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World No 1 Park In-bee wins North Texas LPGA Shootout

World No 1 Park In-bee drained a birdie putt at the final hole on Sunday to win the inaugural North Texas LPGA Shootout, holding off Spain’s Carlota Ciganda by one stroke.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Short Sport, March 3, 2013

Golf officials denied rumours of a malaria outbreak on the LPGA Tour yesterday after Natalie Gulbis and Pak Se-ri pulled out of the HSBC Women's Champions in Singapore due to illness and staff members also fell sick.

3 Mar 2013 - 4:00am

Short Sport, January 17, 2013

A new tournament in China is among the highlights of the 28-event LPGA 2013 schedule announced this week. 

17 Jan 2013 - 2:27am

Despite huge growth, Asian golf has problems

Rapid growth has made Asia the big new destination for world golf but there’s an unmistakable sense of gloom as long-standing events face an uncertain future and local talent stalls.

While rich tournaments and even richer stars continue to flood east, grabbing widespread attention and making large sums for the game’s elite, for the home-grown scene it’s a different story entirely.

19 Dec 2012 - 12:50pm

Choi wins LPGA season finale

Na Yeon Choi capped her outstanding this year LPGA campaign with a two-stroke victory over fellow South Korean So Yeon Ryu Sunday in the US$1.5 million season-ending Titleholders.

19 Nov 2012 - 1:48pm

Golfer Christina Kim's tweets, blogs helped conquer her depression

There is a school of thought that the name golf was derived from the acronym "Gentleman Only, Ladies Forbidden", but one extrovert in hip-hop hats and pink pigtail plaits has thrown the stereotype out the window.

28 Oct 2012 - 3:13am

Swing out sisters

It's been said that golf is an acronym for 'gentlemen only, ladies forbidden', but perhaps a more appropriate modern acronym would be 'girls onrushing, lads forewarned'.

16 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

All eyes on China as new women's tour tees off

As the first event of the China LPGA Tour gets ready to tee off today in Beijing, many of the region's top professionals are looking to make history in becoming the first winner on the new circuit.

13 May 2009 - 12:00am

Big plans for China LPGA Tour

The China LPGA Tour will start next year with the aim to stage 20 tournaments annually within five years, the China Golf Association (CGA) has announced. Eight events, starting in April or May, are tentatively scheduled for next year. They will incorporate the four existing Orient Masters Tour events and culminate in the fourth edition of the season-ending China Ladies Open.

20 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Asia's women still have a mountain to climb

When Zhong Xiaolong fired a double bogey at the final hole of the 2006 Volvo China Open qualifier and missed the chance of becoming the first woman to qualify for a national open championship, little did she know the opportunity had probably disappeared forever.

13 Apr 2008 - 12:00am