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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: philstar philstarNov 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 tests mettle in Japan s T-Point X Eneos golf tiff

Yuka Saso hopes to continue her recent gains in the world ranking as she seeks a strong finish in the ¥100,000,000 T-Point X Eneos golf tournament unfolding Friday in Kagoshima, Japan......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 18th, 2021

Saso takes shot at ¥100M mark

Yuka Saso hopes to sustain progress in the world ranking as she seeks a strong finish in the ¥100,000,000 T-Point X Eneos golf tournament that unfolds today in Kagoshima, Japan......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 18th, 2021

Saso: Chasing a dream

She barely missed the Player of the Year title but emerged as the money leader in a pandemic-disrupted season that led to the integration of JLPGA’s 2020-21 seasons, giving the Fil-Japanese another crack at a sweep of the top two honors......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 16th, 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 to check skid, hits P30M mark in earnings

Yuka Saso is encountering a performance dip since scoring back-to-back victories in the NEC Karuizawa and Nitori Ladies last August, her joint eighth place finish in the Descente Tokai Classic her best in the last four tournaments......»»

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 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 wobbles for a 68, trails by 2 in JLPGA Minolta Cup

A shaky start and an even shakier finish ruined what could’ve been an explosive opener for Yuka Saso, who settled for a four-under 68 and trailed Min-Young Lee and Serena Aoki by two after 18 holes of the rich JLPGA Championship Minolta Cup at the JFE Setonakai Golf Club in Okayama Thursday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 10th, 2020

Saso fires 68, trails by two

A shaky start and an even shakier finish ruined what could’ve been an explosive opener for Yuka Saso, who settled for a four-under 68 and trailed Min-Young Lee and Serena Aoki by two after 18 holes of the rich JLPGA Championship Minolta Cup at the JFE Setonakai Golf Club in Okayama yesterday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 10th, 2020

Saso salvages Top 10 finish with 65

Yuka Saso ran out of holes in her last-round chase but finished inside the Top 10 with a six-under 65 for a 10-under aggregate of 274 in the Olympic women’s golf ruled by American Nelly Korda......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 7th, 2021

Yuka, Bianca go for strong finish

Yuka Saso collected five birdies after a bogey start in a second straight under-par card to move up to joint 20th even as Nelly Korda stayed in control with a three-shot lead going to the final round of the Olympic women’s golf at the Kasumigaseki Country Club east course yesterday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 6th, 2021

Marcial favored to strike gold

The Associated Press has predicted that three Philippine athletes will land a podium finish in the Tokyo Olympics with middleweight boxer Eumir Marcial the only gold medalist. Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz and featherweight boxer Nesthy Petecio were picked to bag a bronze each. Missing in the forecast were gymnast Caloy Yulo, golfers Yuka Saso and Bianca Pagdanganan, pole vaulter EJ Obiena and skateboarder Margie Didal......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2021

Saso scores another Top Five finish

Yuka Saso and her Australian partner Minjee Lee took fifth place honors in the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational after closing with an eight-under par 62 yesterday in Midland, Michigan......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 18th, 2021

Grateful viral delivery rider enrols as a computer programming student

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The viral delivery rider, who biked from Talisay City to Lapu-Lapu City, talks about how being a delivery rider has paved the way for him to achieve his dream to finish college.  Reybert Lacio, 19, from Lagtang, Talisay City shared with CDN Digital how he managed to enroll himself as a first-year […] The post Grateful viral delivery rider enrols as a computer programming student appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 27th, 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

Didal seeks podium finish at world tourney in Rome

Fresh from the 2021 Dew Tour in Des Moines, Iowa, Margielyn Didal is now at the Street Skateboarding World Championships in Rome, Italy. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 4th, 2021

Saso rallies to joint 9th finish

Yuka Saso waged a late charge, banging away five birdies against a bogey to sneak into joint ninth at the close of the Chukyo TV Bridgestone Ladies Open in Japan yesterday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2021

Saso seeks to regain form in Fukuoka

Struggling a bit as of late, Yuka Saso hopes to regain top form as she takes another shot at breaching the Y100-million mark in Japan LPGA money earnings in the No Mado Ladies Open which unfurls today in Fukuoka......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 13th, 2021