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Daily Archives: August 2, 2018

England all out for 287 vs India early on day 2 of 1st test

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) Mohammed Shami took the last wicket to complete England’s collapse from 216-3 to 287 all out against India on the second morning of the first test at Edgbaston on Thursday. Allrounder Sam Curran nicked Shami outside off stump without adding to his overnight score of 24. Jimmy Anderson scored his first two runs and England’s only runs ...

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Campbell moves ahead in Fiji

Ben Campbell turned in 33 to open up a three-shot lead early on day two of the Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways. The New Zealander produced arguably the round of the day on Thursday as he took a share of the overnght lead at five under after playing in the stronger afternoon winds at Natadola Golf Club. He picked ...

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Florentyna Parker makes hole-in-one for charity

There was a special meaning attached to Florentyna Parker’s third career hole-in-one, recorded on the ninth hole of Royal Lytham and St Annes Golf Club during the first round of the Ricoh Women’s British Open. After her opening round of three-under-par 69, officials informed her that her ace had triggered a £2000 donation to Alzheimer’s Research by Ricoh Europe, plus ...

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Sport24.co.za | Woods fires four-under 66 in first round of Bridgestone

Los Angeles – Tiger Woods, relishing a return to the WGC Bridgestone Invitational where he has won eight times, fired a four-under par 66 on Thursday to stand three shots off the early pace. READ: Woods-Mickelson showdown reportedly set for November The 14-time major champion teed off on the 10th hole at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio, and birdied three ...

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Aussie trio get to work in paradise

There are few better places on Earth for kicking back and relaxing, but the Australian trio of Andrew Dodt, Nick Cullen and Jarryd Felton wasted no time on the first morning of the 2018 Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways. All three took advantage of the morning’s relatively friendly – but by no means easy – conditions, each carding opening ...

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Stanley leads the way in Ohio

Kyle Stanley was the early clubhouse leader on the opening day of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational after producing a seven-under-par 63 but he had a high-quality chasing pack breathing down his neck at Firestone Country Club. Beginning his round at the tenth tee, American Stanley notched six birdies in his first nine holes to reach the turn in 29 as the ...

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Minjee Lee Leads at Ricoh Women’s British Open

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Australian star Minjee Lee took advantage of the glorious weather conditions at Royal Lytham and St Annes Golf Club on Thursday afternoon and shot a sizzling seven-under-par 65 to lead after the first round of the Ricoh Women’s British Open. Lee is one stroke clear of Japan’s Mamiko Higa, with England’s Georgia Hall tied for ...

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Rook snatches top seeding in men’s amateur

1 August 2018 Rook snatches top seeding in men’s amateur There’s a Yorkshire one-two at the head of the leaderboard for qualifying at the English men’s amateur championship, with Sam Rook pipping Sam Bairstow to become top seed. Rook (Lindrick) and Bairstow (Hallowes) both played the 36 holes of stroke play at Formby and Hesketh Golf Clubs in five under-par. ...

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