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Maria Hjorth

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  • Tournament-record 62 has Shin in lead at rain-delayed Kingsmill Championship

    Tournament-record 62 has Shin in lead at rain-delayed Kingsmill Championship
    Rain came at a perfect time for Jiyai Shin early Friday afternoon. Facing a tough 20-yard chip shot on the fourth hole (her 13th of the day), the two-hour weather delay let her calm her worries over the difficulty of the shot and spend some time on the...
  • LPGA notebook: Shin's 62 doesn't guarantee victory

    The LPGA’s history at Kingsmill indicates Thursday’s tournament-record 62 guarantees Jiyai Shin little. The previous record of 8-under-par 63 was established by Kim Williams in 2004 and matched six times. Of those seven players, only Cristie...
  • Waiting game for Yani Tseng in Player of the Year chase

     
    Yani Tseng finished her LPGA Tour Championship stay with a 1-under-par 71 in Sunday's second pairing off the tee. That was the easy part for the Player of the Year points leader. Then came the waiting. It would be another 2 1/2 hours before Cristie Kerr...
  • Jiyai Shin ends LPGA season at No. 1; Cristie Kerr 2nd

     
    As expected, Jiyai Shin retained the No. 1 ranking as the LPGA season came to something of a anticlimatic conclusion Sunday at the LPGA Tour Championship. Shin wasn't even on the Grand Cypress grounds Sunday, having missed the Tour Championship's second...
  • Michelle Wie met Blake Griffin, but she won't dunk over a Kia

     
    Michelle Wie has a Kia car commercial, and that sponsorship gave Wie the chance to go to a Clippers game and meet Blake Griffin. Wie said she won't be dunking over a Kia, as Griffin did at the NBA's All-Star......
  • Kraft Nabisco Championship: Leaders off and parring and birdieing

     
    Stacy Lewis, the leader by three strokes at the Kraft Nabisco Championship at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, is playing her third round with world No. 1 and defending champion Yani Tseng. Lewis and Tseng are in the......
  • Monday Niblicks: Harsh lessons & an ill(-timed) wind

     
    Since embarking on her pro career not quite a year ago, Lexi Thompson and those around her have been very forthright about the idea that there are lessons to be learned along the way. Some of them were bound to be frustrating. The Coral Springs teen had a...
  • Karen Stupples, Sandra Gal answer Europe’s Solheim Cup call

     
    Lake Nona’s Karen Stupples and ChampionsGate pro Sandra Gal have been added to Europe’s Solheim Cup roster, announced among four wild-card picks captain Alison Nicholas will take next month to Ireland’s Killeen Castle. Stupples (England)...
  • USA needs more than big guns in Solheim Cup singles

     
    There's no place to stash ‘em now. For two days, U.S. Solheim Cup captain Rosie Jones has done a masterful job of manipulating a top-heavy lineup to get the most out of her big guns – Paula Creamer, Cristie Kerr, Morgan Pressel and Brittany...
  • Bonus Pick-4: CME Group Titleholders

     
    Though not a perfect system, this year's rendition of the LPGA's season finale is a definite upgrade over its first visit to Grand Cypress Resort. A year ago, 120 players teed it up as a cold snap blew through the LPGA Tour Championship. The result: Six-...
  • 3 players disqualified from Kraft Nabisco Championship

     
    Seven-time LPGA Tour winner Helen Alfredsson, three-time winner Maria Hjorth and third-year player Shanshan Feng have been disqualified from the Kraft Nabisco Championship after missing the pro-am Wednesday. Feng, who showed up late for her tee time,...
  • Guess who's coming to Saucon?

    The field for next month’s U.S. Women’s Open at Saucon Valley Country Club has been announced, save for two spots held for the winners of the remaining LPGA Tour events. The U.S. Open runs July 9-12 at Saucon Valley in Bethlehem, with practice rounds...