they're watching. My brother's playing a tennis tournament right now and my sister's trying for a U.S. Open qualifier, so we're kind of scattered all over the place, but I can't wait to go home and share this with them."



Anna Nordqvist Leads Airbus LPGA Classic

Last Updated on Sunday, 25 May 2014 02:54 Sunday, 25 May 2014 02:42

Anna Nordqvist

Canadian Press

MOBILE, Alabama (AP) — Anna Nordqvist moved into position for her third victory of the year, shooting her second straight 6-under 66 to take the third-round lead Saturday in the Airbus LPGA Classic.

The 26-year-old Swede, the winner in Thailand and Carlsbad, had a 16-under 200 total on The Crossings course at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail's Magnolia Grove complex.



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