Duterte meets parents of Carl Arnaiz, vows impartial probe

Sep 06, 2017 - 7:28 PM

The President orders the NBI to take over the investigation

MEETING. President Rodrigo Duterte meets the parents of slain teenager Carl Angelo Arnaiz at the Malacañang Golf Clubhouse on September 6, 2017. Photo courtesy of the DOJ

Golfer Go, trackster Guarte add to PH bronze haul in 2017 SEA Games

Aug 24, 2017 - 7:27 PM

Go picked up a bronze in the women s individual stroke play while Guarte hauled in a bronze in the men s 1500m dash

5 drugs found in Tiger Woods' system after arrest – police

Aug 15, 2017 - 11:37 AM

Police found 14 time golf major champion Tiger Woods asleep in his car and arrested him for reckless driving back in May

Jason Day hungry again after burnout, fall from number 1 ranking

Aug 10, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Burnout and distractions led to Jason Day sliding down the rankings but the Filipino Australian golfer says the hunger is back at the PGA Championship

HUNGRY AGAIN. Jason Day has slide to seventh in the world after being atop the standings last year. He hopes to stage his comeback to supremacy at the PGA Championship. Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images/AFP

Steph Curry has modest goal in golf tour: 'Make the cut'

Aug 02, 2017 - 12:17 PM

The Golden State Warriors star says he ll have to play probably the best two rounds of golf of my life to make the cut

LINKED UP. Stephen Curry is taking his talents to the golf course this off-season. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Young Pinoy golfers set to make a splash in SEA Games

Jul 25, 2017 - 6:32 PM

Ace Rupert Zaragosa leads the youth movement of the Philippines in golf as it dreams of medals in Kuala Lumpur

Jordan Spieth comes back from brink to win British Open

Jul 24, 2017 - 5:00 AM

Spieth had allowed a 3 stroke advantage fritter away by the fourth hole but held on to claim his third major title

CHAMPION. Jordan Spieth won his third major title, but nearly allowed it to slip away. Photo by Andy Buchanan/AFP

Patrialis Akbar akui terima uang 10 ribu dollar AS untuk biaya umrah

Jul 03, 2017 - 6:53 PM

Uang suap diserahkan oleh rekan bermain golf Patrialis di rumahnya

BAJU TAHANAN. Hakim Mahkamah Konstitusi Patrialis Akbar keluar gedung dengan mengenakan baju tahanan setelah tertangkap dalam operasi tangkap tangan (OTT) di KPK, Jakarta, Jumat, 27 Januari. Foto oleh Wahyu Putro A/ANTARA

Thompson backs Curry's pro golf debut

Jul 01, 2017 - 11:15 AM

Klay Thompson says Steph Curry takes golf so seriously it s only second to basketball for him as an athlete

Warriors star Curry to play second-tier golf event

Jun 30, 2017 - 12:59 PM

The two time NBA MVP will compete August 3 to 6 at the Web com Tour s Ellie Mae Classic in suburban San Francisco

The week in photos: June 10-16, 2017

Jun 17, 2017 - 8:11 AM

This week s selection of photo highlights here and around the world

VEGAN ZOMBIES. Protestors dressed as zombies demonstrate in front of a KFC outlet in Sydney, Australia on June 15, 2017. Photo by Saeed Khan/AFP

Golfers stunned as blimp crashes at US Open

Jun 16, 2017 - 2:41 PM

The US Open is briefly interrupted by the shocking scene over air at Erin Hills Golf Course in Wisconsin

CRASH LANDING. Airsign, which operates the blimp, disputes earlier reports the pilot had parachuted out, saying he went down with the aircraft but that he's 'expected to be OK.' Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images/AFP

LOOK: Derek Ramsay, John Estrada meet golf champion Jack Nicklaus

Jun 04, 2017 - 1:41 PM

Derek and John meet the retired golf champion after winning the Jack Nicklaus International Invitational in the US

Tiger Woods arrested on driving under influence charge

May 30, 2017 - 12:18 AM

Golf superstar Tiger Woods is arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs

ARRESTED. Tiger Woods was arrested in Florida and released on his own recognizance. Handout / Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office / AFP

