Veterans vs rookies? Youthful US seeks 3-peat in Solheim Cup
The United States had already brought one of its most inexperienced teams in Solheim Cup history to Scotland this week when a back injury nagging Stacy Lewis flared up in practice.
Lewis out of Solheim Cup because of back injury, McDonald in
GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — The United States was forced into a change three days before the start of the Solheim Cup after Stacy Lewis pulled out because of a back injury.
Inkster takes experience to round out Solheim Cup team
Juli Inkster used her two Solheim Cup captain's picks on Stacy Lewis and Morgan Pressel on Monday, wanting to add experience to an American team so young that eight of the 12 players have never...
SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — Sei Young Kim shot a 7-under 64 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead over U.S. Women's Open champion Jeongeun Lee6 in the Marathon Classic.
SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — Alena Sharp of Canada and Youngin Chun of South Korea shared the Marathon Classic lead at 7-under 64 on Thursday, a stroke ahead of Stacy Lewis and three others at Highland...
Setbacks motivated Maria Fassi to return, win NCAA title
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Nothing drives Maria Fassi of Mexico like failure.
Fassi was the Annika Award last year as the best player in women's golf as a junior at Arkansas, only to play some...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Worn out after two long nights with infant daughter Chesnee, Stacy Lewis shot a 6-under 65 on Thursday for a share of the lead with Hannah Green after the first round of the...
Stacy Lewis thinks motherhood has mellowed her -- a bit
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Stacy Lewis thinks motherhood has mellowed her — a bit.
"Maybe a little bit more even keel and low key," Lewis said at the ANA Inspiration, the major...
Lewis 1 behind in 1st event as a mother on LPGA Tour
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — No one was entirely sure what to expect from the first LPGA Tour event of the year — least of all Stacy Lewis.
Nearly three months after Lewis became a mother, and six months after she last played on tour, she opened with seven birdies on Thursday for a 5-under 66 that left her one shot behind Brooke Henderson and Eun-Hee Ji at the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions.
Marina Alex shoots 10-under 62 to take LPGA Tour lead
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Marina Alex matched the course record with a 10-under 62 on Thursday to take a two-stroke lead over Brooke Henderson and Minjee Lee in the Cambia Portland Classic.
With Stacy Lewis unable to defend her title as she prepares for the birth of her first child, Alex is using her friend's caddie, Travis Wilson, at Columbia Edgewater.
Lopez shoots 63 to lead LPGA’s NW Arkansas Championship
ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — Since its first year on the LPGA Tour in 2007, the crowds at the NW Arkansas Championship have belonged to Stacy Lewis.
Another former University of Arkansas star staked her claim as the hometown favorite Friday when Gaby Lopez shot a career-low 8-under 63 to take the first-round lead at Pinnacle Country Club.
SCARSDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Kristen Gillman led a U.S. singles sweep Sunday in the biggest blowout in Curtis Cup history.
Gillman, the 20-year-old University of Alabama star from Austin, Texas, beat 16-year-old Annabell Fuller 5 and 4 for the winning point to cap a perfect weekend at Quaker Ridge.
Lee tops LPGA event in Michigan; pregnant Lewis tied for 2nd
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — In-Kyung Kim began her round with a flurry of birdies, and Stacy Lewis — playing five months' pregnant — closed hers out in similar fashion.
They both still have work to do if they're going to catch Minjee Lee, whose steady consistency has been enough so far.
LPGA Tour star Stacy Lewis expecting her first child
DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) — Stacy Lewis is expecting her first child.
The 33-year-old LPGA Tour star and husband Gerrod Chadwell announced the pregnancy and Nov. 3 due date in an interview with Golfweek. She plans to play through the Marathon Classic in July and return for a full season next year.
ANA Inspiration/Kraft Nabisco Golf Champions
2018 — x-Pernilla Lindberg
LPGA’s Lewis a member of Arkansas’ AD search committee
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas has announced a seven-person search committee that includes LPGA golfer Stacy Lewis to aid Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz in the school's pursuit of a new athletic director.
Steinmetz fired Jeff Long last week after nearly 10 years at the school, saying he had lost the support of influential members of the school's fan base and leadership. Julie Cromer Peoples was named the interim athletic director and assisted Steinmetz in choosing the committee.
Eun-Hee Ji takes 3-shot lead at Taiwan Championship
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Eun-Hee Ji carded a 6-under 66 to take a three-stroke lead after the first round of the Taiwan Championship on a rainy Thursday.
