LYDIA Ko was impressed with the play of Yuka Saso after they were paired in the final flight of the third round of the LPGA Lotte Championship in Hawaii on Friday (Saturday Manila time).The former world No. 1 took the solo ...
Apr 17, 2021
KAPOLEI, Hawaii - Lydia Ko again put herself in position for her first win in three years, shooting a 7-under 65 on Friday (Saturday) to take a one-stroke lead into the final round of the Lotte Championship.Nelly Korda, who went ...
Apr 17, 2021
FIL-JAPANESE Yuka Saso sizzled with a second straight eight-under par 64 on Friday to blow past former world No. 1 Lydia Ko into the solo lead in the Lotte Championship at the Kapolei Golf Club in Hawaii.The joint leader ...
Apr 16, 2021
KAPOLEI, Hawaii - Yuka Saso and Brittany Altomare got hot late to shoot 8-under 64s and share the early lead in Wednesday's (Thursday, Manila time) first round of the Lotte Championship.So Yeon Ryu and Ally Ewing were a shot back ...
Apr 15, 2021
YUKA Saso fired a closing 71 to finish tied for 59th in the ANA Inspiration on Sunday in Rancho Mirage, California (Monday, Manila time).The Filipina-Japanese golfer had three birdies and a double-bogey seven at Mission Hills' Dinah Shore tournament ...
Apr 5, 2021
RANCHO MIRAGE, California - Yuka Saso faded badly in her last five holes and tumbled down the leaderboard in the LPGA's first major of the season after a five-over par 77 on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time). The 19-year old ...
Apr 4, 2021
YUKA Saso had a tough second round in the ANA Inspiration, firing a one-under 71 on Friday at Mission Hills in Rancho Mirage, California (Saturday, Manila time).The Filipina-Japanese golfer made five birdies against four bogeys to join a big ...
Apr 3, 2021
YUKA Saso fired a three-under par 69 on Friday to get into contention after the first round of the LPGA Tour's first major of the year - the ANA Inspiration at the Mission Hills Dinah Shore course in Rancho Mirage, ...
Apr 2, 2021
PHILIPPINE Sports Commission chairman William Ramirez commended the athletes who made a fine showing in 2020 despite the challenges brought about by the pandemic.In his speech during the San Miguel-Philippine Sportswriters Association Awards Night, Ramirez said the athletes overcame tremendous ...
Mar 29, 2021
YUKA Saso may be traversing the world now as a professional golfer, but the 19-year-old isn't forgetting her roots.The Athlete of the Year awardee in the San Miguel Corporation-Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Awards Night delivered her ...
Mar 28, 2021
PRO golfer Yuka Saso vowed to continue hoisting the country's flag despite these trying times.The Filipina-Japanese standout was bestowed with the Athlete of the Year award in the SMC-PSA Awards Night on Saturday, her second in her ...
Mar 28, 2021
ATHLETES and sports personalities who inspired and gave Philippine sports something to cheer about in mankind's darkest hour will be recognized accordingly in the San Miguel Corporation-Philippine Sportswriters Association (SMC-PSA) Awards Night on Saturday at the TV5 Media Center. ...
Mar 26, 2021
GOLF was one of the very few sports that flourished during the pandemic, and fortunately for the Philippines, there is someone to cheer for during these tough times.Yuka Saso made the country proud in 2020 with her exploits in the LPGA ...
Jan 4, 2021
20/20. In medical terms, it refers to one's visual acuity and often dubbed as 'perfect vision.'But 2020, the year, was its exact opposite.No thanks to the COVID-19 outbreak, just about everything turned out imperfect in the year ...
Dec 31, 2020
A REMARKABLE man stepping up under the most extraordinary circumstances.Ramon S. Ang, a luminary in big business who also controls some of the most successful franchises in Philippine sports, loomed larger than life in mankind's most trying hour as ...
Dec 31, 2020
HOUSTON - The latest US Women's Open on the calendar will last one more day because of relentless rain that drenched Champions Golf Club and forced the USGA to suspend the final round until Monday.Hinako Shibuno of Japan, who had ...
Dec 14, 2020
HOUSTON - Hinako Shibuno passed a big test on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) in a classic US Women's Open that put a premium on par, keeping the lead with a 3-over 74 going into a final round at Champions Golf ...
Dec 13, 2020
YUKA Saso's swing is already drawing comparisons with Rory McIlroy during her campaign in the 75th US Open in Houston, Texas.Golf.com senior editor Sean Zak made a lengthy analysis entitled "This 19-year-old LPGA player's swing is ...
Dec 12, 2020
HOUSTON - Hinako Shibuno can do without the "Cinderella" nickname, just not the smile. That was bright as ever on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) as the Japanese star posted a 4-under 67 and opened a three-shot lead going into the weekend ...
Dec 12, 2020
YUKA Saso wasted no time making an impression in his US Women's Open debut.The Filipino-Japanese ace surged into contention in her maiden appearance in the golf major, firing a two-under par 69 to be just two shots ...
Dec 11, 2020
YUKA Saso and Bianca Pagdanganan reunited on Monday (Tuesday Manila time) as they arrived in Houston for the 2020 US Women's Open at the Champions Golf Club in Houston.Pagdaganan posted on her Instagram Story her encounter with Saso during practice. ...
Dec 8, 2020
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