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‘Battle of giants’ in Ryder Cup

ST. LOUIS (AFP) – Most of the world’s greatest golfers will visit France next month for the 42nd Ryder Cup, with US and Europe captains predicting a “battle of giants” in the heated rivalry. The biennial showdown coming September 28-30 at Le Golf National near Paris will match holders United States, who haven’t won on […]

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Woods still  excites rivals

ST. LOUIS (AFP) – Ten years after his last major victory and five years since his last triumph, Tiger Woods is back on the prowl and a new generation of rivals couldn’t be more thrilled. When 98 of the world’s 100 top players tee off Thursday in the 100th PGA Championship at Bellerive Country Club, […]

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Tiger, Rory in early duel at PGA tilt

ST. LOUIS (AFP) – Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, past major winners trying to rise once more from contenders to champions, tee off side-by-side when the 100th PGA Championship starts Thursday. Woods, eight months into a comeback from spinal fusion surgery, and McIlroy, seeking his first major win since the 2014 PGA, will be joined […]

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Thomas romps to 4-shot win

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Justin Thomas, limbering up for his PGA Championship title defense, fired a one-under par 69 on Sunday to win the WGC Bridgestone Invitational by four strokes. On a day when his nearest rivals were fading, overnight leader Thomas stayed steady at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio, producing two birdies and […]

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Golf tour kicks off Visayas swing Wednesday

The men of the Philippine Golf Tour gear up for another grueling southern campaign with a four-leg Visayan swing on tap begin­ning with the ICTSI Bacolod Golf Challenge on Wednesday at the Bacolod Golf and Country Club.

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Thomas leads by 3; Tiger 11 shots down

Justin Thomas had six birdies in a three-under par 67 Saturday to seize a three-shot third-round lead at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational, where Tiger Woods faded from contention.

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