WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – Rolex world No. 1 Lydia Ko birdied the final hole Sunday at the Kingsmill Championship to secure a top-10 finish before she takes three weeks off to get ready for the summer’s run of big events.
Ko’s finish helped her extend her reign as world No. 1 to 83 consecutive weeks.
The rescheduled 3rd Plaridel Cup golf tournament of the Association of Philippine Journalists (Samahang Plaridel) tees off this August 4, 2017 at the Wack Wack Golf & Country Club.
Golfers among the country's veteran journalists – and their friends – will be vying for bragging rights as they pit skills at the 18-hole, par-70 Wack Wack golf course in Mandaluyong City.
The 3rd Plaridel Cup golf tournament of the Association of Philippine Journalists (Samahang Plaridel) tees off this August 4, 2017 at the Wack Wack Golf & Country Club.
Team GlutaMAX Men celebrate a strong finish in the 67th Fil-Am Invitational Golf Championship by San Miguel Corporation at Baguio Country Club/Camp John Hay Golf Club on November 23 to December 10.
STEVE Lewton, who became the first Englishman to win the Solaire Philippine Open last March, sets out for another premier local crown – the $60,000 ICTSI Luisita Championship which reels off Wednesday in Tarlac.
The Northampton ace, who nipped American Johannes Veerman in a thrilling sudden death to snare Asia’s oldest National Open at The Country Club, will banner the crack international field slugging it out with the local aces in the 72-hole event also serving as the third leg of this year’s Philippine Golf Tour.
Two of the finest championship courses in the land, Apo Golf and Rancho Palos Verdes, are being spruced up and are close to being perfect when the 70th Philippine Airlines Interclub gets off the ground with the Seniors Division seeing action on Feb. 22 in Davao City.
Apo, long regarded as probably the toughest layout in the south, is again expected to decide both the Seniors and Regular Men’s championships, with both divisions to play their final rounds at the tree-lined layout.
Jay Bayron used a strong start and a near-impeccable short game to wrest control then closed out with gutsy pars to churn out a bogey-free 69 and hold off a charging Gunn Charoenkul of Thailand and a resilient Clyde Mondilla in the third round of the ICTSI Orchard Golf Championship at the Orchard’s Player course in Dasmariñas, Cavite on Friday.
Showbiz personalities will play golf for a cause at the very first Anagen Golf Cup on September 25 at the Villamor Golf Club.
PLARIDEL CUP. Rolando Estabillo (right), president – Samahang Plaridel; Roland Schissau (center), deputy head of mission – German Embassy; and James Jimenez, Comelec spokesman, do the honors at the ceremonial tee off at Wack Wack golf course to start the 3rd Plaridel Cup last August 4. Gene Sison emerged overall champion with a low gross of 72.
BAGUIO—Pauline del Rosario held sway with clutch putts at the back then pounced on Chihiro Ikeda’s late-hole mishaps to fashion out a four-stroke victory with a 64 in the ICTSI Baguio Ladies Classic at the Baguio Country Club here yesterday.
Del Rosario kept an overnight four-shot lead up to No. 10 but dropped two strokes on the lone par-4 at the back on No. 11, enabling Ikeda to threaten within two. But she matched her Fil-Japanese rival’s birdie on the next and cruised to another win despite a bogey on No. 16 as Ikeda faded with double-bogey-bogey miscues on Nos. 16 and 17 to likewise finish with a three-over card.
Following a thrilling week in South Carolina at the RBC Heritage, the PGA Tour moves on to San Antonio, Texas for the Valero Texas Open, an event at which several notable golfers have excelled in recent years.
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28 JULY 2017 - TAGUM CITY, DAVAO DEL NORTE: The home crowd in Tagum City, Davao del Norte, can expect another exciting match this Saturday, July 29 at 4 p.m., as the home team - Davao Aguilas FC (DAFC), collides with FC Meralco Manila (FCMM) once again.
Jason Day's back injury will cause him to miss two tournaments in his native Australia next month. Day announced on Thursday that he will miss the Emirates Australian Open Nov. 17-20 at Royal Sydney and the World Cup of Golf Nov. 24-27 at Kingston Heath in Melbourne.
At issue is the long trip to Australia while Day is in the midst of his rehabilitation.
Olesen, who partnered Soren Kjeldsen to glory in the World Cup of Golf last year, was the senior member of the Danish team at Centurion this weekend as they followed 2-1 wins over France and Italy with a 3-1 triumph over Scott Hend and Sam Brazel.
BINANGONAN, Rizal—Guido Van der Valk humbled local ace Tony Lascuña in their frontside duel then bucked a shaky windup to shoot a 71 and seize a three-stroke lead, moving in the threshold of a breakthrough victory in the ICTSI Manila Masters here yesterday.
The Manila-based Dutch ace, a perennial contender but never a winner on the ICTSI Philippine Golf Tour, sustained his bogey-free 69 at the Eastridge Golf Club Thursday with three birdies in the first nine holes, quickly turning a two-shot deficit into a four-stroke lead as Lascuña, hounded by poor putting, faltered with a 39.
SPRINGFIELD—Jimmy Walker said he never would have dreamed after missing the British Open cut two weeks ago that he would be the next man to hoist a major golf trophy.
THE ICTSI Philippine Masters gets under way today (Wednesday) with the elite field all geared up for a fierce battle for what used to be an esteemed title on the pro circuit and on a course so tricky it could deceive even the veterans in the fold.
The Villamor layout measures up to 7,000 yards and though it is expected to yield low scores given the current form of the competing field, it could still pose a challenge with its tight fairways, thick roughs and unpredictable putting surface.
AUGUSTA -- Spain’s Sergio Garcia captured his first major golf title on Sunday after 73 failed attempts, making a birdie on the first playoff hole to defeat Justin Rose and win the 81st Masters.
Garcia took his emotional, long-sought triumph over England’s Rose, the 2016 Rio Olympic champion and 2013 US Open winner, after they finished deadlocked on nine-under par 279 for 72 holes at Augusta National.
BAGUIO CITY—Aian Arcilla once again led with his 25 points as Team Glutamax Men soared to an 87 for a bigger 11-point lead over its closest pursuer in the Am G division of the 67th Fil-Am Invitational Golf Tournament, presented by San Miguel Corporation.
Arcilla was ably backed up by the 24 of Paulo Legaspi, the 20 of Robert Nazal and the 18 of Joseph Dominic Samson for Team Glutamax Men, which had a two-day aggregate of 169 for an 11-point lead over Team Anagen Hair Growers.
“I’m doubly excited and interested as we approach the historic and long-awaited return of golf to the Olympics,” the 86-year-old American said in a statement originally published on the Golf Channel. “I’ll be rooting for the USA, but pulling for the sport of golf.”
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