Stacy Lewis http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/34660/all en Golf: Lewis powers into lead as Tseng toils in Thailand http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130221/golf-lewis-powers-lead-tseng-toils-thailand-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>American Stacy Lewis stormed to a three-shot lead in a near-flawless first round at the Honda LPGA Thailand on Thursday, while world number one Tseng Yani endured a horror start to her title defence.</p> <p>Third-ranked Lewis blistered to the top of the leaderboard with a nine-under 63, lit up by an eagle and eight birdies -- including a hat-trick on holes 5, 6 and 7. She dropped just one shot on her way back to the clubhouse.</p> <p>The American, who is using a new driver this year, tied her personal best score and the tournament record at the Pattaya Siam Country Club. </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130221/golf-lewis-powers-lead-tseng-toils-thailand-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Stacy Lewis AFP Thu, 21 Feb 2013 12:02:55 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5762009 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Lewis ahead but teen star leads chase in Thailand http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130222/golf-lewis-ahead-teen-star-leads-chase-thailand <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>World number three Stacy Lewis held on to her three-shot overnight lead after round two of the Honda LPGA Thailand on Friday, but was pushed hard by Thai teenager Ariya Jutanugarn who hit a flawless 66.</p> <p>Teeing off last, American Lewis quickly showed Thursday's stunning 63 was no fluke when she notched a birdie at the par-five first.</p> <p>She added four more birdies over the day, marred by two dropped shots, which sent her back into the clubhouse with 69 and a healthy 12-under par score overall.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130222/golf-lewis-ahead-teen-star-leads-chase-thailand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Par Stacy Lewis U.S. Open AFP Fri, 22 Feb 2013 12:01:04 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5763213 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Red-hot Ariya storms into lead as Lewis wobbles http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130223/golf-red-hot-ariya-storms-lead-lewis-wobbles <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Teen golfing sensation Ariya Jutanugarn tore into a three-shot lead on home soil at the Honda LPGA Thailand on Saturday, as overnight leader Stacy Lewis wobbled in a see-sawing third round.</p> <p>Trailing world number three Lewis by three shots at the start of play, the 17-year-old Thai delighted the crowd with seven birdies, including five in a row, to finish at a two-under 70 for the day, and 205 for the tournament with one day to go.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130223/golf-red-hot-ariya-storms-lead-lewis-wobbles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Par Stacy Lewis U.S. Open AFP Sat, 23 Feb 2013 13:01:20 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5764205 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Lewis guns for number one as she leads HSBC Women's http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130301/golf-lewis-guns-number-one-she-leads-hsbc-womens <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>America's Stacy Lewis took a step forward in her quest to replace Tseng Yani as women's world number one as she shot a red-hot six-under-par 66 to seize control of the HSBC Women's Champions on Friday.</p> <p>The world number four started the day two back from overnight leader Azahara Munoz, but she holed three birdies on both the front and back nine to head into the weekend two shots clear at Singapore's par-72 Sentosa Golf Club.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130301/golf-lewis-guns-number-one-she-leads-hsbc-womens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Golf LPGA Paula Creamer Stacy Lewis AFP Fri, 01 Mar 2013 09:00:43 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5770623 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Stormy finish as Na snatches joint Champions lead http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130302/golf-stormy-finish-na-snatches-joint-champions-lead <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>World number two Choi Na-Yeon emerged from a two-and-a-half-hour storm delay to birdie the last hole and dramatically snatch a share of the HSBC Women's Champions lead alongside Stacy Lewis on Saturday.</p> <p>Choi, who is eyeing the number one ranking of Taiwan's Tseng Yani, holed a 10-footer in front of a big gallery on the damp 18th green to card five-under-par 67 for a total of 14-under 202 at Singapore's par-72 Sentosa Golf Club.