All posts tagged "golf"

  • Lydia Ko
    No 1 golfer Ko says Olympics her ‘top priority’ this year

    CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Top-ranked golfer Lydia Ko says the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will be her top priority this year. Ko, who will defend her New Zealand Open title from Friday, said there was...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • Lydia Ko lines up her putt on the 18th green during the second round of the Coates Golf Championship LPGA tournament at Golden Ocala on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, in Ocala, Fla. The second round was suspended because of thunderstorms in the area. (Doug Engle/The Star-Banner via AP)
    Lydia Ko ties Ha Na Jang for lead before rain suspends LPGA Coates Championship

    OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Lydia Ko putted on one green and played six holes in a span of 11 hours before ending a long Friday in the same place she started — with a share of the...

    • Posted February 5, 2016
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  • South Korea’s Kwon Chang-hoon, center, celebrates with his teammates scoring his side's third goal during the World Cup Group G qualification soccer match between Lebanon and South Korea in the southern port city of Sidon, Lebanon, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
    Top 10 Korean sports stories of 2015

    By Brian Han 1. South Korea’s national soccer team put together an unforgettable year under the tutelage of Coach Uli Stielike who said he was “satisfied” with the record they put together. Son Heung-min, also known as Sonaldo...

    • Posted December 18, 2015
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  • lydia-ko-marvel
    Lydia Ko as a super hero? Marvel whips up new character

    By Brian Han Lydia Ko might as well be a super hero. Any 18-year-old needs to be superhuman to dominate the world of women’s golf the way she has. That’s why Marvel teamed up with ESPN to...

    • Posted December 11, 2015
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  • Hyo Joo Kim, left, and Chun In Gee.  (Courtesy of KLPGA)
    Who is South Korea’s next golf super star?

    By Brian Han So who is South Korea’s next golf superstar? It doesn’t matter that world No. 2 Park Inbee completed her career grand slam in 2015. Or that world N0. 1 Lydia Ko (who is technically...

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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  • Tiger Woods chips the ball with an awkward follow through on the seventh hole during the first round of the Hero World Challenge golf tournament on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, in Windermere, Fla. (AP Photo/Willie J. Allen Jr.)
    Tiger Woods opens up about failed marriage, future in golf

    NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tiger Woods says he has a “fantastic” relationship with his ex-wife and he has taken steps to explain to his two children what happened to their marriage. In a rare and extensive interview...

    • Posted December 4, 2015
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  • South Korea's Byeong Hun An gestures, after winning the 2015 BMW PGA Golf Championship, at the Wentworth golf club, in Virginia Water, England, Sunday May 24, 2015. (Adam Davy/PA via AP)
    An Byeong-hun first Asian to take home European PGA Rookie of the Year

    By Brian Han South Koreans continue to make waves in the world’s top-tier professional golf tours. The latest goes to An Byeong-hun, who put together a memorable debut year on the European PGA Tour that included a...

    • Posted December 4, 2015
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