Will Shanshan Feng defend her title?
Unfortunately, I had to withdraw from the LPGA Championship Konica Minolta Cup (a major tournament on the Japan Ladies Tour) last week, as I have been suffering from pain in my elbows for the last couple weeks.
Paula Creamer, Kirk Yoshida, Deputy President, Ricoh Company Ltd., and Paul Gardner, Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club Captain, planted a tree today at Royal Lytham & St Annes in recognition of the RICOH Women's British Open's GIFT program.
They had crossed continents to be there but the long journey to Royal Lytham and St Annes was well worth it for an international group of youngsters visiting the venue of the Ricoh Women's British Open yesterday [28 July].
Winless after four years on the LPGA Tour with the weight of a country on her shoulders, Ai Miyazato - Japan's sweetheart - finally emerged victorious.
After a weekend of rain delays and suspended play, Misun Cho of Cheongju, South Korea, claimed her second Tour victory at the $90,000 USI Championship, presented by Havenwood-Heritage Heights. Cho won by one shot at 206 (-10), over Kentuckian Whitney Wade.