Paula Creamer http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/36088/all en UPDATE 1-Golf-Miyazato pulls out of HSBC champions with whiplash http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130226/golf-creamer-miyazato-pettersen-fighting-effects-car-crash <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Miyazato battling whiplash from Bangkok crash</p> <p>* Says sitting out as precaution (Updates with Miyazato pullout)</p> <p>Feb 27 (Reuters) - Japan's Ai Miyazato withdrew from this week's Women's HSBC Champions tournament in Singapore on Wednesday because of neck and shoulder pain caused by a car crash that involved two other golfers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130226/golf-creamer-miyazato-pettersen-fighting-effects-car-crash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ai Miyazato Disaster Golf LPGA Paula Creamer Suzann Pettersen Suzann Pettersen Thomson Reuters Wed, 27 Feb 2013 02:45:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5767983 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: America's Lewis wins HSBC Women's Champions http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/golf-americas-lewis-wins-hsbc-womens-champions <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 four Stacy Lewis won the HSBC Women's Champions by just one shot from South Korea's Choi Na-Yeon after a thrilling final round on Sunday.</p> <p>Lewis carded a scintillating eagle on the par-five seventh but then bogeyed 15 and 17 before clinching it with a two-foot par putt on the last for a score of 71 and 15-under-par 273 at Singapore's par-72 Sentosa Golf Club.</p> <p>Choi, the world number two, carded 72 for 14-under 274 and Paula Creamer, who is recovering from whiplash injuries after a car crash last week in Thailand, was a shot further back in third.</p> <p>th/mtp</p> Disaster Golf Paula Creamer AFP Sun, 03 Mar 2013 08:00:29 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5771992 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: Spain's Recari stretches LPGA lead http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130324/golf-spains-recari-stretches-lpga-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>Spain's Beatriz Recari had an eagle and one birdie in a three-under par 69 on Saturday to stretch her lead in the LPGA Kia Classic to two strokes.</p> <p>Recari, seeking to add a second LPGA Tour title to the LPGA Challenge crown she won in 2010, had a 54-hole total of 11-under par 205 and a two-stroke lead over Australian Hall of Famer Karrie Webb.</p> <p>Webb had six birdies, but her four bogeys included two to cap her round at 17 and 18. Her two-under 70 left her on 207, one stroke in front of South Korea's I.K. Kim and American Paula Creamer.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130324/golf-spains-recari-stretches-lpga-lead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Paula Creamer Professional golf tours AFP Sun, 24 Mar 2013 04:15:08 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5792251 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: LPGA North Texas Shootout scores http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130427/golf-lpga-north-texas-shootout-scores <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>Leading third-round scores on Saturday from the North Texas LPGA Shootout (USA unless noted, par-71):</p> <p>202 - Carlota Ciganda (ESP) 66-70-66</p> <p>204 - Park In-Bee (KOR) 67-70-67, Caroline Masson (GER) 64-71-69</p> <p>205 - Choi Na-Yeon (KOR) 70-69-66</p> <p>207 - Lee Jee-Young (KOR) 72-68-67, Karine Icher (FRA) 71-69-67, Christina Kim 68-72-67, Ryu So-Yeon (KOR) 71-68-68</p> <p>208 - I.K. Kim (KOR) 70-71-67, Suzann Pettersen (NOR) 70-70-68, Feng Shanshan (CHN) 71-67-70</p> <p>209 - Brittany Lincicome 70-68-71, Tseng Ya-ni (TPE) 69-69-71, Moriya Jutanugarn (THA) 71-66-72</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/130427/golf-lpga-north-texas-shootout-scores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf LPGA Paula Creamer AFP Sat, 27 Apr 2013 23:31:20 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5826878 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Shin returns to defend LPGA Kingsmill crown http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130501/golf-shin-returns-defend-lpga-kingsmill-crown <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 In-Bee and defending champion Shin Jiyai headline a stellar field for the $1.3 million LPGA Kingsmill Championship that starts Thursday.</p> <p>All of the top-10 players in the world rankings are competing as the LPGA plays its first tournament on the US East Coast this season.</p> <p>Shin won last year's title in dramatic fashion, finally triumphing over Paula Creamer on the ninth hole of a sudden death playoff.</p> <p>That came on a Monday morning after darkness halted play with the two still deadlocked through eight playoff 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/130501/golf-shin-returns-defend-lpga-kingsmill-crown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Human Interest Paula Creamer Yani Tseng AFP Wed, 01 May 2013 20:15:46 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5829466 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: LPGA Northwest Arkansas Championship scores http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130623/golf-lpga-northwest-arkansas-championship-scores <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>Leading scores on Sunday after the third and final round of the $2 million LPGA Northwest Arkansas Championship (par-71, USA unless noted, Park won playoff with birdie on first playoff hole):</p> <p/> <p>201 - Park In-Bee (KOR) 69-65-67, Ryu So-Yeon (KOR) 66-66-69</p> <p>202 - Mika Miyazato (JPN) 65-70-67</p> <p>203 - Lydia Ko (NZL) 69-66-68, I.K. Kim (KOR) 70-64-69, Stacy Lewis 67-65-71</p> <p>204 - Suzann Pettersen (NOR) 67-70-67, Paula Creamer 68-68-68, Chie Arimura (JPN) 67-65-72, Beatriz Recari (ESP) 67-65-72</p> <p>205 - Kang Hae-ji (KOR) 72-66-67, Ai Miyazato (JPN) 73-64-68</p> </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/130623/golf-lpga-northwest-arkansas-championship-scores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf LPGA Paula Creamer AFP Mon, 24 Jun 2013 02:01:57 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5865349 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Park aims for third straight major http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130626/golf-park-aims-third-straight-major <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>South Korean star Park In-Bee will bid to clinch her third consecutive major of an incredible year this week when she tees off in the US Women's Open Championship.