Jing Yan and Simin Feng win match against Korea
China’s Jing Yan reviews what she and Simin Feng had to do to win against Korean’s So Yeon Ryu and Sey Young Kim in the first match of the 2016 UL International Crown.
Tough matches for top seeds at 2016 UL Crown
Judy Rankin and Terry Gannon report on the first day of the 2016 UL International Crown.
China's Yan holes out from bunker at UL Crown
China’s Jing Yan holes out from the bunker on the 12th hole in the first match against the Republic of Korea at the UL International Crown.
S. Korean Ryu sets sights on Rio Olympics
Nicole Castrale reports on the pressure that is on So Yeon Ryu to make it on the Korean team for the Rio 2016 Olympics. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.
Se Ri Pak's legacy
Paige Mackenzie examines Se Ri Pak impact on the LPGA Tour and in Korea. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.my last year this season. 38-year old deciding that this season on LPGA Tour will be her last in professional competitive golf. Paige Mackenzie, we had a little time to react last week at the Arnold Palmer Invitational getting our crews thoughts on her big announcement but we haven't talked for LPGA Tour for member yet. First of all, were you surprised? Not overly surprised. No? She's dealt with injury. After the KPMG Women's PGA, withdrawing from that in June of last year, she hasn't teed up again until last week. So she was out for nine months with a sore back. She's battled injuries, 38 years old, 19th year on tour. At that age in that time frame, it's not overly surprising when a player chooses She put the clubs away. So what do you think her legacy will be? It's a big one. I mean, in 1998, she was the only South Korean player on the LPGA tour . Things have changed. Yeah, and to put it into context, that 1998 and why that's important, it was her rookie season. She had one the LPGA championship, she goes into the US Open , has this Historic victory over Jenny Chuasiriporn, and it lit the country on fire. Korea at the time, South Korea at theof soft green players since then. So that win was 1998 at Black Wolf Run, one of her, what they call kids, Nigon Choy, went back to Black Wolf Run 2012 and won the Women's U.S. Open. And it was incredibly circular. Cuz you started to see what really her impact was. You saw all these Korean players starting to come out on tour. You saw them win the US Open . And now if we look at the world rankings you can see the impact that it's made on the LPGA Tour , on professional golf because a significant amount of the top ranked players in the world Definitely. Are from her home country and
Bae at range during days off from military service
Sangmoon Bae posted a video on Instagram of him hitting balls at a range during a five-day break from his military service. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.up, early morning hours on Instagram. Sang Moon Bey, a two time PGA Tour winner now just a few months into his two year mandatory military service in South Korea, getting five days off. Posting this swing video, it's like the swing hasn't changed. You know I don't think
Coates champion: Meet Ha Na Jang
Randall Mell exposes the background of the vibrant winner of the 2016 Coates Golf Championship, Ha Na Jang. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.the LPGA than any other women's tour. And it's disproportionate to the PGA Tour . And for the women, there's a lot more in the LPGA.
South Koreans battling for spot on Olympic team
Ron Sirak explains that there may be some controversy over who will be playing in the Rio 2016 Olympics. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.not represent the United States. The reality it is it creates an intense competition to be able to represent your nation for a few particular countries. As always Ron thank you for the time. We look
Places to play indoor, simulated golf
Matt Ginella talks indoor golf with Justin Heimer, General Manger and Dir. of Golf Operations at Dewey’s in Orlando, Florida.set you up, put you on any course. We have 44 different golf courses you can choose from. Pebble? Pebble, TBC sawgrass, oak horse. You know, a lot of the famous ones. Augusta? Don't have Augusta,we ever get there in America? No, because they only have 500 golf courses in Korea and we have 16,000 here in America, but I think it's a nice alternative, a nice option if you don't want to play another 18 day or if it's raining outside. You know, there are a couple of things. Top golf is clearly gaining traction With people that may play a lot of golf or not play much golf at all. Also the concept of lighting golf courses . Giving people a chance to play golf at hours that normally they wouldn't if they had a job.. Is this one of the things that might be very appealing?
Byeong-Hun An Confidence Going into U.S. Open
Tim Rosaforte discusses how Byeong-Hun An is the highest ranked Korean going into the 2015 U.S. Open. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.all the way to the semis. First one to do that since Tiger Woods . So he's got a lot of confidence coming into this golf course and he's sorta, as you described, sort of new to the scene. You look at the top 50 now, he's 50th in the world. Exempt into three Open championships, five years on the European tour following. The Kepka model trying to get his card in international playing rights by playing in Europe but you think about where he's been and where he's going. He is now ninth on the Presidents Cup international side and talking to Nick Price , kind of new to Nick Price as well. David Ledbetter told him about him. He watched him win the BMW. And he said it would be great for
Blackbird: I.K. Kim plays the Beatles
Kelly Tilghman interviews I.K. Kim about playing for Korea at the International Crown. I.K. plays "Blackbird" on guitar. Watch Morning Drive everyday on Golf Channel.come here and see all of this, you know? They prepare this golf course so fantastic. So we're just here, Last night we had a little, little dinner together. So we're really excited about this week.putt behind you and you are looking forward to winning more professional golf tournaments in the future. well, still a lot of people coming up to me a couple years ago, but still people come up to me and say, how. Of, they feel bad the apparent thing's. So i don't think i'll ever get over it. But i am ok with it, You know, it happened to a lot of different golfer's. For me that is just the experience maybe i had to have and i just enjoy playing golf . After that or still you know i am learning a lot on the golf course . And. I really cherish this moment and yeah I just learned a lot from that putt and, you know, I think that's
Crowning achievement: Birth of the new event
Scott Rude reports from the International Crown on how the event came to be and the response to the growth of women’s golf in Asia. Watch Morning Drive everyday on Golf Channel.captains. Does it seem very different from a President's Cup or a Ryder Cup ? You don't have the cadre of carts carrying these assistant captains trying to zip to every match, and all these. Practice rounds.
International Crown: Republic of Korea
Members of the Republic of Korea International Crown team, Na Yeon Choi and So Yeon Ryu, share fun and interesting facts about their home country.are several professional athletes here in US from Korea. Wide, Wide receiver. Hines Ward . And LA Dodgers Pitcher Hyujin yu. But no relation with me. OK. In April became fourth Korean player to win a tournament on PGA Tour . And the other three winners is KJ Tori, Yiyi Yang, and Sung Yueng Bin. As our golf team, we are eight teams