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Day loses top ranking

Day loses top ranking

PINOZ Jason Day relinquished golf’s world No 1 ranking – just short of one year at the top – to America’s Dustin Johnson at the 2017 Genesis Open in California in February 2017. Day’s grip on the top spot had been slipping going in to the Genesis Open because he has battled injuries which forced […]

Rob, Mich share the fun

THE 3rd Grace/Media Golf Cup held at Hudson Park Golf Course on Sunday, December 6, 2015 was won by the team of Robert Pangilinan as golfer and Michelle Baltazar as putter, with a nett score of 64 strokes. By RIC DE VERA ____________________ This was followed by the team of golfer Dexter Tabeta with Tony Chiem as […]

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Golfer at caddy’s mercy

JOURNOS caddy golfers again on Sunday, December 6, for the 2015 Grace/Media Golf Cup at Hudson Park Golf Course in Strathfield NSW. By RIC DE VERA _____________________ The 3rd Media Cup, run by the Filipino Press Group of Sydney (Filpressyd), will be a Stroke (drive and/or pitch) format: The golfer’s drive and/or pitch plus the […]

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A brand new Day

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A brand new Day

JASON Day was once quoted as saying he’d “take down Tiger”, his golfing idol Tiger Woods. Day accomplished it emphatically at the 97th PGA Championship in the Whistling Straits course at Kohler, Wisconsin USA on Sunday, August 16, 2015. By JAIME K PIMENTEL _______________________ Not only did he leave Tiger in his wake, behind at […]

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Birdies sang for Day

JASON Day bogeyed holes 8 and 9 but roared back with three consecutive birdies across the three final holes on July 26 to capture the 2015 Canadian Open golf championship. Throughout the tournament, the Canadian crowd at Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Ontario, demonstrated an affection for the Filipino-Australian. Entering the final round of […]

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Kalayaan Cup to Fijian

FIJIAN Daven Naidu won the 20th Philippine Airlines Kalayaan Cup golf tournament, held as part of the 117th Philippine Independence Day celerations in Sydney at Macquarie Links International Golf Club on June 8, 2015. By RIC DE VERA Bayanihan News _________________ Naidu’s unbeatable score of 43 points under the stableford scoring system using his handicap of 23 from […]

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Greens rule the fairways

LA SALLE Alumni Greens left Ateneo Alumni Blues in their wake by 15 strokes at the annual Ateneo v La Salle Golf Challenge at Stonecutters Ridge Golf Club links in Sydney’s west on Sunday, April 19, 2015. By ALRIC BULSECO _________________ The competition, played on a System 36 scoring system, fielded 10 golfers from each […]

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Viva Vivero-Carpo tandem

STONECUTTERS Ridge golfer Tony Vivero took home The Grace/Media Golf Cup 2014 with a nett 57 from a gross 82 strokes, off a handicap 25, with his putting partner Mon Carpo, who contributed 35 putts, at Hudson Park Golf Course on Sunday, December 14, 2014.   By RIC DE VERA _______________   It was a […]

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Hole in one, no joke

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Hole in one, no joke

SYDNEY Jokers Social Golf Club member Bert Bugayong, playing off a handicap 9, shot a hole-in-one on the 16th at Rosnay Golf Club, Auburn, in July 2014. The 16th was a par 3 hole, and it was Bugayong’s first hole-in-one feat in 20 years of playing golf. By ANG KALATAS _____________________ “I’m was excited and felt […]

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Kiwis retain TranTas title

The Wellington Filipino Sports Association representing New Zealand won the 2014 Biennial Fil Trans -Tasman Golf Challenge on October 11 in Wellington, Tasmania. Taking part were 11 golfers and six spouses from Sydney and Canberra who travelled to Wellington to represent Australia.  By RIC DE VERA ___________________ The event was hosted by WFSA headed by Archie […]

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