</p> <p>World No. 1 Park is seeking to become just the second golfer in LPGA history to capture the first three major championships of the season after taking the Kraft Nabisco Championship and the LPGA Championship earlier.</p> <p>"This is the best I'm playing in my career," said Park, the 2008 US Women's Open champion. "I'm trying to keep this going.</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/130626/golf-park-aims-third-straight-major" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf LPGA Paula Creamer AFP Thu, 27 Jun 2013 00:32:00 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5868687 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Spain's Recari wins LPGA Marathon Classic http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130721/golf-spains-recari-wins-lpga-marathon-classic <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>Spain's Beatriz Recari fired a five-under par 66 on Sunday to win the $1.3 million LPGA Marathon Classic, edging US veteran Paula Creamer by a stroke.</p> <p>Recari won her third career LPGA title and her second of the season, having earlier taken this year's Kia Classic near San Diego and the 2010 LPGA Challenge.</p> <p>One stroke ahead on the final hole, Recari found the short rough behind the green but blasted five feet past the hole and made the comeback putt for the victory</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/130721/golf-spains-recari-wins-lpga-marathon-classic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beatriz Recari Golf Human Interest Paula Creamer Professional golf tours AFP Sun, 21 Jul 2013 21:03:10 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5889736 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Europe routs USA to retain Solheim Cup http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130819/golf-europe-routs-usa-retain-solheim-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>Europe produced the most dominant victory in Solheim Cup history, routing the Americans 18-10 to retain the trophy and win the biennial event for the first time on US soil.</p> <p>Sweden's Caroline Hedwall went a perfect 5-0, sinking a four-foot putt to beat USA captain's pick Michelle Wie 1 up and give the Europeans the 14 points they needed to make sure of keeping the trophy for another two years.</p> <p>Hedwall is the first in Solheim history to go 5-0 and the only player on either team to play all five matches this week at the Colorado Golf Club.</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/130819/golf-europe-routs-usa-retain-solheim-cup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Paula Creamer Solheim Cup AFP Mon, 19 Aug 2013 06:31:45 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5912646 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Ko off to rousing start at Canadian Open http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130823/golf-ko-rousing-start-at-canadian-open <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>Kiwi Lydia Ko got off to a successful start in her title defence at the Canadian Women's Open, firing a five-under par 65 to grab a share of the lead Thursday.</p> <p>The 16-year-old defending champion is tied for the lead after the first round at Royal Mayfair Golf Club with American Angela Stanford and Cristel Boeljon of The Netherlands.</p> <p>"It was a pretty special week last year ... so to kind of have that kind of week again this week would be like a double miracle for myself," said Ko, of Auckland, New Zealand.</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/130823/golf-ko-rousing-start-at-canadian-open" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cristie Kerr Golf Lydia Ko Paula Creamer AFP Fri, 23 Aug 2013 06:15:44 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5915883 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Park seizes share of Canadian LPGA lead http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130824/golf-park-seizes-share-canadian-lpga-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 one Park In-Bee fired a five-under par 65 on Friday to grab a share of the second-round lead at the LPGA Canadian Women's Open.</p> <p>South Korea's Park, who has won three major titles this season, was joined on eight-under 132 by US veteran Cristie Kerr, who carded a 66.</p> <p>First-round co-leader Angela Stanford carded a 68 that left her tied for third on 133 with France's Karine Icher, who posted a 66.</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/130824/golf-park-seizes-share-canadian-lpga-lead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cristie Kerr Golf Paula Creamer AFP Sat, 24 Aug 2013 04:34:56 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5916650 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Evian Championship facing more delays http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130914/golf-evian-championship-facing-more-delays-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>Lydia Ko, the 16-year-old New Zealand amateur, birdied the final two holes Saturday to set up a chance of becoming the youngest ever winner of a women's major title at the Evian Championship in France.</p> <p>Already a victor in four events playing alongside the professionals -- she retained the Canadian Open on the LPGA Tour just last month -- Ko added a 67 to her opening 68 and was tied for second on seven under par, one behind Japan's Mika Miyazato, with 18 holes to play.</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/130914/golf-evian-championship-facing-more-delays-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Human Interest Paula Creamer Suzann Pettersen AFP Sat, 14 Sep 2013 19:02:36 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5934238 at http://www.globalpost.com