Category Archives: Golf

Ching Huang

Huang, Suksukont grab clubhouse lead

Taiwanese Ching Huang holed out with a birdie on No. 9 and saved a two-under 70 as she tied Thai ace Renuka Suksukont at the clubhouse lead after the morning group’s completed second round play in the ICTSI Champion Tour at Tagaytay Midlands here yesterday.

Princess Superal holds the ball after scoring an ace on No. 17

Eagle-spiked 64 propels Polnamin to 4-shot lead

Thai Pannapa Polnamin turned from dismal to superb in a matter of days, shooting an eagle-spiked eight-under 64 to seize a three-stroke clubhouse lead over a late-charging Ching Huang of Taiwan and spoil Princess Superal’s hole-in-one feat and compatriot Ploychompoo Wirairungreung’s sustained charge in the rain-hit ICTSI Champion Tour at Tagaytay Midlands here.

Lee Jeong-Hwa

Korean eyes big comeback as Champion Tour unwraps

South Korean Lee Jeong-Hwa sets out for a big return on the ICTSI Champion Tour she once dominated as she rejoins the title hunt in the $75,000 event, which gets going Wednesday at Tagaytay Midlands here.

Hou Yu-Sang

Amateurs out to steal Midlands show

With Taiwanese sisters Hou Yu-Chiang and Hou Yu-Sang tipped to re-display the form they showed at Southwoods, a slew of local amateurs are also joining the fray in the ICTSI Champion Tour at Tagaytay Midlands, all seeking to steal the thunder from the big guns when the $75,000 event is fired off tomorrow (Wednesday).

Princess Superal

Superal vows to rebound at Midlands

Princess Superal has taken her botched comeback bid at Manila Southwoods in stride and will instead use the setback as motivation when she sets out for the ICTSI Champion Tour at Tagaytay Midlands beginning Wednesday (July 25).

Ploychompoo Wirairungreung

Thai takes crown as final round cancelled

Ploychompoo Wirairungreung of Thailand claimed the ICTSI Champion Tour crown without hitting a shot as organizers cancelled the final round of the $75,000 event at Manila Southwoods due to inclement weather.

Shubhankar Sharma of India (Asian Tour photo)

Sharma off to good start at The Open

Young Indian talent Shubhankar Sharma got off to a battling start, signing for an opening two-over-par 73 in his debut appearance at The 147th Open at Carnoustie on Thursday.

Ploychompoo Wirairungreung

Thai edges closer to crown with 69

Thai Ploychompoo Wirairungreung slowed down with a 69 as she struggled with her putting form but kept her bogey-free run at the Legends course with a superb wedge game as she pulled away by four over Princess Superal and two others after two rounds of the ICTSI Champion Tour at the Manila Southwoods here yesterday.

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3 share WGAP Orchard honors; Villamor hangs on

Former many-time champion Tagaytay Highlands finally broke through and topped Class A while Eagle Ridge and Aguinaldo took the Classes B and C crowns, respectively, in the fourth leg of the 2018 WGAP Circuit at the Orchard Golf and Country Club’s Player course in Dasmariñas, Cavite recently.

Saruttaya Ngam-usawn

2-leg ICTSI Champion Tour blasts off at Southwoods

The ICTSI Champion Tour kicks off its two-week swing here at Manila Southwoods with the crack international field, led by the fancied Thais and Taiwanese, putting premium on shot selection as they slug it out for top honours in wet condition in the $75,000 event starting today (Wednesday, July 18) here.