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Park In-bee picks up 13th LPGA win in Singapore

World No. 2 Park In-bee picked up her 13th career LPGA Tour victory in Singapore on Sunday, prevailing in a battle of the world's three highest-ranked female golfers.Park enjoyed a wire-to-wire victory at the HSBC Women's Champions with a four-round total of 15-under 273 on the Serapong Co...

Updated : 2015.03.08 17:02

Golf: Ko beats Yang for Australian Open crown

MELBOURNE (AFP) - Teenage world No.1 Lydia Ko added the Australian Open to her growing list of achievements with a two-stroke win at Royal Melbourne on Sunday.The 17-year-old New Zealander became the youngest-ever world No.1 earlier this month and is now the youngest player to win the Aust...

Updated : 2015.02.22 19:39

17-year-old golfer Lydia Ko already looking to retirement

Only 17, top-ranked Lydia Ko says she's already planning to retire from golf by the time she's 30, and become a psychologist.Ko makes her second start at No. 1 in Thursday's first round of the Women's Australian Open at Royal Melbourne along with Karrie Webb and Australia's Su Oh, who won ...

Updated : 2015.02.18 14:02

Gov't mulls tax cuts for golfers on cue from president

The government is weighing various measures to vitalize golf, an official said Wednesday, quickly picking up a cue from President Park Geun-hye who a day earlier said the sport should be played more.  The senior official said a meeting with the related ministries will be held soon to che...

Updated : 2015.02.04 15:42

S. Korean Choi Na-yeon wins 2015 LPGA Tour season opener

South Korea's Choi Na-yeon captured the 2015 LPGA Tour season opener in Florida on Saturday.Choi won the inaugural Coates Golf Championship by one stroke over three golfers, including fellow South Korean Jang Ha-na and the teen prodigy Lydia Ko.Choi shot a four-under 68 in the final round ...

Updated : 2015.02.02 09:47

S. Korean Choi Na-yeon wins 2015 LPGA Tour season opener

South Korea's Choi Na-yeon captured the 2015 LPGA Tour season opener in Florida on Saturday.Choi won the inaugural Coates Golf Championship by one stroke over three golfers, including fellow South Korean Jang Ha-na and the teen prodigy Lydia Ko.Choi shot a four-under 68 in the final round ...

Updated : 2015.02.01 09:38

Jang surges into lead at opener

OCALA, Florida (AP) ― Jang Ha-na went from qualifier to leader in just a few days at the LPGA season opener.And it surprised no one.The 22-year-old South Korean, ranked 21st in the world, shot a 7-un...

Updated : 2015.01.30 20:53

Bae files suit to hold off military conscription

Facing conscription after being denied an extension on his overseas stay, PGA Tour golfer Bae Sang-moon has taken legal action to hold off military service, sources close to the South Korean said Thursday.The sources said the two-time PGA Tour winner filed an administrative suit Jan. 16 th...

Updated : 2015.01.29 20:39

Korda, Lewis, Munoz tied for lead at LPGA opener

Korea’s Park In-bee plays a shot on the 18th hole on Wednesday. (AFP-Yonhap)OCALA, Florida (AP) ― Jessica Korda pulled a hand warmer out of each jacket pocket, showing just how cold she was during t...

Updated : 2015.01.29 20:36

PGA Tour's Bae Sang-moon files suit to hold off military conscription

Facing conscription after being denied an extension on his overseas stay, PGA Tour golfer Bae Sang-moon has taken legal action to hold off military service, sources close to the South Korean said Thursday.The sources said the two-time PGA Tour winner filed an administrative suit Jan. 16 th...

Updated : 2015.01.29 09:30

Wie set for LPGA Tour opener

OCALA, Florida (AP) ― Well-rested and healthy, Michelle Wie is ready to get back to work.“I’m very excited for this year,” said Wie, set to begin play Wednesday in the LPGA Tour’s season-opening ...

Updated : 2015.01.28 21:02

Bill Haas pulls away to win Humana Challenge

LA QUINTA, California (AP) ― Bill Haas pulled ahead with a 20-foot birdie putt on the par-4 16th and parred the final two holes for a one-stroke victory Sunday in the Humana Challenge.Haas closed wit...

Updated : 2015.01.26 21:03

Bae part of 4-way tie for Hawaii lead

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) ― Zach Johnson putted for birdie on every hole and made seven of them Saturday for a 6-under 67 that put him in a four-way tie for the lead after two rounds of the Hyundai Tourna...

Updated : 2015.01.11 20:30

Golf begins new year with events to keep eagle eye on

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) ― Predictions are a dangerous business, especially in golf.How many could have guessed that Tiger Woods, No. 1 in the world and coming off a five-win season, would play in only n...

Updated : 2015.01.08 21:00

Day, Tringale take lead in Franklin Templeton Shootout

NAPLES, Florida (AP) ― Jason Day and Cameron Tringale shot a 17-under 55 on Thursday in the first-round scramble to take a two-stroke lead in the Franklin Templeton Shootout. “The abridged version is, I hit first and then let Jason loose,” Tringale said. Day and Tringale tied the tourna...

Updated : 2014.12.12 20:17