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Other Sport 13 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM

Chinese schoolboy Guan makes cut and more history at Augusta Masters

AUGUSTA, Georgia: Chinese schoolboy Guan Tianlang made the cut at the 77th Masters on Friday despite being penalized one shot for slow play in the second round.

Other Sport 12 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM

Teenage prodigy Guan shines at Masters with 73

AUGUSTA, Georgia (Reuters) - Guan Hong Yu said on Thursday she was not anxious about how her 14-year-old son Tianlang would do as the youngest competitor ever at the Masters.

Other Sport 11 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM

Many favourites for Nicklaus at the Masters

AUGUSTA, Georgia (Reuters) - After having the thrill of winning the Masters a record six times, Jack Nicklaus does not get terribly excited about joining Arnold Palmer and Gary Player to hit the ceremonial first shots at the tournament.

Other Sport 13 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM

Day seizes one-shot lead, China prodigy makes cut

AUGUSTA, Georgia (Reuters) - Jason Day put himself in prime position once again to end Australia's Masters jinx when he fired a four-under-par 68 to seize the lead at the halfway mark of the year's first major championship on Friday.

Other Sport 19 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM

Chinese prodigy undaunted by Masters

HONG KONG: Fourteen-year-old Chinese prodigy Guan Tianlang said he’s not worried about missing the cut at Augusta next month when he becomes the youngest player ever to compete at the US Masters.

Golf 27 May 2013 | 8:05 PM

Japan rising star Matsuyama books US Open ticket

TOKYO: Japan's up-and-coming Hideki Matsuyama, twice the Asian amateur champion, booked a ticket to next month's US Open by winning the region's 36-hole qualifying round by four strokes on Monday.

Other Sport 28 May 2012 | 12:00 AM

Proton clinches two top-five finishes

PETALING JAYA: Proton rallied to two top-five finishes in the overall classifications and clinched victory in the two-wheel drive category at the International Rally of Queensland yesterday.

Other Sport 27 May 2012 | 12:00 AM

Proton rally to second overall spot despite losing one car

PETALING JAYA: Proton rallied to a strong second place overall on the opening day of the challenging International Rally of Queensland.

Other Sport 29 May 2012 | 12:00 AM

Kelly confident of defending her crown after Brisbane stint

PETALING JAYA: Top-ranked Malaysian amateur Kelly Tan Guat Chen hopes to translate her new-found confidence into a successful title defence at the 29th Malaysian Ladies Amateur Open (MLAO) starting at Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club today.

Other Sport 26 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM

No ‘Wie’ mistakes for me, vows record teen

SINGAPORE: New Zealand’s record-breaking teen Lydia Ko vowed to avoid the mistakes of her “idol” Michelle Wie as she plots her path to professional golf – and targets a medal at the 2016 Olympics.