- Jessica Korda leads Blue Bay LPGA
HAINAN ISLAND, China (AP) — Jessica Korda birdied five of the first eight holes Thursday and finished with a 6-under 66 to take the first-round lead in the Blue Bay LPGA.
- Local Todd Sinnott has Asia-Pacific Amateur lead
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Local golfer Todd Sinnott shot a 5-under 67 on Thursday to take a one-shot lead over 2012 champion Guan Tianlang of China after the first round of the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship at Royal Melbourne.
- Inbee Park to take No. 1 spot in women's golf
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Inbee Park will take the No. 1 spot in women's golf from Stacy Lewis on Monday.
- Kirk hopes for repeated success at McGladrey
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Chris Kirk had a five-week break that featured no Ryder Cup and no complaints. Considering the Americans' ugly loss at Gleneagles and the resulting fallout, it was probably a good one to miss.
- Golf prodigy began by swinging a broken broomstick
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Dylan Reales started learning to play golf by swinging a broken broomstick at fruit and vegetables discarded at a temporary market in front of his house in one of the poorest neighborhoods in Buenos Aires.