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S. Korean Chun In-gee wins U.S. Women's Open

South Korean Chun In-gee captured the U.S. Women's Open for her first LPGA major title in Pennsylvania on Sunday. Chun rallied from a four-shot deficit with a four-under 66 in the final round at Lan...

Updated : 2015.07.13 09:22

Minjee Lee wins LPGA Tour's Kingsmill Championship

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) -- Minjee Lee shook off a three-putt bogey on her first hole with two finishing pars and won the Kingsmill Championship by two shots Monday, her first victory on the LPGA Tour....

Updated : 2015.05.18 22:03

World No. 2 Park In-bee earns LPGA win in Texas

World No. 2 Park In-bee captured her 14th career LPGA Tour victory on Sunday in Texas. Park claimed the Volunteers of America North Texas Shootout in Irving, Texas, for her second win of 2015. She s...

Updated : 2015.05.04 10:00

Presidents Cup forms organizing panel

The PGA Tour on Friday launched an organizing committee for the 2015 Presidents Cup golf tournament in Songdo, Incheon, on Oct. 6-11. Roy Ryu, chairman of Poongsan Group, will head the committee, wh...

Updated : 2015.04.17 18:52

S. Koreans struggle to move up leaderboard at Masters

The two South Koreans left standing at the Masters struggled to move up the leaderboard at the first major championship of the men's golf season on Saturday. Noh Seung-yul and Bae Sang-moon both sho...

Updated : 2015.04.12 10:02

Kim extends lead, Thai sisters lurking at ANA event

RANCHO MIRAGE (AFP) - South Korean rookie Kim Sei-Young birdied two of her final three holes to extend her lead at the LPGA Tour's ANA Inspiration event to three shots on Saturday. Kim fired a three...

Updated : 2015.04.05 20:22

Park In-bee picks up 13th LPGA win in Singapore

World No. 2 Park In-bee picked up her 13th career LPGA Tour victory in Singapore on Sunday, prevailing in a battle of the world's three highest-ranked female golfers. Park enjoyed a wire-to-wire vic...

Updated : 2015.03.08 17:02

Golf: Ko beats Yang for Australian Open crown

MELBOURNE (AFP) - Teenage world No.1 Lydia Ko added the Australian Open to her growing list of achievements with a two-stroke win at Royal Melbourne on Sunday. The 17-year-old New Zealander became t...

Updated : 2015.02.22 19:39

17-year-old golfer Lydia Ko already looking to retirement

Only 17, top-ranked Lydia Ko says she's already planning to retire from golf by the time she's 30, and become a psychologist. Ko makes her second start at No. 1 in Thursday's first round of the Wome...

Updated : 2015.02.18 14:02

Gov't mulls tax cuts for golfers on cue from president

The government is weighing various measures to vitalize golf, an official said Wednesday, quickly picking up a cue from President Park Geun-hye who a day earlier said the sport should be played more....

Updated : 2015.02.04 15:42

S. Korean Choi Na-yeon wins 2015 LPGA Tour season opener

South Korea's Choi Na-yeon captured the 2015 LPGA Tour season opener in Florida on Saturday. Choi won the inaugural Coates Golf Championship by one stroke over three golfers, including fellow South ...

Updated : 2015.02.02 09:47

Choi Na-yeon takes LPGA opener

OCALA, Florida (AP) ― During a closing stretch that featured one of the more tumultuous final hours in recent LPGA Tour history, teen wunderkind Lydia Ko faced a series of tough predicaments. But a ...

Updated : 2015.02.01 20:35

S. Korean Choi Na-yeon wins 2015 LPGA Tour season opener

South Korea's Choi Na-yeon captured the 2015 LPGA Tour season opener in Florida on Saturday. Choi won the inaugural Coates Golf Championship by one stroke over three golfers, including fellow South ...

Updated : 2015.02.01 09:38

Jang surges into lead at opener

OCALA, Florida (AP) ― Jang Ha-na went from qualifier to leader in just a few days at the LPGA season opener. And it surprised no one. The 22-year-old South Korean, ranked 21st in the world, shot a...

Updated : 2015.01.30 20:53

Bae files suit to hold off military conscription

Facing conscription after being denied an extension on his overseas stay, PGA Tour golfer Bae Sang-moon has taken legal action to hold off military service, sources close to the South Korean said Thu...

Updated : 2015.01.29 20:39