PH golfer Miguel Tabuena scores first career albatross in Taiwan

Apr 30, 2017 - 4:56 PM

Tabuena hit his first ever albatross with a 6 iron on the par 5 13th hole for a 6 under 66 at the National Golf Country Club

ALBATROSS. Miguel Tabuena fires his first career albatross in Taiwan. An albatross is the term used to indicate 3 under par, or when a golfer obtains a score 3 strokes below for a hole. File Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

Sergio Garcia finally wins the big one, takes Masters title

Apr 10, 2017 - 1:09 PM

After 73 prior attempts Garcia wins his first major golf tournament

MASTERY. Sergio Garcia celebrates after sinking a birdie putt on the first playoff hole against Justin Rose, securing the 81st Masters championship. Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images/AFP

Wife snaps unhappy Jason Day back into Masters fray

Apr 09, 2017 - 12:56 PM

Jason Day admits his wife was ready to slap him because I was so negative with myself before he bounced back with a third round 69

MASTERS BOUNCE BACK. Fil-Aussie Jason Day nearly missed the cut with a second round 76 before an attitude adjustment helped him bounce back. File photo by David Cannon/Getty Images/AFP

Day withdraws from WGC Match Play over ailing Filipina mother

Mar 23, 2017 - 11:57 AM

A tearful Jason Day pulls out of the competition as his mother Dening Day is set for surgery to remove a cancerous growth from her lungs

WITHDRAW FROM COMPETITION. Jason Day said it'd be difficult to be on the golf course with his mother preparing for surgery. Photo by Matt Hazlett/Getty Images/AFP

Tiger Woods impressed with how far Trump can hit at 70

Jan 06, 2017 - 11:14 AM

Tiger Woods played golf with the US President elect but didn t divulge the details of their conversations

MAKE TIGER GREAT AGAIN. US President-elect Donald Trump (L) greets Tiger Woods at the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship in 2013 as Eric Trump looks on. Woods has played golf with Trump as well as other US presidents George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. File photo by Warren Little/Getty Images/AFP

Tiger Woods turns 41 with comeback plans for 2017

Dec 31, 2016 - 1:35 PM

In addition to finding his form Tiger Woods will face in 2017 a new generation of players such as top ranked Filipino Australian Jason Day

Tiger Woods of the United States hits his tee shot on the 13th hole during the final round of the Hero World Challenge at Albany, The Bahamas on December 4, 2016 in Nassau, Bahamas. Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Golf caddy dies after collapsing at Dubai Ladies Masters

Dec 08, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Play is suspended after Austrian Big Max Zechmann 56 is rushed to the hospital where he later died

TRAGEDY ON THE GREENS. "Big" Max Zechmann, seen hugging golfer Markus Brier in 2007, died tragically after collapsing during a tournament in Dubai. File photo by Paul Lakatos/Volvo Event Management/AFP

5 things we learned from the return of Tiger Woods

Dec 05, 2016 - 3:54 PM

There were times when Tiger Woods looked ready to pit on the green jacket but the golf legend isn t quite back yet

RETURN TO THE LINKS. Tiger Woods returned to competitive golf in the Bahamas, and gave glimpses of his old self. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Ivory Coast's impoverished children try golf, game of the rich

Nov 24, 2016 - 12:38 PM

The aim is to get them out of poverty through golf and give a chance to all children in Ivory Coast no matter what their social level says one golf instructor

TEE TIME. This file photo taken on October 22, 2016 shows children playing golf at the golf course in Yamoussoukro, during an introduction day for children aiming to promote this sport in Ivory Coast. Photo by Sia Kambou/AFP

McIlroy-Johnson charity match in Philippines cancelled – Reyes

Nov 16, 2016 - 12:45 PM

TV5 CEO Chot Reyes says he was told CAA was in breach of contract

Dustin Johnson replaces injured Day in PH charity game

Oct 21, 2016 - 8:41 PM

US Open champ Dustin Johnson will play opposite Rory McIlroy on November 29 in Pampanga

MANILA BOUND. Dustin Johnson is coming off his first major championship at the US Open. File photo by Tannen Maury/EPA

Tiger Woods pulls out of golf comeback: 'I am not yet ready'

Oct 11, 2016 - 5:32 AM

The 14 time major winner says he needs more time before returning after more than a year away from golf

