AMY YANG RUMORS & GOSSIP

Amy Yang eagles par 4, stretches LPGA lead to 3 in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) Amy Yang holed a pitching wedge for eagle on the par-4 11th hole and stretched her lead to three strokes Friday in the hot, humid and stormy Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia. The 27-year-old South Korean player shot a 2-under 69 to reach 10-under 132 at TPC Kuala Lumpur. Her 125-yard shot on 11 hit on the front of the green, hopped and rolled in. Anna Nordqvist...
Via Associated Press
October 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Yang's caddie, Poitevent, suffers 'serious' heart attack

David Poitevent, caddie to Korean Olympic qualifier Amy Yang, suffered what family and friends termed a serious heart attack Monday night.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Jang passes Yang for fourth Korean Olympic bid

Ha Na Jang passed Amy Yang to move to eighth in the world, granting her - at least for now - what would be the fourth and final South Korean olympic berth.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
May 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Mi Hyang Lee leads Phoenix LPGA event after first-round 62

PHOENIX  -- Se Ri Pak's impact on South Korean golf was evident at the JTBC Founders Cup on the day the Hall of Famer announced she is retiring at the end of the season. "She's my idol," leader Mi Hyang Lee said. "I saw her on TV when I was 4 years old. When I was 15 years old, I played with her in Korea when I was amateur. ... I will miss her." Lee shot a tournament-record 10-under...
Via Associated Press
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

9 under after 9 holes, Mi Hyang Lee shoots 62 in Founder Cup

PHOENIX (AP) Mi Hyang Lee shot a tournament-record 10-under 62 on Thursday in the JTBC Founders Cup after playing her first nine holes in 9 under. On a day when fellow South Korean player Se Ri Pak announced she will retire at the end of the season, Lee threatened to shoot the second 59 in LPGA Tour history after opening with an eagle and seven birdies on the back nine. Needing...
Via Associated Press
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Defending champ Yang leads in Thailand by 1 after 2nd round

CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) Defending champion Amy Yang carded a 3-under 69 to lead by one halfway through the LPGA Thailand on Friday. Yang trailed first-round leader Lexi Thompson by two before teeing off at Siam Country Club, then had consecutive bogeys on Nos. 5 and 6, but rallied with four birdies, including on the par-3 12th. At 9 under overall, the South Korean was one shot...
Via Associated Press
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

U.S. Women’s Open champ In Gee Chun goes by nickname “Dumbo”

In Gee Chun won the U.S. Women’s Open on Sunday, knocking off Amy Yang, who was terrific all weekend. She made quite a push and rallied to beat Yang for the title. But one of the distinctive things about Ms. Chun is her nickname. Fans familiar with her call her “Dumbo”. No, she doesn’t have big ears, not even close. According to her caddie, the 20th ranked player in the...
Via The GP Golf Report
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

In Gee Chun wins U.S. Women's Open with final round 66

In Gee Chun rattled off seven birdies in a final round 66 to come from behind and win by one shot over Amy Yang at the U.S. Women's Open at Lancaster Country Club in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Chun started the day four shots back of Yang, who held the 54-hole lead.  Chun survived a costly bogey at 18, and her 8-under score of 272 held up after Yang also bogeyed the final hole. It...
Via FOX Sports
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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