Snedeker and Cabrera share lead at Masters Tournament

Brandt Snedeker of the US waves to the crowd on the 18th green during the third round of the 77th Masters golf tournament on Saturday at Augusta National Golf Club. Photo: AFP

Snedeker kept his cool in the suffocating pressure of Augusta National to shoot a flawless three-under par 69 to finish the day at seven-under and in sight of a first major title.

Sunday, 14 April, 2013, 12:59pm

Tiger Woods feels his age as Chinese teen Guan Tianlang reaches Masters

Tiger Woods, 37, played in his first Masters at age 19. Photo: AFP

Tiger Woods fears almost nothing in golf, but having 14-year-old Chinese prodigy Guan Tianlang set to become the youngest starter in Masters history has sent a shiver down his spine.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

'An incredible achievement' for Chinese schoolboy prodigy as he qualifies for US Masters

Guan Tianlang

WGC-HSBC Champions winner Ian Poulter took time out from his celebrations to hail yesterday's other big victor, mainland schoolboy Guan Tianlang, who became the youngest-ever player to qualify for the Masters in Augusta by winning the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship.

5 Nov 2012 - 10:30am

Fu comes up short in Masters semis

Marco Fu Ka-chun's fairytale run ended prematurely when he was bundled out in the semi-finals of the British Masters by Stephen Lee.

21 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Fu stuns Ding to reach last four

Hong Kong's Marco Fu Ka-chun moved closer to winning his second major title this season when he pulled off a shock win over the mainland's world number eight Ding Junhui in the quarter-finals of the British Masters at Wembley Arena.

20 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

As China's darling, Ding has key role in East v West star wars

Strip away the veneer of sophistication from China's most famous snooker star and what you will get is Ding Junhui, all excited and hopeful that he might be able to bump into his all-action idol Jackie Chan when he arrives in town next week for a showdown against the world's top players.

8 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Ding gets a lucky break after being denied the prize money

Ding Junhui wrote himself into the history books by being the first Asian to win a ranking tournament in 10 years - but bizarrely he did not take home a cent in prize money and he dropped four places in the world rankings.

10 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Ding beats Doherty to set up dream final with Hendry

China's Ding Junhui continued his marvellous form, thrashing former world champion Ken Doherty 6-0 and setting up a dream final against Scottish great Stephen Hendry at the China Open in Beijing today.

3 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Sports Quiz

1. Name the only Hong Kong player to win a rubber in the 4-1 Davis Cup loss to the Philippines last weekend?

2. How many strokes did Tiger Woods finish behind Masters winner Phil Mickelson?

3. Who was the first batsman to score two triple Test centuries?

4. Who won the Tuanku Ja'afar under-19 cricket Trophy?

18 Apr 2004 - 12:00am

Classy performance puts Fu in the frame

Marco Fu Kar-chun put himself firmly in the frame for future stardom by reaching the final of the British snooker Grand Prix in Preston.

Despite losing the championship decider 9-2 to Britain's Stephen Lee, 20-year-old Fu has made a lasting impression on the world stage.

30 Oct 1998 - 12:00am


I WOULD like to comment on Brian Masters' article 'Earthly Powers' (South China Morning Post, March 11).

Two points are worthy of particular comment. First, Mr Masters' attempt to draw a parallel between the Pope and the Third Reich is quite grotesque and an insult to those millions who suffered at the hands of the Nazis.

28 Mar 1995 - 12:00am

Pot shot genius

FIRST there was a Hurricane that took snooker by storm in the 1970s, then a Whirlwind blew through in the 1980s and out of Asia in the 1990s comes a Thai-phoon.

5 Dec 1993 - 12:00am