Gangjee gears up to defend title
Kobe (Japan): Indian golfer Rahil Gangjee is hopeful of putting up a strong title defence despite a few changes to his game still being work in progress ahead of the 10th Panasonic Open that starts here on Thursday. Gangjee sensationally ended a 14-year title drought when he claimed his second Asian Tour title at the tournament last year. Oklahoma State University, whose recent graduates, Mathew Wolff and Viktor Hovland, have been the stars of the PGA Tour in recent months.
PGA Tour scraps Hong Kong event
Hong Kong: The US PGA Tour on Tuesday cancelled next month’s season-ending event on its Chinese feeder golf circuit in Hong Kong citing “continued demonstrations, civil unrest and safety concerns”. The Clearwater Bay Open, from October 17-20, would have been the climax of the third-tier, 14-event, PGA Tour Series-China. Instead it became the latest sporting casualty of sometimes violent mass anti-government protests.