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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: philstar philstarOct 1st, 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

Saso moves to No. 48, seeks top finish in JLPGA major

Despite falling short again the last time out, Yuka Saso is steadily moving up in the world rankings, making a seven-spot jump to No. 48 in the latest Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 24th, 2020

Saso clinches US Women’s Open berth

Saso the other day moved to No. 55 in the women’s world ranking despite a missed cut stint in her last tournament in the LPGA of Japan Tour with her forthcoming appearance in the year’s final major championship serving as a sort of reward for her impressive maiden campaign in the JLPGA......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 18th, 2020

Saso yields top ranking; Hara cruises

Yuka Saso came up short in her final round charge and missed another Top 10 finish in a JLPGA major, ending up joint 14th on a closing 70 in the Japan Women’s Open ruled by local ace Erika Hara in runaway fashion in Miyakawa City in Fukuoka Prefecture yesterday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 5th, 2020

Saso yields top ranking; Hara cruises

Yuka Saso came up short in her final round charge and missed another Top 10 finish in a JLPGA major, ending up joint 14th on a closing 70 in the Japan Women’s Open ruled by local ace Erika Hara in runaway fashion in Miyakawa City in Fukuoka Prefecture Sunday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 4th, 2020

Saso stays ahead of Player of Year derby

Despite her joint 13th finish in the Japan LPGA Championship, Yuka Saso kept her top ranking in the Player of the Year race although in-form Sakura Koiwai is closing in and Saki Nagamine made a big surge following her triumph in the JLPGA Tour’s first major in Okayama last Sunday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 15th, 2020

Saso launches drive for 1st JLPGA major

Facing an enormous task this week, Yuka Saso is leaving nothing to chance, making the most of the limited time to prepare while keeping a positive mindset in pursuit not only of a third LPGA of Japan tour diadem but also a first major championship......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 9th, 2020

Duel of aces up in JLPGA 1st major

Yuka Saso and Ayaka Watanabe brace for an early clash of leg winners......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 8th, 2020

Saso remains in Top 5 at halfway mark of British Open

Fil-Japanese golfer Yuka Saso remains firmly in contention for her second LPGA major title at the Women's British Open after two rounds of competition......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 21st, 2021

Olympic champion Korda shares lead, Saso in joint-4th in British Open

Firing off three birdies and an eagle against one bogey in the 72-par course, Saso finished with a 68 to open her bid for a second LPGA major title......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

Eyes on Saso, young guns at Women& rsquo;s British Open

Carnoustie, United Kingdom—A women’s major golf season dominated by youngsters and newcomers culminates with the Women’s British Open at Carnoustie starting on Thursday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

Saso launches AIG bid

Yuka Saso kicks off her quest for a second major championship today in the $4.5-million AIG Women’s Open at the Carnoustie Golf Links in Scotland......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 18th, 2021

Saso flies to Tokyo, skips LPGA major

Reigning US Women’s Open champion Yuka Saso has skipped the next LPGA major, the Evian Championship in France, to focus on her bid for gold in the Tokyo Olympics......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 19th, 2021

Yuka Saso eyes second major title in KPMG Women’s PGA

By WAYLON GALVEZ Yuka Saso will be aiming for a second major title on US soil when she competes in the KPMG Women’s PGA championship scheduled June 24 to 27 at the Atlanta Athletic Club in John Creek, Georgia. Fresh from a stirring comeback victory in the US Women’s Open championship two weeks ago, the 19-year-old Filipino-Japanese […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJun 18th, 2021

‘Kalayaan’ Bridge opens

Starting today, motorists can access the Sta. Monica-Lawton Bridge across Pasig River that also serves as a major component of the BGC-Ortigas Center Link Road Project......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 12th, 2021

‘Major, major’ await Pinay champ

After earning spots on the LPGA Tour’s top events, including the majors, through invites and sponsor’s exemptions, Yuka Saso now braces for a grueling campaign in big-time championships as a regular fixture following her major breakthrough in the US Women’s Open in San Francisco last Sunday. She is actually lined up for another crack at […] The post ‘Major, major’ await Pinay champ appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Nerves of steel

For a teenager, Fil-Japanese parbuster Yuka Saso displayed unbelievable nerves of steel to capture the US Women’s Open championship in sudden-death fashion over Japan’s Nasa Hataoka, a winner of three LPGA and six JLPGA titles, at the Olympic Club in San Francisco last Sunday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

PH teen sensation Saso wins US Golf Major, pockets $1 million

Golf was all Yuka Saso had at a young age. Now, at 19 years old, she has something no Filipino man or woman has even had---a major world golf title......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 7th, 2021

Rory McIlroy a big part in Yuka s major breakthrough

She missed browsing on her longtime idol’s inspiring message, but Yuka Saso still got the job done, snaring the US Women’s Open championship practically behind a swing she modelled after former world No. 1 Rory McIlroy......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 7th, 2021

Go congratulates Yuka Saso

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go on Monday congratulated Yuka Saso for winning the 76th US Women’s Open golf tournament in San Francisco, California last Sunday, 6 June. “She is the first Filipino to win a major golf competition. At the young age of 19, she brings hope and inspiration to many of our young countrymen and […] The post Go congratulates Yuka Saso appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 7th, 2021