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February 20, 2018 12:00 AM Watson’s wait ends with third Riviera triumph

LOS ANGELES, California: Bubba Watson fired a two-under-par 69 on Sunday to win an emotional third Genesis Open title, ending a drought that stretched back to his 2016 triumph here at Riviera Country Club. One-over for the day after three bogeys and two birdies on the front nine, Watson produced three birdies without a bogey coming home for a 12-under-par 2

February 17, 2018 12:00 AM Woods six behind first-round leaders at Riviera

NEW YORK: Tiger Woods “fought hard” in an inconsistent performance to trail first round leaders Tony Finau and Patrick Cantlay by six strokes at the Genesis Open on Thursday. Woods, in his second start of the PGA Tour season after a year-long absence during which he had a spinal fusion, shot a one-over-par 72 in a roller-coaster round at Riviera in the affluent 5

February 13, 2018 12:00 AM Potter holds off big guns to win Pebble Beach title

PEBBLE BEACH, California: Ted Potter got off to a hot start for the second straight day en route to a closing round of 69 to capture the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am tournament by three strokes on Sunday. Potter found his groove this week in the California sunshine as he has bounced back from a broken ankle in 2014 to record just his second win on the USPGA 5

February 10, 2018 12:00 AM Streelman, Hossler share early lead

SAN FRANCISCO, California: World number one Dustin Johnson got off to a hot start, but it was Kevin Streelman and Beau Hossler who shared the first-round lead on seven-under par Thursday at the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. Streelman had seven birdies without a bogey in his 65 at par-72 Spyglass Hill, one of three courses in use for the tournament. Hossler

January 28, 2018 12:00 AM Woods makes cut with closing birdie at Torrey Pines

LA JOLLA, California: Tiger Woods birdied his final hole on Friday capping a back-nine rally that saw him make the cut in his return to the US PGA Tour at the Farmers Insurance Open. The 14-time major champion wrestled four birdies from his last nine holes on the North Course at Torrey Pines, carding a one-under par 71. That was just enough to make the cut — his first 4

January 23, 2018 12:00 AM World champions Australia to reviewwoeful one-day form

SYDNEY: Australia’s world champion one-day team could face a major overhaul after they slumped to a 10th loss in 11 games, according to chairman of selectors Trevor Hohns. Steve Smith’s side were beaten by 16 runs by England in Sydney on Sunday to give the tourists an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series.It is the first home series loss for Australia 2

January 21, 2018 12:00 AM Pieters, Fisher share Abu Dhabi C’ship lead

ABU DHABI: Thomas Pieters and Ross Fisher are joint leaders going into the final day of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, while a rejuvenated Rory McIlroy is snapping at their heels. Pieters, of Belgium, shot a five-under par round of 67, while England’s Fisher shot a 65 to share pole position at 17-under par after 54 holes. McIlroy, returning to professional 3

January 5, 2018 12:00 AM Thomas, Spieth among Tournament of Champions favourites

LOS ANGELES, California: Reigning British Open champion Jordan Spieth and fellow 2017 major winners Justin Thomas and Brooks Koepka are among contenders in the US PGA Tournament of Champions opening Thursday in Hawaii. Defending event champion and 2017 PGA Championship winner Thomas, US Open champion Koepka, Spieth and long-hitting Dustin Johnson lead a set of US stars 3

January 2, 2018 5:25 PM Pakistani Americans should play their role in US politics: Congress member

DALLAS: Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson, the senior most Congress person from Texas, said that the community of Pakistani businessmen and immigrants has played a big role in making America. Therefore, Pakistani Americans need to come forward and play their role in politics and make a difference in elections. This will help them in getting their voice 5

December 27, 2017 12:00 AM Scorchers make it two in two in BBL

PERTH: Andrew Tye excelled with the ball as Perth Scorchers defeated Melbourne Stars by 13 runs in the BBL Championship on Tuesday.Perth Scorchers were restricted to 142/6 by Stars. Subsequently, they fell short of the target by 13 runs as the defending champions picked up another impressive win in the BBL. Hilton Cartwright provided the platform for Scorchers’ 2