U.S. Open Women's Golf Championships

Hannah Green, of Australia, hits off the 10th tee during the second round of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship golf tournament, Friday, June 21, 2019, in Chaska, Minn. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
June 21, 2019 - 8:37 pm
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Hannah Green keeps getting out of tough spots, and it's taken her to a place she has never been. Green twice escaped trouble with unlikely par saves, including one shot she holed from off the green, and made four birdies for a 3-under 69 and took a three-shot lead into the...
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FILE - In this June 2, 2019, file photo, Jeongeun Lee6, of South Korea, chips to the 16th green during the final round of the U.S. Women's Open golf tournament, in Charleston, S.C. Hazeltine has a recent history of shockers, whether it was Rich Beem or Y.E. Yang winning the PGA Championship or the Americans winning the Ryder Cup. Now it hosts the Women's PGA Championship, a major that is rising to the top with the courses it plays. Women's Open champion Jeongeun Lee6 will be part of a strong field that features 99 or the 100 on the LPGA money list. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
June 19, 2019 - 3:59 pm
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — The LPGA Tour gets its crack at Hazeltine National, the course with a recent history of surprising outcomes. This is where Rich Beem, a former car stereo salesman, held off a charge by Tiger Woods in the 2002 PGA Championship. It's where Y.E. Yang became the only player to come...
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June 09, 2019 - 4:37 pm
GALLOWAY, N.J. (AP) — Lexi Thompson made a 20-foot putt for an eagle on the 18th hole Sunday to complete a late comeback and win the ShopRite LPGA Classic. Trailing Jeongeun Lee6 by two strokes after the 15th, Thompson finished birdie-par-eagle to finish up a round of 4-under-par 67 and a 54-hole...
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Jeongeun Lee6 of South Korea, kisses the championship trophy after winning the final round of the U.S. Women's Open golf tournament, Sunday, June 2, 2019, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)
June 02, 2019 - 7:25 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Six is certainly a magic number for U.S. Women's Open champion Jeongeun Lee6. The 23-year-old South Korean won her first major title Sunday, the first $1 million women's winner's check ever handed out by the USGA and her first victory as an LPGA Tour rookie. And she did by...
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Yu Liu of China,, hits the ball from the 17th tee during the third round of the U.S. Women's Open golf tournament, Saturday, June 1, 2019, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
June 01, 2019 - 7:26 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — For those who hate seeing good things happen to Duke, this U.S. Women's Open is not for you. The school opponents and critics love to root against was dominating again, with former Blue Devil teammates and champions Yu Liu of China and Celine Boutier of France tied for the...
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Jessica Korda, right, speaks with Jaye Marie Green on the 15th hole during the second round of the U.S. Women's Open golf tournament, Friday, May 31, 2019, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
May 31, 2019 - 8:44 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Japan's Mamiko Higa said she wasn't nervous holding the first-round lead at the U.S. Women's Open. Now, she's given her nerves a much bigger test after Friday's weather-delayed second round. Higa shot an even-par 71 to maintain her edge in first appearance in the year's...
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Mamiko Higa of Japan, hits out of the bunker for a birdie on the 9th green during the first round of the U.S. Women's Open golf tournament, Thursday, May 30, 2019, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)
May 30, 2019 - 7:35 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Japan's Mamiko Higa shot the lowest round in a U.S. Women's Open debut, a bogey-free 6-under 65 that gave her a one-shot lead Thursday over American amateur Gina Kim and Germany's Esther Henseleit. The 25-year-old Higa tied for the third-lowest round in U.S. Women's Open...
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Ryan Colton, NCAA Division I Women's Golf Committee chair, center, watches as Duke women's golf coach Dan Brooks, left, shakes hands with Wake Forest women's golf coach Kim Lewellen after completing the parings for the final round of an NCAA college golf tournament, Wednesday, May 23, 2019, in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)
May 22, 2019 - 8:30 pm
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Trailing in four of five matches on the back nine, Duke knew there was plenty of time in what became the longest day in the NCAA Women's Golf Championship. Duke sent three of those matches to extra holes, won two of them and walked away with a seventh NCAA title. Miranda...
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Eun-Hee Ji watches her tee shot on the 10th hole during the second round of the LPGA's Lotte Championship golf tournament Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Kapolei, Hawaii. (Craig T. Kojima/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP)
April 18, 2019 - 11:49 pm
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Eun-Hee Ji rebounded from a bogey on the par-4 18th with a pitch-in eagle on the par-5 first and shot a 7-under 65 to take a two-stroke lead over Nelly Korda on Thursday in the Lotte Championship. Ji had a 15-under 129 total to break the tournament 36-hole record by five...
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October 22, 2018 - 6:04 am
NBC Sports is hiring Paul Azinger as its lead golf analyst with hopes he can deliver his own brand of sharp, candid observations that made Johnny Miller such a strong presence in the broadcast booth for three decades. Miller is retiring. His last tournament will be the Phoenix Open the first...
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