All posts tagged "LPGA"

  • Lydia Ko of New Zealand holds up her trophy on the 18th green of the Lake Merced Golf Club after winning the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic golf tournament on Sunday, April 27, 2014, in Daly City, Calif. Ko won the event after shooting a 3-under-par 69 to finish at 12-under-par. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
    Lydia Ko turns 17, wins third LPGA event

    Noh Seung-yul wasn’t the only South Korean-born golfer to conquer the world’s premier golf tour on Sunday. On the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Tour, the barely 17-year-old Lydia Ko captured the Swinging Skirts title in Daly...

    • Posted April 28, 2014
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  • Michelle Wie, center, dances the hula after winning the 2014 LPGA LOTTE Championship golf tournament at Ko Olina Golf Club, Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Kapolei, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)
    Michelle Wie ends LPGA title drought

    Lotte Championship win is her first in three years and eight months By Lee Kyutae Michelle Wie rallied from four strokes back on final round to end a long drought. The 24-year-old Korean American shot a closing...

    • Posted April 19, 2014
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  • Professional golfer Shin Ji-yai, right, poses with her father at the Yonsei University graduation ceremony, Monday. Shin graduated from Yonsei University after studying physical education from 2007, and in January this year, turned in her Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) membership to compete in the LPGA of Japan Tour. (Yonhap)
    Shin Ji-yai turns in LPGA membership to compete in Japan

    By Kwon Ji-youn Professional golfer Shin Ji-yai has turned in her Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) membership to compete in the LPGA of Japan Tour this season. LPGA confirmed that Shin gave up her membership in January...

    • Posted February 27, 2014
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  • Michelle Wie says he had good off-season, and feels good about this year. (AP)
    Here Wie Ko !

    Michelle Wie and Lydia Ko are 3rd and 5th, respectively,  at the halfway mark of LPGA tour season opener Bahamas Classic    The 16-year old rookie sensation Lydia Ko let a few players go by at the halfway...

    • Posted January 24, 2014
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  • Park Inbee delivered another check to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Korea just in time for this Christmas. (Yonhap)
    Queen of Heart

    World No. 1 female golfer Park Inbee delivers another ’Birdies of Hope’ check to Make-A-Wish Foundation to help children with life-threatening medical conditions Park Inbee, the best female golfer in the world, delivered a check to the Make-A-Wish Foundation...

    • Posted December 26, 2013
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  • Shin Ji-yai announced that she'll be focusing on playing Japan next year. (Yonhap)
    Former World No. 1 Shin Ji-yai to focus on Japanese tour in 2014

    Former world No. 1 female golfer Shin Ji-yai will focus on playing in Japan next year. She says she has her sight set on the ‘money title trifecta’ – as she looks to do in Japan what...

    • Posted December 23, 2013
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    Park In-bee admitted to university

    World No. 1 golfer Park In-bee was admitted to Sookmyung Women’s University, the school said Thursday. Park was accepted into the university’s Graduate School of International Service as a sports and public diplomacy major. She will meet...

    • Posted December 13, 2013
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