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Lewis goes home to Ohio for Solheim Cup as assistant captain
(AP Photo/Scott Heppell) (Scott Heppell)Stacy Lewis is returning to her hometown in Ohio for the Solheim Cup, just not as a player. The Solheim Cup is Sept. 4-6. Maguire (Ireland) and Castren (Finland) will be the first players from their countries to play in the Solheim Cup. Normally, telling a player she has been picked for the Solheim Cup is a source of happy news. The boost of getting into the Solheim Cup will hopefully help.”Copyright 2021 The Associated Press.wftv.com
Nordqvist wins Women's British Open for 3rd major title
Britain Golf Women's British Open Sweden's Anna Nordqvist celebrates on the 18th green as she wins the Women's British Open golf championship, in Carnoustie, Scotland, Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell) (Scott Heppell)CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — (AP) — Anna Nordqvist of Sweden won her third major title with a one-shot victory at the Women’s British Open at Carnoustie on Sunday. Nordqvist tapped in for par at the last hole for a 3-under 69 to finish on 12-under par for the tournament. Nordqvist also won the 2009 LPGA Championship and the 2017 Evian Championship. ___More AP golf: https://apnews.com/hub/golf and https://twitter.com/AP_SportsCopyright 2021 The Associated Press.wftv.com
Korda rides hot putter in the desert to early 36-hole lead
One hole later, after hitting a fat shot from the fairway, she again had to make a par putt from some 25 feet. Korda was at 11-under 133, two shots clear of Mirim Lee, who also played bogey-free in the rising heat for a 65. If the lead holds, it would be the first time she takes a 36-hole lead into the weekend at a major. “I didn't miss a lot of shots, so I look forward to the next couple rounds,” Lee said. “The thing out here is you hit a solid putt and it keeps on going,” Korda said.
Stacy Lewis wins Ladies Scottish Open in 4-way playoff
USA's Stacy Lewis on the second tee during day two of the Ladies Scottish Open at The Renaissance Club, North Berwick, Scotland, Friday Aug. 14, 2020. (Jane Barlow/PA via AP)NORTH BERWICK Stacy Lewis won the Ladies Scottish Open with a 23-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff Sunday, giving the American her first title in nearly three years and a confidence boost ahead of the Womens British Open. Thats this type of golf, Lewis said. So I really just tried to wait for my opportunity and just kept hanging in there.After Lewis holed her birdie putt in the playoff, Knight missed a 10-foot birdie try. She parred the final three holes to get into the playoff, two-putting from 30 feet on the par-4 18th.