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Lydia Ko sets up chase for title and history at Women's British Open

Lydia Ko sets up chase for title and LPGA history at Ricoh Women's British Open

LPGA youngster Lydia Ko put herself in position to break an age barrier at the Ricoh Women's British Open if she makes it her first major title.

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Who’s leading Women’s British Open? Why Donald Trump, of course

Who’s leading Ricoh Women’s British Open? Why Donald Trump, of course

Presidential candidate Donald Trump dropped into his Trump Turnberry property Thursday in time for the Ricoh Women's British Open.

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LPGA takes its place in Turnberry history with Women's British Open

LPGA takes its place in Turnberry history with Ricoh Women's British Open 2015

The LPGA's fourth major takes its place in Trump Turnberry history with a star-studded field.

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Donald Trump plans two-day visit to Turnberry for Women’s British Open

Donald Trump plans visit to Turnberry for Women’s British Open before returning to presidential trail

Donald Trump will leave the presidential campaign trail to visit Trump Turnberry for two days during the Ricoh Women's British Open.

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Davies shrugs off recent missteps, focuses on 35th Women’s British Open

Laura Davies shrugs off recent missteps to focus on her 35th Women’s British Open

LPGA legend Laura Davies has her sights set on a top finish at her 35th Ricoh Women's British Open.

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In Gee Chun seeks to add to her worldwide majors haul at Turnberry

In Gee Chun seeks to add to her worldwide majors haul at Women’s British Open

U.S. Women's Open winner and LPGA player In Gee Chun looks to win her fourth major title of 2015 at the Ricoh Women’s British Open.

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Mo Martin begins title defense at Ricoh Women's British Open

Mo Martin begins title defense at 2015 Ricoh Women's British Open

LPGA Tour golfer Mo Martin at 2015 Ricoh Women's British Open at Trump Turnberry playing with less pain from thumb injury she developed after winning 2014 Women's British Open with 3-wood shot.

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Lewis tracks down clubs in wild ride ahead of Women's British Open

Stacy Lewis tracks down clubs in wild ride ahead of 2015 Ricoh Women's British Open

LPGA Tour golfer Stacy Lewis golf clubs lost on British Airways flight on way to Trump Turnberry for 2015 Ricoh Women's British Open as she competes for LPGA Tour golf major championship in Scotland.

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Michelle Wie faces uncertainty with leg injury at Women’s British Open

LPGa's Michelle Wie faces uncertainty with leg injury at Women’s British Open

LPGA player Michelle Wie is uncertain how this Women's British Open will go as she battles a leg injury.

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Creamer's husband pulls off surprise on flight to Women's British Open

Paula Creamer's pilot husband plans surprise on flight to 2015 Ricoh Women's British Open

LPGA Tour golfer Paula Creamer surprised by husband Derek Heath United pilot on way to 2015 Ricoh Women's British Open, and shared Heath bars with people on flight.

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Park preps for career Grand Slam quest at Meijer LPGA Classic

Inbee Park preps for 2015 Ricoh Women's British Open at Meijer LPGA Classic

LPGA Tour golfer Inbee Park seeks career Grand Slam at 2015 Ricoh Women's British Open and prepares for it by playing 2015 Meijer LPGA Classic.

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Green hits stride on LPGA Tour, posts 65 at Meijer LPGA Classic

Jaye Marie Green hits stride on LPGA Tour, posts 65 at Meijer LPGA Classic

LPGA Tour golfer Jaye Marie Green earned spot in Ricoh Women's British Open during stretch of solid play on LPGA Tour and posted 65 in first round of Meijer LPGA Classic after caddie switch from Donnie to Matthew Green.

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Defending champ Mirim Lee WDs from Meijer LPGA with wrist injury

Defending champ Mirim Lee WDs from LPGA's Meijer Classic with wrist injury

Defending champion Mirim Lee withdrew from the Meijer LPGA Classic on Wednesday, citing an injury to her left wrist.

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Label 'working mom' takes new meaning for LPGA players such as Danah Bordner

'Working mother' takes on new meaning for LPGA players such as Danah Bordner

Danah Bordner is among the few working moms left on the LPGA tour.

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Between friends: Jane Park offers putting help for Tiffany Joh

Between friends: LPGA player Jane Park offers putting help for friend Tiffany Joh

After LPGA player Jane Park tied for fifth at the U.S. Women’s Open two weeks ago, she suggested friend Tiffany Joh take note of some putting advice.

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Juli Inkster seeks close-up of U.S. Solheim Cup candidates

LPGA star Juli Inkster seeks close-up of U.S. Solheim Cup candidates

Solheim Cup captain and LPGA star Juli Inkster gets a close-up of U.S. team candidates at the Meijer LPGA Classic.

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40 reads: For top collegians, decision looms between dollars and degrees

40 reads: For top college players, decision looms between professional golf career and college degrees

“It girls” are the exception to the higher-education rule. It’s assumed their American Dream will be realized on talent and appearance alone. But is it? This 2010 study is among our 40 great reads.

