Kiwi teen Lydia Ko wins Tour Championship, season crown
Kiwi teen Lydia Ko wins Tour Championship, season crown

New Zealand teen Lydia Ko parred the fourth playoff hole to beat Carlota Ciganda and win the LPGA Tour Championship, completing a $1.5 million haul Sunday that included a season points crown.

Suzy Whaley voted first female PGA of America officer
Suzy Whaley voted first female PGA of America officer

Suzy Whaley, a former LPGA player who qualified and played in a 2003 men`s PGA event, was elected Saturday as the first woman officer in the PGA of America`s history.

Christina Kim grabs early lead at LPGA Ochoa Invitational
Christina Kim grabs early lead at LPGA Ochoa Invitational

American Christina Kim, seeking her first LPGA title since 2005, fired a seven-under-par 65 to grab a one-stroke lead after Thursday`s first round of the Lorena Ochoa Invitational.

New Zealand teen Lydia Ko becomes youngest LPGA rookie of year
New Zealand teen Lydia Ko becomes youngest LPGA rookie of year

New Zealand teenager Lydia Ko has become the youngest winner of the LPGA`s rookie of the year award in a season in which she has won twice, secured two runner-up finishes and nine other top-10s.

Ted Bishop firing backed for "lil girl" Ian Poulter row
Ted Bishop firing backed for "lil girl" Ian Poulter row

PGA commissioner Tim Finchem and the LPGA both came out solidly Saturday in support of the firing of Ted Bishop as PGA of America president after "inappropriate" remarks on Twitter.

Kang unexpected first round leader in South Korea
Kang unexpected first round leader in South Korea

South Korea`s Kang Hae-Ji, still seeking her first career LPGA victory, fired a five-under 67 on Thursday to lead the field after the opening round at the KEB-HanaBank Championship.

Golf players to be schooled on Olympic Games' anti-doping policy
Golf players to be schooled on Olympic Games' anti-doping policy

Golfers who are policed by an anti-doping code on the PGA Tour that is viewed by critics as too opaque will have to adapt to a much more transparent programme if they qualify to compete at the 2016 Olympic Games.

Royal and Ancient Golf Club to allow women members
Royal and Ancient Golf Club to allow women members

The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews on Thursday voted to allow women members for the first time in its 260-year history.

Teen Lydia Ko seeks three-peat at Canadian Women`s Open

New Zealand`s Lydia Ko, a 17-year-old seeking her third consecutive LPGA Canadian Women`s Open title, tees off Thursday trying to join Meg Mallon and Pat Bradley as three-time winners.

Brittany Lincicome opens three-shot LPGA lead

Brittany Lincicome fired a four-under-par 68 on Friday to take a three-stroke lead at the halfway stage of the LPGA Championship, the fourth major of the LPGA season.

Michelle Wie sidelined with hand injury

American golfer Michelle Wie could miss up to five weeks of the LPGA Tour after being diagnosed with a right hand injury, the LPGA announced Saturday.

Tseng hopes LPGA Crown can turn career around

Taiwan`s former world number one Tseng Yani hopes the emotional lift of playing well for her country in the LPGA International Crown might turn around more than just her season.

Asian stars excited for LPGA team showdown

After two decades of watching US and European women golfers play for the Solheim Cup, top worldwide rivals have their chance at a team title in the LPGA International Crown.

Last-hole birdie gives teen Ko fourth LPGA title

New Zealand teen Lydia Ko birdied the 18th hole Sunday for a one-stroke victory over Ryu So-Yeon to win the $1.4 million Marathon Classic and capture her fourth career LPGA title.

Lewis aims for top ranking, second title of year

Second-ranked Stacy Lewis, fighting to become world number one, fired a bogey-free eight-under par 63 for a one-stroke lead after Saturday`s second round of the 54-hole LPGA ShopRite Classic.

LPGA and PGA of America join forces for major revamp

The LPGA and PGA of America said on Thursday they have joined forces to revamp one of the women`s tour`s major events in a move that will help give more exposure to women`s golf.

Lee, Lewis share lead at LPGA shootout in Texas

World number three Stacy Lewis fired a two-under par 69 Saturday to match South Korea`s Meena Lee for the lead after the third round of the LPGA North Texas Shootout.

Pettersen back to LPGA in pursuit of No. 1 Park

World number two Suzann Pettersen, back after missing three events with a back injury, resumes her chase of top-ranked Park In-Bee when the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic opens Thursday.

Wie`s win snaps LPGA title drought

American Michelle Wie won her first LPGA title since 2010 on Saturday, firing five-under par 67 for a two-shot victory in the Lotte Championship.

Stanford seizes command at LPGA Hawaii event

Angela Stanford, seeking her sixth career victory, fired a five-under par 67 on Friday to seize a four-stroke lead after the third round of the $1.7 million US LPGA Lotte Championship.