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[Newsmaker] Ko wins LPGA finale, gets record haul

NAPLES, Florida ― New Zealand teenager Lydia Ko ended her rookie year on the LPGA Tour with the biggest payoff in women’s golf.Ko won the $1 million bonus from the inaugural “Race to CME Globe” on...

Updated : 2014.11.24 21:37

Granada clings to 1-shot lead at LPGA finale

NAPLES, Florida (AP) ― Julieta Granada stayed in front of a growing pack of challengers Saturday with a 2-under 70 and a one-shot lead in the CME Globe Tour Championship, only one part of what was sh...

Updated : 2014.11.23 20:45

Lewis still in range of big prize

Korea’s Park Hee-young tees off on the ninth hole during the first round of the CME Group Tour Championship in Naples, Florida, Thursday. (AP-Yonhap)NAPLES, Florida (AP) ― Stacy Lewis was three shot...

Updated : 2014.11.21 20:50

Park, Lewis in LPGA title hunt

NAPLES, Florida (AP) ― Stacy Lewis has never been closer to a $1 million payoff, in points or in person.Lewis is leading the inaugural “Race to CME Globe” that will be decided this week in the LPGA...

Updated : 2014.11.20 20:47

Christina Kim leads Lorena Ochoa Invitational

MEXICO CITY (AP) ― Christina Kim had two eagles in a 7-under 65 to take a one-stroke lead Thursday in the Lorena Ochoa Invitational.Kim eagled the par-5 second and 17th holes at Club de Golf Mexico, the first-year venue after six seasons in host Lorena Ochoa’s hometown of Guadalajara.“T...

Updated : 2014.11.14 20:41

Lee scores first Korean Tour win at Herald-KYJ

Lee Hyung-joon, a 22-year-old rookie, won the second Herald-KYJ Tour Championship. It was his first victory on the KPGA Korean Tour. He took first place with a 6-under 210 in the 300 million won ($279...

Updated : 2014.11.03 21:21

Top-ranked Park wins LPGA Taiwan

TAIPEI (AP) ― Park In-bee won the LPGA Taiwan Championship on Sunday for her third victory of the year and 12th career title, holding off Stacy Lewis by two strokes at Miramar.Six days after regainin...

Updated : 2014.11.02 18:46

World No. 1 Park In-bee captures 3rd LPGA win of year in Taiwan

South Korean Park In-bee, the world's No. 1-ranked female golfer, captured her third LPGA Tour win of the year in Taiwan on Sunday.Park claimed the Fubon LPGA Taiwan Championship with a four-round total of 22-under 266, two strokes better than Stacy Lewis. Park cashed in US$300,000 in the ...

Updated : 2014.11.02 18:21

Herald-KYJ golf tournament to kick off on Jejudo Island

The Herald-KYJ Tour Championship golf tournament will take place at the Lotte Skyhill Jeju Country Club on Jejudo Island from Oct. 30 to Nov. 2. The event is organized by the Korea Professional Golfer...

Updated : 2014.10.29 20:33

Baek takes LPGA title in Korea

INCHEON (Yonhap) ― South Korean Baek Kyu-jung claimed the LPGA KEB-HanaBank Championship in a playoff on Sunday for her maiden LPGA victory in her first appearance on the tour.The 19-year-old defeate...

Updated : 2014.10.19 20:26

Baek Kyu-jung takes LPGA title in S. Korea

South Korean Baek Kyu-jung claimed the LPGA KEB•HanaBank Championship in a playoff on Sunday for her maiden LPGA victory in her first appearance on the tour.The 19-year-old defeated compatriot Chun In-gee and American Brittany Lincicome with a birdie on the first sudden death playoff hole...

Updated : 2014.10.19 17:53

Icher claims 2nd round lead at KEB-HanaBank

INCHEON (Yonhap) ― Karine Icher claimed the second round lead at the LPGA KEB-HanaBank Championship with a 4-under 68 on Friday.Icher had five birdies against one bogey to move to 5-under for the tou...

Updated : 2014.10.17 20:43

McIlroy’s Masters, Tiger’s return top new season

NAPA, California (AFP) ― Rory McIlroy seeking a third consecutive major triumph and Tiger Woods making his comeback from a nagging back injury will highlight the 2014-15 U.S. PGA season that begins T...

Updated : 2014.10.08 20:26

Hur pulls away for LPGA Tour win in Alabama

PRATTVILLE, Alabama (AP) ― Hur Mi-jung was finally able to relax for a couple of holes after matching top-ranked Stacy Lewis stroke for stroke Sunday in the final round of the Yokohama Tire LPGA Clas...

Updated : 2014.09.22 19:39

Hur Mi-jung earns first LPGA win in five years

South Korean golfer Hur Mi-jung picked up her first LPGA Tour win in five years on Sunday in Alabama, taking the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic with a tournament record score.Hu shot a final round of 6-under 66 for a four-round total of 21-under 267 at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail in Prat...

Updated : 2014.09.22 10:22