The board of directors of the LPGA Corning Classic said Monday this will be the final year for the women's golf tournament because of economics.
Laura Diaz, fueled by a 30 on the second nine, posted a 9-under-par 63 Friday in the first round of the $1.8 million Grand China Air LPGA tournament in China.
Leta Lindley won her first LPGA title Sunday, rolling in a 7-foot birdie putt to beat Jeong Jang in a playoff at the Corning Classic in New York.
Jeong Jang shot a 3-under 69 and Erica Blasberg a 2-under 70 Saturday to share the lead after three rounds of the LPGA Corning Classic at Corning, N.Y.
Paula Creamer bogeyed two of her last three holes Saturday but still led after three rounds of the SemGroup Championship in Oklahoma.
Paula Creamer, one of only four players to have won on the LPGA Tour this year, took a one-shot lead Friday at the SemGroup Championship in Broken Arrow, Okla.
Ji-Young Oh and Sophie Gustafson both shot 6-under 66 Friday to lead Lorena Ochoa by a shot after one round of the Safeway Classic at Portland, Ore.
Annika Sorenstam struggled to a 2-over-par 73 Sunday but still managed to successfully defend her title at the LPGA's John Q. Hammons Hotel Classic.
Meena Lee shot her second straight 69 Sunday to win the BMO Canadian Women's Open.
Janice Moodie shot an even-par 72 Saturday to hang on to the lead through three rounds of the BMO Canadian Women's Open.
United Press International