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South boosts The Duel lead to 6 points

As expected, the powerhouse South side will take a sizeable lead going into the singles matches of The Duel 3-North vs South after dominating the second day action of the local Ryder Cup-style matches Thursday at Cebu Country Club.

Posted: May 23rd, 2014 in Golf,Headlines | Read More »

Marcus Both captures PH Open by 2


Australian Marcus Both had given himself until the end of this Asian Tour season before deciding whether to continue playing or give up golf altogether.

Posted: May 19th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Chan Kim bucks a 7 on a par 3


Korean-American Chan Kim of the United States hits the golf ball a mile, but he needs to conquer Wack Wack East’s shortest hole Sunday in his bid to win the ICTSI Philippine Open.

Posted: May 18th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Kim regains lead; Bayron 1 back


With several players high up the leaderboard tumbling down on a wacky, windy day, Korean-American Chan Kim fought back with steely resolve to reclaim the ICTSI Philippine Open lead going into the final round despite a quadruple bogey on No. 8 at the beast that is Wack Wack East Saturday.

Posted: May 18th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

PH Open qualifying event set Monday


Professionals and amateurs without direct invites to the ICTSI Philippine Open have one last chance to make the tournament proper with the NGAP holding an 18-hole qualifying event on Monday.

Posted: May 10th, 2014 in Golf,Headlines | Read More »

97th PH Open to feature stalwarts of 3 Asian tours


Come December, the Philippine Open will stage its 97th edition to keep its status as the oldest national championship in Asia, and, hopefully, with a field featuring players from the continent’s three major tours.

Posted: August 15th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Que banners tough ICTSI Orchard field


ANGELO Que, the former Philippine Open champion and multiple Asian Tour leg winner, joins the ICTSI Tour for the first time this year in the company of the other big guns in the Orchard Championship in Dasmariñas, Cavite, starting Wednesday.

Posted: May 19th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

$700,000 PH Open comes off the wraps


THE PHILIPPINE Open, Asia’s oldest national golf championship, just got a shot in the arm—a $700,000 (about P29 million) prize pot that would make it one of the most lucrative tournaments in the 2013 pro season.

Posted: December 29th, 2012 in Golf,Headlines,Section | Read More »

From awesome to gruesome: ‘Not Tabuena’s time to shine’


Rick Gibson, a Canadian who knows what it takes to win the Philippine Open, said the meltdown that ruined teenager Miguel Tabuena’s breakthrough bid for glory Sunday was bound to happen sooner than later.

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

Miguel Tabuena trails Mardan Mamat by one

Filipino golfer Antonio Lascuna. ROMY HOMILLADA

With a putting stroke that was right on target practically all day, Singaporean Mardan Mamat barely kept the lead in the 96th ICTSI Philippine Open Saturday over a Filipino teenager who stepped up to not only contend but also become the new hometown hero.

Posted: February 11th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Golf,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Fankie Miñoza relishes ‘my biggest PH Open’

Philippines' tour veteran Frankie Minoza proudly shows off his trophy after winning a playoff in the ABC Championship at Kato, central Japan, on Sunday October 28, 2007.  AP/Kyodo News

With Frankie Miñoza’s numerous successes here and abroad, it may come as a surprise to hear how valuable this edition of the Philippine Open is to him.

Posted: February 9th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Golf,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

Exciting shotmaking up as Philippine Open starts

Manny Pacquiao tries his hand at golf.

Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao tried his hand at golf Wednesday and provided some light moments on the eve of the staging of the 96th ICTSI Philippine Open at the famed East course of Wack Wack.

Posted: February 8th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Golf,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

Minoza says Pacquiao’s a knock-out

Filipino veteran Frankie Minoza is hoping a pro-am round with revered boxer Manny Pacquiao will leave him fighting fit in his bid to claim a third title at this week’s ICTSI Philippine Open.

Posted: February 8th, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »



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