All posts tagged "LPGA"

  • Alison Lee lines up a putt on the 15th hole during the second round of the Kingsmill Championship LPGA golf tournament in Williamsburg, Va., Friday, May 15, 2015. (Jonathon Gruenke/The Daily Press via AP)
    Michelle Wie stung by bee, Inbee Park withdraws in LPGA Tour opener

    Alison Lee tied for lead with six others at five-under 68 By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff World No. 2 Inbee Park withdrew from the LPGA Tour’s season opener Thursday in Bahamas after shooting her worst round...

    • Posted January 28, 2016
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  • Clockwise from top left, World No.1 Lydia Ko, No. 2 Inbee Park, Rookie of the Year runner-up Hyo Joo Kim, the Rooke of the Year Sei-young Kim.
    New LPGA season to kick off in Bahamas; S. Koreans eye another dominant year

    (Yonhap) — The 2016 LPGA Tour season will kick off in the Bahamas this week, as the South Korean contingent eyes another dominant year. The US$1.4 million Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic will start Thursday at the par-73...

    • Posted January 25, 2016
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    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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    At 18, Lydia Ko’s dominance may just be beginning

    NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Lydia Ko had just been handed a $1 million bonus for the second consecutive year, and the first thing she thought about buying with those newfound additional riches was a new phone. She’s...

    • Posted November 25, 2015
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    Michelle Wie finishes 2015 season filled with struggle

    NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Michelle Wie’s final stroke of the season was a long putt from just off the green, and when it dropped she couldn’t wait to retrieve the ball from the cup. Her season, mercifully,...

    • Posted November 24, 2015
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  • Lydia Ko, left, and Cristie Kerr hold their trophies at the conclusion of the CME Group Tour Championship golf tournament on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, in Naples, Fla. (David Albers/Naples Daily News via AP)
    Lydia Ko wins POY, Inbee Park qualifies for HOF

    NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Cristie Kerr was the player of the week. Lydia Ko was the player of the year and pocketed another $1 million bonus. Inbee Park will be among the players of all-time. One tournament,...

    • Posted November 22, 2015
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