Jutanugarn keeps lead at Kingsmill Championship

WILLIAMSBURG, Va., May 3 (UPI) -- Ariya Jutanugarn lost the lead and then regained it Friday, finishing with a one-shot advantage at the midway point of the Kingsmill Championship.

Shin maintains Kingsmill lead

WILLIAMSBURG, Va., Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Jiyai Shin maintained her lead at the Kingsmill Championship Friday, finishing the second round a shot in front of Danielle Kang.

Matthew dominates in Lorena Ochoa win

GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Catriona Matthew breezed to a victory Sunday at the Lorena Ochoa Invitational, firing a 1-under-par 71 to claim a four-stroke triumph.

Matthew grabs 3-stroke lead in Mexico

GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Catriona Matthew fired a 4-under-par 68 Saturday, giving her a three-stroke lead after 54 holes of the Lorena Ochoa Invitational in Mexico.

Inkster stays tied for lead in Mexico

GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Juli Inkster, trying to become the oldest winner in LPGA Tour history, maintained a share of the lead Friday at the Lorena Ochoa Invitational.
Inkster shares lead at Ochoa Invitational

Inkster shares lead at Ochoa Invitational

GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- LPGA Hall of Fame member Juli Inkster shot a 5-under 67 Thursday that gave her a share of the lead at the Lorena Ochoa Invitational.
Kim's personal record worth LPGA lead

Kim's personal record worth LPGA lead

CHONBURI, Thailand, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Kim In-Kyung tied a tournament record with a 9-under-par 63 Thursday in jumping out to the first-round lead at the Honda LPGA Thailand tournament.
Kang wins LPGA Malaysia

Kang wins LPGA Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Jimin Kang had birdies on three of her last four holes Sunday and claimed a come-from-behind victory at the LPGA Malaysia golf tournament.

Wie keeps three-shot lead

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Michelle Wie finished the second round of the Canadian Women's Open the same way she started it Friday -- with a three-shot lead.

Miyazato keeps grip on Safeway Classic

NORTH PLAINS, Ore., Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Ai Miyazato lengthened her lead in the Safeway Classic after two rounds Saturday, carding a 5-under-par 67 at at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club.

Kerr, Lewis, Lee lead at LPGA Championship

PITTSFORD, N.Y., June 24 (UPI) -- Cristie Kerr, who won the 13th title of her career earlier this month, grabbed a share of the lead Thursday after one round of the LPGA Championship.

Feng owns one-shot lead on LPGA Tour

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., June 10 (UPI) -- Shanshan Feng, looking for her first victory on the LPGA Tour, shot an 8-under 64 Thursday and led by one after the opening round of the State Farm Classic.

Pressel, Inkster rally for match play wins

GLADSTONE, N.J., May 20 (UPI) -- Morgan Pressel and Juli Inkster staged comeback victories Thursday to highlight the first round of the Sybase Match Play Championship.
Inkster, Miyazato lead LPGA event

Inkster, Miyazato lead LPGA event

SINGAPORE, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Juli Inkster and Ai Miyazato each shot 3-under-par 69 Saturday and are tied for the lead at the LPGA's HSBC Women's Champions tournament in Singapore.
Inkster, Wie added to Solheim Cup team

Inkster, Wie added to Solheim Cup team

LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Juli Inkster and Michelle Wie are the captain's picks for the U.S. Solheim Cup team, which will play the European team Aug. 21-23 in Sugar Grove, Ill.
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Juli Inkster
Juli Inkster uses body language to aid her chip shot on the eighth hole as she competes in the McDonald's LPGA Championship on June 10, 2007 at Bulle Rock Golf Course in Havre de Grace, Md. (UPI Photo/Mark Goldman)

Juli Inkster (born Juli Simpson June 24, 1960) is an American professional golfer who plays on the LPGA Tour. With a professional career spanning 27 years to date, Inkster's 31 wins rank her second in wins among all active players on the LPGA Tour; she has over $11 million in career earnings. She also has more wins in Solheim Cup matches than any other American, and is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame.

Simpson was born in Santa Cruz, California, and went to Harbor High School and to San Jose State University where she was an All-American in 1979, 1981 and 1982. She was also All Nor-Cal 1979–1981 and SJSU Athlete of the Year in 1981, and is a member of the San Jose State Sports Hall of Fame. From 1980 to 1982, Inkster won three consecutive United States Women's Amateur Golf Championships, her first victory coming three weeks after her marriage to Brian Inkster. She was a member of the winning U.S. Curtis Cup team in 1982.

She turned professional in 1983, and enjoyed immediate success. She won two major championships in 1984, her first full LPGA season, and was LPGA Rookie of the Year. She has won 31 tournaments on the LPGA Tour, including seven major championships. Inkster has won the career Grand Slam for ladies' golf. She is currently third on the LPGA career money list. Inkster won a tournament in 16 out of 24 seasons from 1983 to 2006, but has never finished at the top of the money list; her best finishes were second in 1999, and third in both 1986 and 2002.

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