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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Liang grabs share of lead

    Posted Aug 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter China's Liang Wenchong, Pariya Junhasavasdikul from Thailand and Australian Andre Stolz shared the first-round lead yesterday in the US$1 million Thailand Open, all capitalising on fine recent form. They shot five-under-par 67s at Burapha Golf Club near Pattaya in the OneAsia event. Liang is fresh from a top-10 finish in the US PGA Championship two weeks ago, ...

  4. Liang seeks world glory

    Posted Jan 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Asia's number one player, Liang Wenchong (pictured), launches his 2008 campaign in Hawaii this week, aiming to push himself to the forefront of world golf. Liang, who ... was invited to the US PGA Tour event based on his newly attained status as the region's top player. In 2007, Liang won once and had eight other top-10 finishes. ...

  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. Confident Liang out to strike a blow for Asia at Masters

    Posted Apr 09th 2008, 12:00am by Chuah Choo Chiang

    ... Chuah Choo Chiang Liang Wenchong never quite imagined his life could change so dramatically the moment a golf club was put in his hands some 14 years ago. The 29-year-old will this week become only the second mainland player to compete in the prestigious Masters and will do so as China's first-ever Asian Tour number one. Liang represents an exciting generation of golfers ...

  8. 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 ...

  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 tries to swing dynasty cup place

    Posted Jan 30th 2005, 12:00am by Noel Prentice

    ... Noel Prentice Liang Wenchong had his name in exalted company on the leaderboard through 13 holes at the Caltex Masters yesterday. And he hopes Asia's Dynasty Cup captain Hsieh Min-nan took note. Liang, who lost his way a little near the end to finish five shots behind leader Nick Dougherty, wants to make the Dynasty Cup for the Ryder Cup-style showdown between Asia and Japan ...




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