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Duncan among those taking aim at LPGA card

Four LPGA tour cards are up for grabs at this week's Symetra Tour Championship. In each of the past seven years, someone outside the top 10 has moved in to claim one.

Can LPGA stars stay aligned for final major?

From Mo Martin’s oversized finish in the Women's British Open to Michelle Wie’s big U.S. Open breakthrough, it’s been a rich year at majors for LPGA commissioner Mike Whan.

Wie builds golf strength, just in time for Evian

Michelle Wie will compete in the Evian Championship, her first tournament since withdrawing from the Meijer LPGA Classic Aug. 7 with an acute stress fracture in her right index finger.

Australian standout Minjee Lee turns pro

Minjee Lee turned professional one day after leading Team Australia to victory at the Women’s World Amateur Team Championship in Japan, choosing to sign with IMG for representation.

Notes: LPGA rookie Kaufman quickly elevates game

LPGA rookie Kim Kaufman – now 50th on the money list – is the most promising player to come out of South Dakota since Kris Tschetter made a name for herself on tour in the early '90s.

Ko considers surgery on painful left wrist

LPGA standout Lydia Ko returned to Florida last week to receive an MRI and have a cyst on her wrist drained.

With third Symetra win, Steen graduates to LPGA

Marissa Steen will tee it up this week in the LPGA's Portland Classic riding a wave of confidence after winning for the third time on the Symetra Tour.

Inbee Park wins Wegmans LPGA in playoff

Inbee Park hung around all day and made her charge down the stretch to win the Wegmans LPGA Championship in a playoff over Brittany Lincicome.

Long-hitting Lincicome leads Wegmans LPGA

While her boyfriend can hit a golf ball 460-plus yards, Brittany Lincicome can hit it pretty far herself, and it's that long-hitting skill that has helped put Lincicome atop the Wegmans LPGA Championship leaderboard after three rounds.

Creamer's major cut streak ends; caddie in hospital

After her longtime caddie had to go to the hospital with back spasms, Paula Creamer shot 77 to miss the cut Friday at the Wegmans LPGA Championship, ending her record major cut streak at 39.

Wegmans LPGA: Ko inches closer to 1st major title

Lydia Ko, 17, inched closer to her first major title at the Wegmans LPGA Championship when she carded a 3-under 69 Friday to move into a tie for fourth and trail big-hitting Brittany Lincicome by four strokes.

Edgy ad leaves Thompson 'comfortable' with image

Lexi Thompson, who fired a 6-under 66 Thursday at the Wegmans LPGA Championship, said she is comfortable with her image after appearing in an edgy Puma commercial.

LPGA players salute Rochester for 38 years

Karrie Webb, Juli Inkster and Paula Creamer are among the LPGA stars who will celebrate Rochester, N.Y., and Monroe Golf Club at the Wegmans LPGA Championship this week.

Thompson, Martin take different paths to top

Mo Martin and Lexi Thompson represent what’s so beautiful about the game of golf: There’s no clear path to victory, even regarding majors on a top tour such as the LPGA.

Gillman prevails at U.S. Women's Amateur

Kristen Gillman battled back from a 2-down deficit after 18 holes to capture the U.S. Women's Amateur over Brooke Mackenzie Henderson at Nassau Country Club, winning 2 up.

Henderson leading U.S. Women's Am final

Brooke Mackenzie Henderson birdied the last two holes of the morning round to take a 2-up lead over Kristen Gillman going into lunch at the U.S. Women’s Amateur. The 36-hole final resumes at 1:30 p.m. EDT.

Henderson, Gillman to meet in Women's Am final

The finalists of the U.S. Women’s Amateur are both 16 years old but, in many ways, the similarities end there. Kristen Gillman and Brooke Mackenzie Henderson will meet in the scheduled 36-hole final Sunday.

Junior golfers advance to Women's Am semis

Saturday's semifinals of the U.S. Women's Amateur will feature the youngest collection of golfers in championship history – Kristen Gillman, Hannah O'Sullivan and Brooke Mackenzie Henderson, all 16 years old, and 15-year-old Andrea Lee.

Oh advances to teen-heavy U.S. Women's Am quarters

Su-Hyun Oh, 18, and seven others, including six other teenagers, advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2014 U.S. Women's Amateur. Oh's victory, a 9-and-8 rout of Emma Talley, was the biggest win in the event since 2005.

Notes: Koga's long odds; Talley's tough draw; more

Eimi Koga, a first-timer at the U.S. Women’s Amateur, will have her work cut out in the Round of 16 against the best player in college golf, Alison Lee. But the slender Koga, an 18-year-old Hawaiian, is used to overcoming the odds.