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[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 chapt...

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, beating fellow South Korean Ko Jin-young by three, thanks to a strong final round of seven-...

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 Tour event, Chun, who captured the U.S. Women's Open earlier this month, said she's already...

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 Open at Lancaster Country Club in Pennsylvania, rallying from a four-shot deficit to beat count...

Updated : 2015.07.13 10:55

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 Lancas...

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.Lee, an 18-year-old Australian, finished at 15-under 269. She surged into the lead on Sunda...

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 shot a four-round total of 15-under 269 to beat fellow South Korean Park Hee-young and America...

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, which...

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 shot an even-par round of 72 at Augusta National Golf Club. Noh, playing in his first Maste...

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-under 69 to finish 54 holes with a 10-under 206 in the first major championship of the seas...

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 victory at the HSBC Women's Champions with a four-round total of 15-under 273 on the Serapong Co...

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 the youngest-ever world No.1 earlier this month and is now the youngest player to win the Aust...

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 Women's Australian Open at Royal Melbourne along with Karrie Webb and Australia's Su Oh, who won ...

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.  The senior official said a meeting with the related ministries will be held soon to che...

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 Korean Jang Ha-na and the teen prodigy Lydia Ko.Choi shot a four-under 68 in the final round ...

Updated : 2015.02.02 09:47