Matsuyama, Ishikawa finish sixth at golf World Cup

Nov 27, 2016

Matsuyama, Ishikawa finish sixth at golf World Cup

The Japanese pair of Hideki Matsuyama and Ryo Ishikawa finished in a tie for sixth at the ISPS Handa World Cup on Sunday, holing out of the tournament at 14 under and six strokes behind winners Thorbjorn Olesen and Soren Kjeldsen of Denmark. Starting ...

Matsuyama prepares for World Cup

Nov 23, 2016

Matsuyama prepares for World Cup

Japanese ace Hideki Matsuyama has already left his imprint on the World Cup, much to the despair of the course superintendent of host golf club Kingston Heath. Matsuyama spent so long on the practice putting green in stifling heat on Monday that his footmarks ...

Ishikawa wins on domestic tour

Aug 28, 2016

Ishikawa wins on domestic tour

Ryo Ishikawa, who has struggled with lower back issues this year, captured the JGTO tour’s Rizap KBC Augusta on Sunday by five strokes for his first win of the season. On a day when play was suspended for nearly three hours due to approaching ...

Matsuyama, Ishikawa to team up in World Cup of Golf

Aug 27, 2016

Matsuyama, Ishikawa to team up in World Cup of Golf

Hideki Matsuyama and Ryo Ishikawa will represent Japan at the World Cup of Golf as the PGA Tour on Friday announced the final field for the Nov. 23-27 event at Kingston Heath Golf Club in Melbourne, Australia. Matsuyama had already secured his place in ...

Apr 30, 2016

Ishikawa pleased with progress in recovery from back injury

Ryo Ishikawa, out since mid-February with a lower-back injury, told Kyodo News Saturday he is recovered to the extent he can take full swings with irons but is still uncertain when he can make a comeback. The 24-year-old was diagnosed with lumber discopathy after ...

Feb 11, 2016

Ishikawa withdraws from AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

Ryo Ishikawa has pulled out of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am with lower back pain, it was learned Wednesday. Sources said Ishikawa experienced discomfort in his back while playing at last week’s Phoenix Open in Arizona, where he missed the cut. Hiroshi Iwata is ...

Dec 6, 2015

Ishikawa closes out season with five-stroke triumph

Ryo Ishikawa earned his second win of the season as he cruised to a five-stroke victory at the JGTO season finale Nippon Series JT Cup on Sunday. A day after breaking free of a three-way share of the lead with a third-round 63 at ...

Sep 20, 2015

Ishikawa victorious at ANA Open

U.S. tour regular Ryo Ishikawa captured the ANA Open on Sunday by two strokes to win his 12th title on Japan’s domestic JGTO tour. Ishikawa, who began the final day in the lead, carded five birdies against two bogeys for a 3-under-par 69 to ...

Ishikawa secures PGA Tour card for next season

Aug 24, 2015

Ishikawa secures PGA Tour card for next season

Ryo Ishikawa won next season’s U.S. PGA Tour card after finishing 31st at the Wyndham Championship and placing 124th in the FedEx Cup standings on Sunday. Ishikawa also qualified for the first of four tournaments of the FedEx Cup playoffs starting Thursday, the Barclays. ...

Ishikawa relinquishes lead, falls three shots off pace

Aug 2, 2015

Ishikawa relinquishes lead, falls three shots off pace

Ryo Ishikawa could only manage an even-par 71 on Saturday and surrendered his overnight lead after the third round of the Quicken Loans National. Ishikawa made three birdies and as many bogeys at Robert Trent Jones Golf Club and dropped into a share of ...