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Henderson joins field as Symetra Tour, Rochester honor Downey

Brooke Henderson joins field as Symetra Tour, Rochester honor Danielle Downey

The Symetra Tour's 2015 Toyota Danielle Downey Classic is set for this week in Rochester, N.Y., in honor of late Auburn women's golf coach and LPGA hopeful Brooke Henderson will be in field.

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South Korea's In Gee Chun wins U.S. Women's Open in 1st attempt

South Korea's In Gee Chun wins U.S. Women's Open in 1st attempt

South Korea's In Gee Chun won the 2015 U.S. Women's Open at Lancaster Country Club in her first USWO start.

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Lydia Ko all smiles despite not contending at U.S. Women's Open

LPGA golfer Lydia Ko all smiles despite not contending at U.S. Women's Open

Lydia Ko never really contended at the 2015 U.S. Women's Open, but the 18-year-old has made it a point to smile more and enjoy life on the LPGA.

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For Pennsylvania fan, Stacy Lewis rates No. 1 regardless of Open result

For Pennsylvania fan, LPGA golfer Stacy Lewis rates No. 1 regardless of U.S. Women's Open result

Stacy Lewis will play the final round of the U.S. Women's Open with a special fan in her gallery: 19-year-old Grace Desjardins, a golfer who like Lewis dealt with childhood scoliosis.

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Wie struggles with ailing left hip but shoots 68 at U.S. Women's Open

LPGA golfer Michelle Wie struggles with ailing left hip but shoots 68 to contend in U.S. Women's Open

Michelle Wie moved up the U.S. Women's Open leaderboard Saturday with a second straight 2-under 68 despite an ailing left hip.

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Choi flirts with U.S. Women's Open scoring record, but comes up short

Chella Choi flirts with U.S. Women's Open scoring record in Round 3 at Lancaster

LPGA Tour golfer Chella Choi had a shot at the U.S. Women's Open scoring record, but settled for a 64 during Round 3 at Lancaster Country Club.

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Brooke Henderson inspires others as she chases LPGA membership

Canadian teen Brooke Henderson inspires others as she chases LPGA membership

Canadian teen golfer Brooke Henderson inspires others as she chases LPGA Tour membership.

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Lewis moves into position for title run at U.S. Women’s Open

Stacy Lewis moves into position for title run at U.S. Women’s Open

Stacy Lewis shot 3-under 67 Friday at the U.S. Women's Open to earn a spot in Saturday's final group at Lancaster (Pa.) Country Club.

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Sei Young Kim in position for weekend move at U.S. Women's Open

LPGA rookie Sei Young Kim in position for weekend move at U.S. Women's Open

LPGA rookie Sei Young Kim shot 3-under 67 Friday at the U.S. Women's Open to move back into contention at Lancaster (Pa.) Country Club.

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Davies' schedule tight between USWO, Hall of Fame ceremony

Laura Davies' schedule tight between U.S. Women's Open, World Golf Hall of Fame ceremony

After Laura Davies finishes play at the U.S. Women's Open, she'll board a flight across the pond for Monday's World Golf Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in St. Andrews, Scotland.

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Jane Park adds her name to top of U.S. Women’s Open leaderboard

Jane Park adds her name to top of U.S. Women’s Open leaderboard

LPGA player Jane Park returned to Lancaster Country Club early Friday morning and secured a share of the U.S. Women's Open 2015 first-round lead.

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Webb chases eighth major title with 66 at U.S. Women's Open

Karrie Webb chases eighth major title with opening 66 at U.S. Women's Open

LPGA Tour golfer Karrie Webb shares the lead in Round 1 of the 2015 U.S. Women's Open at Lancaster Country Club.

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Amateurs look up to Pressel, especially on U.S. Women’s Open leaderboard

Amateurs look up to Morgan Pressel, especially on U.S. Women’s Open leaderboard

LPGA Tour golfer Morgan Pressel plays practice round with amateur golfers, including Suzuka Yamaguchi, before posting a 68 at 2015 U.S. Women's Open.

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Khang makes U.S. Women's Open start as LPGA Q-School decision looms

Megan Khang makes U.S. Women's Open start as LPGA Q-School decision looms

Junior golfer Megan Khang held the 2015 U.S. Women's Open lead for a brief period during Round 1 at Lancaster Country Club and is playing as she faces decision to play Q-School or go to college.

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Lewis reverses course for opening 69 at U.S. Women's Open

Stacy Lewis reverses course for solid round at 2015 U.S. Women's Open at Lancaster

LPGA Tour golfer Stacy Lewis turned a disappointing day at the 2015 U.S. Women's Open at Lancaster Country Club into a solid round with a strong back nine.

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Alex gets off to strong U.S. Women's Open start with Francella on bag

LPGA Tour golfer Marina Alex gets off to strong U.S. Women's Open start with Meaghan Francella on bag

LPGA Tour golfer Marina Alex plays at 2015 U.S. Women's Open with former LPGA golfer Meaghan Francella serving as her caddie at Lancaster Country Club.

