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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - GOLF

    Hong Kong's Doug Williams on cusp of biggest moment in career

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:54pm by BRIAN YAP

    ... on a flight from Honolulu to Los Angeles two weeks ago as he focuses on the biggest moment in his 44-year golfing career- this week's US Senior Open in Oklahoma. Armed with his late father&#039 ... Qualifying for the US Senior Open- after beating Hawaiian legend David Ishii in a play-off- is the pinnacle of Williams' career, which includes multiple victories in amateur events in Hong Kong, ...

  2. Sport - Golf - GOLF

    New feeder tour speeds up the emergence of Chinese golf talent

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 09:48pm by AP

    ... Just looked beautiful." Four years ago, Tiger Woods was introduced to a 12-year-old on the same hole at Sheshan International near Shanghai. Woods was amazed at the poise the boy showed ... Tour [on his home course at Lake Malaren]. A week later in the HSBC Champions, a World Golf Championship event featuring 40 of the top 50 in the world rankings, he closed with a 67 ...

  3. Sport - China - GOLF

    Banned Zhang Xinjun can still earn Web.com Tour card

    Posted Nov 10th 2014, 10:26pm by AP

    ... Chinese player to win on the PGA Tour China when he captured the Beijing Open in June. Zhang again was caught signing an incorrect card two months ago at the Cadillac Championship in Beijing. ... process," said Paul Johnson, the PGA Tour's senior vice-president of international business affairs. "If they finish fourth, they earn access for being fourth on the money list. It's ...

  4. Sport - China - GOLF

    Hot putter saves the day for Graeme McDowell at WGC-HSBC Champions

    Posted Nov 07th 2014, 11:04pm by AP, Reuters

    ... into the weekend at Sheshan International. Masters champion Bubba Watson birdied his last five holes for a 67 and was four shots behind, along with Hiroshi Iwata, of Japan, who had a 65. "I missed ... 10th hole at Sheshan International in the opening round when he missed a 5-foot putt. Microphones caught him using the F-word twice and capping it off with another F-word- the gay slur- ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - GOLF

    Hong Kong's Isabella Leung lines up in Mission Hills World Ladies Championship

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 12:07am by Staff Reporter

    ... Championship in Hainan. Leung, 18, will join a star-studded line-up at Mission Hills Haikou, including China’s top player, Feng Shanshan, world No 1 Park In-bee and defending champion Suzann Petterson and South Korean ace Ryu So-yeon. Leung, 18, said: “I can’t wait to learn from the best female players on the planet.” Leung will be looking to replicate the achievement of her international ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - GOLF

    Why Rory McIlroy has Hong Kong to thank- at least in part- for his rise to top

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 09:15pm by Richard Castka

    ... an incredible 12 months after he returned to Ireland by winning a host of international amateur titles, and that same year he fired an 11-under par course-record 61 in the second round of the North of Ireland Amateur Championship at Royal Port Rush, a course with more natural defences than a high-security prison. McIlroy returned to Hong Kong a year later to try to win the Faldo Series title, ...

  7. Sport - Golf - GOLF

    Select Bernhard Langer for Ryder Cup, says Martin Kaymer

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 11:24pm by Reuters

    ... and the US. "Bernhard and I have a good relationship," said the 29-year-old Kaymer, who is an international brand ambassador for Mercedes-Benz, official vehicle of the US PGA Championship ... Championship by competing in the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. "Shooting 18-under-par for four rounds at a difficult links course like Porthcawl is an outstanding effort under any circumstances ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - GOLF

    Koreans eager to regain dominance over Americans

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 10:08pm by AFP

    ... LPGA International Crown, a match-play clash of four-woman teams in which the Americans and South Koreans are top seeds ahead of Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, Australia, Sweden and Spain. Americans ... winner Michelle Wie and Women's British Open champion Mo Martin were too late to make the US team but teen star Lexi Thompson, who won her first major at the Kraft Nabisco Championship ...

  9. Sport - Golf - GOLF

    Liang Wenchong completes major set with US Open spot

    Posted May 27th 2014, 10:26pm by Reuters

    ... Masters on an invitation that same year. Meanwhile, a day after finishing second in the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth, Ireland's Shane Lowry booked his place by heading the international ... five-under-par 66 for a nine-under-par 133- enough to win by a stroke- at the Nara International Golf Club, securing his spot at the June 12-15 tournament at Pinehurst in North Carolina. Liang ...

  10. Sport - China - GOLF

    Historic milestone for 'grand slam' Liang Wenchong

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 09:27pm by Staff Reporter

    ... will complete the grand slam of major appearances by virtue of winning international sectional qualifying in Japan last month, and will play alongside India's Shiv Kapur and German Maximilian ... for the first time- at Zhongshan Hotspring Golf Club. Despite an unorthodox swing that persists to this day, Liang quickly separated himself from his peers. His first big international breakthrough came ...




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