2014 Women's NCAA Championship

USC's Chen gives mother special gift with NCAA title

A year ago, Doris Chen's mother thought something was wrong with her health. She was right; she had Stage 3 lung cancer. Fast forward 12 months, and she got to witness her daughter win the NCAA individual title cancer-free.

Duke women outlast USC to win sixth national title

In a back-and-forth battle over the final nine holes, Duke outlasted defending champion USC to win the 2014 Women's National Championship at Tulsa Country Club.

Winner's Bag: USC's Doris Chen, NCAA women

A look inside the bag of USC's Doris Chen, who won the individual title at the 2014 NCAA Women's Championship on Friday at Tulsa CC.

Lance Ringler's Feel Test: Tulsa CC gets high marks

Every year, our Lance Ringler takes a look at the venues and the red-carpet treatment each gives the players, coaches, media and patrons. Tulsa Country Club proved to be top-notch on many levels.

At NCAAs for first time, Iowa State shows progress

Iowa State might have finished next-to-last at the 2014 NCAA Championships, but the Cyclones looked at it as major progress after they made it to the Big Dance for the first time in school history.

Duke women hold six-shot lead over USC at NCAAs

Duke and USC matched third-round 2-under 278s, leaving the Blue Devils six shots ahead of the Trojans entering Friday's final round at Tulsa Country Club.

McNamara knows no lead is safe at the NCAAs

Legendary coach Dale McNamara hasn't slept much late, as she is at Tulsa CC supporting her daughter, Arizona State's head coach Melissa Luellen, who will attempt to lead her Sun Devils back from a 15-hole deficit.

Forward spin on women's finals: It's time to evolve

When the 24 teams arrive next May at The Concession Club in Bradenton, Fla., to compete for the national championship, the tournament will be vastly different than anything previously in women's college golf.

Adventure leads Duke's Boutier to NCAA contention

Shedding tendencies of shyness and self-critiquing while settling into a new culture, Duke's Celine Boutier is even par through two rounds at the 2014 NCAA Division I Women’s Championship.

Mississippi State makes second-day push

Mississippi State’s 5-over 285 Wednesday tied Duke and pushed the 24th-ranked Bulldogs into eighth place -- reflecting the Bulldogs' determination to avenge 2013's last-place finish at the NCAA Division I Women's Championship.

Favorites fare well but trail in Tulsa

The favorites are in position in the NCAA D-I women's championship: No. 2 UCLA is second as top-ranked USC and No. 3 Duke are tied for third at 293 with Arizona State, all trailing first-round leader Oklahoma.

Sooners strike early at NCAA D-I women's championship

High winds blistered scorecards in the first round of the NCAA Division I Women's Championships, and Oklahoma took advantage of those familiar conditions for a three-shot lead as three powerhouses give chase.

Longshot Vandy's Feng fights through Tulsa wind

The winds on opening day of the NCAA D-1 women's championship were cruel, and Simin Feng spent much of her round fighting from the trees for a 5-over 75 -- fortunately, she finds even her tough days are now fun.

Wind dominates NCAA women's championship's 1st round

Tulsa produced what it’s known for on the opening morning of the 2014 NCAA Division I Women's Championship. The first wave of players fought wind gusts of up to 26 mph as Arizona led the first session at 18 over.

Hungry, worldly Washington could stage NCAA upset

It all comes down to Tulsa, where Washington will play in the national championship for the first time since 2011. An NCAA Championship amounts to 72 holes on a difficult course with pressure to succeed.

2014 NCAA women's championship: Staff predictions

The women's NCAA Championship begins Tuesday at Tulsa (Okla) Country Club. Our college golf experts make some predictions for the 72-hole event.

USC, UCLA, Duke loom as NCAA women's favorites

Among an elite foursome in the women’s game, three occupy the top spots in the Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings -- USC, UCLA and Duke -- as well as favorites at this week's NCAA D-I Women's Championship.

Staying present may have advantages for USC

USC's Annie Park is not living in the past, and with head coach Andrea Gaston talking about staying in the present, this could be an advantage for USC to possibly repeat as NCAA champions at Tulsa Country Club this week.