Home > Sport > Other Sports
Friday August 25, 2006 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Saturday July 6, 2013 MYT 2:08:28 PM
PETALING JAYA: Malaysian golfer Ben Leong's run in the US Amateur Open Championship ended when he lost 3-5 to American David Merkow in the first round of the matchplay competition at the Hazeltine National Golf Club in Minnesota on Wednesday.
Ben's challenge ended when the American notched his fifth point to secure victory with three holes left.
It was the second appearance for Ben in the prestigious golf tournament. He was among the 64 golfers to qualify for the knockout competition after finishing with a two-over 145 to tie for 25th position with 11 other golfers in the two-round strokeplay stage.
He will resume training in United States but is expected to return home to join the national team to prepare for the Doha Asian Games in December.
All hands on deck as Ainslie prepares Cup challenge
Europe will embrace favourites tag, says captain McGinley
NFL-League welcomes chancellor's support for London team
Pistorius shoves race, crime and punishment in South Africa's face
Doping: B sample to be tested in Nov 4 or 5
Best is yet to come from Aguero, says Pellegrini
NFL says it's 'on track' in 15-year plan to field London team
Dominant Marquez on pole for Australian Grand Prix
PGA president fired for 'insensitive' remarks
Authors come in all shapes, sizes ... and dispositions
HTC One E8: One direction
Copyright © 1995-2014 Star Publications (M) Bhd (Co No 10894-D)