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Hyo Joo Kim merits attention in U.S. Women’s Open debut

Hyo Joo Kim merits attention in U.S. Women’s Open debut

LPGA Tour golfer Hyo Joo Kim became the No. 1 golfer in the Golfweek/Sagarin Women's Pro Rankings before her debut U.S. Women's Open appearance.

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Charley Hull takes on LPGA with veteran's game but teen's spirit

Charley Hull takes on LPGA with veteran's game but teen's spirit

LPGA Tour golfer Charley Hull of England takes on LPGA life with the game of a veteran but the attitude of a teenager.

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Inbee Park's major record makes her U.S. Women's Open favorite

Inbee Park's major record makes her 2015 U.S. Women's Open favorite

Chart for how LPGA Tour golfers rank in major championship performance since 2013, with Inbee Park topping the list ahead of the 2015 U.S. Women's Open.

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U.S. Women's Open takes center stage in Amish country

U.S. Women's Open takes center stage in Amish country

It will be hard to top Pinehurst, but the 2015 U.S. Women's Open at Lancaster (Pa.) Country Club figures to still provide plenty of sizzle.

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Photo finished: USGA ejects Sei Young Kim’s caddie from Women’s Open

Photo finished: USGA ejects Sei Young Kim’s caddie from U.S. Women’s Open

LPGA caddie Paul Fusco, who loops for Sei Young Kim, was removed from the U.S. Women's Open Tuesday after being caught taking photos of a worksheet containing possible hole locations.

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Stacy Lewis brings Arkansas golf to center stage in one week

LPGA golfer Stacy Lewis brings Arkansas golf to center stage in one week

LPGA Tour golfer Stacy Lewis brings Arkansas golf to center stage with AJGA junior golf event and Walmart NW Arkansas Championship to state of her alma mater women's Arkansas Razorback program.

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Solheim points race: Creamer needs strong finish, Lee could bring new blood

Solheim Cup points race: Paula Creamer needs strong finish, Alison Lee could bring new blood

LPGA standout Paula Creamer needs a strong finish to make the Solheim Cup team on points, which might free up a captain's pick for Alison Lee.

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Se Ri Pak withdraws from U.S. Women's Open

LPGA golfer Se Ri Pak withdraws from 2015 U.S. Women's Open at Lancaster

LPGA Tour golfer Se Ri Pak has withdrawn from the 2015 U.S. Women’s Open at Lancaster Country Club.

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LPGA hopeful Brooke Henderson, 17, granted Symetra membership

LPGA hopeful Brooke Henderson, 17, granted Symetra Tour membership

LPGA hopefuly Brooke Henderson finally got LPGA commissioner Mike Whan to accept her petition, only it wasn’t for the LPGA.

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Derek Bard closes with 66 to win Sunnehanna Amateur

Virginia's Derek Bard closes with 66 to win Sunnehanna Amateur

Virginia men's golfer Derek Bard won the 2015 Sunnehanna Amateur men's golf tournament.

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Jimin Kang's long journey back to health and the LPGA will include USWO

Jimin Kang's long journey back to health and the LPGA will include U.S. Women's Open start

Jimin Kang is making the long journey back to the LPGA tour after health issues, and the biggest step could come at the U.S. Women's Open 2015.

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Inbee Park extends New York winning streak at KPMG Women's PGA

LPGA's Inbee Park extends New York winning streak at KPMG Women's PGA Championship

LPGA player Inbee Park claimed the KPMG Women's Championship for the third year in a row and returned to World No. 1.

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Suzy Whaley plays as marker at KPMG Women's PGA Championship

PGA Secretary Suzy Whaley plays as marker at KPMG Women's PGA Championship

PGA of America secretary Suzy Whaley played as a marker at the 2015 KPMG Women's PGA Championship LPGA Tour major championship with daughter Jennifer as caddie.

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Park leads Kim entering KPMG Women's PGA final round

Inbee Park leads Sei Young Kim entering KPMG Women's PGA Championship final round

Inbee Park leads LPGA rookie Sei Young Kim by two shots after 54 holes of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship at Westchester Country Club.

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Sahalee C.C. to host 2016 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship

Sahalee Country Club to host 2016 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship

The 2016 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship LPGA Tour golf major championship will move to Sahalee Country Club in Sammamish, Wash.,

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Lydia Ko's LPGA cut streak ends at KPMG Women's PGA

Lydia Ko's LPGA cut streak ends at KPMG Women's PGA Championship

The LPGA Tour's KPMG Women's PGA Championship Lydia Ko misses cut, sees made-cut streak come to an end at LPGA major championship.

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Lewis in thick of star-studded leaderboard at KPMG Women's PGA

Stacy Lewis in thick of star-studded leaderboard at KPMG Women's PGA

The LPGA Tour's 2015 KPMG Women's PGA Championship Stacy Lewis is in the hunt through Round 2 among LPGA star Inbee Park and young golfer Brooke Henderson.

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