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Korda sisters, Michelle Wie West commit to TOC

Defending champion Jessica Korda, sister Nelly Korda and Michelle Wie West are among the star-studded field committed to playing in the LPGA’s season-opening event in Orlando, Fla., later this month. The Tournament of Champions will be held Jan. 20-23 at Lake Nona Golf & Country Club. Jessica Korda defeated Danielle Kang in a playoff at […]

  • U.S. Women’s Open purse nearly doubles to $10M in 2022

    The purse for the U.S. Women’s Open will nearly double to $10 million in 2022, the USGA announced Friday. This year’s major tournament is scheduled for June 2-5 at Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club in Southern Pines, N.C. The purse for the 2021 event, won by Yuka Saso of the Philippines, was $5.5 million. […]

  • LPGA Drive On Championship set for Fort Myers course

    Crown Colony Golf & Country Club in Fort Myers, Fla., will host the LPGA Drive On Championship in February, the third of three straight season-opening events in the state. The $1.5 million, 54-hole tournament is scheduled to be played Feb. 3-5. A field of 120 players is expected. “We are excited to kick off our […]

  • Jin Young Ko shoots 63 to win Tour Championship

    World No. 2 Jin Young Ko was No. 1 when it mattered most, as the South Korean held off Japan’s Nasa Hataoka in Sunday’s final round to win the CME Group Tour Championship and the season-long Race to the CME Globe title. Ko fired a 9-under 63 with nine birdies and no bogeys at Tiburon […]

  • Four players tied for first at Tour Championship

    The final day of the LPGA season is shaping up to be a thriller. Four golfers ended Saturday tied for first place after three rounds of the CME Group Tour Championship at Tiburon Golf Club in Naples, Fla. The final 18 holes will determine whether someone from the first-place pack — Nelly Korda, Jin Young […]

  • Celine Boutier holds four-shot lead at Tour Championship

    Celine Boutier carded a 7-under 65 on Friday and holds a four-shot lead after two rounds of the season-ending CME Group Tour Championship on Thursday at Tiburon Golf Club in Naples, Fla. Boutier had eight birdies and one bogey during her stellar round. The Frenchwoman holds a four-shot lead over Gaby Lopez of Mexico, Minjee […]

  • LPGA’s 2022 schedule features record $86M in purses

    The 2022 LPGA Tour season will feature a record $85.7 million in purses across 34 official events. “The stage is set for 2022 to be one of the most exciting years in the history of the LPGA Tour, with the addition of new events, the largest total purse ever, over 500 hours of broadcast television […]

  • Jeongeun Lee6 takes first-round lead at Tour Championship

    Jeongeun Lee6 of South Korea opened with a bogey-free, 8-under 64 to take a one-stroke lead in the first round of the season-ending CME Group Tour Championship on Thursday at Tiburon Golf Club in Naples, Fla. The field of 60 was determined via the LPGA Tour’s season-long points race. Now the points are reset and […]

  • LPGA championship increases prize pool to $7M in 2022

    The LPGA’s CME Group Tour Championship, which begins Thursday at Naples, Fla., announced an increased prize pool of $7 million for the 2022 event, with the winner of the season-ending competition to earn $2 million. That prize pool is up from $5 million for this week’s event and $1.5 million to the winner. It is […]

  • Nelly Korda wins four-way playoff in Florida for fourth title of season

    Nelly Korda sank a birdie on the first playoff hole Sunday to win a four-woman playoff and capture the Pelican Women’s Championship title in Belleair, Fla. Korda and Lexi Thompson fell back to the pack in the late stages of their round. Korda suffered a triple bogey at the par-4 17th, but birdied No. 18 […]

  • Nelly Korda, Lexi Thompson tied for lead at Pelican Women’s Championship

    Lexi Thompson maintained her hold on first place, but fellow American Nelly Korda tied her atop the leaderboard with a field-best 7-under 63 on Saturday at the Pelican Women’s Championship at Belleair, Fla. Korda’s round was tied for second-best of the entire tournament, leaving her and Thompson at 16-under 194 at Pelican Golf Club. Korda, […]

