The 28-year-old had to play Friday without Colin Cann, the only caddie she's had in her 10-year career.
He developed severe back spasms shortly before her tee time."First thing I said (to him on the putting green) was, 'We'll figure it out.
Paula Creamer has had 2 1/2 weeks to savor '' The Putt'' in her Singapore playoff victory.
She also got to catch her breath and recharge for the JTBC Founders Cup." data-reactid="22"PHOENIX (AP) -- Paula Creamer has had 2 1/2 weeks to savor ''The Putt'' in her Singapore playoff victory.
She also got to catch her breath and recharge for the JTBC Founders Cup.''It was nice to have two weeks off after that and just truly enjoy it,'' Creamer said Wednesday after completing preparations for the first round Thursday at Desert Ridge's Wildfire Golf Club.''You can kind of regroup and then come back out and play.
It's hard to go tournament, tournament, tournament and do well and to win back to back.''Azahara Munoz in the HSBC Women's Champions." data-reactid="25"In Singapore, she made a breaking, downhill 75-foot eagle putt on the second extra hole to beat Azahara Munoz in the HSBC Women's Champions.''You can't plan for that,'' Creamer said.
It ended her streak at 39 tournaments, two more than Tiger Woods' PGA Tour record.
Tee times: Saturday's pairings Complete coverage: 2014 Wegmans LPGA Championship"It was an awesome run," Creamer said.
Don't even think about coming out here,' " said Creamer, who planned to go to the hospital after leaving the course to check on Cann. I wished I could have helped him."Creamer said Cann has had back issues, but does regular exercises to keep it strong and limber enough to caddie.
"Literally, it took a half-hour for him to stand up and move five feet."Probably the hardest thing I've had to do in a long time is come out here without him."But she blamed herself."You can still make a lot of birdies out there," said Creamer, who was in tears after seeing Cann in so much anguish. Meaghan Francella, a former LPGA player who caddied for Pat Hurst in the morning, pulled double-duty for Creamer.
In so many ways, this wasn't how Paula Creamer wanted to say goodbye to Rochester and the Wegmans LPGA Championship.
But the LPGA star won't be playing this weekend at Monroe Golf Club after shooting a 5-over-par 77 on Friday and missing the cut in a major championship for the first time as a professional.
She's had four top-10 finishes here and was the 2005 runner-up to Lorena Ochoa.