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  1. Only a matter of time before Liang is China's number one, says Zhang

    Posted Nov 28th 2004, 12:00am by Noel Prentice

    ... Noel Prentice Liang Wenchong upstaged China number one Zhang Lianwei on the Japanese Tour this year and again at the Volvo China Open yesterday. A day after Zhang nominated Liang as his ... 'I heard what Zhang said, but I don't feel under any more pressure than normal,' Liang said after shooting a one-over 73 for a three-round total of 219, 11 shots behind leader ...

  2. Trading tourist hordes for tranquillity

    Posted Sep 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... business. Jason Liang Zhiyi, a manager for Guangdong Nanhu International Travel Service, said only 4,000 people had signed up for its 'golden week' packages, a drop from last year's ... 'golden week' and Lunar New Year holidays wasn't any better,' Mr Liang said. The company slashed prices for its 'golden week' packages in a last-ditch effort to attract ...

  3. Liang works on passing the baton

    Posted Sep 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... James Porteous james.porteous@scmp.com Farmer's son Liang Wenchong beat all the odds to become China's top golfer- now he's hoping to sow the seeds for a new generation of mainland players. Born into a family of Guangdong peasants, Liang would rise at 5am to practise for a couple of hours before helping on the farm. His goal now is to try to get the development ...

  4. Liang gives special advice

    Posted Nov 19th 2010, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... Mathew Scott Chinese star Liang Wenchong finished the day with a rough and tumble two-over 72- and then proceeded to the practice greens to pass his knowledge on to the Hong Kong Special Olympics squad. Liang took 14 golfers through the do's and don'ts of the short game as part of the tournament sponsors' community affairs programme to help players prepare ...

  5. Liang not at best but Asian title in sights

    Posted Nov 19th 2007, 12:00am by Alex Jenkins

    ... Alex Jenkins Mainlander takes handy lead in Order of Merit Liang Wenchong might not have been at his very best this week, but the Chinese number one took a giant stride towards collecting his first UBS Asian Tour Order of Merit title following a solid performance at Fanling yesterday. Liang, 29, picked up a cheque for US$30,420 for finishing in a share for 15th place and now ...

  6. Mainlanders' future bright: Liang

    Posted Apr 19th 2008, 12:00am by Noel Prentice

    ... Noel Prentice in Beijing As Asian Tour champion Liang Wenchong moved into contention for his national open title yesterday, he said he believed Chinese golfers were catching up with the rest of the world. A record 26 mainland players started the US$2.2 million Volvo China Open, with five making the cut yesterday. The number may seem low but Liang, Li Chao and Wu Kangchun ...

  7. Liang first Chinese player to break the million-dollar mark

    Posted May 08th 2007, 12:00am by Chuah Choo Chiang

    ... Chuah Choo Chiang China's first million-dollar man, Liang Wenchong, wants another record- to become the first Chinese player to be number one in Asia. 'I am hoping to challenge for the UBS Order of Merit title, that's why I played in Korea,' said Liang, after his runner-up finish at the GS Caltex Maekyung Open at the weekend ensured he surpassed the US$1 million ...

  8. Liang delighted with major invitation

    Posted Jun 30th 2007, 12:00am by Chuah Choo Chiang

    ... Chuah Choo Chiang Chinese star Liang Wenchong has received a special exemption to compete in the 89th US PGA Championship from August 9 to 12. Liang (pictured) has never played in a major ... work,' Liang added. 'It will be my first major and somewhat of a consolation to the weekend's result [where he missed out on his place at the British Open].' ...

  9. Liang's long march to fame and fortune

    Posted Apr 08th 2007, 12:00am by Chuah Choo Chiang, Richard Castka

    ... become even more famous for being the 'mother' of Chinese number one Liang Wenchong. Liang has big dreams, like playing on the USPGA Tour and becoming the first Chinese to play ... winning in Singapore. 'When I joined the club, they paid all my expenses for travelling. I am what I am today because of my golf club.' Born to a working-class family, Liang had the good ...

  10. Liang Li Qiang

    Posted Jul 26th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Shanxi native returns to Hong Kong for an exhibition that showcases his wide range. As well as works from this year, such as his orchestra series Scene I (above), Liang depicts such St Paul's Cathedral in London, Hong Kong's cityscapes, and a sequence of nudes. Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm; Sun, 1pm-5pm. Yan Gallery, 77 Wyndham St, Central. Inquiries: 2139 2345 or www.yangallery.com ...




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