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Golfer Cans Her Caddie Mid-Round

Jessica Korda unceremoniously dumps Jason Gilroyed at US Open

(Newser) - Jessica Korda isn't exactly clinging to the old adage about dancing with the one who brought you: The golfer started yesterday's US Women's Open with caddie Jason Gilroyed, but right after the ninth hole it was boyfriend Johnny DelPreti who was schlepping her clubs, reports Yahoo's... More »

Meet Most Overlooked Babe in Sports

New book looks at the life of multi-sport athlete Babe Didrikson

(Newser) - Arguably the greatest American athlete named Babe would have turned 100 this weekend, and it's not the Babe you think. Babe Didrikson—the only woman in the top 10 of SI's list of the top 100 athletes of the 20th century—won two gold medals and one silver... More »

Inbee Park the Youngest Winner of US Women's Open

19-year-old Korean remains steady while other contenders falter

(Newser) - Two weeks away from her 20th birthday, Inbee Park became the youngest winner of the US Women's Open today by closing with a 2-under 71 as everyone else around her faded away at Interlachen. Park didn't make a bogey over the final 10 holes, pulling away with three clutch putts... More »

Amateur Proves Her Place at US Open

Fearless 18-year-old Uribe sits near the lead after opening day

(Newser) - Lorena Ochoa may be the young golfing sensation who helped to edge Annika Sorenstam out of the limelight, but now she finds herself impressed by a new youthful challenger. Maria Jose Uribe, the 18-year-old reigning Amateur champion, finished the first day of the US Women's Open only two strokes off... More »

Sharapova Finds First Title in 10 Months

Former world #1 bests Schynder for 2nd straight Acura Classic

(Newser) - Maria Sharapova's flagging luck improved at the Acura Classic Sunday, where she took the tournament with a 3-set victory over Switzerland's Patty Schynder. Sharapova was on point and played aggressively, painting the lines with sharp forehands and backhands. "She went for those shots and she got it," Schynder... More »

Wie Aims for First Under-Par Round Since '06

17-year-old hasn't broken even in 23 consecutive outings

(Newser) - Michelle Wie will tee off at the 2007 Evian Masters today, the tournament in which, a year ago, she shot her last under-par outing on the LPGA Tour. Plagued recently by injury, Wie has played 23 rounds without breaking even since her second-place finish at last year's Masters. The 17-year-old... More »

Kerr Captures US Open

29-year-old American wins first major title in 42 chances

(Newser) - Cristie Kerr, who helped pioneer the trend of women golfers turning pro right out of high school, won her first major title at the U.S. Open. Kerr edged frontrunner Lorena Ochoa by making par as the 25-year-old Mexican self-destructed, missing left on critical shots. More »

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