Rose wins first golf gold since 1904

Aug 16, 2016

Rose wins first golf gold since 1904

From the top step of the podium, Justin Rose bowed his head as the Olympic gold medal was placed around his neck, and he stared at it for the longest time. Even for a major champion, this was more than he ever imagined. “It’s ...

Rose holds slimmest of leads in Rio

Aug 14, 2016

Rose holds slimmest of leads in Rio

Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson know what it’s like to play next to each other on a big stage when it’s all about flag and the gold prize. That was two years ago at the Ryder Cup, and they were undefeated as partners. They ...

Australia's Fraser leads Olympic golf tournament

Aug 12, 2016

Australia's Fraser leads Olympic golf tournament

Australia’s Marcus Fraser shot a stellar first-day 8-under 63 on Thursday to take the lead in the Rio 2016 golf tournament, while Japan’s hopes languish at the rear of the field. Fraser’s nine-birdie, one-bogey round set a benchmark course record, as it was the ...

Big-hitters McIlroy, Mickelson, Fowler miss cut at U.S. Open

Jun 19, 2016

Big-hitters McIlroy, Mickelson, Fowler miss cut at U.S. Open

Rory McIlroy spent the days before the U.S. Open searching for his game. The world’s third-ranked player didn’t find it at Oakmont. McIlroy missed the cut on Saturday after posting a two-round total of 8-over 148, two clear of the cut line at 6 ...

Rose overcomes late mistake at Congressional

Jun 30, 2014

Rose overcomes late mistake at Congressional

Justin Rose has won enough times on the strongest golf courses to appreciate how one mistake can make a difference. He got away with one Sunday at Congressional to win the Quicken Loans National. Shawn Stefani did not. With the poise and the putting ...

Mar 5, 2011

Half-baked reform won't cut it

The Supreme Public Prosecutors Office (SPPO) on Feb. 23 said that the special investigation squads at the Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya district public prosecutors offices will start partial electronic recording of interrogations of suspects from March 18. At present, public prosecutors are recording a ...