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Tiger undergoes surgery to have disc fragment removed

Tiger undergoes surgery to have disc fragment removed

        MIAMI (AFP) – Tiger Woods has recently undergone microdiscectomy surgery to remove a pressurized disc fragment that was pinching a nerve, the 15-time major winner’s foundation announced Tuesday. A posting on Woods’s Twitter page said the 45-year-old golf star would not play upcoming US PGA Tour events at Torrey Pines or […]

Golf great Norman returns to hospital for Covid-19 treatment

      MIAMI (AFP) – Australian golf legend Greg Norman returned to hospital for further treatment after testing positive for Covid-19, saying on Instagram he hoped it was his “final update on this Covid saga.” Norman had spent Friday in hospital after experiencing coronavirus symptoms, but the 65-year-old Aussie, a former world No. 1who […]

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Yearender: Saso, Pagdanganan tow PH golf in 2020

By WAYLON GALVEZ Despite the health crisis from the COVID-19 pandemic, golf was among the sports that pushed through near the end of 2020 after months of lockdowns both on local and foreign soil. Filipino bets Yuka Saso and Bianca Pagdanganan, the stars of the gold medal winning Philippine women’s team in the 2018 Asian […]

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Saso places 13th,  pockets P4.6 million at US Women’s Open

        By WAYLON GALVEZ       Asian Games gold medalist Yuka Saso shot one-over par 72 and finished tied for 13th with seven others in the rain-delayed 2020 US Women’s Open won by Korean Kim A-Lim Monday at the Champions Golf Club in Houston, Texas. Saso’s share of 13th place was […]

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Saso drops to 25th in US Women’s Open

  By WAYLON GALVEZ Filipino-Japanese  Yuka Saso carded a six-over par 77 as she dropped from sixth to joint 25th in the leaderboard of the 2020 US Women’s Open Saturday at the Champions Golf Club in Houston, Texas. Saso, the 19-year-old reigning Asian Games gold medalist, struggled with five bogeys – the most she had […]

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Fil-Japanese Saso slips to joint 6th at US Women’s Open

          Yuka Saso turned in an even-par 71 and dropped to join 6th, five shots behind new leader Japanese Hinako Shibuno after Friday’s second round of the of the US Women’s Open. Unable to brandish the form that gave her an opening round 69, the reigning Asian Games champion had one […]

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