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Jeju Island to host Korea 1st PGA Tour event in Oct.

JEJU, South Korea -- The southern resort island of Jeju will host South Korea's first PGA Tour event this fall, officials said Wednesday. The Jeju provincial government said it will sign an agreemen...

Updated : 2017.04.12 10:51

Korean Ryu So-yeon captures 2nd career LPGA major

South Korean golfer Ryu So-yeon has captured her second career LPGA major championship. Ryu defeated Lexi Thompson with a birdie on the first playoff hole to win the ANA Inspiration at Mission Hills...

Updated : 2017.04.03 11:23

Korean Lee Mi-rim earns third career LPGA win

South Korean Lee Mi-rim has picked up her third career LPGA Tour title in California. Lee cruised to a six-shot victory at Kia Classic at par-72 Aviara Golf Club in Carlsbad, California, on Sunday (...

Updated : 2017.03.27 10:14

Chun In-gee rises in world rankings after runner-up finish on LPGA Tour

South Korean Chun In-gee has moved up a spot in the women's world golf rankings thanks to a runner-up finish on the LPGA tour. Chun reached No. 3 in the latest rankings announced Monday, behind Lydi...

Updated : 2017.03.20 16:55

Amy Yang wins LPGA Thailand by five strokes

CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) -- Amy Yang rarely wavered with a big lead during the final round of the Thailand LPGA tournament, shooting a 4-under 68 to win by five strokes Sunday. Due to rain delays, Ya...

Updated : 2017.02.26 20:56

S. Korean Jang Ha-na claims 4th LPGA win in Australia

South Korean Jang Ha-na rallied to pick up her fourth career LPGA Tour victory in Australia on Sunday. Jang fired a four-under 69 in the final round, with three birdies and an eagle on the back nine...

Updated : 2017.02.19 20:46

South Korea's An shares second-round lead at Phoenix Open

South Korean An Byeong-Hun drained a 35-foot birdie putt at the final hole on Friday to grab a share of the USPGA Tour Phoenix Open lead alongside American Brendan Steele. An carded his second strai...

Updated : 2017.02.04 13:15

Spain's Ciganda earns 1st LPGA win in S. Korea

Golfer Carlota Ciganda of Spain earned her first LPGA Tour win in South Korea on Sunday in a playoff. Ciganda defeated Alison Lee of the United States with a birdie on the first playoff hole to take...

Updated : 2016.10.16 19:22

S. Korean Jang Ha-na earns 3rd LPGA win of 2016 in Taiwan

South Korean Jang Ha-na earned her third LPGA victory of the season in Taiwan on Sunday, holding off a charging rival from China in the rainy final round. Jang captured the Fubon LPGA Taiwan Champio...

Updated : 2016.10.09 20:38

Retirement ceremony scheduled for Pak Se-ri during LPGA event at home

A retirement ceremony has been scheduled for the South Korean golf legend Pak Se-ri during an LPGA Tour event on her native soil next week, organizers said Friday. Pak, a World Golf Hall of Famer, w...

Updated : 2016.10.07 09:59

[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 Kor...

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 Ev...

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...

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 ...

Updated : 2016.08.29 13:03