Ji got off to a strong start with back-to-back birdies at the Miramar Resort and Country Club, and added four more to finish the bogey-free round clear of fellow South Koreans Sei Young Kim and Megan Khang, and Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand.
Ji, yet to win this year, didn't mind the bad weather as she hit 10 of 14 fairways.
Stacy Lewis wins, gives earnings to hometown relief efforts
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Stacy Lewis won for Houston.
Lewis ended a long winless streak Sunday at Cambia Portland Classic, with her $195,000 in winnings going to the relief efforts in her hometown area. Her two biggest sponsors also stepped up, with KPMG matching her donation and Marathon Oil kicking in $1 million.
Stacy Lewis in position to make big hurricane donation
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Stacy Lewis took a three-stroke lead Saturday in the Cambia Portland Classic in her bid make a big donation to hurricane relief in her hometown and end a long winless streak.
From The Woodlands in the Houston area, Lewis has pledged to give her earnings — first place is worth $195,000 — to the relief efforts. The 11-time LPGA Tour champion also is trying to win for the first time since June 2014.
Lewis tied for lead, giving winnings to hurricane relief
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Stacy Lewis shot an 8-under 64 on Friday for a share of the Cambia Portland Classic lead — and a chance to make a big donation to hurricane relief in her hometown.
From The Woodlands in the Houston area, Lewis is giving her earnings this week to the relief efforts. The 11-time LPGA Tour champion also is trying to win for the first time since 2014.
GOLF: Stacy Lewis to donate Portland Classic winnings to Harvey victims
Stacy Lewis, a 2003 graduate of The Woodlands High School, announced on her Twitter account late Wednesday night her intentions to donate her entire winnings from the LPGA Tour stop this weekend to Hurricane Harvey victims.
"It has been so hard being away from home and my family the last week," Lewis said in a statement she posted on the social media website. "It's been even harder watching what my hometown is going through. The pictures and the stories (are) unimaginable."
Kim builds a 6-shot lead in Women’s British Open
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — I.K. Kim stood on the first tee at the Women's British Open and seemed to have everything going against her.
The wind was rising. Heavy rain was falling. The temperature was dropping. If that wasn't enough, Inbee Park had just toured Kingsbarns Links in a course record-tying 64 and was one shot behind. Stacy Lewis, another past Women's British Open champion, was another shot back after a 65.
Stacy Lewis tumbles on back 9 at US Women’s Open
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — Stacy Lewis was on a roll in the third round of the U.S. Women's Open at Trump National Golf Club.
The American birdied four straight holes to pull within a shot of leader Shanshan Feng, a run that included a 40-foot putt on No. 9.
Trump visit a security challenge at women’s golf tournament
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — Some of the best golfers in the world are competing in New Jersey this weekend — and vying for attention with a guy whose best finish was an age-group club title.
That would be President Donald Trump.
The president's arrival at his club on Friday created such a commotion that crowds at the U.S. Women's Open were asked to keep it down as golfers Lexi Thompson, Brooke Henderson and Stacy Lewis approached the 15th green.
US Women’s Open: Trump visits, China’s Feng leads
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — Shanshan Feng increased her lead in the U.S. Women's Open and lost the spotlight.
It happens when the president of the United States shows up.
Returning from a short trip to France, President Donald Trump pulled into his Trump National Golf Club on Friday in middle of the second round of the biggest tournament in women's golf. A few hours later, he watched from an enclosed glass box next to the 14th green and stole the show.
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Women's Open golf tournament being staged at President Donald Trump's club while he visits (all times local):
President Donald Trump has waved at cheering crowds from a glassed-off patio in the clubhouse of his Bedminster, New Jersey, course, where the U.S. Women's Open is being held.
The Republican president acknowledged crowds near the 15th green Friday. His son Eric Trump stood by his side.
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Ai Miyazato relaxed on course in final season on LPGA Tour
ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — Ai Miyazato has known for 10 months that this season would be her last on the LPGA Tour.
The former world No. 1 is more relaxed entering this week's NW Arkansas Championship after announcing her retirement last month.
"I feel so much better than, you know, like the last four years," Miyazato said. "I am actually ready to play because I know that I'm going to enjoy my game more than I used to."
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Brooke Henderson shot an 8-under 63 on Thursday to top the star-packed leaderboard in the Meijer LPGA Classic.
The 19-year-old Canadian eagled the par-5 eighth hole and had six birdies at Blythefield in her lowest round of the season. She won the major KPMG Women's PGA Championship last year and has three tour victories.
