Jun 2nd, 2021
San Francisco's Olympic Club has hosted the men's US Open on five occasions, the last being in 2012 when Webb Simpson won the event. The Olympic Lake Course is 6,486 yards long, tree-lined with narrow fairways and small greens guarded by bunkers.
May 31st, 2021
Ally Ewing saw off the challenge of Germany's Sophia Popov in the final of the inaugural Bank of Hope LPGA Match Play Hosted by Shadow Creek to secure her second LPGA Tour title.
May 30th, 2021
The inaugural Bank of Hope LPGA Match-Play Hosted by Shadow Creek is down to four players, vying for the LPGA Tour’s first match-play title since 2017. American Ally Ewing will take on Thailand’s Ariya Jutanugarn in Sunday’s first semifinal match, while China’s Shanshan Feng, who won her quarterfinal match with a 50-foot birdie on the first playoff hole, will face off with Germany’s Sophia Popov.
Dec 11th, 2020
A U.S. Women’s Open unlike any other commenced on a sun-splashed Thursday at Champions Golf Club. From a two-course setup – a first in the history of any USGA Open championship – to zero fans and the unusual December date, this 75th iteration of the oldest major in women’s golf has taken on a decidedly different motif.
Nov 20th, 2020
For the first time in her LPGA Tour career, Sophia Popov is the outright first-round leader. The 2020 AIG Women’s Open champion set a career-low opening-round of 64 at Pelican Golf Club this afternoon and holds a two-stroke advantage in the inaugural Pelican Women’s Championship presented by DEX Imaging and Konica Minolta. Thompson ultimately shot an even-par 70 on the day and is tied for 22nd.
Aug 30th, 2020
Hands up, GolfPunk joined the outcry about the lack of a five-year exemption on the LPGA Tour for Sophia Popov after her fantastic win at the AIG Women’s Open. However, having listened to the highly impressive Mike Whan, commissioner of the LPGA, we have somewhat changed our view. In his statement, Whan opened with a firm but passioned statement. Mike Whan, we salute you!
Aug 24th, 2020
Germany’s Sophia Popov claimed a magnificent first Major title as she held off international challengers to win the AIG Women’s Open at Royal Troon. The 27-year-old, who came into the championship ranked 304th in the world and without a main tour victory, secured the winner’s cheque of $675,000 after a stunning two-stroke success over the famous Ayrshire links.
Aug 23rd, 2020
Sophia Popov continued her love for Royal Troon as she opened up a commanding three-stroke lead heading into the final round of the AIG Women’s Open. American duo Austin Ernst and Lindsey Weaver, helped by a miraculous chip in for par at the 12th, are two shots further back in a tie for fourth place at one-over-par, alongside another German, Caroline Masson.