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Koreans fail to match milestone winning run on LPGA Tour

South Korean contenders came up short of matching a milestone winning streak on the LPGA Tour on Sunday in Oregon.Kim In-kyung lost to Austin Ernst on the first hole of their sudden death playoff at the Portland Classic at the par-72 Columbia Edgewater Country Club.Kim was trying to become...

Updated : 2014.09.01 10:49

Hur, Pettersen share lead in Portland

PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) ― Defending champion Suzann Pettersen shot her second straight 5-under 67 on Saturday for a share of the third-round lead in the LPGA Tour’s Portland Classic.Trying to match Na...

Updated : 2014.08.31 20:34

South Korea’s Kim increases Portland Classic lead

Kim In-Kyung increased her lead to three strokes in the LPGA Tour’s Portland Classic by shooting a 5-under 67 to reach 12 under after Friday’s second round.The South Korean had seven birdies and two bogeys in her morning round in cloudy, calm conditions at Columbia Edgewater.Spain’s Car...

Updated : 2014.08.30 15:45

Ryu captures Canadian Open

LONDON, Ontario (AP) ― Ryu So-yeon missed out on the LPGA Tour’s 72-hole scoring record. She got the champagne shower she was longing for on the final green- reversing roles with Park In-bee.“I’ve...

Updated : 2014.08.25 20:27

Ryu So-yeon earns LPGA victory in Canada

So Yeon Ryu of South Korea imitates a `selfie` as she celebrates her two stroke victory during the fourth round of the LPGA Canadian Pacific Women`s Open at the London Hunt and Country Club on Sunday ...

Updated : 2014.08.25 10:15

Ryu grabs LPGA lead in Canada

LONDON, Canada (AFP) ― South Korea’s Ryu So-yeon fired a bogey-free opening round of nine-under par 63 Thursday to seize a one-stroke lead over compatriot Choi Na-yeon at the LPGA Canadian Women’s ...

Updated : 2014.08.22 20:04

Grit of a champion

PITTSFORD, New York (AP) ― Park In-bee successfully defended her title in the LPGA Championship, beating Brittany Lincicome with a par on the first hole of a playoff Sunday to end the United States’...

Updated : 2014.08.18 20:13

Park In-bee captures LPGA Championship in playoff

South Korean golfer Park In-bee captured the Wegmans LPGA Championship in a playoff on Sunday in New York, coming from behind to take her fifth career major title.Park edged out Brittany Lincicome with a par on the first hole of their sudden death playoff at Monroe Golf Club in Pittsford, ...

Updated : 2014.08.18 10:34

Westwood, McIlroy ride momentum at PGA

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (AP) ― Rory McIlroy showed no sign of letting up. Lee Westwood might just be getting started. Momentum was a big theme Thursday in the opening round of the PGA Championship, and it even applied to Tiger Woods.Except that Woods kept going the wrong direction.Westwood f...

Updated : 2014.08.08 20:43

McIlroy back to No. 1

AKRON, Ohio (AP) ― From links of Britain to the parkland of America, Rory McIlroy is on top of the world again.In his first start since a wire-to-wire win at the British Open, McIlroy wiped out a thr...

Updated : 2014.08.04 20:48

A place of comfort

AKRON, Ohio (AP) ― Tiger Woods finds out over the next two weeks if his season is over or just getting started.The first stop is Firestone, where Woods is an eight-time winner and the defending champ...

Updated : 2014.07.31 20:43

Korea splits matches with Australia

South Korea split its two first-day matches with Australia on the opening day of the inaugural international competition on the LPGA Tour on Thursday in Maryland.The team of Park In-bee and Ryu So-yeo...

Updated : 2014.07.25 20:45

Putnam, Petrovic share Canadian Open lead

Yang Yong-eun tees off on the 13th hole during the first round of the RBC Canadian Open at the Royal Montreal Golf Club in Montreal, Canada, Thursday. (AFP-Yonhap)MONTREAL (AP) ― Michael Putnam and T...

Updated : 2014.07.25 20:44

Asian stars excited for LPGA team showdown

After two decades of watching U.S. and European women golfers play for the Solheim Cup, top worldwide rivals have their chance at a team title in the LPGA International Crown.The inaugural edition of ...

Updated : 2014.07.22 20:26

McIlroy, Tiger deliver at Brit Open

Korea’s Choi Kyung-ju chips onto the 16th green at the British Open on Thursday. ( UPI-Yonhap)HOYLAKE, England (AP) ― Rory McIlroy had everything go his way Thursday in the British Open. A lovely su...

Updated : 2014.07.18 20:01