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2010-03-22 08:00:00

BEAVERTON, Ore., March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- VTech® 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. "Team VTech" for 2010 includes returning players Diana D'Alessio, Becky Morgan, Alena Sharp and Karen Stupples, as well as newcomers Beth Bader and Meaghan Francella. LPGA fans can tune in...

2009-09-24 21:20:05

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. She is in her 12th year on the LPGA circuit and has won four times, but not since the 2003 Samsung World Championship. Her best showing this season has been a second-place finish at the Evian Masters in July. Na Ri Kim, Angela Stanford and Sophia...

2009-09-14 09:55:48

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. She shot a 7-under 64 Sunday to make the playoff with Angela Stanford and Sun Young Yoo. Shin, 21, has won three times this year, matching her total from 2008 before she officially joined the LPGA Tour. She leads this year's LPGA money list with nearly $1.5 million. She's also in the...

2009-09-08 12:05:29

Suzann Pettersen's solid LPGA victory last weekend allowed her to improve to No. 2 in the women's world golf rankings released Tuesday. Pettersen built a big lead in Saturday's third round and was able Sunday to retain her 5-stroke advantage for the championship of the CN Canadian Women's Open in Priddis, Alberta, Canada. The win was the sixth LPGA title for Pettersen and her first in 44 tournaments. Still, she'd played consistently well enough -- the $412,500 first-prize check from last...

2009-09-06 20:08:54

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. I've been playing very good since 2007. I...

2009-08-03 09:04:55

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. Matthew saw her ranking jump 50 places to 14th. Webb's move and the resulting drop of one spot each by Angela Stanford and Kim In-kyung were the only changes this week in the women's Top 10. Lorena Ochoa...

2009-08-02 14:49:51

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. Annes. The victory was the first in an LPGA major for Matthew, who has won two other events on the tour. Unbelievable, said Matthew, who played in just her second tournament since giving birth to her second child in May. It really just hasn't sunk in yet....

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