All posts tagged "New Zealand"

  • 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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  • Danny Lee poses with the trophy after winning the Greenbrier Classic golf tournament at Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., Sunday, July 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Chris Tilley)
    Almost quitting to winning, golfer Danny Lee steadily rises up world rankings

    By Brian Han Danny Lee is playing the best golf of his professional career and the numbers he’s putting up support his case. The South Korean-born New Zealander won his first career PGA Tour event in 2015....

    • Posted August 12, 2015
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  • Danny Lee, of New Zealand, watches his tee shot on the second hole during the third round of the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament in Akron, Ohio, Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Phil Long)
    Danny Lee moves into top-10 Presidents Cup standings after WGC-Bridgestone

    By Brian Han Since winning the Greenbrier Classic in July, Danny Lee has tied for third, fourth and sixth in three of the four following events. The results are beginning to pay dividends. He is now tenth...

    • Posted August 10, 2015
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  • In this image provided by UNICEF Pacific, people on a dock view yachts damaged in Port Vila, Vanuatu, Saturday, March 14, 2015, in the aftermath of Cyclone Pam. Winds from the extremely powerful cyclone that blew through the Pacific\'s Vanuatu archipelago are beginning to subside, revealing widespread destruction. (AP Photo/UNICEF Pacific, Humans of Vanuatu)
    Aid workers say 8 people confirmed dead in Vanuatu cyclone

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — At least eight people were confirmed dead in Vanuatu after a massive cyclone tore through the tiny South Pacific archipelago, and the death toll is likely to rise much higher once communications...

    • Posted March 14, 2015
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  • Two Koreans killed in car accident in New Zealand

    SYDNEY (Yonhap) — Two South Koreans were killed when their rental car crashed off a bridge into a river in New Zealand’s West Coast, local media reported Friday. The married couple, both 59, were the only occupants...

    • Posted January 2, 2015
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  • Russell Crowe will be visiting South Korea in January. (AP)
    Russell Crowe announces first visit to Korea

    Hollywood star Russell Crowe on Thursday said on Twitter he is coming to Korea in January. “I’m going to visit South Korea for the first time in January. Excited,” the 50-year-old Kiwi actor tweeted. Following the tweet,...

    • Posted November 21, 2014
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  • Lydia Ko
    Lydia Ko becomes youngest LPGA Rookie of the Year

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Lydia Ko has become the youngest player to win the LPGA Tour’s rookie of the year award. The 17-year-old Ko clinched the points-based award with three tournaments remaining on the LPGA Tour...

    • Posted November 13, 2014
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