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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

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