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Day, Tringale take lead in Franklin Templeton Shootout

NAPLES, Florida (AP) ― Jason Day and Cameron Tringale shot a 17-under 55 on Thursday in the first-round scramble to take a two-stroke lead in the Franklin Templeton Shootout. “The abridged version is, I hit first and then let Jason loose,” Tringale said. Day and Tringale tied the tourna...

Updated : 2014.12.12 20:17

LPGA major champ Kim Hyo-joo signs lucrative sponsorship extension

South Korea's teenage golf sensation Kim Hyo-joo has signed a lucrative extension with her main corporate sponsor, Lotte Group, the conglomerate announced Tuesday.Lotte Group said it has re-signed the 19-year-old for five more years in a deal worth 1.3 billion won (US$1.2 million), along w...

Updated : 2014.12.02 09:31

[Newsmaker] Ko wins LPGA finale, gets record haul

NAPLES, Florida ― New Zealand teenager Lydia Ko ended her rookie year on the LPGA Tour with the biggest payoff in women’s golf.Ko won the $1 million bonus from the inaugural “Race to CME Globe” on...

Updated : 2014.11.24 21:37

Granada clings to 1-shot lead at LPGA finale

NAPLES, Florida (AP) ― Julieta Granada stayed in front of a growing pack of challengers Saturday with a 2-under 70 and a one-shot lead in the CME Globe Tour Championship, only one part of what was sh...

Updated : 2014.11.23 20:45

Lewis still in range of big prize

Korea’s Park Hee-young tees off on the ninth hole during the first round of the CME Group Tour Championship in Naples, Florida, Thursday. (AP-Yonhap)NAPLES, Florida (AP) ― Stacy Lewis was three shot...

Updated : 2014.11.21 20:50

Park, Lewis in LPGA title hunt

NAPLES, Florida (AP) ― Stacy Lewis has never been closer to a $1 million payoff, in points or in person.Lewis is leading the inaugural “Race to CME Globe” that will be decided this week in the LPGA...

Updated : 2014.11.20 20:47

Christina Kim leads Lorena Ochoa Invitational

MEXICO CITY (AP) ― Christina Kim had two eagles in a 7-under 65 to take a one-stroke lead Thursday in the Lorena Ochoa Invitational.Kim eagled the par-5 second and 17th holes at Club de Golf Mexico, the first-year venue after six seasons in host Lorena Ochoa’s hometown of Guadalajara.“T...

Updated : 2014.11.14 20:41

Lee scores first Korean Tour win at Herald-KYJ

Lee Hyung-joon, a 22-year-old rookie, won the second Herald-KYJ Tour Championship. It was his first victory on the KPGA Korean Tour. He took first place with a 6-under 210 in the 300 million won ($279...

Updated : 2014.11.03 21:21

Top-ranked Park wins LPGA Taiwan

TAIPEI (AP) ― Park In-bee won the LPGA Taiwan Championship on Sunday for her third victory of the year and 12th career title, holding off Stacy Lewis by two strokes at Miramar.Six days after regainin...

Updated : 2014.11.02 18:46

World No. 1 Park In-bee captures 3rd LPGA win of year in Taiwan

South Korean Park In-bee, the world's No. 1-ranked female golfer, captured her third LPGA Tour win of the year in Taiwan on Sunday.Park claimed the Fubon LPGA Taiwan Championship with a four-round total of 22-under 266, two strokes better than Stacy Lewis. Park cashed in US$300,000 in the ...

Updated : 2014.11.02 18:21

Herald-KYJ golf tournament to kick off on Jejudo Island

The Herald-KYJ Tour Championship golf tournament will take place at the Lotte Skyhill Jeju Country Club on Jejudo Island from Oct. 30 to Nov. 2. The event is organized by the Korea Professional Golfer...

Updated : 2014.10.29 20:33

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