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130302/golf-stormy-finish-na-snatches-joint-champions-lead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Golf Paula Creamer Stacy Lewis U.S. Open AFP Sat, 02 Mar 2013 11:45:12 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5771622 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Shot of a lifetime lifts Lewis to Champions win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/golf-shot-lifetime-lifts-lewis-champions-win <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>America's Stacy Lewis pulled off the shot of a lifetime Sunday on the way to a narrow one-stroke win after a nerve-shredding final day at the HSBC Women's Champions in Singapore.</p> <p>Lewis, the two-day leader, was locked in a three-way tie with Choi Na-Yeon and Paula Creamer when she unleashed a blistering hybrid shot from the fairway on the the par-five seventh, landing just inches from the hole.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/golf-shot-lifetime-lifts-lewis-champions-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Golf Paula Creamer Stacy Lewis U.S. Open AFP Sun, 03 Mar 2013 08:45:16 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5772001 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Miyazato seizes lead at LPGA Founders Cup http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130316/golf-miyazato-seizes-lead-at-lpga-founders-cup <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Ai Miyazato fired a five-under par 67 and was aided by a penalty on American Stacy Lewis on her way to seizing a four-stroke lead after the third round of the LPGA Founders Cup on Saturday.</p> <p>Japan's Miyazato, who seeks her 10th career LPGA title, finished 54 holes at the $1.5 million event on 19-under 197 with Lewis, who could claim the World No. 1 ranking with a victory, and South Korean Jee Young Lee third on 201.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130316/golf-miyazato-seizes-lead-at-lpga-founders-cup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ai Miyazato Golf Stacy Lewis U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship AFP Sun, 17 Mar 2013 02:30:49 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5785701 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Lewis takes World No. 1 spot with Founders Cup win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130317/golf-lewis-takes-world-no-1-spot-founders-cup-win <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Stacy Lewis claimed the World No. 1 women's golf ranking by firing a final-round eight-under par 64 to beat Japan's Ai Miyazato by three strokes on Sunday at the $1.5 million LPGA Founders Cup.</p> <p>The 28-year-old American knocked 2012 Founders Cup champion Yani Tseng of Taiwan from atop the rankings after a stay of 109 weeks with the victory and Tseng finishing in a share of 59th place, 19 strokes off the pace.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130317/golf-lewis-takes-world-no-1-spot-founders-cup-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ai Miyazato Golf LPGA Stacy Lewis AFP Mon, 18 Mar 2013 00:00:47 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5786326 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Lewis takes World No. 1 spot with Founders Cup win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130317/golf-lewis-takes-world-no-1-spot-founders-cup-win-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Stacy Lewis claimed the World No. 1 women's golf ranking by firing a final-round eight-under par 64 to beat Japan's Ai Miyazato by three strokes on Sunday at the $1.5 million LPGA Founders Cup.</p> <p>The 28-year-old American knocked 2012 Founders Cup champion Yani Tseng of Taiwan from atop the rankings after a stay of 109 weeks with the victory and Tseng finishing in a share of 59th place, 19 strokes off the pace.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130317/golf-lewis-takes-world-no-1-spot-founders-cup-win-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cristie Kerr Golf Professional golf tours Stacy Lewis AFP Mon, 18 Mar 2013 00:00:54 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5786329 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: New No. 1 Lewis ready to enjoy ranking supremacy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130320/golf-new-no-1-lewis-ready-enjoy-ranking-supremacy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Coming off LPGA victories at Singapore and Phoenix, American Stacy Lewis plays her first event as the World No. 1 of women's golf starting Thursday at the $1.7 million Kia Classic.</p> <p>By winning her seventh career title at last week's LPGA Founders Cup, 2012 LPGA Player of the Year Lewis overtook Taiwan's Yani Tseng for the top spot in the new rankings last Monday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130320/golf-new-no-1-lewis-ready-enjoy-ranking-supremacy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 9 Golf LPGA Stacy Lewis AFP Wed, 20 Mar 2013 19:31:03 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5789135 at http://www.globalpost.com CORRECTED: Golf: World No. 1 Lewis aims for another major title http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130403/corrected-golf-world-no-1-lewis-aims-another-major-title <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Stacy Lewis returns this week to the scene of her first title, at the Kraft Nabisco Championship in 2011, but this time she'll pursue a major crown with the world No. 1 ranking next to her name.