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Needing a win, Kang shoots season low 64 for tied second place

Needing a win, Kang shoots season low 64 for tied second place

Korea’s Sung Kang fired his lowest round of the season with a six-under 64 to share second place and lie two strokes back of leader Russell Henley after the first round of the Wyndham Championship on Thursday. 13 Aug 2021
Sagstrom beats heat to take first-round Olympic lead

Sagstrom beats heat to take first-round Olympic lead

While the summer heat was something of a forgotten concern ahead of the Tokyo Olympics due to the pandemic, it definitely was noticeable last week during the men’s golf competition and became a real-life factor Wednesday as the women’s tournament got underway at Kasumigaseki Country Club. 4 Aug 2021
Schauffele staves off Sabbatini’s 61 to win gold; C.T Pan claims bronze

Schauffele staves off Sabbatini’s 61 to win gold; C.T Pan claims bronze

While one swing by American Xander Schauffele nearly changed the dynamics of the men’s golf tournament Sunday at Kasumigaseki Country Club, it was the 61 strokes of eventual silver medallist Rory Sabbatini that really shook the leaderboard and the chase for Olympic gold. 1 Aug 2021
Matsuyama heartbroken by missing Olympic medal chance

Matsuyama heartbroken by missing Olympic medal chance

Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama is heart-broken after missing out on a medal for his country at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 men’s golf competition on Sunday. 1 Aug 2021
Olympics a family matter for Pan

Olympics a family matter for Pan

Chinese Taipei golfer C.T. Pan thinks he has a secret weapon to push him towards Olympic glory in the men’s golf competition – his wife, Michelle. 28 Jul 2021
Pan prepared to challenge for Olympic medal

Pan prepared to challenge for Olympic medal

C.T. Pan vividly recalls the nerves and butterflies in his stomach when his name was announced on the first tee in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro five years ago. 20 Jul 2021
Former Asian amateur star Yu joins pro ranks

Former Asian amateur star Yu joins pro ranks

Chinese Taipei’s Chun An ‘Kevin’ Yu takes his professional bow on the Korn Ferry Tour on Thursday with high hopes of fast-tracking his fledgling career to join close friend and compatriot C.T. Pan on the PGA Tour in the very near future. 9 Jun 2021
Matsuyama's triumph will inspire quick gains for Asian golf

Matsuyama's triumph will inspire quick gains for Asian golf

Hideki Matsuyama’s historic triumph in becoming the first Japanese winner at the Masters Tournament will spark immediate gains for Asian golf. 14 Apr 2021
Officials & Players heap praise on Matsuyama

Officials & Players heap praise on Matsuyama

Officials and fellow competitors poured deserved praise and adoration on Japan’s history-maker Hideki Matsuyama, whose nail-biting victory at the Masters Tournament on Sunday was tipped to spark a new wave of talents emerging from Japan and Asia for decades to come. 12 Apr 2021
Matsuyama & Kim keep Asia’s flag flying high at Augusta National

Matsuyama & Kim keep Asia’s flag flying high at Augusta National

Korea’s Si Woo Kim stayed firmly in contention at the halfway stage of the Masters Tournament despite putting with a 3-wood over his final four holes en route to a three-under 69 in the second round on Friday. 10 Apr 2021
Matsuyama ends first day T2 at Augusta

Matsuyama ends first day T2 at Augusta

Japanese star Hideki Matsuyama enjoyed a three-under 69 in the first round of the Masters Tournament as he found inspiration from the success of teenaged compatriot, Tsubasa Kajitani who won the Augusta National Women’s Amateur four days earlier. 9 Apr 2021
Pan plans to stick to sandwiches & sightseeing at the Masters

Pan plans to stick to sandwiches & sightseeing at the Masters

Chinese Taipei’s C.T. Pan plans to maintain his recipe for another successful Masters Tournament appearance this week. 7 Apr 2021
Asia dreams of creating defining moments at The Players

Asia dreams of creating defining moments at The Players

As the PGA Tour’s Gold Standard, The Players Championship stands apart from the rest as it showcases the strongest field in golf competing on an iconic theatre regarded as the purest test in the game. 10 Mar 2021
Zhang hopes to click into gear at Riviera

Zhang hopes to click into gear at Riviera

China’s Zhang Xinjun is confident he can quickly turn his fortunes around despite the lack of success so far on the PGA Tour this year. 17 Feb 2021
C.T. Pan seeking strong year on Tour

C.T. Pan seeking strong year on Tour

Missing the cut in his first tournament of 2021 wasn’t how C.T. Pan planned on starting the New Year. But despite that, the Chinese Taipei golf star is still in a far happier place now compared to some 12 months ago. 20 Jan 2021
C.T. Pan relishing Masters debut

C.T. Pan relishing Masters debut

C.T. Pan still remembers those good old days as a child, when he would curl up on the sofa at home with his brother and father to watch the Masters Tournament on TV during the wee hours of the morning. 11 Nov 2020
The Preview: RBC Heritage

The Preview: RBC Heritage

The PGA Tour heads to Hilton Head Island and Harbour Town Golf Links this week for the RBC Heritage, which has taken the original time slot traditionally occupied by the US Open. Plenty of eyes will remain on the bulked-up Bryson DeChambeau and the luckless Collin Morikawa, who will have another chance to slip into one of golf’s plaid jackets. 17 Jun 2020
Aussies Abroad: Matt Ballard – Singapore national coach

Aussies Abroad: Matt Ballard – Singapore national coach

Matt Ballard grew up on the Gold Coast, played professionally on numerous Tours for 14 years and coached former World No.1 Adam Scott. In January last year, Ballard moved his family to Singapore to take over the reins as National Coach for the Singapore Golf Association. We caught up with the proud Aussie to learn more about his profession and life in the city-state. 1 Jun 2020
Malaysian Open: Simsby seals playoff victory over Aussie Dodt

Malaysian Open: Simsby seals playoff victory over Aussie Dodt

American Trevor Simsby picked up his first Asian Tour title after sinking a four-foot birdie putt to emerge triumphant on the second play-off hole against Andrew Dodt of Australia at the weather-shortened Bandar Malaysia Open on Sunday. 9 Mar 2020
Els not worried by Cup stars’ mixed Open form

Els not worried by Cup stars’ mixed Open form

The mixed form of International players during the first two rounds of the Australian Open won’t influence captain Ernie Els to change his mind on pairings for the matches. 6 Dec 2019
Day primed to step up at Presidents Cup

Day primed to step up at Presidents Cup

Jason Day has pledged to "rectify" his modest Presidents Cup record after receiving a vote of confidence from International Captain Ernie Els. 7 Nov 2019