Lewis, Hsu tied for lead after first round in Michigan
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Wei-Ling Hsu holed out a 7-iron for an eagle on the very first hole she played, setting the tone for a terrific start.
At the end of the day, the unheralded golfer from Taiwan was tied atop the leaderboard with one of the LPGA Tour's most successful players.
Japan’s Haru Nomura keeps leads in wind at LPGA in Texas
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Haru Nomura of Japan still had fun on another windy day on the LPGA Tour in North Texas.
Despite a 1-over par 72 with a late double bogey in the third round, she actually doubled her lead Saturday.
"I have fun, yeah," said Nomura, who at 8-under 205 takes a two-stroke lead into the final round. "I like windy and tough conditions, and from fairway to green. Yeah, I love it."
Anna Nordqvist wins Founders Cup in college homecoming
PHOENIX (AP) — Anna Nordqvist caught up with some college friends — and left everyone else behind Sunday on another hot afternoon at the Bank of Hope Founders Cup.
The 29-year-old former Arizona State player shot a 4-under 68 to hold off fellow major champions Ariya Jutanugarn, Stacy Lewis and In Gee Chun by two strokes in record 96-degree heat at Desert Ridge.
Anna Nordqvist shoots 11-under 61, takes Founders Cup lead
PHOENIX (AP) — Anna Nordqvist was right at home on another hot, low-scoring day in the Valley of the Sun.
The former Arizona State player shot a tournament-record 11-under 61 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead over Stacy Lewis and Ariya Jutanugarn into the final round of the Bank of Hope Founders Cup.
Michelle Wie healthy, confident and in contention in Phoenix
PHOENIX (AP) — Michelle Wie is healthy and confident again. She's in contention in the Bank of Hope Founders Cup, too.
Wie shot a 5-under 67 on Friday on another hot and low-scoring day at Desert Ridge to enter the weekend a stroke behind leaders Stacy Lewis and Ariya Jutanugarn.
"I think being in contention is definitely a spot where I feel comfortable at. Feels like home to me," Wie said. "It's nice being in this position again. I'm really proud of the way I've played the last two days."
Stacy Lewis flirts with 59, shares Founders Cup lead
PHOENIX (AP) — Stacy Lewis was 9-under par after 11 holes Thursday in the Bank of Hope Founders Cup, putting herself in position to make a run at the second sub-60 round in LPGA Tour history. Then her ball stopped behaving in the thin, hot desert air.
"The ball started going really far," Lewis said. "Maybe some adrenaline, I'm not really sure. Or just the dry air."
SINGAPORE (AP) — Michelle Wie rolled in several clutch putts on Thursday and had six birdies in a 10-hole stretch to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the HSBC Women's Champions.
The 27-year-old Wie, who has struggled with injuries and form since winning the U.S. Open in 2014, shot a 6-under 66 at the new Tanjong course.
"It's a marathon this week, it's not a sprint," said Wie. "But I have to say I'm very proud of where I've positioned myself today."
Stacy Lewis, Lexi Thompson share LPGA Tour lead
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Stacy Lewis had two back-nine eagles Saturday in the LPGA Tour's season-opening Pure Silk Bahamas Classic to put herself in position again to end a long winless streak.
Far from par: Americans struggling to win on LPGA Tour
It was only two years ago that Stacy Lewis won the LPGA Tour player of the year and captured the money title. That same year, Lexi Thompson won the Kraft Nabisco at age 19, and Michelle Wie finally broke through with her first major at the U.S. Women's Open at Pinehurst No. 2.
Rio golf: Lewis fires 63, sits one shot behind Park
Rio de Janeiro — Stacy Lewis made 11 birdies on Thursday to match the low score at Olympic Golf Course with an 8-under 63, putting her right in the mix for a gold medal in women's golf.
As well as a low score, Lewis had red shoulders by the end of a sunny day. She always wears short sleeves, but her Team USA uniform didn't fit.
Her only option was to go with the sleeveless version, which showed off shoulders that never get any sun.
Park leads by 1 shot over Lewis in women’s golf
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Stacy Lewis made 11 birdies on Thursday to match the low score at Olympic Golf Course with an 8-under 63, putting her right in the mix for a gold medal in women's golf.
The American had no complaints about her golf or her position at the halfway point of the first Olympic women's golf competition since 1900. Lewis was one shot behind Inbee Park of South Korea, who birdied her last two holes for another 5-under 66 and the 36-hole lead.