Lexi Thompson

48 results

Yuka Saso of the Philippines hits her tee shot on the ninth hole in the playoff against Nasa Hataoka of Japan at the 76th US Women’s Open Championship at The Olympic Club  in San Francisco, California. Photograph: Sean M Haffey/Getty Images

Yuka Saso – the 19-year-old Philippines golfer who lifted the US Women’s Open – has formed a pre-bedtime habit of watching Rory McIlroy’s swing on You(...)

Yuka Saso of the Philippines celebrates after winning the 76th US Women’s Open Championship at the Olympic Club in San Francisco, California. Photograph: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

The Rory McIlroy-inspired Yuka Saso became the first player from the Philippines to win a golf Major by taking the US Open in a playoff at the Olympic(...)

Yuka Saso of the Philippines hits her tee shot on the second hole during the second round of the US Women’s Open Championship at The Olympic Club  in San Francisco, California. Photograph: Sean M Haffey/Getty Images

Yuka Saso went on a birdie blitz on a frigid Friday afternoon at the Olympic Club in San Francisco to card a four-under 67 and grab a one-stroke lead (...)

 Collin Morikawa celebrates after winning the WGC-Workday Championship at The Concession Club south of Tampa in Florida. Photograph: EPA

Collin Morikawa, the US PGA champion, cruised along like a well-oiled machine in the final round of the WGC-Workday Championship at The Concession Clu(...)

 Tiger Woods listens while US president Donald Trump speaks during a presidential medal of freedom ceremony in the Rose Garden in  May, 2019. Photograph:  Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images

Donald Trump has always placed substantial value on sports as an inextricable stripe of American life and bought in accordingly. He owned a team in th(...)

Dani Holmqvist of Sweden lines up a putt on the 18th green during day two of the AIG Women’s Open at Royal Troon  in Scotland on Friday. Photograph:  Andrew Redington/R&A via Getty Images

Survival was the byword for those involved in the second round of the AIG Women’s British Open at Royal Troon, as strong winds yet again whipped acros(...)

Northern Ireland’s  Graeme McDowell  on the 18th green during the final day of  the Saudi International. Photograph:   Andrew Redington/via Getty Images

The redeye flight out of Jeddah took Graeme McDowell back to the US with a new set of goals. On an upward trend this past year, the 40-year-old Northe(...)

This week’s tournament in Florida is the start of the next phase of Leona Maguire’s career path. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Cast an eye across the Atlantic in the coming days, for a significant piece of golfing history will be made: for the first time, two Irish women hold (...)

Leona Maguire at Castleknock Golf Club on Wednesday: ‘Every day I’ll be practising for eight or nine hours, focusing on all aspects of my game.’ Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Leona Maguire will play the final event on the Ladies European Tour (LET), the Andalucía Costa del Sol Open de España at Aloha Golf Club in Marbella i(...)

A hoarse Suzann Pettersen of Team Europe speaking to the press before the Solheim Cup at Gleneagles  in Scotland. Photograph:  Jamie Squire/Getty Images

Suzann Pettersen’s propensity to create headlines at the Solheim Cup shows no sign of abating. Four years after being central to chaos over a concessi(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • Next
  • Last »