All posts tagged "LPGA"

  • Mirim Lee is among seven South Korean players in the top-10 after the first round at the KEB Hanabank Championship (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
    Lee Mi-rim wins 2nd LPGA title in China

    (Yonhap) — South Korea’s Lee Mi-rim picked up her second LPGA Tour win of 2014 in Beijing on Sunday, coming from behind to take the Reignwood LPGA Classic. The 23-year-old rookie shot a final round of 4-under...

    • Posted October 5, 2014
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  • Hur Mi-jung celebrates after winning the LPGA Classic golf tournament on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Prattville, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
    Hur Mi-jung earns first LPGA win in 5 years

    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. The 24-year old South Korean shot a final round of 6-under...

    • Posted September 21, 2014
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  • Kim Hyo-joo of South Korea kisses her trophy as she poses for photographers after winning the Evian Championship women's golf tournament in Evian, eastern France, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
    S. Korean teen Kim Hyo-joo wins Evian Championship

    (Yonhap) — 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. Kim, 19, shot a final round 68 for an 11-under...

    • Posted September 15, 2014
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  • Ryu So-yeon took over Stacy Lewis' first round one stroke lead with a  6-under 65 (AP)
    Ryu So-yeon ends 2-year LPGA title drought in Canada

    (Yonhap) — South Korean golfer Ryu So-yeon picked up her first LPGA Tour victory in two years on Sunday at the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open. At London Hunt and Country Club in London, Ontario, Ryu shot a...

    • Posted August 24, 2014
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  • Ryu So-yeon of South Korea, smiles during a delay in action on the third hole during second round play at the Canadian Pacific Women's Open golf tournament in London, Ontario, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Dave Chidley)
    Ryu So-yeon takes 5-shot lead in Canada

    By Lee Kyutae Ryu So-yeon of South Korea fired a 6-under 66 Friday to take a commanding five-stroke lead at the halfway mark of the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open. Ryu set a course record with a blistering 63 on Thursday at...

    • Posted August 22, 2014
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  • Jenny Shin, left, Meena Lee, center, and Illhee Lee, right, spray Champion Inbee Park after she won the Wegmans LPGA golf championship in Pittsford, N.Y., Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. Park won in a sudden death playoff round. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)
    Park Inbee becomes first Korean to successfully defend major golf title

    By Lee Kyutae Park Inbee became the first Korean golfer to successfully defend a major title. Park came from behind to win the Wegmans LPGA  Championship for the second straight year on Sunday in New York. She edged...

    • Posted August 18, 2014
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  • Lee Mi-rim of South Korea, left, is doused with water by other players and friends as Inbee Park, right, walks off the green after the second playoff hole of the final round during the Meijer LPGA Classic golf tournament at Blythefield Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, in Belmont, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
    Rookie Lee Mi-rim wins first LPGA title

    (Yonhap) — Rookie Lee Mi-rim claimed her maiden LPGA Tour victory in a playoff at the inaugural Meijer LPGA Classic on Sunday. Lee defeated Park Inbee on the second playoff hole with a birdie at the par-71 Blythefield...

    • Posted August 11, 2014
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