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BEAVERTON, Ore., March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- VTechÂ® Communications, Inc. (a wholly-owned subsidiary of VTech Holdings Ltd. HKSE: 303; ADR: VTKHY, and the largest U.S. cordless phone manufacturer) today announced its 2010 Ladies' Professional Golf Association (LPGA) player sponsorships.
Sophie Gustafson, trying to end a six-year winless drought, took a two-shot lead Thursday after one round of the CVS LPGA Challenge in Danville, Calif. Gustafson suffered only one bogey and shot a 7-under 65 over the Blackhawk Country Club course.
LPGA Tour rookie Jiyai Shin has moved to No. 2 on the women's world golf rankings, released Monday. Shin won last week's LPGA P&G Beauty NW Arkansas Championship on the second hole of a sudden-death playoff.
Suzann Pettersen's solid LPGA victory last weekend allowed her to improve to No.
Suzann Pettersen closed with a 1-under-par 70 Sunday and won the Canadian Women's Open in Calgary, Alberta, by five shots. The Norwegian golfer finished at 15-under 269. The title was Pettersen's sixth on the LPGA Tour and first since 2007, when she won five tournaments. Momoko Ueda (65), Morgan Pressel (66), Ai Miyazato (67), Karrie Webb (69) and Angela Stanford (70) tied for second at 10-under-par 274. This feels absolutely great, Pettersen said.
Karrie Webb's runner-up finish at the Women's British Open was worth an improvement of two spots in the Top 10 of the latest world golf rankings. Webb finished three strokes behind Catriona Matthew for the British Open title but still went from ninth to seventh in rankings released Monday.
Catriona Matthew of Scotland won the Women's British Open Sunday, finishing at 3-under-par 285, three shots ahead of three-time winner Karrie Webb. Matthew closed with a 1-over 73 and Webb had a 68 for a total of 288 at Royal Lytham and St.