SportsLine simulated the 2019 Mayakoba Golf Classic 10,000 times and came up with a surprising leaderboard. by CBS Sports Staff Nov 12, 2019 at 1:11 pm ET • 3 min read Although nine of the last 12 winners have been 30 or over, the 2019 Mayakoba Golf Classic could belong to the younger players this week. Rookie sensation Viktor Hovland makes his fourth start of the season, looking to follow up on four straight top-10 finishes to end the last one. The 22-year old Norwegian isn't the only young contender in the 2019 Mayakoba Classic field, as 21-year-old Chilean Joaquin Niemann won A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier. Hovland and Niemann will be aiming to keep Matt Kuchar from defending at the 6,987-yard, par-71 El Camaleon Golf Course. Kuchar, who downed Danny Lee in a two-hole playoff with a tournament-record 22 under par total, is one of the top favorites at 18-1 Mayakoba Golf Classic odds. Presidents Cup captain's selection Tony Finau and veteran Billy … [Read more...] about 2019 Mayakoba Golf Classic odds: PGA picks, predictions from same model that nailed six majors
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Guwahati: India's ace shuttlers at the international level and former national champions Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap and Sourabh Verma dint break much sweat in their respective quarters as they advanced to the semifinals of the 83rd Yonex-Sunrise Senior Badminton Nationals here Friday. Defending champion Saina hardly broke a sweat to get the better of former India number one Neha Pandit of Mumbai 21-10 21-10 in a lop-sided quarterfinal contest. The two-time Commonwealth Games champion will face 22-year-old Nagpur qualifier Vaishnavi Bhale, who was part of India's Uber Cup squad last year, later in the evening. Kashyap, a 2012 winner, prevailed 21-18 21-16 over Bodhit Joshi, who had reahed the finals of Iceland International last year. The former world no 6 from Hyderabad will face Lakshya Sen in the semifinals later in the day. Both Saina and Kashyap had played their pre-quarterfinal match on Thursday night at the newly-laid wooden court at the TRP indoor stadium after … [Read more...] about Senior Badminton National Championships: Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap, Sourabh Verma breeze into semis
Guwahati: Indian Badminton fans are in for a real treat as two of the best women shuttlers in PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal lock horns in the Women's Singles summit clash of Senior National Badminton Championship at Guwahati. The title clash would be a repeat of the last year’s finals where Saina got the better off her arch rival Sindhu to prevail as the national champion. While Sindhu overcame a challenge from Assam's promising 19-year-old Ashmita Chaliha 21-10 22-20 in the first semifinal, Saina got the better of Nagpur qualifier Vaishnavi Bhale, who was part of India's Uber Cup squad last year, 21-15 21-14 to storm into the finals. In the Men's Singles title clash, two-time winner Sourabh Verma will take on Asian Junior champion Lakshya Sen who stunned P Kashyap. In Men's Doubles Final, Pranaav Jerry Chopra and Chirag Shetty will take on Arjun MR and Shlok Ramchandran, while for the Women's Doubles trophy, the pair of Meghana Jakkampudi and Poorvisha S Ram will play the team … [Read more...] about Sr National Badminton Championship: Sindhu to lock horns with Saina Nehwal in high voltage women’s singles final
Breaking News AP A lightning bolt struck a PGA Tour Championship golf course this weekend -- and it ended up hurting a number of people ... including one kid. The scary moment happened Saturday afternoon at the East Lake golf Club in Atlanta, GA at 4:45 PM ET, when lightning struck a tree in the middle of the third round of the FedEx Cup Championship -- which was on a brief break amid stormy skies. Lightening strike at the FedEx cup championship in Atlanta. Hope everyone is ok. #FedExCup pic.twitter.com/gbSFvVJwHO— Blake Manuel (@Bcicles) August 24, 2019 @Bcicles The lightning reportedly sent a bunch of debris flying, and that struck at least six people ... one of whom was reportedly a child. Nobody was hit by the thunder bolt itself, and thankfully ... no one is said to have suffered life-threatening injuries. Terrifying, nonetheless. AP Paramedics arrived shortly thereafter to treat the victims, and the scene couldn't have been more chaotic with folks lying out, … [Read more...] about Lightning Strikes at PGA Tour Championship, Six Injured Including Child
Football fans are often prone to bouts of misty eyed reminiscence: the last-minute equalizer, the long-retired hero, the dramatic derby victory. But over the next ten days or so, in a frankly bizarre turn of events, a few might cast an affectionate eye back to the relative simplicity of European Championship qualifying processes of old. The four-yearly continental tournament was, until 2016, a 16-team affair where qualification and the tournament itself were generally fairly straightforward. The waters have now been muddied a little by the expansion to 24 teams combined with the multi-venue nature of Euro 2020 and the influence of the Nations League on the path to qualification. Let's start with the easy bit. The top two teams in each of the ten groups qualify automatically. Given that there are no automatic host qualifiers this time around, that's 20 of the 24 teams. Here's where the main change comes. Unlike previous editions, the … [Read more...] about Euro 2020 qualifiers: Who’s going through and how does it work?
Yogesh Kathuniya bronze medal in men's discus throw F56 final. © Twitter Three foul attempts, but promising Indian thrower Yogesh Kathuniya didn't give up hope to claim the bronze medal in men's discus throw F56 final at the Dubai 2019 World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai on Tuesday. In doing so, Kathuniya also booked the seventh Tokyo 2020 qualification spot for India in Para Athletics, before Praveen Kumar joined him with a fourth-place finish in the men's high jump T64 final last evening. He attained a personal best clearing the bar at 1.92 metres.Under International Paralympic Committee rules, the top four ranked athletes at the 2019 World Para Athletics Championships in each of the individual medal events on the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Programme (excluding marathon) will each obtain one qualification slot for their respective country.The 23-year-old Kathuniya hurled the discus to a distance of 42.05 metres in his sixth attempt to take the bronze. For most part of … [Read more...] about Discus Thrower Yogesh Kathuniya Wins World Para Athletics Championships Bronze, Books Tokyo Paralympic Quota