A pair of former World No. 1s found the top of the leaderboard Thursday in the first round of the Honda LPGA Thailand. Yani Tseng and Stacy Lewis both posted 6-under 66 and are part of a three-way tie with Brittany Lang.
Yani Tseng is the latest in a contingent of LPGA and PGA Tour players to sign their name to an AJGA event. Tseng, along with the Taiwan-based Swinging Skirts Golf Foundation, will host the Yani Tseng Invitational from 2014-16 in southern California.
Notes from the second-round of the Kingsmill Championship: Angela Stanford loves the venue. She is tied for the lead. And Yani Tseng has her former caddie back on the bag for her, Jason Hamilton, after almost a year with Paul Fusco on the bag.
Yani Tseng has endured a year that she has lost the No. 1 ranking, modest success on the course and an unfortunate missed tee time in a pro-am prior to the Kia Classic, setting off the critics. A win this week would send 2013 in a new direction.
Yani Tseng took over 1,000 days off from Twitter, but decided to rejoin the conversation on Jan. 24 for her 24th birthday. Nine days into her return, she asked @gcmorningdrive why she had never been invited to the studio.
<strong>LPGA Championship notes:</strong> Last year's landslide winner, Yani Tseng, is working on two things: smiling on the course more and trying to find her balance so she can find her ball at Locust Hill.
<strong>LPGA notes:</strong> As the golf world turns its attention to the re-emergence of Tiger Woods at Bay Hill, the hottest player in the game is quietly padding her resume. Yani Tseng is on target to win for the third time in five events this year.
Top-ranked Yani Tseng remained in position for her second straight LPGA tour title and third in five events this year, shooting a bogey-free 3-under 69 on Saturday to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the Kia Classic.
Top-ranked Yani Tseng played a seven-hole stretch on the back nine in 7 under and finished with a 7-under 65 on Thursday for a share of the first-round lead with Hee Young Park in the LPGA Founders Cup.
<strong>5 Things:</strong> Top-ranked Yani Tseng successfully defended her LPGA Thailand title for her 13th LPGA Tour victory, birdieing the final two holes Sunday to hold off playing partner Ai Miyazato by a stroke.
From a California photo shoot with Ai Miyazato before her country's devastating earthquake to playing golf with gators (accidentally) to a whirlwind journey with Yani Tseng, our <strong>Beth Ann Baldry</strong> shares her year in golf.
<strong>Beth Ann Baldry:</strong> There were no wins from Michelle Wie, Paula Creamer, Morgan Pressel or Cristie Kerr - but there were plenty of wins by Yani Tseng. The top 10 LPGA storylines from 2011 . . .
A week removed from an LPGA victory in her homeland of Taiwan, Yani Tseng picked up her 11th worldwide win of the year, beating the field at the LET's Suzhou Taihu Ladies Open by seven strokes in China.
With throngs of fans watching her every move, Yani Tseng showed that her mental toughness is as spectacular as her physical prowess with a methodical win in Taiwan, says <strong>Beth Ann Baldry.</strong>
Top-ranked Yani Tseng won the LPGA Hana Bank Championship on Sunday for her sixth LPGA Tour victory of the season and 10th overall title of the year, shooting a 5-under 67 to edge Na Yeon Choi by a stroke.