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EcoWaste discovers toxic cadmium in Christmas lanterns 

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The ubiquitous Christmas plastic lanterns that have replaced what used to be paper-based parols may contain a cancer-causing chemical that has been tagged as one of the world’s “ten chemicals of major public health concern.&rdqu...

DICT announces startup grants

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Filipino startups nationwide may now apply for the Department of Information and Communications Technology's (DICT) Startup Grant Fund (SGF) and receive up to  P1 million grant, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. In a sta...

Stoks, peso rise on Wednesday

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Risk-on sentiments reigned in the local bourse on Wednesday while the peso improved to the 56-level against the United States dollar as investors awaited the release of the minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee's (FOMC) meeting earlier thi...

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Saso climbs to No. 8 in world rankings

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 14, 2021 loyalty account_circleJames Lopes

Yuka Saso boosted her world ranking after finishing at joint ninth place in the recently-concluded 2020 Tokyo Olympics where she was tied with five other participants, according to a report by GMA News. The Filipino-Japanese golfer is now at no. 8 in the latest Rolex women’s golf ranking...

Yuka Saso named PSA Athlete of the Year

chrome_reader_modeMarch 08, 2021 loyalty account_circleRob Filimor

Filipina-Japanese golfer Yuka Saso will headline this year's Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Awards. The country's oldest media organization announced on Sunday that Saso, who quickly made waves in her rookie season as a pro last year, has been named the Athlete of the Year. &qu...

Tiger Woods sustains injuries in car crash

chrome_reader_modeFebruary 24, 2021 loyalty account_circleCarlo Cameron

Golf legend Tiger Woods suffered serious leg injuries and was trapped but conscious when emergency responders reached the scene of his one-vehicle rollover crash on a stretch of California road known for speeding and accidents, authorities said in a report by CNN. Woods, 45, was driving shortly aft...

Golf tour kicks off new season at Eagle Ridge

chrome_reader_modeFebruary 22, 2021 loyalty account_circlePaulo Rodriguez

Riding on the crest of its successful re-start in a pandemic-hit year, the Pilipinas Golf Tournaments, Inc. penciled a two-stage tournament for the Philippine Golf Tour and the Ladies PGT next month to usher its 2021 season with accent still on the safety and health of the players and all the person...

Five things about The Concession Golf Club

chrome_reader_modeFebruary 22, 2021 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

Due to logistical challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship is now the WGC-Workday Championship at The Concession, a Jack Nicklaus/Tony Jacklin co-design in the Bradenton-Sarasota area in Southwest Florida. The tournament will kick off a four-week F...

Adam Scott ‘experimenting’ with shorter putter

chrome_reader_modeFebruary 22, 2021 loyalty account_circleGuest Post

When Adam Scott's name comes up, it’s usually his ball striking that comes to mind, but after an opening-round 69 at Riviera it was his new putter that garnered the most attention. And rightfully so as he led the field in Strokes Gained: Putting for his first round (5.074) and made more th...

Home sweet home for Max Homa at The Genesis Invitational

chrome_reader_modeFebruary 22, 2021 loyalty account_circleMike Solomon

L.A. native Max Homa fell in love with The Genesis Invitational and Riviera Country Club at a very young age. Well he fell for their warm soft pretzels at least. That inviting smell and salty taste kept young Max coming back year after year. And it wasn’t long before a serious love of the gam...

Tiger Woods recovering from back surgery, hopes for Masters return

chrome_reader_modeFebruary 22, 2021 loyalty account_circleCarlo Cameron

Tiger Woods says he's doesn't know when he will return from a fifth back surgery, and he could not give a definitive answer Sunday when asked if he would be at the Masters. “God, I hope so,” Woods on the CBS broadcast of The Genesis Invitational. Woods, at Riviera to hand out t...

The First Look: Puerto Rico Open

chrome_reader_modeFebruary 22, 2021 loyalty account_circleNoah James

While defending champion Viktor Hovland heads to play the World Golf Championships-Workday Championship at The Concession, the field of the Puerto Rico Open features a solid handful of past PGA TOUR winners, up-and-comers looking for their first TOUR victory, and the top golfers from the 2020 portio...

Bryson DeChambeau wants to drive Bay Hill's par-5 6th; Tyrrell Hatton wants to see it

chrome_reader_modeFebruary 11, 2021 loyalty account_circleNoah James

Like his experiment with a 48-inch shaft in his driver, Bryson DeChambeau made headlines last month when he said he would try to drive the green at the par-5 sixth hole at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. “If I play this year I will definitely do it,” DeChambeau told Golf.com last month....

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