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Jeju Island to host Korea 1st PGA Tour event in Oct.

JEJU, South Korea -- The southern resort island of Jeju will host South Korea's first PGA Tour event this fall, officials said Wednesday.The Jeju provincial government said it will sign an agreement w...

Updated : 2017.04.12 10:51

Korean Ryu So-yeon captures 2nd career LPGA major

South Korean golfer Ryu So-yeon has captured her second career LPGA major championship.Ryu defeated Lexi Thompson with a birdie on the first playoff hole to win the ANA Inspiration at Mission Hills Co...

Updated : 2017.04.03 11:23

Korean Lee Mi-rim earns third career LPGA win

South Korean Lee Mi-rim has picked up her third career LPGA Tour title in California.Lee cruised to a six-shot victory at Kia Classic at par-72 Aviara Golf Club in Carlsbad, California, on Sunday (loc...

Updated : 2017.03.27 10:14

Chun In-gee rises in world rankings after runner-up finish on LPGA Tour

South Korean Chun In-gee has moved up a spot in the women's world golf rankings thanks to a runner-up finish on the LPGA tour.Chun reached No. 3 in the latest rankings announced Monday, behind Lydia K...

Updated : 2017.03.20 16:55

Amy Yang wins LPGA Thailand by five strokes

CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) -- Amy Yang rarely wavered with a big lead during the final round of the Thailand LPGA tournament, shooting a 4-under 68 to win by five strokes Sunday.Due to rain delays, Yang was forced to play her final five holes of the third round on Sunday morning, and she led ...

Updated : 2017.02.26 20:56

S. Korean Jang Ha-na claims 4th LPGA win in Australia

South Korean Jang Ha-na rallied to pick up her fourth career LPGA Tour victory in Australia on Sunday.Jang fired a four-under 69 in the final round, with three birdies and an eagle on the back nine alone, to capture the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open in Adelaide.Jang finished at 10-und...

Updated : 2017.02.19 20:46

South Korea's An shares second-round lead at Phoenix Open

South Korean An Byeong-Hun drained a 35-foot birdie putt at the final hole on Friday to grab a share of the USPGA Tour Phoenix Open lead alongside American Brendan Steele.An carded his second straight 66 for 10-under 132, while Steele had three of his four birdies in the last four holes in...

Updated : 2017.02.04 13:15

Spain's Ciganda earns 1st LPGA win in S. Korea

Golfer Carlota Ciganda of Spain earned her first LPGA Tour win in South Korea on Sunday in a playoff.Ciganda defeated Alison Lee of the United States with a birdie on the first playoff hole to take th...

Updated : 2016.10.16 19:22

S. Korean Jang Ha-na earns 3rd LPGA win of 2016 in Taiwan

South Korean Jang Ha-na earned her third LPGA victory of the season in Taiwan on Sunday, holding off a charging rival from China in the rainy final round. Jang captured the Fubon LPGA Taiwan Champion...

Updated : 2016.10.09 20:38

Retirement ceremony scheduled for Pak Se-ri during LPGA event at home

A retirement ceremony has been scheduled for the South Korean golf legend Pak Se-ri during an LPGA Tour event on her native soil next week, organizers said Friday.Pak, a World Golf Hall of Famer, will play her final competitive tournament at the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship starting nex...

Updated : 2016.10.07 09:59

[Newsmaker] Record-breaking Chun heads Korean lockout in Evian

Chun In-gee clinched the Evian Championship in record-breaking style Sunday, winning by four shots to secure her second major with the lowest ever 72-hole score in a major.The 22-year-old South Korean...

Updated : 2016.09.19 17:28

Korean Chun In-gee wins LPGA major in record-breaking fashion

South Korean Chun In-gee captured the final LPGA major of the season in record-breaking fashion on Sunday in France.Chun, world No. 7, enjoyed a wire-to-wire victory at the Evian Championship at Evian Resorts Golf Club, shooting 21-under for the four rounds to set the 72-hole scoring recor...

Updated : 2016.09.19 09:12

South Korea leads Women's World Amateur Team Championships

RIVIERA MAYA, Mexico (AP) -- Park Min-ji shot a 4-under 68 on Thursday to help South Korea take a seven-stroke lead after the second round of the Women's World Amateur Team Championship Choi Hye-jin...

Updated : 2016.09.16 13:05

Korean golfer Kim In-kyung wins on Ladies European Tour

South Korean golfer Kim In-kyung has captured a Ladies European Tour event in Germany.Kim won the ISPS Handa Ladies European Masters at Golf Club Hubbelrath in Dusseldorf, Germany, on Sunday (local time), at 17-under 271. After shooting a bogey-free round of 63 in the final round, Kim defe...

Updated : 2016.09.12 09:35

Olympic golf champ Park In-bee to miss LPGA major with injury

The reigning Olympic women's golf champion Park In-bee said Monday she will sit out the final major of the LPGA Tour season with a nagging thumb injury.Park appeared at a press conference in Seoul with her left thumb in a cast, and said it will stay that way for three weeks -- which has ru...

Updated : 2016.08.29 13:03