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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...

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 Cours...

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...

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 compet...

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, bette...

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 Aust...

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 d...

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 Ol...

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 wo...

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-interrup...

Updated : 2016.02.02 09:51

Korean Song Young-han edges out world No. 1 Spieth for Asian Tour title

South Korea's Song Young-han edged out world No. 1 Jordan Spieth to capture his first career Asian Tour title in Singapore on Monday. Song shot a 12-under 272 to claim the weather-delayed SMBC Singa...

Updated : 2016.02.01 10:19

Park In-bee withdraws from LPGA season opener with back injury

World No. 2 Park In-bee withdrew from the LPGA Tour's season opener on Thursday in the Bahamas with a back injury after shooting her worst round in seven years. Park shot a seven-over 80 at the Pure...

Updated : 2016.01.29 09:13

New LPGA season to kick off in Bahamas; S. Koreans eye another

The 2016 LPGA Tour season will kick off in the Bahamas this week, as the South Korean contingent eyes another dominant year. The $1.4 million Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic will start Thursday at th...

Updated : 2016.01.26 09:27

Hall of Famer, PGA Tour veteran to coach S. Korea at Olympics

Pak Se-ri, an LPGA great and the lone South Korean in the World Golf Hall of Fame, and Choi Kyoung-ju, veteran of eight PGA Tour wins, will be leading the national women's and men's teams at this yea...

Updated : 2016.01.25 13:29

10-birdie Wi tears it up in Vietnam

HANOI (AFP) -- South Korea's Charlie Wi plundered 10 birdies on his way to nine-under 62 and the first-round lead at the inaugural, $1.5-million Ho Tram Open in Vietnam on Thursday. Wi made five bir...

Updated : 2015.12.03 21:28