SIDELINED. Tiger Woods has pulled out of the Safeway Open, saying he's not yet ready for competitive golf. File photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP

Is Tiger Woods ready to return? The golf world wants to know

Oct 10, 2016 - 1:09 PM

Nearing his 41st birthday 14 time major champion Tiger Woods still ignites interest like no other golfer

BACK ON THE GREENS. Tiger Woods will be playing his first competitive tournament since multiple back surgeries. The question is, will he be the same Tiger? Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP

Ketika pegolf kelas dunia turun ke 'dapur'

Oct 05, 2016 - 11:57 AM

Para pegolf profesional ini meletakkan stik golf sejenak dan berganti mengenakan celemek

Aksi para pegolf dunia ketika menjajal kemampuan mendekorasi kue di hotel JS Luwansa, Selasa, 4 Oktober. Sangat berbeda dengan keseharian mereka di lapangan hijau. Foto oleh Amelia Stephanie/

Nicklaus leads tributes to golf 'king' Arnold Palmer

Oct 05, 2016 - 7:05 AM

A who s who of golf paid tribute to Palmer including Jack Nicklaus Ernie Els and Phil Mickelson

FAREWELL TO A LEGEND. Jack Nicklaus wipes away a tear as he speaks during a Celebration of Arnold Palmer at Saint Vincent College. Palmer, a golf legend who won 62 PGA tour titles over the course of his career, died last month at age 87. Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images/AFP

Jason Day, Rory McIlroy to play charity golf match in Manila

Sep 28, 2016 - 9:16 PM

The 3 day event called Rory vs Jason: Battle for a Cause is aimed at supporting a local charity

RORY VS JASON. Rory McIlroy and Jason Day will play an exhibition match for a cause in Manila on November 29. Photos from Ross Kinnaird and Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFP

Obama joins stars, rivals in tributes to Arnold Palmer's legacy

Sep 26, 2016 - 1:37 PM

Many mourn the death of the US golf legend but also celebrate his legacy

TRIBUTE. US President Barack Obama (L) pays tribute to the late iconic US golfer Arnold Palmer (5th from right). Photo from the White House via @POTUS on Twitter

Golf legend Arnold Palmer dies at 87 - USGA

Sep 26, 2016 - 9:23 AM

UPDATED US Golf Association: We are deeply saddened by the death of Arnold Palmer golf s greatest ambassador at age 87

LEGEND. This file photo taken on April 7, 2016 shows honorary starter US golfer Arnold Palmer after he arrived to begin Round 1 of the 80th Masters Golf Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club on April 7, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia.  Nicholas Kamm/AFP

Filipina golfer wins University of South Alabama Intercollegiate

Sep 13, 2016 - 2:11 PM

Chanelle Avaricio a native of Las Piñas is playing for the Alabama State University Lady Hornets

Chanelle Avaricio wins the University of South Alabama Intercollegiate. Photo from the ASU Hornets official website

South Korea's Park wins first women's Olympic golf gold in 116 years

Aug 21, 2016 - 3:38 AM

South Korea s Park In Bee wins the women s golf title with a 5 stroke victory over world number one Lydia Ko

VICTORY. The former world number one rolled in a final par putt on the 18th hole and appeared to choke up for a moment as she raised her arms in victory. Photo by Erik S. Lesser/EPA

Britain's Justin Rose captures first Olympic golf gold in 112 years

Aug 15, 2016 - 5:52 PM

Britain s Justin Rose was listening to God Save The Queen and watching the Union Jack rise into the sky after winning gold in Rio

GOLDEN GOLFER. Justin Rose conquered the Olympic course in Brazil. Photo by Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

PH golfer Tabuena finishes final round under par - but far from medal

Aug 15, 2016 - 1:56 AM

Miguel Tabuena shoots an under par round for the first time in Rio

FLAG AND COUNTRY. Miguel Tabuena represented the Philippines at the return of golf to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Photo by Erik S Lesser/EPA

Golfer Tabuena plays through pain for the Philippines

Aug 14, 2016 - 12:48 PM

Normally Miguel Tabuena wouldn t risk serious injury in a golf tournament but playing for country at the Rio Olympics makes the risk worth it

