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Saso rises in women’s world rankings

On the strength of her first Top 10 finish in the LPGA, Fil-Japanese Yuka Saso vaulted six places to No. 40 in the latest women’s world golf rankings released last Monday......»»

Category: sportsSource: philstar philstarApr 21st, 2021

Saso now no. 1 on LPGA Money List; no. 9 in world rankings

The Philippines’ Yuka Saso is now no. 1 on the Ladies Professional Golf Association Official Money List following her US Women’s Open triumph that netted her a whopping $1 million top prize......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

Saso gains in world ranking, JLPGA derby

Yuka Saso made a five-spot jump to No. 45 in the world rankings following her joint 13th place finish in the US Women’s Open in Houston Monday even as she bolstered her bid for a sweep of top honors in the Player of the Year derby and money race in the LPGA of Japan Tour......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 16th, 2020

Saso seeks dream finish in JLPGA

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 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 moves to No. 57 in world women s golf rankings

Rookie Yuka Saso continued her steady rise in the world rankings, gaining 16 spots to move to No. 57 with 1.96 average points out of a total of 68.53 points over 21 tournaments......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 10th, 2020

Saso regains world No.76 spot

Rookie Yuka Saso has moved back to No. 76 in the Rolex women’s golf rankings following her joint eighth place finish in the Descente Tokai Classic in Aichi, Japan over the weekend......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2020

Saso regains world No. 76 spot

Rookie Yuka Saso moved back to No. 76 in the Rolex women’s golf rankings following her joint eighth place finish in the Descente Tokai Classic in Aichi, Japan over the weekend......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2020

Saso jumps to No. 76 in women’s golf world rankings

From No. 221 to No. 117, the red-hot Fil-Japanese ace broke into the world women’s Top 80 at No. 76, easily the next most significant leap recorded next to German Sophia Popov in the last month......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 1st, 2020

Saso jumps to No. 113 in world women s golf rankings

Yuka Saso gained more than 100 rungs in the world rankings following her emphatic victory in the NEC Karuizawa 72 golf tournament of the LPGA of Japan Tour in Nagano Prefecture last Sunday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 18th, 2020

Korda shares Women s British Open lead with Sagstrom, Kim; Saso one behind

Nelly Korda lived up to her tag of world number one by taking a share of the first-round lead in the Women's British Open alongside South Korea's Kim Sei-young and Swede Madelene Sagstrom at Carnoustie on Thursday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

Impressive Olympics stint moves Saso to No. 8 in World Rankings

As of Monday, a day after hostilities in the Tokyo Olympics wrapped up, Saso is already ranked 8th in the world......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 11th, 2021

Eala leaps 134 places in women’s tennis world rankings

Filipina tennis sensation Alex Eala moved closer to the Top 500 rankings in the women's pro circuit, placing at No. 505 from No. 639 according to the latest Women's Tennis Association (WTA) list this week......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 10th, 2021

Eala slips to No.630 in world rankings

Alex Eala fell one spot in the Women’s Tennis Association rankings following her return to juniors play at Wimbledon last week......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 12th, 2021

EJ Obiena rises to world No. 6 in pole vault ahead of Tokyo Olympics

MANILA, Philippines—EJ Obiena moved to sixth place in the pole vault rankings of the World Athletics just a few weeks before the start of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The country’s top pole vaulter jumped from 10th following a string of successful campaigns in international competitions in which he set the Philippine record twice. “Pursue your […] The post EJ Obiena rises to world No. 6 in pole vault ahead of Tokyo Olympics appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 8th, 2021

Ardina fires 70 in strong start in KPMG event

Filipina ace Dottie Ardina carried the fight as world No. 9 Yuka Saso and Bianca Pagdanganan struggled at the start of the $4.5 million KPMG Women’s PGA Championship yesterday in Johns Creek, Georgia......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 25th, 2021

Saso climbs to No. 9 in the world

It’s sky’s the limit for Yuka Saso after her roaring triumph in the 76th US Women’s Open......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

Saso, 19, wins US Women’s Open golf, pockets $1 million prize

By WAYLON GALVEZ Yuka Saso was on the ‘My Day’ story of her idol Rory McIlroy hours before she and third round leader Lexi Thompson of the United States teed off for the final round of the 76th edition of the US Women’s Open championship. The message of McIlroy, a former world No. 1 golfer, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated 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

US Women s Open champ Saso gets pat on the back from idol McIlroy

McIlroy, a four-time major champion and a former world No. 1 in the Official World Golf Ranking, was the blueprint for Saso's swing as the teen used to watch the former's videos on YouTube to fine-tune her game......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 7th, 2021

Saso warms up for US Open

Yuka Saso braces for her faceoff with the world’s best in the US Women’s Open at the Olympic Club in San Francisco, California early next month as the Filipina ace vies in the Chukyo TV Bridgestone Ladies Open starting today in Toyota City in Aichi Prefecture......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 20th, 2021