ST. ANDREWS, Scotland – Ai Miyazato teed off under trying circumstances Thursday in what is expected to be her final Ricoh Women’s British Open appearance.


Nobody else really does what they do in coaching.

Not in golf, anyway.


Ai Miyazato says rekindling the kind of ambition that once drove her to No. 1 in the Rolex Women’s World Rankings is a challenge she no longer relishes.


Former Rolex world No. 1 Ai Miyazato will announce in a news conference Monday that she will retire at the end of this season, the Kyodo news service reported.


This is the beautiful thing about golf. There are an infinite number of ways - and speeds - to swing a golf club.