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  • Yani Tseng rises to No. 1 in women’s world rankings

     
    She captured two LPGA majors last year. She's the tour's reigning Player of the Year. Now at long last, Yani Tseng has risen to No. 1 in the women's world rankings. And she did it without hitting an LPGA shot yet in 2011. The Lake Nona pro (via Taiwan)...
  • Kia Classic: Jiyai Shin opens three-stroke lead

     
    Jiyai Shin of South Korea, who inherited the Rolex ranking as the top-rated women's golfer in the world last year when Lorena Ochoa retired, has jumped to a three-shot lead Friday at the Kia Classic. Shin is seven under par......
  • Monday Niblicks: A not-so-sweet 16 & Cook’s Florida breakthrough

     
    It’s not often that a single Thursday hole gets the dominant headline of the week, but that’s what happens when a PGA Tour pro plays one in double digits. To his credit, Kevin Na took his 16 at the TPC San Antonio’s ninth hole in...
  • Monday Niblicks: Mighty Tseng & Compton’s reward

     
    Wasn’t it just six months ago when the No.1 ranking in women’s golf was a six-woman race? It made for good copy, though most folks figured someone eventually would rise to seize the spot as her own. Hello, Yani Tseng. Though the LPGA...
  • Tubert sisters thriving

    Bits and pieces from the local sports scene. Golfer named to elite squad: Former Burroughs High golf standout Emily Tubert has been included on the Spirit International team by captain David Fay, who named the players who will represent the United States...
  • Pettersen remains a headliner as LPGA prepares for return to Kingsmill

    Pettersen remains a headliner as LPGA prepares for return to Kingsmill
    Na Yeon Choi won the U.S. Women's Open, carding an impeccable Saturday 65 in the process. Suzann Pettersen took off her clothes for ESPN The Magazine. Gee, wonder who got the most pub. Welcome to the last week of women's professional golf, which late...
  • Some names have changed, but LPGA retains community vibe as it readies for Kingsmill return

    Some names have changed, but LPGA retains community vibe as it readies for Kingsmill return
    Of course Cristie Kerr loves Kingsmill. She played seven LPGA tournaments at the Williamsburg resort, winning twice, posting three other top-10 finishes and earning $953,610. Nearly a million bucks for 28 rounds of golf? It's not Tiger-in-his-prime coin,...
  • The history of the LPGA on the Peninsula

    LPGA at Kingsmill: A brief history Oct. 12, 1992: After a 14-year run on Southside, tournament organizers disband Hampton Roads' LPGA event. The 1993 edition had been scheduled to shift to the Peninsula, at Kiln Creek. March 1, 2002: Anheuser-Busch ends...
  • Karrie Webb expects 'great test' at Saucon Valley

    Editor's note: Today we continue our Monday series spotlighting a golfer who has qualified to play in the U.S. Women's Open, which is July 6-12 at Saucon Valley Country Club. KARRIE WEBB Age: 34 Home: Australia Career LPGA victories: 36 Best U.S....
  • Lorena Ochoa, at two under at Kia Classic, says golf is her priority right now

     
    Lorena Ochoa, the No. 1 women’s golfer in the world, was married in December to AeroMexico executive Andres Conesa and speculation was that she will play only two more years before she retires to start a family. Close friend and......
  • Lorena Ochoa to open golf academy in Mira Loma

     
    Lorena Ochoa, the No. 1 women’s golfer in the world, unveiled plans Friday to open the Lorena Ochoa Golf Academy at Goose Creek Golf Course in Mira Loma. The Riverside County facility, scheduled to open this summer, is similar to......
  • Lorena Ochoa’s retirement call hits home with Annika Sorenstam

     
    If there's one person who understands the emotional tug that prompted Lorena Ochoa to step away just seven seasons into a Hall of Fame-worthy career, it's Annika Sorenstam. It was just 102 weeks ago, you'll recall, that Sorenstam made a similarly abrupt...