Nelly Korda overcomes triple bogey to win LPGA in playoff
Nelly Korda made such a mess of the 17th hole that missing what amounts to a tap-in barely registered. “I honestly lost hope,” Korda said. Korda ended it quickly, making a 12-foot birdie putt on the first playoff hole at No. 18 to win for the four time this year on the LPGA Tour.news.yahoo.com
This Masters tradition is a pictorial surprise for champions
Reed, who won in 2018, says he doesn't keep a lot of golf photos in his office or around the house in Houston. Kuchar rolled his putt up to 3 feet, Scheffler hit wedge to 40 feet for his fourth shot and Kuchar won the hole. Kuchar won his consolation match. Long won the British Amateur last summer and will play in the Masters next week. The Austrian Golf Open returns to the European Tour schedule and will be played the week after the Masters.
Whoa, Nelly! Korda makes it 2 straight wins for her family
Nelly Korda followed in big sister's footsteps with a three-shot victory that looked easier than it felt. “Yeah, Jess' win, I was like, ‘OK, I got to get one now,’" Korda said. But it's nice to get back-to-back Korda wins now.”More than just matching her sister, Korda won for the first time on American soil. Sorenstam finished 29 shots behind Korda, who won by three over Lexi Thompson and Lydia Ko. Korda made sure of that with a steady diet of pars and picking up enough birdies when she needed them.
Caddie goes beyond training to save golfer's passport
Going beyond the call of duty and probably any sort of caddie training he might have had Benji Thompson went through great lengths to retrieve Lexi Thompsons passport after she left it behind, according to The Caddie Network. Benji and Lexi Thompson are not related. Benji Thompson said the saga began following last weeks Evian Championship in France when Lexi Thompson sent a text message to him around 9 p.m. Sunday following the tournaments final round. Dude, we might not get outta here, Lexi Thompson reportedly texted to him. Benji Thompson found the passport but then had to begin the arduous task of fitting all the golf bags back in the van.
Lexi Thompson sorry for costing 40 players a day's practice
(CNN) - Her passport blunder caused nearly 40 players to miss out on practice rounds Monday for the Women's British Open and leading golfer Lexi Thompson says she "can't apologize enough." "I do apologise, I would be upset if I was the other players but I ended up getting it." A mouse couldn't have found room to live in there," Wright told the Golf Channel. One player, Ryan O'Toole, was unhappy that Thompson's actions caused so many people to miss out on practice ahead of the major. But she added that by entrusting your clubs to a pool driver you are always at risk of delays.