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Last Updated on Saturday, 14 September 2013 00:29 Saturday, 14 September 2013 00:23
EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — Mika Miyazato of Japan shot a 6-under 65 Friday to take the lead after the rain-delayed first round of the Evian Championship, the year's fifth and final major. The tournament was shortened to 54 holes after Thursday's play was washed out.
Top-ranked Inbee Park, making a bid for golf history, got off to a bad start with a 74. The 25-year-old South Korean is trying to become the first professional to win four majors in a season. But she double bogeyed the second hole and capped a frustrating day with a bogey on the 18th.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 September 2013 19:38 Wednesday, 11 September 2013 19:32
EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — Inbee Park wants to achieve two things at the Evian Championship — defend her title and make history.
The South Korean is looking to become the first professional golfer to win four majors in a year, something not even Arnold Palmer, Annika Sorenstam or Jack Nicklaus could manage.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 September 2013 23:07 Wednesday, 04 September 2013 23:01
PORTLAND, Oregon — Sweden's Sophie Gustafson retired from the LPGA Tour after missing the cut in the Safeway Classic.
"It's with mixed emotions that I'm now choosing to step away from the LPGA," tweeted Gustafson, who has battled a severe stuttering problem. "Thanks for all your kindness over the years."
Last Updated on Monday, 02 September 2013 01:21 Monday, 02 September 2013 00:59
Nick Daschel (AP)
PORTLAND, Oregon -- Suzann Pettersen won the Safeway Classic for the second time in three years, taking advantage of playing partner Yani Tseng's final-round collapse at Columbia Edgewater.
Three strokes behind leader Tseng entering the round, the third-ranked Pettersen closed with a 5-under 67 for a two-stroke victory over second-ranked Stacy Lewis.
Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 02:53 Friday, 30 August 2013 02:49
Nick Daschel (AP)
PORTLAND, Oregon -- Thailand's Pornanong Phatlum shot an 8-under 64 to take a one-stroke lead over Lexi Thompson after the first round of the Safeway Classic.
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