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Korean Jang Ha-na withdraws from LPGA event with anemia, insomnia

South Korean golfer Jang Ha-na withdrew from an LPGA Tour event in San Francisco Thursday with symptoms of insomnia and anemia, her Seoul-based agency said.Jang, a two-time winner this season and world No. 8, pulled out during the first round of the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic. An officia...

Updated : 2016.04.22 16:29

Injured LPGA star Park In-bee to take one month off from touring

Park In-bee, the world's No. 2-ranked female golfer from South Korea, will take one month from the LPGA Tour to rest and treat a hand injury, her agency announced Monday.Galaxia SM said Park has pulled out of the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic scheduled for this week in San Francisco. She wi...

Updated : 2016.04.18 17:25

Chun In-gee rises to qualification spot for Olympic women's golf

Fresh off a runner-up finish at the LPGA Tour's first major of the season, South Korean youngster Chun In-gee rose to the last qualification spot for the Olympics Monday.Chun finished second behind champion Lydia Ko at ANA Inspiration in California on Sunday, and moved up a notch on the la...

Updated : 2016.04.04 17:38

Korean rookie Chun In-gee finishes 2nd at LPGA major

South Korean rookie Chun In-gee finished second in the LPGA Tour's first major of the season in California on Sunday.Chun shot 11-under 277 to end one shot behind champion Lydia Ko at the ANA Inspiration at Mission Hills Country Club's Dinah Shore Tournament Course here in Rancho Mirage.Ch...

Updated : 2016.04.04 11:21

Kim Sei-young captures 1st LPGA win of year

South Korea's Kim Sei-young captured her first LPGA Tour win of 2016 in Phoenix on Sunday.Kim cruised to a five-shot victory at the JTBC Founders Cup at Wildfire Golf Club at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, finishing the four-round event at 27-under 261. She l...

Updated : 2016.03.21 12:56

Jang Ha-na reaches No. 5 in world golf rankings after LPGA win

Fresh off her second LPGA Tour win of the season, South Korean Jang Ha-na reached No. 5 in the latest world rankings released Monday.Jang is the second-highest Korean in the rankings after climbing five spots to reach the top five. Park In-bee remained at No. 2.Jang won the HSBC Women's Ch...

Updated : 2016.03.07 13:23

Korean Jang Ha-na picks up 2nd LPGA win of season in Singapore

South Korean Jang Ha-na picked up her second LPGA Tour win of the season in Singapore on Sunday.Jang cruised to a four-stroke victory at HSBC Women's Champions at Sentosa Golf Club's Serapong Course, after a blistering final round of seven-under 65 took her to 19-under 269 for the tourname...

Updated : 2016.03.06 17:04

Shin Ji-yai wins RACV Ladies Masters in Australia

South Korea's Shin Ji-yai won the Australian RACV Ladies Masters after shooting a 4-under 69 for a three-stroke victory Sunday at Royal Pines Resort.Shin sealed the victory with a 14-under total of 278, edging out England's Holly Clyburn who shot an 11-under total of 281 at the Ladies Euro...

Updated : 2016.02.28 18:08

World No. 2 Park In-bee set for LPGA return in Thailand

World No. 2 Park In-bee is set to return to LPGA Tour action this week in Thailand, having recovered from a back injury sustained at the start of the season.The 27-year-old South Korean will compete at the Honda LPGA Thailand at Siam Country Club Pattaya Old Course in Chonburi, starting Th...

Updated : 2016.02.23 09:29

K.J. Choi posts second top-five finish on PGA Tour in Feb.

South Korean veteran Choi Kyoung-ju tied for fifth at the Northern Trust Open on the PGA Tour in California on Sunday, the second time he's ranked in the top five on the tour this month.Choi, better known as K.J. Choi in the United States, started out hot before fading away to a two-under ...

Updated : 2016.02.22 10:31

Korean-Japanese Haru Nomura beats Lydia Ko for maiden U.S. LPGA win

Japan's Haru Nomura, an ethnic Korean, won on the U.S. Ladies Professional Golf Association Tour for the first time on Sunday.Nomura won the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open in Grange, South Australia at 16-under 272, beating reigning champion Lydia Ko of New Zealand by three strokes.Nom...

Updated : 2016.02.21 17:33

Presidents Cup in Korea generates record amount for charities

The PGA Tour announced Thursday the 2015 Presidents Cup held in South Korea generated a record amount of dollars for charitable funds.The biennial match play competition featuring 24 golfers -- a dozen from the United States and a dozen more from the rest of the world excluding Europe -- r...

Updated : 2016.02.18 09:23

Golf's new giant slayer hoping for shot at Olympics

After stunning world No. 1 Jordan Spieth with his first professional victory earlier this month, South Korean Song Young-han said Thursday he's hoping for a chance to compete at this year's Summer Olympics.Golf's latest giant slayer made a triumphant return home Thursday after beating Spie...

Updated : 2016.02.11 10:30

South Korean Jang Ha-na claims maiden LPGA win

South Korean Jang Ha-na claimed her maiden LPGA Tour victory in Florida on Saturday, becoming the second straight player from the country to win on the world's largest female tour. (Yonhap)Jang won th...

Updated : 2016.02.07 11:56

K.J. Choi falls short of ending PGA Tour drought

South Korean veteran Choi Kyoung-ju fell short of ending his PGA Tour title drought on Monday in California.Choi, better known by his initials K.J., finished alone in second at the weather-interrupted Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines Golf Course in La Jolla, California, on Monday. T...

Updated : 2016.02.02 09:51