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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

Park In-bee qualifies for LPGA Hall of Fame

South Korean Park In-bee reserved her ticket to the LPGA Hall of Fame on Sunday after winning this season's Vare Trophy awarded to the player with the lowest scoring average. The world No. 2 hit a f...

Updated : 2015.11.23 11:25

World No. 2 Park In-bee earns 5th LPGA win of '15

South Korean Park In-bee captured her fifth LPGA Tour win of the season in Mexico on Sunday, putting herself in the thick of the race for a major season-ending individual award. Park, world No. 2, c...

Updated : 2015.11.16 09:45

Ahn Sun-ju picks up first LPGA Tour victory in Japan

Korean Ahn Sun-jun picked up her first LPGA Tour victory in Japan on Sunday. Ahn captured the Toto Japan Classic in a three-way playoff over fellow South Korean Lee Ji-hee and Angela Stanford of the...

Updated : 2015.11.08 16:39

World No. 5 Thompson wins LPGA event in S. Korea

World No. 5 Lexi Thompson picked up her second LPGA Tour win of the season in South Korea on Sunday. Thompson shot a final round of three-under 69 to take the US$2 million LPGA KEB Hana Bank Champio...

Updated : 2015.10.18 17:38

Top two in women's golf to clash in S. Korea

The two best players in women's golf will clash in South Korea this week, as the LPGA Tour makes its annual stop in the country. World No. 1 Park In-bee of South Korea and No. 2 Lydia Ko of New Zeal...

Updated : 2015.10.13 10:47

U.S. wins ninth Presidents Cup in S. Korea

The United States won the Presidents Cup for the ninth time Sunday, defeating the International Team 15 1/2 to 14 1/2 after a nail-biting finish on a chilly afternoon by the Yellow Sea. The American...

Updated : 2015.10.11 22:28

Incheon to host S. Korea's lone LPGA event for three more years

Incheon and KEB Hana Bank on Wednesday signed an agreement to stage the only LPGA Tour event in South Korea for three more years in the western metropolitan city. The LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship...

Updated : 2015.09.30 14:51

S. Korean golfer Bae Sang-moon apologizes for conscription row

South Korean golfer Bae Sang-moon on Wednesday apologized to his fans for a recent conscription row, saying he will take proper steps to complete his mandatory military service after playing at the u...

Updated : 2015.09.30 08:49

[Newsmaker] Park In-bee wins British Open for seventh major

As Park In-bee hunted down Ko Jin-young in the final stretch of the Women‘s British Open, it quickly became clear which South Korean was the rookie and which was the player about to add another chap...

Updated : 2015.08.03 18:21

S. Korean Park In-bee completes LPGA career grand slam with Women's British Open

South Korean golfer Park In-bee completed the career grand slam on the LPGA Tour here Sunday by capturing the Ricoh Women's British Open. Park rallied to win her seventh career major at 12-under 276...

Updated : 2015.08.03 09:31

U.S. Women's Open champ enjoying near perfect season

Fresh off her first career LPGA major victory, South Korean golfer Chun In-gee said Tuesday she's enjoying a near perfect season for herself. At a press conference in Seoul ahead of a Korean LPGA To...

Updated : 2015.07.21 14:20

Newest LPGA major champ remains non-committal about U.S. tour

South Korean golfer Chun In-gee, who became the newest LPGA major champ here Sunday, remained non-committal about playing full-time on the U.S. circuit next season. Chun captured the U.S. Women's Op...

Updated : 2015.07.13 10:55