National: Canadians Worldwide / LPGA

This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 October 2015 00:20 Tuesday, 27 October 2015 23:53

CIMB ClassicCanadian Press



Site: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club, West Course (6,967 yards, par 72).

Purse: $7 million. Winner’s Share: $1.26 million.



Lydia Ko Wins LPGA Taiwan to Regain No. 1 Spot in World

Last Updated on Monday, 26 October 2015 04:38 Monday, 26 October 2015 04:20

Lydia KoCanadian Press

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Lydia Ko ran away with the LPGA Taiwan Championship to regain the No. 1 spot in the world ranking.

The 18-year-old New Zealander holed a 30-yard pitch for eagle on the par-5 12th and finished with a 7-under 65 in sunny, breezy conditions at Miramar for a nine-stroke victory.

Ko took the top spot in the world from South Korea’s Inbee Park with her fifth LPGA Tour victory of the season and the 10th of her career. Park skipped her title defense at Miramar to play in a Korea LPGA event, where she tied for second Sunday.

“I think winning and playing well at an event is the top priority,” Ko said. “And then if you get the extra bonus with it, it’s even better. ... The winning part is probably the most memorable. I haven’t really thought about being world No. 1 again.”



B.C.’s Osland One Of Seven Canadians Set For LPGA Q-School Stage II

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 October 2015 20:12 Thursday, 22 October 2015 02:31

LPGA Q-SchoolVENICE, Florida (LPGA) — Professional golfers from all over the world will descend on Venice, Fla., for Stage II of the LPGA Qualifying Tournament. Players are trying to finish in the top-80 and advance to final stage of Qualifying Tournament where LPGA Tour dreams are realized.

Stage II is a 72-hole tournament held at Plantation Golf and Country Club on both the Panther & Bobcat Courses. The first-round is scheduled for Thursday, October 22, with the final-round slated for Sunday, October 25.



This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 October 2015 05:30 Wednesday, 21 October 2015 05:08

Shriners Hospital for Children OpenCanadian Press

All Times EDT



Site: Las Vegas.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: TPC Summerlin (7,255 yards, par 71).

Purse: $6.4 million. Winner’s Share: $1,152,000.



Lexi Thompson Wins LPGA Tour Event in South Korea

Last Updated on Sunday, 18 October 2015 19:16 Sunday, 18 October 2015 19:06

Lexi ThompsonCanadian Press

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — Lexi Thompson broke out of a crowded pack to win the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship for her second victory of the year and sixth overall.

The 20-year-old American closed with a 3-under 69 to beat Taiwan’s Yani Tseng and South Korea’s Sung Hyun Park by a stroke on Sky 72’s Ocean Course.

“It’s very satisfying.” Thompson said. “I always look forward to coming back to South Korea and playing in front of these amazing fans. I love Sky 72. It’s a great golf course. Getting a win, it means so much.”

Lydia Ko missed a chance to take the top spot in the world from South Korean star Inbee Park, finishing with a 72 that dropped the 18-year-old South Korean-born New Zealander into a tie for fourth at 13 under with South Korea’s Amy Yang and American Gerina Piller.



Page 6 of 146