All posts tagged "pga"

  • Hyundai Motors quickly moved to be the title sponsor for the PGA Tour's LA event that was won by Korean American James Hahn last year.
    Hyundai to sponsor PGA Tour’s LA event

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Hyundai has reached a deal to become the title sponsor of the PGA Tour event at Riviera Country Club, following Northern Trust’s decision to shift from the Los Angeles tournament to the...

    • Posted January 20, 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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  • 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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  • Byeong Hun An
    After strong finish by An, S. Korea has new golf star in the making

    By Brian Han The South Korean ladies may be taking over the LPGA Tour, but when it comes to the men’s side, the country’s athletes tend to fall by the wayside. After three top-5 finishes in what...

    • Posted November 23, 2015
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    An has roller coaster 2nd round at Dubai Championship, moves up

    By Brian Han It was a roller coaster round for An Byeong-hun on Friday at the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai. The 24-year-old had the stuff to make a serious move up the leaderboard, but a...

    • Posted November 20, 2015
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  • Bae Sang-moon talks to reporters as he enters boot camp in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province on Tuesday. (Newsis)
    Bae Sang-moon officially begins mandatory military duty

    By Brian Han The golfing world will have to say farewell to South Korea’s Bae Sang-moon who provided plenty of drama in his final competitive outing back in October’s Presidents Cup held in Incheon, South Korea. The...

    • Posted November 18, 2015
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