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Minjee Lee wins LPGA Tour's Kingsmill Championship

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) -- Minjee Lee shook off a three-putt bogey on her first hole with two finishing pars and won the Kingsmill Championship by two shots Monday, her first victory on the LPGA Tour.Lee, an 18-year-old Australian, finished at 15-under 269. She surged into the lead on Sunda...

Updated : 2015.05.18 22:03

World No. 2 Park In-bee earns LPGA win in Texas

World No. 2 Park In-bee captured her 14th career LPGA Tour victory on Sunday in Texas.Park claimed the Volunteers of America North Texas Shootout in Irving, Texas, for her second win of 2015. She shot a four-round total of 15-under 269 to beat fellow South Korean Park Hee-young and America...

Updated : 2015.05.04 10:00

Presidents Cup forms organizing panel

The PGA Tour on Friday launched an organizing committee for the 2015 Presidents Cup golf tournament in Songdo, Incheon, on Oct. 6-11.Roy Ryu, chairman of Poongsan Group, will head the committee, which...

Updated : 2015.04.17 18:52

S. Koreans struggle to move up leaderboard at Masters

The two South Koreans left standing at the Masters struggled to move up the leaderboard at the first major championship of the men's golf season on Saturday.   Noh Seung-yul and Bae Sang-moon both shot an even-par round of 72 at Augusta National Golf Club. Noh, playing in his first Maste...

Updated : 2015.04.12 10:02

Kim extends lead, Thai sisters lurking at ANA event

RANCHO MIRAGE (AFP) - South Korean rookie Kim Sei-Young birdied two of her final three holes to extend her lead at the LPGA Tour's ANA Inspiration event to three shots on Saturday.Kim fired a three-under 69 to finish 54 holes with a 10-under 206 in the first major championship of the seas...

Updated : 2015.04.05 20:22

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