Ageless Lascuña rules Country Club Invt’l by three

Antonio Lascuña (left) is congratulated by Miguel Tabuena. —CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Twenty years from his first The Country Club win—when the course was a lot shorter and he was one of the young guns on tour—Antonio Lascuña became a two-time champion by being one of the oldest in the field and beating the modern-day face of…

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Lascuña new Country Club leader after gutsy 72

Antonio Lascuña —FILE PHOTO Antonio Lascuña drained a 12-foot putt for birdie on the 18th hole on Thursday, capping a demanding test in the third round of the rich The Country Club (TCC) Invitational, which toasted a new leader in the 53-year-old veteran at the wind-buffeted layout in Sta. Rosa, Laguna. The brutal 7,735-yard layout…

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Tabuena seals title match with Lascuña

Miguel Tabuena of the Philippines. –Paul Lakatos/ Asian Tour Antonio Lascuña was in control of his two matches on Thursday and kept his surprising repeat bid going, while Miguel Tabuena rallied against two Asian Tour peers as the duo set up an interesting match for the ICTSI The Country Club (TCC) Match Play Invitational title…

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Tabuena, Que battle for semis slot; Ababa, Lascuña also advances

Miguel Tabuena —ASIAN TOUR PHOTO Miguel Tabuena and Angelo Que, the most successful internationalists in the ICTSI The Country Club (TCC) Match Play field, will be trying to advance to the quarterfinals at each other’s expense after both coasted to round-of-16 victories Wednesday. Tabuena, who owns an Asian Tour win this year, and Que, a…

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Lascuña, Ababa lead advance of top seeds; Jahns bombs out

Antonio Lascuña: Five birdies, one bogey. —FILE PHOTO Antonio Lascuña, the relatively short-hitting defending champion who isn’t giving himself much of a chance to repeat, on Tuesday demolished young Gab Manotoc, 5&4, to advance to the second round of the ICTSI The Country Club Match Play Invitational that was stirred up by Elmer Salvador’s upset…

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