WHILE many parts of the world are slowly opening their once-shuttered stadiums to sports, the Philippines remains among several countries that have not figured out how to come to some sports normalcy in the middle of the pandemic.The PBA, the ...
Sep 1, 2020
It was one for the books - an improbable victory, a stunning triumph, an outright miracle.The winner of the 2020 Women's British Open was ranked just 304thin the world. She was not even a member of the LPGA, the premier women' ...
Aug 24, 2020
NORTON, Massachusetts - The scene is almost as old as the Royal & Ancient game. Two friends meet at the club on a summer morning for a quiet round of golf. They play well at times, poorly at times and both think their scores ...
Aug 23, 2020
SOMETIMES even small things can be big. Take professional golfer Dottie Ardina. On the day Colin Morikawa won the biggest golf tournament of the year, the PGA Championship, our local girl, competing in a tournament that no one probably knows enough about, ...
Aug 17, 2020
Rory McIlroy took exception to some comments by two-time defending PGA champion Brooks Koepka and came to the defense of third-round leader Dustin Johnson.Koepka, a four-time major winner, was two strokes off the lead after Saturday's ...
Aug 10, 2020
SAN FRANCISCO - The shot will be remembered as one of the best under pressure that hardly anyone witnessed. It made Collin Morikawa a major champion on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) in a thrill-a-minute PGA Championship that not many will forget. ...
Aug 10, 2020
BIANCA Pagdanganan fired a two-under par 69 on Friday to stand five shots behind the joint leaders after one round in the LPGA Marathon Classic at the Highlands Meadows Golf Club in Sylvannia, Ohio.The Filipina rookie, who established herself as ...
Aug 7, 2020
YUKA Saso's eyes are probably on the U.S. where the LPGA Tour resumed this week with three Filipinas among 144 players vying for honors. The U.S. Tour is resuming after staying suspended more than 100 days due to the ...
Jul 31, 2020
MANNY V. Pangilinan's involvement in basketball has been well-documented.The businessman has been at the forefront of the sport, not just as the chairman emeritus of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP), but as well as bankrolling teams in ...
Jul 15, 2020
AFTER staying mostly at home since Metro Manila went under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ), golfers are naturally excited to head to the fairways once restrictions are eased beginning on Monday (June 1).Not so fast.Most of Metro Manila's public ...
May 31, 2020
LIKE Michael Jordan, a number of PBA stars like to spend time away from basketball playing golf, the love affair usually becoming more intense after they retire.Golf is actually the polar opposite of basketball. The game is slow. Players don' ...
May 29, 2020
THE leadership of the National Golf Association of the Philippines (NGAP) is going to implement stricter measures and guidelines once the sport is finally played under a General Community Quarantine (GCQ).NGAP secretary-general Bones Floro said the golf federation already prepared ...
May 25, 2020
SPORTS and other forms of exercise where social distancing can be practiced have officially been included in the list of activities to be allowed in areas under general community quarantine (GCQ).Running and cycling were listed by the Inter-Agency Task Force ( ...
May 24, 2020
GOLF courses can continue to operate in areas under GCQ and will not be closed in a clarification issued by DILG Secretary Gen. Eduardo Ano following some confusion generated by a new government-issued guideline which allowed golf to be played only ...
May 17, 2020
SOME of the country's golf courses were allowed to open beginning this week. And then they were not.In what was akin to giving a child candy and then taking it away, government authorities on Saturday wavered in their decision to ...
May 16, 2020
PAN PYLAS and JILL LAWLESSLONDON - The sound of crisply struck golf balls could be heard in England for the first time in nearly two months as courses reopened on Wednesday, part of a modest easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions.But delight at ...
May 14, 2020
THE British government says tennis courts and golf courses in England can reopen from Wednesday, although people can only play with members of their own household.The sports venues were ordered to be closed in March when Britain imposed a national lockdown ...
May 11, 2020
AUTHORITIES are said to be seriously weighing the pros and cons of opening golf courses as early as next week when, in Luzon, ECQ is downgraded to GCQ.The strong possibility that golf course may be reopened has gotten golfers excited, many ...
May 9, 2020
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BARANGAY Ginebra coach Tim Cone has yet to get over the death of former assistant coach Aric Del Rosario when another person close to him also passed away.Cone took to social media to condole with the family of the late pilot ...
Mar 30, 2020
BACOLOD - With its final roster coming out on a mission, Manila Southwoods was in a class of its own on Saturday as it reclaimed the Philippine Airlines (PAL) Men's Interclub title with a performance that left the Championship division field eating ...
Mar 7, 2020
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