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October 19, 2018 12:00 AM Ariya seizes early lead in inaugural Shanghai event

SHANGHAI: World number two Ariya Jutanugarn shot a blemish-free 66 to take the first-round lead in the inaugural Buick LPGA Shanghai tournament on Thursday. The Thai golfer, who took the US Women’s Open crown earlier this year and is gunning for her fourth win of the season, birdied holes four through six to start hot and cruise to six-under for the day. Kim Sei-young

October 15, 2018 12:00 AM Tirawat wins CNS Open Golf crown

KARACHI: Tirawat Kaews-iribandit of Thailand put together a flawless display of golf as he carded a final-round three-under-par 69 to win the US$300,000 UMA CNS Open Golf Championship on Sunday. The 28-year-old Tirawat enjoyed a bogey-free round that was highlighted by birdies on the third, eighth and 11th. He signed for a 12-under-par 276 total to win his maiden

October 15, 2018 12:00 AM Chun In-gee wins first LPGA title in two years

INCHEON, South Korea: Local favourite Chun In-gee shot a final-round 66 to win her first LPGA title in more than two years before a cheering home crowd on Sunday.Chun, ranked 27th in the world, finished 16 under par 272 to claim the US$300,000 first prize at the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championships. The 24-year-old fired seven birdies and one bogey in the final

October 15, 2018 12:00 AM Munir makes valiant effort but finishes fourth: Thailand’s Tirawat wins UMA-CNS Open

KARACHI: It was a difficult putt. On the last hole of the Karachi Golf Club, a long, tough par-4, Muhammad Munir’s approach shot landed at the edge of the green. He needed a birdie to stay in the hunt for the title in the UMA-CNS Open, An Asian Tour event. With a large gallery watching, Munir went for it only to finish agonisingly close. The six leaders

October 12, 2018 12:00 AM Japanese teen Hataoka grabs lead in Incheon

INCHEON, South Korea: Japanese teenager Nasa Hataoka fired a seven-under-par 65 to secure a two-stroke lead in the first round of the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship on Thursday, with world number one Park Sung-hyun another shot behind. Hataoka, who is only 19 and on her second tour season but ranks 14th in the world, carded eight birdies to grab the solo lead on a blustery

October 11, 2018 12:00 AM Ryder Cup captain Bjorn mulls calling time on career

LONDON: Victorious Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn said Wednesday he could call time on his playing career after admitting it will take “something special” to be competitive again. Bjorn has not recorded a top-10 finish since a year before he was made captain and slumped to 884th in the world as his own game took a back seat to his leadership role.“These 1

October 10, 2018 12:00 AM Rose backs Harrington to be Europe’s next Ryder Cup captain

LONDON: Justin Rose is backing Ireland’s Padraig Harrington to be Europe’s next Ryder Cup captain after helping the team to a crushing victory over the United States last month. Harrington, who has won three majors and played in six successive Ryder Cups from 1999 to 2010, was a vice-captain to Thomas Bjorn and is odds-on favourite to captain at Whistling 3

October 8, 2018 12:00 AM Catlin wins three titles in Asian Tour single season

TAIPEI: American John Catlin shot a seven-under-par 65 to become the fifth person to win three titles in a single season on the Asian Tour at the Yeangder Tournament Players Championship in Taiwan Sunday. Catlin, who held a share of the lead since the second round, had a decisive birdie on 16 which gave him a two-shot lead going into the last two holes 2

October 8, 2018 12:00 AM Home favourites Korea win LPGA International Crown

SEOUL: Top seeds South Korea delighted their home fans by holding off the US and England to win the LPGA International Crown in Incheon on Sunday. The heavily fancied Korean team of Chun In-gee, IK Kim, Park Sung-hyun and Ryu So-yeon doubled their two-point overnight lead during the final day singles in the team golf event.“We never feel nervous going 3

September 30, 2018 12:00 AM Shabbir continues to lead in UMA-CNS Open

KARACHI: Pakistan No. 1 Shabbir Iqbal took a slim one-shot lead on the penultimate day of the UMA-CNS Open Golf Championship here at the Karachi Golf Club on Saturday. Shabbir carded three-under par 69 to retain his place on the leader-board with a three-day aggregate of 206 (-10). But just one stroke off the pace was defending champion Muhammad Ashfaq 1