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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

Just like old times

Hoping to recapture some of their old magic, South Korean PGA Tour veteran Choi Kyung-ju has reunited with his former caddie Andy Prodger for the Open Championship this week in England.In an interview...

Updated : 2014.07.16 20:31

Martin captures Women’s Brit Open

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) ― Mo Martin knew she hit her 3-wood exactly how she wanted on the 18th hole at Royal Birkdale.With the ball slightly below her feet, just under 240 yards away and a strong wind at her back, she let it rip and watched the ball track toward the flag. Martin thought i...

Updated : 2014.07.14 20:38

Three-way tie for lead in John Deere Classic

Zach Johnson tees off on the second hole during the first round of the John Deere Classic at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Illinois, Thursday. (AFP-Yonhap)SILVIS, Illinois (AP) ― Zach Johnson, Rory Sabbat...

Updated : 2014.07.11 20:35

McIlroy takes lead at Scottish Open

ABERDEEN, Scotland (AP) ―Rory McIlroy rolled in six birdies in seven holes around the turn and shot a 7-under 64 for a one-stroke lead midway through a low-scoring first round of the Scottish Open on Thursday.Refreshed after a two-week break, the No. 8-ranked McIlroy tamed windy condition...

Updated : 2014.07.11 20:35

Kim wins Ladies European Masters

Korea’s Kim In-kyung looks to take advantage of her momentum heading into the Women’s British Open. (File photo)DENHAM, England (AP) ― South Korea’s Kim In-kyung won the Ladies European Masters on...

Updated : 2014.07.07 20:43