Posts Tagged Women’s golf

Michelle Wie ready to ride momentum from last win

Christina Kim, left, sprays Michelle Wie, right, with champagne, celebrating her win in 2014 the LPGA LOTTE Championship golf tournament at Ko Olina Golf Club, Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Kapolei, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)

DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) — A beaming Michelle Wie explained her oversized visor as a necessary new addition after recently discovering wrinkles at age 24, then good-naturedly defended her unique, hunched-over putting stroke because Jack Nicklaus uses it.

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Youngest winner on Japan women’s tour at age 15

Minami Katsu hits out of a bunker on the 18th hole during the Vantelin Ladies Open golf tournament at Kumamoto Airport Country Club in Kumamoto, southwestern Japan, Sunday, April 20, 2014. Katsu, a 15-year-old Japanese high school student, won the tournament to become the youngest winner in the history of the Japan LPGA tour. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, CREDIT MANDATORY

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese 15-year-old Minami Katsu became the youngest winner in the history of the Japan LPGA tour by shooting a 4-under 68 on Sunday to take out the Vantelin Ladies Open.

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Ryu takes early lead in LPGA LOTTE tournament

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — So Yeon Ryu shot a 4-under 68 on Wednesday to take the lead halfway through a windy first round of the LPGA LOTTE Championship.

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