Morgan Pressel leads by one, Lydia Ko in contention
Morgan Pressel leads by one, Lydia Ko in contention

Morgan Pressel reaped the benefits of a recent swing change and flourished in favourable afternoon conditions on Thursday to move one stroke clear in the opening round of the ANA Inspiration, the first women`s major of the season.

LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan eyes a ''grander stage''
LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan eyes a ''grander stage''

Since taking over as LPGA Commissioner in 2010, Mike Whan has weathered the end of an economic downturn and put the women`s tour on a strong financial footing by adding new sponsors and events.

Unbeaten Japan leads Crown chase after fightback

Sakura Yokomine sank a 15-foot par putt at 18 to complete an astonishing fightback and keep Japan undefeated and atop the field Friday at the LPGA International Crown matches.

Ai Miyazato wins LPGA Tour event in Hawaii

Ai Miyazato won the LPGA LOTTE Championship on Saturday for her eighth career LPGA Tour title.

Japan`s Miyazato aiming for Mizuno Classic title

SHIMA, Japan : Japanese star Ai Miyazato will be aiming to bring her success on the LPGA tour home this weekend at the Mizuno Classic. Miyazato has five LPGA Tour wins this season and has spent 11 weeks at No.

Japan`s Miyazato aiming for Mizuno Classic title

SHIMA, Japan : Japanese star Ai Miyazato will be aiming to bring her success on the LPGA tour home this weekend at the Mizuno Classic. Miyazato has five LPGA Tour wins this season and has spent 11 weeks at No.

Miyazato tackles Canadian Women`s Open

Japan`s Ai Miyazato, fresh off a victory in Portland, Oregon, heads into the Canadian Women`s Open in Winnipeg Thursday clinging to the top spot in the world rankings of women`s golf.

Miyazato tackles Canadian Women`s Open

Japan`s Ai Miyazato, fresh off a victory in Portland, Oregon, heads into the Canadian Women`s Open in Winnipeg Thursday clinging to the top spot in the world rankings of women`s golf.

Japan’s Miyazato leads LPGA Safeway Classic

There is nothing like a tight battle for the world number one ranking to help motivate Japanese star Ai Miyazato.

Japan’s Miyazato leads LPGA Safeway Classic

There is nothing like a tight battle for the world number one ranking to help motivate Japanese star Ai Miyazato.

World number one Miyazato achieves Japanese first

Ai Miyazato has become Japan`s first world number one golfer after taking over at the top of the women`s game.

World number one Miyazato achieves Japanese first

Ai Miyazato has become Japan`s first world number one golfer after taking over at the top of the women`s game.

Miyazato tees off on `hurtful` Japanese fans

Japan`s top woman golfer Ai Miyazato has hit out at Japanese fans for applauding an error by a rival on the final day of a tournament last weekend.

Miyazato tees off on `hurtful` Japanese fans

Japan`s top woman golfer Ai Miyazato has hit out at Japanese fans for applauding an error by a rival on the final day of a tournament last weekend.