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Anybody’s race in Solaire Open starting Thursday


Some of the big names in the $300,000 Solaire Open have mixed reactions of their chances in the second leg of the Asian Tour that unfolds Thursday at the windy The Country Club course in Canlubang, Laguna.

Posted: March 13th, 2014 in Golf,Headlines | Read More »

Lin gunning for Solaire title repeat

An upbeat Taiwanese Lin Wen-tang returns to the Solaire Open next week looking for a title repeat against some of the leading shotmakers on the Asian Tour and in the country.

Posted: March 3rd, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Casas, Tabuena hurdle Tour’s halfway cut

The in-form Cassius Casas and young Miguel Tabuena advanced to the last two rounds of the Asian Tour’s Qualifying School Final Stage Thursday.

Posted: February 14th, 2014 in Golf,Headlines | Read More »

Gibson tops Q-School, 19 others earn card

Rick Gibson closed out with a three-under 69 to rule the 2014 ICTSI Philippine Golf Tour Qualifying School (foreign) at Eagle Ridge’s Aoki course Friday

Posted: January 18th, 2014 in Golf,Headlines,Section | Read More »

Economic uncertainty hits Asian golf

Stacy Lewis hits from the 18th tee during the second round of the LPGA Founders Cup golf tournament, Friday, March 15, 2013, in Phoenix. AP

Asia has long been regarded as the dynamic growth engine for world golf but economic uncertainty is now hitting the sport with three tournaments canceled and another reeling.

Posted: September 13th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

$750,000 Resorts WM Masters in Asian Tour


RESORTS World Manila will host a $750,000 tournament in November under the auspices of the Asian Tour, giving the country the chance of staging three big international golf events for the first time.

Posted: April 21st, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Solaire Open at WW East favors crack Filipino bets


THE PHILIPPINES’ finest will try to hold off a crack foreign contingent starting Thursday when the $300,000 Solaire Open tees off at Wack Wack’s fabled East layout.

Posted: April 7th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Pagunsan, Que seek 4th TCC crown


WHO will win four first? This will be the interesting sidelight when top guns Angelo Que and Juvic Pagunsan headline the exclusive field in the P5-million The Country Club Invitational which fires off Feb. 7 at the exclusive, windswept layout in Sta. Rosa, Laguna.

Posted: January 27th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Tabuena, 3 other Pinoys make 36-hole cut

The Philippines’ Miguel Tabuena, eyeing another season on the Asian Tour, matched par-72 Thursday to trail Thailand’s Donlaphatchai Niyomchon by 9 strokes in the Asian Tour Qualifying School Final Stage. The 18-year-old Tabuena’s 139 put him in an 18-way tie for 30th place. Charles Hong fired a 67 and also made the cut with 140, in a tie with Michael Bibat (71). Mhark Fernando was the only other Filipino to get under the wire in the 72-hole qualifying after shooting a 69-142. James Lam (72-144), Marvin Dumandan (73-147) and Carl Santos-Ocampo (78-148) failed to advance. Only the top 40 and ties will make the Asian Tour.

Posted: January 26th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Golf,Headlines,Section | Read More »

Que just 3 strokes off India lead

Angelo Que remained in contention for a first Asian Tour title this year by shooting a 2-under-par 69 to move three strokes behind leader Richie Ramsay of Scotland after 54 holes of the Hero Indian Open Saturday.

Posted: October 21st, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Golf,Headlines,Section | Read More »

Pagunsan, Miñoza head top-caliber Southwoods field


REIGNING Asian Tour No. 1 Juvic Pagunsan and the eminent Frankie Miñoza head the stellar cast seeing action in the P2.5-million ICTSI Manila Southwoods leg starting Wednesday in Carmona, Cavite.

Posted: June 24th, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »

Elmer Salvador upbeat despite playoff loss


Elmer Salvador of the Philippines is not disheartened despite two playoff losses now on the Asian Tour as he takes pride in his battling display at the Handa Faldo Cambodian Classic last week.

Posted: March 20th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Golf,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Runaway ICTSI PH Open triumph for Mamat

Mardan Mamat of Singapore kisses the green after winning the Phil Open Golf Championship at Wack Wack in Mandaluyong. Photo by ROMY HOMILLADA

MANILA, Philippines—With machine-like efficiency, Mardan Mamat tamed Wack Wack East for the fourth straight day to rule the 96th ICTSI Philippine Open running away Sunday as Filipino teen sensation Miguel Tabuena wilted under numbing pressure and faded out of the fight early. The ever-smiling 44-year-old Mamat became the first Singaporean to win the Asian Tour’s [...]

Posted: February 12th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Golf,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

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