Kuchar gets Olympic boost

The Citizen (KZN) - - Sport - Sin­ga­pore

– Olympic medal­list Matt Kuchar fought back from a triple-bo­gey to win the Sin­ga­pore Open yes­ter­day in a boost ahead of the Tokyo Games, while fel­low Rio win­ner Justin Rose fin­ished sec­ond.

The three men’s golf medal­lists from the 2016 Rio Olympics ap­peared at the event, with their per­for­mances closely watched for clues about their form be­fore the Tokyo Games.

While Rio bronze medal­list Kuchar of the USA and gold win­ner Rose of Eng­land had good tour­na­ments, there was dis­ap­point­ment for sil­ver medal­list Henrik Sten­son who fin­ished 23rd. Jazz Janewat­tananond of Thai­land took third place. – AFP

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