PGA stars embracing unusual buildup to Masters

More Sports / Golf Oct 15, 2020

PGA stars embracing unusual buildup to Masters

This is no ordinary road to the Masters. Instead of the tropical warmth of Florida in the spring, it starts in the hot desert air of Nevada in October. Instead of a series of PGA Tour events some 500 miles (805 km) south of Augusta National ...

Matsuyama two shots off lead at Masters

More Sports / Golf Apr 10, 2016

Matsuyama two shots off lead at Masters

A wayward putter cost Hideki Matsuyama two late bogeys in the third round of the Masters on Saturday, but he goes into the final 18 holes in a tie for third, just two strokes behind leader and defending champion Jordan Spieth. "There were very few ...

Seniors can still make Koshien dream come true

National Dec 23, 2013

Seniors can still make Koshien dream come true

by Kento Iwamura

Makoto Chogahara, 48, is making it possible for former high school baseball players to once again chase their dream of playing in Koshien Stadium, home of the national tournament. Chogahara, an associate professor at Kobe University's Graduate School of Human Development and Environment, founded the ...