</p> <p>Lewis said the first thing on her mind this week will be trying to win a tournament, rather than holding on to that coveted top ranking.</p> <p>"There are so many things that I can't control," the Texas native said. "I can't control how Yani (Tseng) plays, how In-bee Park plays.</p> <p>"If they go out and play better than me, then I lose the No. 1 ranking.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130403/corrected-golf-world-no-1-lewis-aims-another-major-title" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Human Interest Professional golf tours Stacy Lewis U.S. Open AFP Thu, 04 Apr 2013 03:30:55 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5801289 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Park, Lewis fight for LPGA top ranking in Texas http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130424/golf-park-lewis-fight-lpga-top-ranking-texas <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>World number one Park Inbee of South Korea and second-ranked American Stacy Lewis will fight for the top spot again this week at the inaugural Texas LPGA Shootout that starts on Thursday.</p> <p>The $1.3 million event is the first LPGA stop in the "Lone Star" state in more than 20 years and features 144 players with a cut to the top 70 and ties after 36 holes and a second cut to the low 50 and ties after 54 holes.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130424/golf-park-lewis-fight-lpga-top-ranking-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Human Interest Inbee Park LPGA Stacy Lewis AFP Wed, 24 Apr 2013 21:46:15 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5824583 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Lewis captures British Open, Park flops http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130804/golf-lewis-captures-british-open-park-flops <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Stacy Lewis's love affair with the Old Course continued at St Andrews on Sunday when she finished birdie, birdie to win the Women's British Open.</p> <p>In 2008, the American won all five matches over the Home of Golf's famous links in leading her country to victory over Great Britain and Ireland in the Curtis Cup.</p> <p>Five years on and the 28-year-old winner of the 2011 Kraft Nabisco Championship collected her second major with a final round 72 for eight under 280.</p> <p>Choi Na Yeon and Park Hee Young both shot 73 and were joint runners-up on six under.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130804/golf-lewis-captures-british-open-park-flops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Masters Tournament Stacy Lewis U.S. Open AFP Sun, 04 Aug 2013 19:32:09 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5902412 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Lewis captures British Open, Park flops http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130804/golf-lewis-captures-british-open-park-flops-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Stacy Lewis's love affair with the Old Course continued at St Andrews on Sunday when she finished birdie, birdie to win the Women's British Open.</p> <p>In 2008, the American won all five matches over the Home of Golf's famous links in leading her country to victory over Great Britain and Ireland in the Curtis Cup.</p> <p>Five years on and the 28-year-old winner of the 2011 Kraft Nabisco Championship collected her second major with a final round 72 for eight under 280.</p> <p>Choi Na Yeon and Park Hee Young both shot 73 and were joint runners-up on six under.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130804/golf-lewis-captures-british-open-park-flops-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Masters Tournament Stacy Lewis U.S. Open AFP Sun, 04 Aug 2013 19:32:25 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5902414 at http://www.globalpost.com Park In-bee comes up short in bid to win fourth consecutive major http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130804/park-bee-comes-short-bid-win-fourth-consecutive-major <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>ST. ANDREWS, Scotland, Aug. 4 (Yonhap) -- South Korean Park In-bee came up well short in her bid to win her fourth LPGA major in a row on Sunday, finishing tied for 42nd at the Ricoh Women's British Open.</p> <p>Park closed out the tournament with a 6-over 78 on Sunday at the par-72 Old Course at St. Andrews, 14 shots behind the champion, Stacy Lewis of the United States. Park ended her tournament at 6-over 294.</p> <p>Having captured the first three majors of 2013, Park was trying to become the first golfer, male or female, to win four straight professional majors in the same season.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr" class="button wire yonhap"></a></p> <p>Copyright Yonhap News Agency, 2013. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130804/park-bee-comes-short-bid-win-fourth-consecutive-major" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Canadian Women's Open Golf Hospitality Stacy Lewis Women's major golf championships Yonhap News Agency Mon, 05 Aug 2013 02:11:33 +0000 Yonhap News Agency 5902533 at http://www.globalpost.com