Amy Yang wins LPGA Thailand by five strokes

Amy Yang won the LPGA Thailand by five strokes this weekend. During the final round of the tournament Sunday, she shot 4-under 68 to end any hopes of a comeback from her competitors. After 54 holes, Yang led by five strokes, but due to rain delays, she was forced to play her final five holes of the third round on Sunday morning. Yang, who won the event in 2015, saw her lead reduced...
Via Excelle Sports
February 26, 2017

Yang leads by 5 strokes into final round of LPGA Thailand

CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) Amy Yang of South Korea completed a third-round, 7-under 65 early Sunday to take a five-stroke lead into the final round of the rain-hit LPGA Thailand tournament. Yang had a three-round total of 18-under 198 on the Siam Country Club's Pattaya Old Course. The South Korean golfer had to play the final five holes of her third round on Sunday after darkness...
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February 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Yang in control at rain-hit LPGA Thailand

CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) Amy Yang of South Korea had 10 birdies and an eagle in 31 holes on Saturday after round three of LPGA Thailand was suspended due to bad light. With five holes left, 17-under Yang had a four-shot advantage over 2011 US Women's Open champion Ryu So Yeon, whose completed third-round 68 gave her the clubhouse lead of 13-under 203. The tournament was already...
Via Associated Press
February 25, 2017  |  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.
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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

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...
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July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

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