Ryu leads Canadian Pacific Women's Open; Kirby eighth
So Yeon Ryu set a new course record with a 9-under 63 to take the lead at the Canadian Pacific Women's Open through one round. Jennifer Kirby rode a wave of home-country enthusiasm to a 5-under start at the Canadian Pacific Women's Open while Smith Falls' Brooke Henderson sits at 2-under. Full Story.(Photo: The Canadian Press)
Starting Off Strong
Bo Van Pelt had just the round he needed to start the FedEx Cup playoffs. Rory McIlroy could afford an off day, and he finally had one. With no guarantee of playing beyond this week, Van Pelt combined a great start and a great finish for a 6-under 65 to take a one-shot lead Thursday at The Barclays. He is No. 104 in the FedEx Cup. Only the top 100 advance to the next tournament. Full Story.
Good As New
Winter was not kind to the London Hunt and Country Club, and Stacey Lewis heard stories about the poor condition the course was in. But when the No. 1-ranked golfer on the LPGA Tour arrived for this week's Canadian Pacific Women's Open, she didn't notice the effects of the snow and cold weather. Full Story.
In the end, Corey Conners just couldn't get past the last match. Despite a valiant effort over 35 holes, the Canadian came up just short in the final of the U.S. Amateur, losing 2-1 to South Korea's Gunn Yang. More...