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Once the Bashful Prince, Ishikawa still has eyes on the throne, writes Chuah Choo Chiang

Once the Bashful Prince, Ishikawa still has eyes on the throne, writes Chuah Choo Chiang

Whether it was in America or Japan, every shot played was captured by TV crews and every post-round interview drew a massive scrum of golf writers that his agent would bring a stool for him…

Morikawa ends 27-month wait for title as he wins Zozo Championships

Morikawa ends 27-month wait for title as he wins Zozo Championships

Tokyo, Oct 22: Collin Morikawa grabbed his sixth PGA TOUR title at the Zozo Championship but it was his first since the 2021 Open Championship and first worldwide victory since the 2021 DP World Tour…

Japan’s Kodaira seeks redemption at ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP

Japan’s Kodaira seeks redemption at ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP

Japan’s Satoshi Kodaira says he has “almost forgotten” about his lone PGA TOUR victory more than five years ago. On Sunday, he gets a chance to create new memories as he chases a home victory…

Strong Japanese presence as Hossler leads ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP

Strong Japanese presence as Hossler leads ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP

Hideki Matsuyama’s hopes of winning a second ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP title was blown off course on Friday but some familiar Japanese names emerged on the leaderboard after a wind-swept second round. With gusts of up to…

Matsuyama excited ahead of Zozo as other local stars eye success at Zozo

Matsuyama excited ahead of Zozo as other local stars eye success at Zozo

Japanese golf star Hideki Matsuyama will have one eye set on a second victory in three years at the ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP and the other on the progress of 13 of his fellow countrymen whose lives…

I love Japan and I have lots of family there, says Schauffele

I love Japan and I have lots of family there, says Schauffele

Xander Schauffele, the World No. 6, will make his fifth straight appearance at the ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP in Japan this week with every intention of completing a famous ‘double’ where he also won the gold medal…

Nakajima outduels Kanaya in battle of young Japanese superstars for second JGTO win

Nakajima outduels Kanaya in battle of young Japanese superstars for second JGTO win

Fukuoka, Japan , June 11: In a battle between two young Japanese golfers, who are on road to becoming global stars, Keita Nakajima, a runner-up in his last two starts, finally went one better as…

Matsuyama solo second after bogey-free 65 at Memorial Tournament

Matsuyama solo second after bogey-free 65 at Memorial Tournament

Muirfield, US, June 3: Japanese ace Hideki Matsuyama fired a sublime 7-under 65 to charge into solo second place at the halfway stage of the US$20 million Memorial Tournament presented by Workday on Friday as…

Hoshino birdies final hole to maintain one-shot lead

Hoshino birdies final hole to maintain one-shot lead

April 29: Rikuya Hoshino brilliantly birdied the final hole to preserve a one-shot lead heading into the final round of The Crowns as he stayed on course to win his seventh JGTO title. The 26-year-old,…

Late double bogeys hit Sharma hard in Japan

Late double bogeys hit Sharma hard in Japan

Omitama, Japan, April 20: Shubhankar Sharma ran into trouble on his second nine and dropped down the leader board despite a good start in the 2023 ISPS Handa Championships. Sharma returned to action after almost…