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Saso, Furue face off as Ricoh Cup unfolds

It will not only be a duel of shotmaking, iron game and putting but also a test of patience, resiliency, nerves and composure......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarNov 25th, 2020

Saso upends Furue but Hara wrests control

Yuka Saso toughened up at the back then pounced on Ayaka Furue’s late meltdown to gain in their hyped up duel with a 70 but Erika Hara took the spotlight with an eagle-spiked 67 in the opener of the JLPGA Tour Championship Ricoh Cup......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 26th, 2020

Saso upends Furue but Hara wrests control

Yuka Saso toughened up at the back then pounced on Ayaka Furue’s late meltdown to gain in their hyped up duel with a 70 but Erika Hara took the spotlight with an eagle-spiked 67 in the opener of the JLPGA Tour Championship Ricoh Cup in Miyazaki Prefecture yesterday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 26th, 2020

Ricoh Cup: Eyes on Saso, Furue

With so much at stake, expect nothing but a shootout right in today’s opening round of the JLPGA Tour Championship Ricoh, a virtual match play among 37 select players whose solid performances in the past couple of years have merited them spots in the LPGA of Japan Tour’s final major championship in Miyazaki Prefecture......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 25th, 2020

Yuka Saso gains in world ranking, Player of the Year race

Saso actually reached No. 48 from No. 55 a couple of weeks back but dropped two rungs last week after finishing tied for sixth in the JLPGA Tour Championship Ricoh Cup. But her gutsy stint in the tough storm-hit US Women’s Open at Cypress Creek netted her 2.47 average points for a total points of 86.45 to post her best world ranking at the close of her rookie campaign......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 16th, 2020

Saso blows bid with 75, settles for sixth

Yuka Saso blew her stab at glory with a run of misfortunes, hobbling with a three-over 75 to end up joint sixth in the JLPGA Tour Championship Ricoh Cup ruled by Erika Hara in emphatic fashion at the Miyazaki Country Club in Miyazaki Prefecture yesterday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 30th, 2020

Saso finishes in joint 6th, fails to hit Y100 million-mark in earnings

      Yuka Saso limped home with a three-over 75 and finished in joint sixth in the JLPGA Tour Championship Ricoh Cup won by Erika Hara in runaway fashion Sunday at the Miyazaki Country Club in Miyazaki Prefecture The 19-year-old Fil-Japanese kissed her comeback bid goodbye with three straight bogeys from No. 5 on […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsNov 29th, 2020

Saso keeps bid alive with 69

Unable to launch a frontside run, Yuka Saso uncorked a backside assault of four birdies in the first six holes but another last-hole mishap spoiled what could’ve been an explosive surge from the Fil-Japanese ace in moving day of the JLPGA Tour Championship Ricoh Cup in Miyazaki Prefecture yesterday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 29th, 2020

Saso falters in late holes

Yuka Saso succumbed to Miyazaki Country Club’s tough finishing holes, bogeying two of the last five for a second 70 to further slip off the pace in the JLPGA Tour Championship Ricoh Cup in Miyazaki Prefecture yesterday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 28th, 2020

Saso yields Player of the Year lead as Furue triumphs again

Saso yields Player of the Year lead as Furue triumphs again Dante Navarro (Philstar.com) – November 22, 2020 – 3:51pm MANILA, Philippines — Yuka Saso missed hitting Y100 million in earnings in record fashion as she succumbed to an in-form Ayaka Furue in the Daio Paper Elleair Ladies Open final, imperilling even her bid for […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  balitaRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2020

Yuka yields POTY lead as Furue tops Elleair tilt

Yuka Saso missed hitting Y100 million in earnings in record fashion as she succumbed to an in-form Ayaka Furue in the Daio Paper Elleair Ladies Open final, imperilling even her bid for the Player of the Year honors that had once appeared to be hers with two tournaments left in the LPGA of Japan Tour......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2020

Saso yields Player of the Year lead as Furue triumphs again

Yuka Saso missed hitting Y100 million in earnings in record fashion as she succumbed to an in-form Ayaka Furue in the Daio Paper Elleair Ladies Open final, imperilling even her bid for the Player of the Year honors that had once appeared to be hers with two tournaments left in the LPGA of Japan Tour......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2020

Saso, Furue in showdown

Yuka Saso clipped Yuna Nishimura with a late barrage of birdies for a 67 but Ayaka Furue sneaked from behind with a solid seven-under 64 that virtually reduced the fight for the Daio Paper Elleair Ladies Open crown to two after the pivotal third round of the Y100 million event in Ehime Prefecture in Japan yesterday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2020

Saso fires 67, but slips to second in Japan tilt

      By REY C. LACHICA       Two-leg winner Yuka Saso sizzled with a four-under 67 but it was not enough to hold off the charging Ayaka Furue and dropped to second going into the final 18 holes of the Daio Paper Elleair Ladies Open in Ehime Prefecture yesterday. After a slow […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsNov 21st, 2020

Saso face-to-face with Japanese ace

More than going all-out for redemption following an LPGA of Japan Tour misfortune of missing the cut for the first time, rookie Yuka Saso must be bracing for a possible face-off with world No. 6 Nasa Hataoka in the Toto Japan Classic which fires off Friday in Ibaraki......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2020

Saso to get feel of LPGA as Hataoka joins chase

More than going all-out for redemption following an LPGA of Japan Tour misfortune where she missed the cut for the first time, rookie Yuka Saso must also be bracing for a possible face-off with world No. 6 Nasa Hataoka in the Toto Japan Classic.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2020

Saso eyes big bounce-back as Fujitsu Ladies unfolds

The first time they clashed, young Yuka Saso got the better of veteran Momoko Ueda but expect the latter to get back at the Fil-Japanese money leader in the Fujitsu Ladies 2020......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 15th, 2020

Saso opens bid in second JLPGA major

Explosive would best describe the featured threesome of Yuka Saso, Sakura Koiwai and Ayaka Furue in today’s start of the LPGA of Japan Tour second major championship – the Japan Women’s Open at The Classic Golf Club in Fukuoka Prefecture......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 1st, 2020

Fiery start up in Japan Women’s Open

Explosive would best describe the featured threesome of Yuka Saso, Sakura Koiwai and Ayaka Furue in Thursday’s start of the LPGA of Japan Tour second major championship — the Japan Women’s Open at The Classic Golf Club in Fukuoka Prefecture......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 30th, 2020

Saso rallies with 67, ends up joint 8th

Yuka Saso recalled her fierce form a bit late but her closing 67 still snapped a skid following back-to-back title romps in the LPGA of Japan Tour, finishing tied for eighth in the Descente Tokai Classic topped by Ayaka Furue via playoff in Aichi yesterday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 20th, 2020

Subdued Saso seeks to break into Top 100

One resounding victory doesn’t make a great player. And Yuka Saso knows of the enormous challenge she has to face only too well in pursuit of more golfing honors......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 25th, 2020