Tag Archives: Yani Tseng

May
19
2014

Time to celebrate

Lizette Salas went into the final round of the Kingsmill Championship with a three-stroke lead and came out with a four-stroke victory, her first on the LPGA.  Salas’ final round 71 gave her plenty of breathing room, but the emotions that go with winning for the first time started to creep in on the final two holes, “I felt the nerves on 17, just to have that four-footer, and then I looked over and I had a pretty nice cushion.  But still, the nerves were still there.”

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Mar
17
2013
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She’s the one!

Stacy Lewis knows a thing or two about beating the odds and achieving the improbable. Nearly a decade ago, the 28-year-old who played her college golf at University of Arkansas had spine surgery to correct a severe curvature from scoliosis. And now, after battling from a four-shot deficit to start the final round, Lewis captured not only the trophy at the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup, but also ascended to the top of the world rankings.

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Apr
1
2012

Yani: Still smiling

I’m not sure where to start, but how about that finish at the LPGA’s first major of the year, the Kraft Nabisco Championship!? You know, just when I thought we were finally going to have a relatively calm and boring (in a good way) Sunday, mayhem broke loose.

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Feb
9
2012

Sarah Kemp: formerly "the next Karrie Webb".

It should come as little surprise, given the idiosyncrasies of Royal Melbourne’s test, that an Australian should lead the way after the opening round of the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open.

Few, however, could have anticipated that it would fall to New South Wales native Sarah Kemp to lead the field into the tournament’s second day.

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Feb
8
2012

Quite good: Tseng won 12 times in 2011.

Tiger and the PGA Tour are at Pebble Beach this week, but if you want to see a genuinely world-class field tackle an innovative piece of golf architecture, the Australian sandbelt, home of Royal Melbourne and the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open, probably has the edge over Monterey.

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Nov
19
2011
By Stephanie Wei under LPGA

Yani bets, she shoots, she scores!

If I were a betting woman, I’d put my money on Yani Tseng every time — especially if she’s betting on herself. The 22-year-old from Taiwan took full advantage of moving day in the third round and shot a bogey-free, six-under 66 at Grand Cypress, matching the low round of the tournament.

The World No. 1 got off to a slow start in the first two rounds of the LPGA’s season-ending CME Group Titleholders, carding a four-over 76 on Friday (albeit in very, very tough conditions) for a combined two-over at the midway point.

Before teeing off on Saturday morning — in an effort to give herself some motivation — Yani made a $100 wager with her caddie, Jason Hamilton, that she would shoot better than three-under.

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Nov
18
2011
By Stephanie Wei under LPGA

Just wasn't Yani's day...

World No. 1 golfer Yani Tseng started slow in the first round of the season-ending CME Group Titleholders, but rallied to card birdies in three of the final four holes. Yani, who is having one of the best seasons in LPGA history, shot a ho-hum two-under 70, leaving her four shots behind the first-round leader Na Yeon Choi.

Yani actually played much better than she scored.

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