World No. 1 Ko Jin-young will end her two-month hiatus in October at a domestic tour event, sources said Tuesday. Ko has committed to play at the Autech Carrier Championship on the KLPGA Tour at Sejong Field Golf Club starting on Oct. 8.
Lee Mi-rim poses for a photo with her trophy after winning the LPGA's ANA Inspiration golf tournament in a sudden-death playoff at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, California, on Sunday.
With the mercury pushing 38 degrees Celsius (100 degrees Fahrenheit) on a hot September day in California, Lee Mi-rim picked up her first-ever major title on the LPGA Tour at the ANA Inspiration. And she did so in srtyle.
The long awaited ANA Inspiration, the second major tournament on the LPGA Tour, will finally tee off at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, California, on Thursday.
With both the LPGA and KLPGA tours now back in action, the Rolex Women’s World Rankings is starting to see some movement. The ranking is finally starting to wake up.
Korean LPGA star Kim Sei-young has returned to the United States to rejoin the tour later this month, sources said Tuesday. Kim is now back in her Dallas home in Texas.
Kim Hyo-joo has been hiding behind her sunglasses for years. The world No. 10 has been a big name in golf for nearly a decade, making a splash on the amateur circuit back in 2012 before turning pro.
Lee Jeong-eun is a common name across Korea, and the KLPGA Tour is no exception. When world No. 10 Lee Jeong-eun joined the Korean Tour in 2016, she had to add number six after her name as there were already five other Lee Jeong-euns on the Tour.
Most golf fans associate Kim Sei-young with the signature red pants she wears on the final days of tournaments and her dramatic victories. She's concerned that her fashion choices and exciting playing style mean people don't even remember her name.