It was a steady and routine even-par 71 for North Dakota State golfer Amy Anderson in the second round of the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship. It easily qualified her for the match play portion of the tourney at the Rhode Island Country Club.
WALTON ON THE HILL, England (AP) — Russ Cochran toasted a family victory at the Senior British Open on Sunday, capturing his first major title with his son as caddie to maintain the United States’ recent dominance of the tournament.
When the rain stopped, Stacy Lewis got off a school bus wondering if she was in the U.S. Open or the twilight zone.
By the time the strange ordeal was over Friday, she had lost her lead and was barely hanging onto her cool.
Stacy Lewis spent her teen years in a back brace with scoliosis, becoming a star golfer after major corrective surgery. She lost a final-round lead at the U.S. Women’s Open in her first pro tournament, but bounced back to become a solid — albeit winless — pro.
Lewis’ grandfather died the day before the Kraft Nabisco Championship began this week, but she stayed in honor of the golf-loving 84-year-old who passed the game down to her.
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Double heart transplant recipient Erik Compton shot a 7-under 63 on Thursday in the inaugural Greenbrier Classic to share the first-round lead with rookie Matt Every.
Playing on a sponsor’s exemption, the 30-year-old Compton made nine birdies, seven over a nine-hole stretch on the Old White course Thursday.
U.S. Senior Open
Lorena Ochoa and Jiyai Shin’s duel for LPGA player of the year fittingly came down to the final hole of the season.
Anna Nordqvist won the LPGA Tour Championship on Monday and Ochoa finished second to earn the top player title for the fourth consecutive year.
Carolyn Bivens resigned as LPGA Tour commissioner Monday, bowing to pressure from players who were upset about the organization’s economic woes and her leadership.
Marsha Evans, a retired rear admiral in the Navy who also has led the American Red Cross and Girl Scouts of the USA, will take over as interim commissioner. She’ll serve until the LPGA board finds a replacement, which it hopes to do by the end of the year.
Eun Hee Ji found surprising calm in a double-bogey and a dramatic victory with an improbable birdie.
The 20-year-old from South Korea made a lengthy birdie putt on the 72nd hole to emerge from a Sunday scramble with an even-par 71 and claim the U.S. Women’s Open.
A long and memorable day for Anna Nordqvist ended with well-deserved champagne shower on the 18th green.
Playing in only her fifth professional tournament, the steely nerved rookie from Sweden shot a 4-under 68 on Sunday to win the LPGA Championship by four strokes over Lindsey Wright.
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