Saso finishes tied at 6th in Lotte Championship

Credit to Author: Niel Victor C. Masoy| Date: Sun, 18 Apr 2021 16:15:46 +0000

Filipino golfer Yuka Saso settled for a joint sixth finish in the Lotte Championship on Sunday (Philippine time) at the Kapolei Golf Club in Oahu, Hawaii. The 19-year-old Saso scored two-under par 70 in the final round to finish the tournament with 19-under par 269, as she shared the sixth spot with South Korean Jenny […]

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Matsuyama holds off Schauffele to win historic Masters title

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 16:16:35 +0000

AUGUSTA: Hideki Matsuyama became the first Japanese man to win a major golf championship on Sunday (Monday in Manila), holding his nerve down the stretch to capture the 85th Masters after a dramatic final round. Carrying the hopes of a nation on his shoulders, Matsuyama calmly grinded out clutch pars and struck for crucial birdies […]

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Tears and cheers for Asians as Japanese ace rules Masters

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 02:30:56 +0000

AUGUSTA (AFP) ‒ Hideki Matsuyama became the first Japanese man to win a major golf championship on Sunday, holding his nerve down the stretch to capture the 85th Masters after a dramatic final round. Carrying the hopes of a nation on his shoulders, Matsuyama calmly grinded out clutch pars and struck for crucial birdies in […]

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Japanese ace grabs 4-shot lead at Masters with fiery 65

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2021 03:44:14 +0000

AUGUSTA (AFP) ‒ Hideki Matsuyama unleashed an incredible back-nine shotmaking display to seize a four-stroke lead after Saturday’s third round of the Masters, putting the Japanese star on the brink of a historic triumph at Augusta National. Matsuyama, trying to become the first Japanese man to win a major title, fired a seven-under par 65, […]

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Justin Rose leads Masters by 4 after fiery 65

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 06:32:10 +0000

AUGUSTA (AFP) – Justin Rose humbled a firm and fast Augusta National layout that wreaked havoc upon many of the world’s top golfers, seizing a four-stroke lead on Thursday at the 85th Masters. Rose, the 2013 US Open champion, birdied five of the last seven holes in shooting a seven-under par 65, his career-low score by […]

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Tiger crash due to ‘unsafe’ driving speed up to 87 mph – sheriff

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 03:09:27 +0000

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Tiger Woods was driving at an “unsafe” speed nearly double the 45 mph limit when he crashed in California in February, Los Angeles County’s sheriff said Wednesday. Woods’s SUV was travelling at up to 87 miles (140 kilometers) an hour before it flew off the road and flipped several times during […]

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No. 1 Johnson, McIlroy thrill returning Masters spectators

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 01:57:48 +0000

AUGUSTA (AFP) ‒ Top-ranked defending champion Dustin Johnson and four-time major winner Rory McIlroy delighted the first spectators at Augusta National since 2019 with a practice round together on Monday ahead of the 85th Masters tournament. Spectators were banned last year and the event was delayed until November by the Covid-19 pandemic while this week […]

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Saso shoots 71, but finishes in joint 50th at LPGA tourney

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 05 Apr 2021 05:49:40 +0000

Yuka Saso recovered a bit from a nightmarish third round, firing a one-under par 71 to finish in joint 50th at the ANA Inspiration Sunday in Rancho Mirage California. Undone by a 77 the other day, the two-time PSA Athlete of the Year tallied a four-day total of 288 – 18 shots off eventual winner […]

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Yuka Saso 3 shots off Thai leader at ANA Inspiration

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 02 Apr 2021 08:18:29 +0000

Yuka Saso made her presence felt in the first major event of the LPGA Tour by turning in a three-under-par 69 Thursday as Asians dominated the start of the ANA Inspiration in Rancho Mirage, California. Inspired after being honored as Athlete of the Year for the second time in Saturday’s virtual PSA Awards Night, Saso […]

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Rates 1-shot up after shooting eagle-spiked 69; Superal also ahead

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2021 09:40:17 +0000

GEN. TRIAS, Cavite – Pint-sized Joenard Rates sizzled at the finish to upstage the Philippine Golf Tour’s big guns reminiscent of his exploits the last time out, coming away with an eagle-spiked 69 to drive past Michael Bibat for a one-stroke lead in the first round of the ICTSI Eagle Ridge Challenge at the Aoki […]

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