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[Newsmaker] Record-breaking Chun heads Korean lockout in Evian

Chun In-gee clinched the Evian Championship in record-breaking style Sunday, winning by four shots to secure her second major with the lowest ever 72-hole score in a major.The 22-year-old South Korean...

Updated : 2016.09.19 17:28

Korean Chun In-gee wins LPGA major in record-breaking fashion

South Korean Chun In-gee captured the final LPGA major of the season in record-breaking fashion on Sunday in France.Chun, world No. 7, enjoyed a wire-to-wire victory at the Evian Championship at Evian Resorts Golf Club, shooting 21-under for the four rounds to set the 72-hole scoring recor...

Updated : 2016.09.19 09:12

South Korea leads Women's World Amateur Team Championships

RIVIERA MAYA, Mexico (AP) -- Park Min-ji shot a 4-under 68 on Thursday to help South Korea take a seven-stroke lead after the second round of the Women's World Amateur Team Championship Choi Hye-jin...

Updated : 2016.09.16 13:05

Korean golfer Kim In-kyung wins on Ladies European Tour

South Korean golfer Kim In-kyung has captured a Ladies European Tour event in Germany.Kim won the ISPS Handa Ladies European Masters at Golf Club Hubbelrath in Dusseldorf, Germany, on Sunday (local time), at 17-under 271. After shooting a bogey-free round of 63 in the final round, Kim defe...

Updated : 2016.09.12 09:35

Olympic golf champ Park In-bee to miss LPGA major with injury

The reigning Olympic women's golf champion Park In-bee said Monday she will sit out the final major of the LPGA Tour season with a nagging thumb injury.Park appeared at a press conference in Seoul with her left thumb in a cast, and said it will stay that way for three weeks -- which has ru...

Updated : 2016.08.29 13:03

16-year-old South Korean golfer wins top U.S. amateur competition

A 16-year-old South Korean made history by winning the top amateur golf tournament in the United States.Seong Eun-jeong, a golfer from Younpa Girls' High School in Seoul, won the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship at Rolling Green Golf Club in Springfield, Pennsylvania, on Sunday. In the 36...

Updated : 2016.08.08 13:33

Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea to host LPGA's int'l match play competition in 2018

Jack Nicklaus Golf Club in Korea, lying just west of the nation's capital, will host the LPGA's international match play competition in 2018.The third edition of the biennial International Crown will ...

Updated : 2016.07.21 09:23

Koreans gear up for 2nd International Crown

Four Korean golfers competing in an international match play event this week said they will try to erase disappointing memories.Korea is the top seed at the second edition of the International Crown, ...

Updated : 2016.07.20 10:46

Injured golfer Park In-bee to announce Olympic status next week

Injured Korean golfer Park In-bee will announce her status for the Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics when the field is finalized next week, her agency said Wednesday.Galaxia SM said the world No. 3, who ...

Updated : 2016.07.06 15:48

Ex-LPGA top rookie enters int'l event in place of injured stars

Former LPGA Tour Rookie of the Year Ryu So-yeon will enter an international match play competition this summer in place of injured stars.Ryu, the tour's top first-year player in 2012, was announced Friday as one of four South Koreans at the July 19-24 International Crown. Ranked 11th in th...

Updated : 2016.06.24 10:20

McIlroy opts out of Rio Olympics over Zika concerns

Golfer Rory McIlroy became one of the most high-profile sports stars to opt out of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics because of concerns about the Zika virus, saying Wednesday it is "a risk I am unwilling t...

Updated : 2016.06.22 21:38

Injured Park In-bee going for history at LPGA major

Down but not out, injured South Korean golfer Park In-bee will chase history at the second LPGA major of the season this week.Park is the three-time defending champion of the KPMG Women's PGA Champion...

Updated : 2016.06.07 10:09

Park In-bee withdraws from LPGA stop after career-worst round

South Korean golfer Park In-bee has withdrawn from an LPGA Tour event in Michigan after shooting the worst round of her career.Park, ranked No. 2 in the world, carded a 12-over 84 in the first round of the LPGA Volvik Championship in Ann Arbor on Thursday (local time). She traded three bir...

Updated : 2016.05.27 09:44

Korean Wang Jeung-hun wins 2nd straight European Tour event

South Korean golfer Wang Jeung-hun captured his second straight European Tour win Sunday in Mauritius, powered by a dramatic late rally.Wang shot an even-par 72 in the final round of the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open at Four Seasons Golf Club at Anahita, for the four-round total of six-under...

Updated : 2016.05.16 11:06

Golfer Shin Ji-yai wins out on Japanese tour over her compatriots

South Korean golfer Shin Ji-yai collected her second win of the season on Sunday after winning the Hoken No Madoguchi Ladies in Japan. At the Fukuoka Country Club in Fukuoka, Japan, Shin shot four-under 68 to finish the tournament with a final score of 10-under 206. She beat her compatriot...

Updated : 2016.05.15 16:51