WHEN Yuka Saso formally declared she intended to become a Japanese citizen, sadness descended on our shocked nation. Yuka is a product of mixed parentage. She has a Filipino mother and a Japanese father. Under Japanese law, she can choose to become ...
Nov 5, 2021
YUKA Saso's main sponsor is not turning back on its prized athlete.International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) reaffirmed its support for the Filipina-Japanese golfer in the wake of her decision to become a Japanese citizen when she turns 22."Yuka ...
Nov 4, 2021
YUKA Saso confirmed on Thursday she has started the process of switching to Japanese citizenship, but insisted she will always be proud of her Filipino heritage.In a statement, the 20-year old major golf winner confirmed reports by multiple Japanese media ...
Nov 4, 2021
HERE'S the sports roundup from Wednesday.Looks like the Philippine sports will lose one of its most prized treasures.Yuka Saso has decided to become a Japanese citizen when she turns 22, according to Japanese media outlets.The 20-year-old ...
Nov 4, 2021
GOLF star Yuka Saso has made a decision to choose Japanese citizenship once she turns 22, Japanese media outlets reported on Wednesday.Saso, 20, was born in San Ildefonso, Bulacan to a Japanese father and a Filipino mother but has represented the ...
Nov 3, 2021
WEST CALDWELL, N.J. - Jin Young Ko finished off a wire-to-wire victory on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) in the Cognizant Founders Cup with her 14th consecutive round in the 60s that matched a 16-year record held by Annika Sorenstam. ...
Oct 11, 2021
WEST CALDWELL, N.J. - One more round in the 60s at the Founders Cup is all Jin Young Ko needs to join Annika Sorenstam in the LPGA Tour record book.That might be all it takes to win the Founders Cup, too. ...
Oct 10, 2021
WEST CALDWELL, N.J. - Jin Young Ko had a three-stroke lead with four holes left Friday when second-round play in the LPGA Tour's Cognizant Founders Cup was suspended because of darkness.Play was delayed 2 1/2 hours ...
Oct 9, 2021
GALLOWAY, N.J. - Celine Boutier birdied two of her last three holes for an 8-under 63 and won the ShopRite LPGA Classic on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) when South Korea's best two players faltered down the stretch.Yuka Saso ...
Oct 4, 2021
GALLOWAY, N.J. - Inbee Park birdied three of her last five holes to match Jin Young Ko with a 6-under 65 and the leave two top South Koreans in the world tied for the lead on Saturday in the ShopRite LPGA ( ...
Oct 3, 2021
GALLOWAY, N.J. - So Yeon Ryu finally quit thinking about her swing and thought only about scoring just in time to birdie the last three holes for a 6-under 65 and a share of the lead with Jodi Ewart Shadoff in ...
Oct 2, 2021
YUKA Saso hit two eagles on the way to a second straight 65 to finish in a tie for fourth spot in the LPGA Northwest Arkansas Championship on Sunday in Rogers, Arkansas (Monday, Manila time).The Filipina-Japanese golfer eagled the par- ...
Sep 27, 2021
ROGERS, Arkansas - Japan's Nasa Hataoka made a hole-in-one for the second straight day and shot a 6-under 65 on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) to move into a tie with Australia's Minjee Lee after two rounds ...
Sep 26, 2021
ROGERS, Arkansas - A Lim Kim, Katherine Kirk and Eun-HI Ji each shot 8-under 63 on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) for a one-shot lead over Sarah Burnham after the first round of the Walmart Northwest Arkansas Championship.Five others - Nasa ...
Sep 25, 2021
YUKA Saso has moved to No. 6 in the world women's golf rankings, her highest so far.Olympic gold medalist Nelly Korda of the US remains on top with 10.33 average points, followed by Koreans Jin young Ko (8.42), ...
Aug 31, 2021
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland - Anna Nordqvist kept her ball out of trouble to make a routine par at the last and win the Women's British Open for a third major title.For playing partner Nanna Koerstz Madsen, her 72nd hole of the ...
Aug 23, 2021
YUKA Saso shot a one-under par 71 on Friday to keep the leaders in sight at the end of the second round of the 2021 AIG Women's Open at the Carnoustie Golf Links in Scotland.Saso mixed three birdies with ...
Aug 20, 2021
YUKA Saso fired an eagle-aided 68 to finish the first round just one shot adrift of the leaders in the 2021 AIG Women's Open at the Carnoustie Golf Links in Scotland on Thursday.Saso went 4-under par to share ...
Aug 20, 2021
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland - The AIG Women's British Open set a new standard for prize money at the LPGA Tour majors by announcing on Wednesday a record purse of $5.8 million (around P293 million), with plans to boost it by an ...
Aug 19, 2021
FIFE, Scotland - Ryann O'Toole won her first LPGA Tour event in 228 starts, closing with a bogey-free 8-under 64 at Dumbarnie Links for a three-shot victory in the Trust Golf Women's Scottish Open on Sunday. ...
Aug 16, 2021
FIFE, Scotland - Ariya Jutanugarn bogeyed the final two holes for an even-par 72 on Saturday at windy Dumbarnie Links, leaving her tied for the lead with Charley Hull and Ryann O'Toole in the Trust Golf Women's Scottish ...
Aug 15, 2021
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