IN THE ROUGH. Miguel Tabuena shot a 2-over in round 3 despite favorable playing conditions. File photo by Erik S Lesser/EPA

PH golfer Tabuena falls further behind after round 3

Aug 14, 2016 - 1:44 AM

Miguel Tabuena is now at 8 over after 3 rounds

FLAG AND COUNTRY. Miguel Tabuena has not found his form in Rio. Photo by Erik S Lesser/EPA

Woes continue for PH golfer Tabuena after hurting shoulder

Aug 13, 2016 - 2:21 AM

Miguel Tabuena finishes the second round at 4 over 75 after reportedly complaining of shoulder pain

FLAG AND COUNTRY. Miguel Tabuena says he the pain was so intense in his right shoulder that he would've quit - if not for the flag on his chest.. File photo by Erik S Lesser/EPA

PH golfer Tabuena, 10 shots off lead, vows not to give up

Aug 12, 2016 - 2:07 PM

I don’t wear a sponsor’s logo on my shirt I’m wearing the Philippine flag and that means so much more to me says Miguel Tabuena

FLAG AND COUNTRY. Miguel Tabuena represented the Philippines at the return of golf to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Photo by Erik S Lesser/EPA

PH golfer Miguel Tabuena tied for 42nd after first round in Rio

Aug 12, 2016 - 3:12 AM

Tabuena posts a 2 over 73 in the first round of golf at the Rio Olympics since 1904

FLAG AND COUNTRY. Miguel Tabuena represented the Philippines at the return of golf to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Photo by Erik S Lesser/EPA

WATCH: Justin Rose sinks first ever Olympic hole-in-one

Aug 12, 2016 - 1:22 AM

The 2013 US Open champion sank a memorable ace at the par three fourth hole in Brazil

BOTTOM OF THE CUP. Justin Rose bit off a piece of Olympic history during the return of golf to the biggest stage in international sports. Photo by Erik S. Lesser/EPA

Golfers, capybaras compete side by side on the Rio greens

Aug 10, 2016 - 9:02 PM

They chew the grass at night There are 30 to 40 of them inside the course perimeter But they live here and we play golf here We co exist

PH golfer Miguel Tabuena tees off for Olympic glory

Aug 10, 2016 - 5:20 PM

Miguel Tabuena aims for Olympic glory in Rio where golf makes a return after a 112 year absence

Miguel Tabuena missed the cut at the US Open but gained valuable experience. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

Rio 2016: Miguel Tabuena

Aug 02, 2016 - 9:00 AM

The 21 year old Filipino golfer grew up idolizing Tiger Woods He ll chase his own greatness on the golf course at the Rio Olympics

Miguel Tabuena missed the cut at the US Open but gained valuable experience. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

Kazuo Okada eyes resorts, golf courses in the Philippines

Jul 20, 2016 - 3:35 PM

The Japanese billionaire whose 44 hectare integrated resort and casino Okada Manila is opening this year wants to pursue more projects in the Philippines

MAKING AN IMPRESSION. A rendering of Tiger Resort's planned casino, with a dancing fountain as centerpiece. It is set to open in this year. Image courtesy of Tigers Resorts

Tiger Woods an inspiration for Aussie star Jason Day

Jul 12, 2016 - 3:16 PM

The friendship between Woods and Day has grown over the past year and the Fil Aussie golfer admits he regularly turns to the 14 time major champion for advice


Tabuena to continue Olympic bid despite Que's pullout

Jul 12, 2016 - 2:08 PM

Miguel Tabuena is ranked 37th by the International Golf Federation for Olympic participation

PUSHING THROUGH. Miguel Tabuena will continue his Olympic preparations despite Angelo Que pulling out. File Photo by Ahmad Yusni/EPA

PH golfer Angelo Que pulls out of Rio Olympics due to Zika virus

Jul 11, 2016 - 6:55 PM

The health of my family will always come first says Angelo Que

NO GO. The Philippine delegation at the 2016 Olympics is one fewer after Angelo Que withdrew. File photo by Khalid Redza/Asian Tour/AFP

Golf: Day, Lowry out of Olympics over Zika fears

Jun 29, 2016 - 10:10 AM

Jason Day and Shane Lowry both say they must prioritize their families welfare over competing at the 2016 Rio Olympics