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Baek takes LPGA title in Korea

INCHEON (Yonhap) ― South Korean Baek Kyu-jung claimed the LPGA KEB-HanaBank Championship in a playoff on Sunday for her maiden LPGA victory in her first appearance on the tour.The 19-year-old defeate...

Updated : 2014.10.19 20:26

Baek Kyu-jung takes LPGA title in S. Korea

South Korean Baek Kyu-jung claimed the LPGA KEB•HanaBank Championship in a playoff on Sunday for her maiden LPGA victory in her first appearance on the tour.The 19-year-old defeated compatriot Chun In-gee and American Brittany Lincicome with a birdie on the first sudden death playoff hole...

Updated : 2014.10.19 17:53

Icher claims 2nd round lead at KEB-HanaBank

INCHEON (Yonhap) ― Karine Icher claimed the second round lead at the LPGA KEB-HanaBank Championship with a 4-under 68 on Friday.Icher had five birdies against one bogey to move to 5-under for the tou...

Updated : 2014.10.17 20:43

McIlroy’s Masters, Tiger’s return top new season

NAPA, California (AFP) ― Rory McIlroy seeking a third consecutive major triumph and Tiger Woods making his comeback from a nagging back injury will highlight the 2014-15 U.S. PGA season that begins T...

Updated : 2014.10.08 20:26

Hur pulls away for LPGA Tour win in Alabama

PRATTVILLE, Alabama (AP) ― Hur Mi-jung was finally able to relax for a couple of holes after matching top-ranked Stacy Lewis stroke for stroke Sunday in the final round of the Yokohama Tire LPGA Clas...

Updated : 2014.09.22 19:39

Hur Mi-jung earns first LPGA win in five years

South Korean golfer Hur Mi-jung picked up her first LPGA Tour win in five years on Sunday in Alabama, taking the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic with a tournament record score.Hu shot a final round of 6-under 66 for a four-round total of 21-under 267 at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail in Prat...

Updated : 2014.09.22 10:22

Hur, Lewis share lead in Alabama

PRATTVILLE, Alabama (AP) ― Top-ranked Stacy Lewis birdied the last three holes and five of the final six on Thursday for an 8-under 64 and a share of the lead with Hur Mi-jung in the Yokohama Tire LP...

Updated : 2014.09.19 20:31

Cool under pressure

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) ― Going up against a seven-time major winner more than twice her age, it was teenager Kim Hyo-joo who showed the calm nerves of a veteran.Kim came from a shot back on the...

Updated : 2014.09.15 19:56

S. Korean golfer Kim Hyo-joo wins Evian Championship

South Korean teenage golfer Kim Hyo-joo won the Evian Championship in France on Sunday, edging out veteran player Karrie Webb of Australia by one shot for her first career LPGA major championship.Kim, 19, capped off her final round of 3-under 68 with a dramatic birdie putt on the 72nd hole...

Updated : 2014.09.15 13:42

McIlroy shares early lead at BMW

CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colorado (AP) ― Rory McIlroy ran out of par saves late in the opening round at the BMW Championship and had to settle for a 3-under 67 on Thursday, good enough to share the lead with Jordan Spieth and Gary Woodland. Cherry Hills, one of the shortest courses on the PG...

Updated : 2014.09.05 19:01

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