Tseng Yani http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/36477/all en Golf: Eagle-eye Tseng hovers at HSBC Women's Champions http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130228/golf-eagle-eye-tseng-hovers-at-hsbc-womens-champions <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>World number one Tseng Yani eagled her last hole at Singapore's star-studded HSBC Women's Champions Thursday as she shot up the leaderboard and put pressure on first-round leader Azahara Munoz.</p> <p>Tseng's 25-foot downhill putt across the 18th green, a contender for shot of the day, drew broad smiles and an arms-aloft celebration from the Taiwanese ace as she rocketed up the standings to lie three shots behind Munoz with a 68.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130228/golf-eagle-eye-tseng-hovers-at-hsbc-womens-champions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Par Tseng Yani U.S. Open AFP Thu, 28 Feb 2013 08:46:05 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5769426 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: 'Tough at number one' - Tseng's sympathy for McIlroy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130304/golf-tough-at-number-one-tsengs-sympathy-mcilroy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Taiwan golf sensation Tseng Yani admitted she would almost be glad to be toppled from the "very lonely" spot of world number one and held out sympathy for her besieged men's counterpart Rory McIlroy.</p> <p>Tseng watched on Sunday as her two closest rivals in the rankings, Choi Na-Yeon and Stacy Lewis, finished second and first respectively at the HSBC Women's Champions in Singapore, slashing her lead to just 0.68 average points.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130304/golf-tough-at-number-one-tsengs-sympathy-mcilroy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Members of the Order of the British Empire Rory McIlroy Tseng Yani AFP Mon, 04 Mar 2013 05:15:10 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5772561 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Taiwan fans rally behind dethroned Tseng http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130318/golf-taiwan-fans-rally-behind-dethroned-tseng <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Fans of dethroned Taiwan golf queen Tseng Yani rallied behind her Monday, encouraging her to fight back and reclaim her world number one title a day after American Stacy Lewis toppled her from the top spot.</p> <p>Lewis claimed the title by firing a final-round eight-under par 64 at the LPGA Founders Cup to beat Japan's Ai Miyazato by three strokes while Tseng finished with a share of 59th place, 19 strokes off the pace.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130318/golf-taiwan-fans-rally-behind-dethroned-tseng" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf LPGA Stacy Lewis Tseng Yani AFP Mon, 18 Mar 2013 04:15:46 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5786428 at http://www.globalpost.com