Saso 4 shots behind leader in LPGA Boca Rio

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2022 08:54:50 +0000

Fil-Japanese Yuka Saso shot a five-under 67 and tied six others for a share of fourth in the opening round of the Gainbridge LPGA Boca Rio Thursday in Florida. Saso, who collected roughly P3.27 million in finishing 6th in the Tournament of Champions last Sunday that saw her carrying the Japanese flag for the first […]

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Fil-Japanese Saso earns P3.27 million; Kang tops T of C

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 03:51:37 +0000

Yuka Saso, in her first tournament since deciding to compete as a Japanese player, limped home with a one-over-par 73 and finished sixth in the season-opening LPGA Tournament of Champions won by American Danielle Kang in Florida on Sunday. The reigning US Women’s Open champion started well with birdies on 5th and 7th holes that […]

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Saso back in title hunt with 2nd 68

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 23 Jan 2022 08:58:21 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Yuka Saso regained her fiery form, posting her second four-under-par 68 and staying within striking distance of leader Nelly Korda in the Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions in Orlando, Florida Saturday. The Fil-Japanese opened with three birdies in the first 12 holes before stumbling to a bogey 4 on the 13th. […]

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Saso slips into share of 7th at Tournament of Champions

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2022 09:19:07 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Yuka Saso shot an even-par 70 and dropped to a share of seventh place from second after two rounds in the Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions in Orlando, Florida Friday. The 20-year-old reigning US Women’s Open champion opened her round with four birdies and appeared in control in the first 10 […]

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Last-hole bogey prevents Saso from gaining share of lead

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 04:55:03 +0000

Yuka Saso, now carrying the Japanese flag, missed securing a share of the lead with a bogey on the 18th but overall, her opening round to a new LPGA season was impressive. The reigning US Women’s Open titlist rode on an eagle-2 on the 14th to produce a four-under 68 and trail fast-starting Mexican Gaby […]

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Golfer Yuka Saso to carry Japanese flag in 2022 LPGA Tour

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 06:12:22 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Golfer Yuka Saso will be carrying the Japanese flag starting this season in the LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association) Tour. According to her profile at the LPGA website, the Fil-Japanese golfer will represent Japan instead of the Philippines ahead of her stint in the Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions in Orlando, […]

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Yuka Saso signs multi-year deal with Callaway Golf

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 06 Jan 2022 03:52:56 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Fil-Japanese golfer Yuka Saso has signed a multi-year equipment deal with Callaway Golf, joining an elite stable led by Phil Mickelson, Jon Rahm and Xander Schauffele. The company announced this Tuesday where Saso, the reigning US Women’s Open Champion will debut her new bag of Callaway woods, irons, wedges, ball and an […]

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NGAP postpones National Stroke Play due to COVID concerns

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 03 Jan 2022 09:06:55 +0000

The National Golf Association of the Philippines (NGAP) on Monday decided to postpone the holding of the National Stroke Play Championship that was supposed to start Tuesday at Manila Southwoods’ Legends course due to the alarming spike in Covid cases in the National Capital Region and other parts of the country.On New Year’s eve, the […]

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NGAP stages National Stroke Play at Southwoods Legends

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 02 Jan 2022 10:28:07 +0000

The country’s top amateurs return to competitive action with the holding of the National Stroke Play Amateur Championship kicking off Jan. 4 at the Legends course of the Manila Southwoods Golf and Country Club in Carmona, Cavite.A 116-player field – 92 in the men’s division and 24 in the women’s side – has been assembled […]

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Constantino wins LPGT Order of Merit trophy

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2021 21:18:17 +0000

Two victories to mark a maiden Ladies Philippine Golf Tour campaign proved enough to net Harmie Constantino the Order of Merit trophy but it was her two failed title cracks that should make her tougher and stronger when the pro circuit resumes in 2022. In a season filled with uncertainties due to pandemic, the organizing […]

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