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July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Rose set to excel at The Open

CARNOUSTIE, United Kingdom: Justin Rose says he can repel the host of young Americans who hold all the major golf titles and claim The Open crown this week despite a mediocre record. The 37-year-old Englishman — whose best finish in his home major remains his astonishing fourth in 1998 when still an amateur — is in fine fettle heading into Thursday’s

July 16, 2018 12:00 AM South Africa’s Justin Harding wins Indonesia Open

JAKARTA: South Africa’s Justin Harding carded a one-under-par 71 to secure his maiden Asian Tour victory at the final day of the Indonesia Open on Sunday. The 32-year-old dropped two shots on holes seven and eight, but bounced back with two birdies and won with an 18-under-par 270 total at Jakarta’s Pondok Indah Golf Course.Zimbabwe’s Scott Vincent pressured

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM Hedwall, Henderson share LPGA Marathon lead

LOS ANGELES, California: Canadian Brooke Henderson birdied her last two holes Friday to join Sweden’s Caroline Hedwall atop the leaderboard at the LPGA Marathon Classic in Ohio. “To finish birdie-birdie was really important, and it’s fun to see your name at the top,” said Henderson, who had five birdies without a bogey in a five-under-par 66. Hedwall 1

July 10, 2018 12:00 AM Descon Engineering hosts dinner

LAHORE: Descon Engineering celebrated their 40 years anniversary of operations by hosting a dinner for their clients and partners at the Royal Palm Golf and Country Club in Lahore, a statement said on Monday. Among the attendees at the celebratory dinner were the prominent heads of business such as the CEOs of Master Tiles, Sapphire Energy, Master Energy 1

July 10, 2018 12:00 AM British Open prize fund grows to $10.5 million

LONDON: The prize fund for this year’s British Open has increased by $250,000 to a total of $10.5 million, with the winner set to take home $1.89 million, organisers Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews (R&A) said on Monday. The third major of the year, which will be held at Carnoustie from July 19-22, will boost their prize fund further if more than 70 professional 1

July 9, 2018 12:00 AM Kraft, Varner share Greenbrier lead with Watson lurking

WASHINGTON: Harold Varner birdied four of the last eight holes to fire a four-under par 66 and seize a share of the lead after Saturday’s third round of the US PGA Greenbrier Classic. Varner’s bogey-free round left him alongside fellow American Kelly Kraft on 14-under 196 for 54 holes at the mountain resort course in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia

July 8, 2018 12:00 AM Fox, Pavon, Van Rooyen share Irish Open lead

DUBLIN: Overnight leader Ryan Fox, Matthieu Pavon and Erik van Rooyen shared the halfway lead at the Irish Open on Friday as putting woes left tournament host Rory McIlroy seven shots off the pace. New Zealand’s Fox, son of All Blacks World Cup-winning flyhalf Grant, sank three birdies on the back nine to card a three-under-par 69 and take the clubhouse

July 7, 2018 12:00 AM Simpson flirts with 59 on way to 61 and Greenbrier lead

WASHINGTON: Former US Open champion Webb Simpson shook off a weather delay to fire a career-best 61 Thursday, grabbing a one-shot lead over Kim Whee after the first round of the US PGA Tour Greenbrier Classic. Simpson was within striking distance of a 59 on the Old White TPC course in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, but admitted he tried not to think 3

July 6, 2018 12:00 AM Saqib, Akash reign supreme in PGF’s junior trials

KARACHI: Lahore’s M Saqib emerged victorious in the national junior trials conducted by the Pakistan Golf Federation (PGF) here at the Defence Authority Country and Golf Club. The 16-year-old Saqib from the Lahore Garrison Golf Club carded an excellent par round of 72 to finish with a three-day aggregate of 221 (+5). He prevailed over top under-21 finisher

July 5, 2018 12:00 AM Vivek Anand leading in PGF junior trials

KARACHI: DHA’s Vivek Anand consolidated his lead in the under-21 category of the national junior trials here at the Defence Authority Country and Golf Club on Wednesday. Vivek gave yet another steady display as he carded two-over par 74 to lead the junior trials which are being conducted by the Pakistan Golf Federation (PGF). Lahore’s M Saqib, playing 2