  • Lexi Thompson, Jennifer Kupcho share second-round lead in Florida

    Lexi Thompson and Jennifer Kupcho scored matching rounds of 6-under 64 Friday to tie for the 36-hole lead at the Pelican Women’s Championship at Belleair, Fla. At 11 under, Thompson and Kupcho lead Ireland’s Leona Maguire (68) and Chinese Taipei’s Wei-Ling Hsu (64) by one shot. Five more players are tied for fifth at 9 […]

  • Leona Maguire owns 2-shot lead at Florida

    Ireland’s Leona Maguire opened with an 8-under 62 Thursday to take an early two-stroke lead at the Pelican Women’s Championship at Belleair, Fla. Defending champion Sei Young Kim of South Korea fired a 64 to sit alone in second place at Pelican Golf Club. Seven players sit tied for third, three shots back at 65. […]

  • Patty Tavatanakit wins Rookie of Year award

    Patty Tavatanakit won the 2021 Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year award, the LPGA announced Monday. Tavatanakit, who won the ANA Inspiration, clinched the honor following the completion of the BMW Ladies Championship this past weekend. The 22-year-old native of Thailand has earned 1,134 points through 17 events, and holds a 355-point advantage over […]

  • Jin Young Ko wins BMW Ladies Championship in playoff

    World No. 2 Jin Young Ko rallied from a four-stroke deficit to defeat fellow South Korean Hee Jeong Lim in a playoff on Sunday at the BMW Ladies Championship in Busan, South Korea. Ko fired eight birdies in a bogey-free round to finish at 8-under 64 and a 72-hole total of 266. On the first […]

  • Hee Jeong Lim grabs 4-stroke lead at BWM Ladies Championship

    Hee Jeong Lim posted a 7-under-par 65 on Saturday to take a four-stroke lead heading into the final round of the BMW Ladies Championship in Busan, South Korea. Lim has yet to record a bogey after three rounds as she set the 54-hole course record (198). The previous best was 203, set last year by […]

  • Hee Jeong Lim, Na Rin An share lead at BWM Ladies Championship

    Hee Jeong Lim carded a 6-under-par 66 on Friday to move into a first-place tie after two rounds of the BMW Ladies Championship in Busan, South Korea. Lim recorded six birdies against zero bogeys to pull even with fellow South Korean Na Rin An (69) at 11-under 133 on the par-72 LPGA International Busan course. […]

  • Jin Young Ko’s record-tying 60s streak ends

    Jin Young Ko fell two strokes shy of extending her record-tying streak of 14 consecutive rounds in the 60s on the LPGA Tour. Ko entered the first round of the BMW Ladies Championship tied with Annika Sorenstam (2005) and So Yeon Ryu (2015-17) for the record. She carded a 1-under 71 at the LPGA International […]

  • Na Rin An opens with 64, takes lead at BMW Ladies Championship

    Na Rin An shot an 8-under 64, tying a tournament record, to take a one-shot lead after the first round at the rainy BMW Ladies Championship in Busan, South Korea, on Thursday. An had nine birdies on the day, including five in the final seven holes, in taking the lead over fellow South Koreans Ju […]

  • Red-hot Jin Young Ko makes history with Founders Cup win

    Jin Young Ko of South Korea wrote her name in the LPGA Tour record book not once but twice Sunday as she authored a wire-to-wire victory at the Cognizant Founders Cup in West Caldwell, N.J. Ko’s 5-under 66 lifted her to 18 under for a four-shot victory over Germany’s Caroline Masson. It was Ko’s 14th […]

  • Jin Young Ko holds 4-shot lead after third round of Founders Cup

    Jin Young Ko of South Korea maintained a four-stroke lead while Elizabeth Szokol surged into a second-place tie with three other golfers Saturday in the third round of the Cognizant Founders Cup in West Caldwell, N.J. Ko, ranked no. 2 in the world, first had to resume her second round that had been suspended due […]

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