LPGA

Ernst jumps 71 spots in world rankings

Austin Ernst, who parred the first playoff hole to defeat I.K. Kim and win the Portland Classic on Sunday, jumped 71 spots in this week's world rankings.

Johnson hangs on to win in Scotland

Trish Johnson carded a final- round, 1-over 73 on Sunday, but it was good enough to give her a 2-shot victory at the Ladies Scottish Open.

Ryu moves to No. 5 in world

So Yeon Ryu won for the third time on the LPGA Tour on Sunday and that helped her move to No. 5 in the world rankings.

Women's British Open awarded to Kingsbarns

Kingsbarns Golf Links will host its first major championship as the venue was awarded the 2017 Women's British Open on Friday.

Park up to No. 2 with fifth major victory

Inbee Park defeated Brittany Lincicome on the first playoff hole to win the LPGA Championship on Sunday and that jumped Park one spot to No. 2 in the world rankings.

Steen rolls to win in Virginia

Marissa Steen fired a 6-under 66 on Sunday as she rolled to a 4-stroke win at the Eagle Classic.

Lee soars into top 30 in women's world rankings

Mirim Lee earned her first LPGA Tour title on Sunday and that helped her jump into the top 30 in the women's world rankings.

Parks tops Stoelting in playoff in New Hampshire

Sadena Parks made a par at the second playoff hole on Sunday and she defeated Jackie Stoelting to win the New England Charity Classic.

Wie out 3-to-5 weeks with finger injury

Michelle Wie will miss the next 3-to-5 weeks due to an injury to her right hand, according to the LPGA and her management company, IMG.

Kim enters top 20 in women's world rankings

Hyo-Joo Kim moved up three places and into the top 20 in the women's world rankings this week.

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