• More Trouble in Paradise  Out of the frying pan, into the fire
    Story & photos by Mike Besa In November of last year, I wrote a feature on the challenges facing the Orchard Golf and Country Club ahead of the Founder’s Cup, the club’s annual member-guest tournament. For those that haven’t read that piece, it detailed the degradation of the condition of Orchard’s two championship courses and the […]
  • All fairways lead to the PGA Tour
    If all roads lead to Rome, it would be an apt sporting analogy to accede that all fairways meandering across the world of golf will steer the dreamers and gifted into golfing heaven that is known as the PGA Tour. Representing the pinnacle of professional tournament golf, the PGA Tour undoubtedly attracts the greatest golfers […]
  • The duality of Stephen Curry from the PGA Tour
    HAYWARD, California—Most summers were the same for Stephen Curry growing up. When his father, 16-year National Basketball Association (NBA) veteran Dell Curry, would finally hang up his basketball sneakers for the season, he’d usually venture out to the nearest North Carolina golf course to try his hand at another sport. And his son Steph could […]
  • Philippine women’s volleyball team holds 1st practice session in Jakarta
    Members of the Philippine women’s volleyball team hold their first practice session in Jakarta, Indonesia prior to their first game in the 2018 Asian Games. They open their campaign versus Thailand – the bronze medalist in the 2014 Incheon Games – on Sunday, August 19, before taking on Japan, Hong Kong and host Indonesia in […]
  • For a safe Asian Games?
    JAKARTA—Amnesty International says Indonesian police fatally shot dozens of petty criminals in a deliberate campaign of “unnecessary and excessive” force ahead of the Asian Games. The rights group said Friday that 31 of the police killings it recorded from media reports between January and August were directly linked to street-crime crackdowns for the games being […]

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