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April 14, 2018 12:00 AM Hamza, Safdar share lead in Lahore

LAHORE: The Nabi Yousaf Memorial Open Golf Championship commenced at the par-72 Royal Palm Golf and Country Club Course on Friday. At the end of the first round of 18 holes, Islamabad’s Hamza Amin, who is a top ranked golf professional, produced the best round of the day with a brilliant score of gross 67.He displayed excellent shot making ability and some real good putting

April 14, 2018 12:00 AM Hamza, Safdar excel in Nabi Yousaf Golf

LAHORE: The Nabi Yousaf Memorial Open Golf tournament commenced at the par 72 Royal Palm Golf and Country Club Course on Friday morning, after the inaugural tee off by the star player Hamza Amin (Islamabad) and followed by his flite mates Usman Ali (Garrison) and Shawan Pervaiz (Gymkhana). And right from the word go, noticeable was the rhythm of Hamza

April 13, 2018 12:00 AM Feng seizes early lead at Lotte Championship

LOS ANGELES, California: World No. 1 Feng Shanshan birdied three of her final five holes to grab a one stroke lead after the first round of the LPGA Tour’s Lotte Championship on Wednesday. China’s Feng fired a five-under 67 in windy conditions at the Ko Olina Golf Club in Kapolei, Hawaii. Canada’s Brooke Henderson, Sweden’s Martina Edberg and Kang Hae-Ji 1

March 20, 2018 12:00 AM Park storms to five-shot win in Founders Cup

LOS ANGELES, California: South Korea’s Park In-bee stormed to victory in the LPGA Founders Cup on Sunday, firing a bogey-free five-under par 67 for a five-stroke triumph. Park, a seven-time major champion, birdied four straight holes on the back nine and finished with a 19-under par total of 269.England’s Laura Davies, 54, headed a group sharing second 3

March 19, 2018 12:00 AM Stenson leads but McIlroy, Tiger, Rose surge at Bay Hill

MIAMI, Florida: Henrik Stenson clung to a one-stroke lead after Saturday’s third round of the PGA Arnold Palmer Invitational while Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Justin Rose surged into the title hunt. Sweden’s Stenson, the 2016 British Open champion, fired a one-under par 71 to stand on 12-under 204 after 54 holes at Bay Hill as American Bryson DeChambeau 3

March 14, 2018 12:00 AM China ‘winning’ war on smog, helping life expectancy

BEIJING: China appears to be “winning” its war on air pollution, making so much progress that life expectancy could rise by more than two years, according to a US university study. The Chinese government has been waging a battle to clear its skies of smog that has cut life expectancy in some regions and prompted its citizens to buy masks and air purifiers 7

March 13, 2018 12:00 AM Casey wins Valspar Championship

MIAMI, Florida: Tiger Woods came up just short of his 80th US PGA Tour title on Sunday at the Valspar Championship, where it was England’s Paul Casey ending a victory drought with a one-stroke triumph. Woods showed he’s a contender again as he fired a one-under-par 70 to share second on nine-under 275 — one stroke behind Casey who surged to his second 13

March 12, 2018 12:00 AM Woods one back as Conners keeps Valspar lead

MIAMI, Florida: Tiger Woods had the crowd roaring, but rookie Corey Conners held his nerve to stay one stroke ahead of the former world number one after three rounds of the Valspar Championship. Woods, playing his fourth US PGA Tour event since returning in January from spinal fusion surgery last April, fired a four-under par 67 that left him tied for second 15

March 11, 2018 12:00 AM Shabbir excels in JA Zaman Open Golf event

LAHORE: Shabbir Iqbal dominated the day in the JA Zaman Open golf being played here at Lahore Gymkhana on Saturday. The Championship is in progress at the par 72 Lahore Gymkhana Golf Course with a lucrative cash purse of 1. 7 million rupees for the top 36 performers in the professional section, thanks to endorsement by the Zaman Family, enters the final 8

March 11, 2018 12:00 AM Shabbir takes lead at J.A. Zaman Open Golf

LAHORE: Shabbir Iqbal finished as leader on the second day of the J.A. Zaman Open Golf here at the Lahore Gymkhana on Saturday. The Championship carries a lucrative cash purse of Rs1. 7 million for the top 36 performers in the professional section. Starting the day one stroke behind overnight leader Shahid Javed Khan, Shabbir fired up his woods and irons 7