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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: philstar philstarNov 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

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

Yuka wrests solo lead

Yuka Saso sustained her sizzling form, shooting a second consecutive eight-under par 64 to seize the solo lead halfway through the LPGA Lotte Championship Thursday in Oahu, Hawaii......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 17th, 2021

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 blows bid with 75, settles for joint 6th

Staying within three shots off Hara with pars in the first four holes, Saso faded with three straight bogeys from No. 5 on errant shots and a poor short game. Though she fought back with birdies on Nos. 8 and 10, disaster struck the Fil-Japanese, who overshot the par-5 11th on her second shot, needing to use her left hand to extricate herself out of a bad lie from under a tree......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 29th, 2020

Saso keeps record bid alive with 69

After back-to-back 70s, Saso leveled up by a stroke, her day’s best 69 shoving her to solo fourth from joint 10th at 209, just three strokes behind Erika Hara after the pivotal third round of the Y120 million championship at the Miyazaki Country Club......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 28th, 2020

Wobbly finish drops Saso 5 off gutsy Hara

Though her 140 aggregate kept her in joint 10th, Saso fell farther back by five strokes behind the unflappable Hara, who fended off a series of threats from the best and the brightest with clutch birdies and unruffled composure......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 27th, 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, 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:  philstarRelated NewsNov 25th, 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

Focus on Saso, Suzuki, Hara as Stanley Ladies unwraps

Yuka Saso finally gets the chance to slug it out with multi-titled Ai Suzuki in an engaging duel spiced up by newly crowned major winner Erika Hara as the Stanley Ladies Golf fires off today at the Tomei Country Club in Susuno City, Shizuoka Prefecture in Japan......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 9th, 2020

Focus on Saso, Suzuki, Hara as Stanley Ladies unwraps

Yuka Saso finally gets the chance to slug it out with multi-titled Ai Suzuki in an engaging duel......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 8th, 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 fades with 73; Hara in front

Yuka Saso kept the momentum of her late second-round charge but in a fleeting moment slipped with a 73 and bowed out of a major championship race for the second straight time......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 4th, 2020