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  1. Allegiance to new tour brings plenty of reward for China No. 1 Liang

    Posted Feb 13th 2011, 12:00am by Noel Prentice

    ... Noel Prentice While many players are too scared to speak out against one tour or the other, China number one Liang Wenchong has become OneAsia's poster boy. Liang made his name ... Liang's decision to play Down Under late last year highlighted the deteriorating situation as no Chinese players were among the field for the Asian Tour's season-ending Masters in Hua Hin, ...

  2. Liang stays ahead with flawless round

    Posted Apr 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Liang Wenchong produced another flawless round of golf to maintain his lead at the halfway mark of the OneAsia US$1 million Luxehills Chengdu Open. The Chinese number one fired a six-under-par 66 at Luxehills International Country Club for a three-stroke lead over Australian Kurt Barnes and Kim Bio. Barnes matched Liang's opening-round course record ...

  3. Liang finds form despite distractions

    Posted Nov 14th 2009, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... Mathew Scott The largest gallery of the day was hanging on every shot played by Ian Poulter, Rory McIlroy and Liang Wenchong. Yet it was the Chinese number one who brought the biggest cheers- and the best round of the star grouping- as Liang held his nerve in the face of all the attention to shoot a second-round 65, finishing the day at nine-under-par 131 and a share ...

  4. Liang within hair of lucrative goal

    Posted Nov 12th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay China number-one Liang Wenchong finds himself precariously placed as the UBS Hong Kong Open gets under way today. While the crowd favourite is comfortably in second place ... Dubai World Championship next week. 'It will be good if I can make it to Dubai. That tournament has the highest prize money on the European Tour,' Liang said yesterday. Only ...

  5. Liang's share of the lead fires great expectations

    Posted Nov 14th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay China number one Liang Wenchong bravely spearheaded the Asian challenge at Fanling as he muscled his way into a four-way tie for the lead as the UBS Hong Kong Open reached the halfway mark yesterday. The co-sanctioned tournament had a posse of European Tour regulars at the fore, but Liang refused to be overawed, pushing himself into contention with a sparkling ...

  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 snatches the lead- with a little help from his friends

    Posted Nov 21st 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Noisy crowd spurs Chinese star into top spot alongside Sterne China number one Liang Wenchong tuned out all the chitter-chatter from his 'friends' yesterday to lead an Asian charge for opening-day honours at the 50th UBS Hong Kong Open. The leading money-winner on the Asian Tour last year, Liang began his Hong Kong campaign with a flourish as he shot ...

  9. Liang and Zhang aim to copy their Olympic heroes

    Posted Oct 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Liang Wenchong and Zhang Lianwei aim to follow the 'glorious Olympic achievements' of their compatriots at the Omega Mission Hills World Cup in Shenzhen next ... comprising 18 exempt countries, the host nation and nine qualifiers, will line up on the Olazabal Course from November 27-30, all chasing the lion's share of the US$5.5 million prize fund. Liang ...

  10. 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].' ...




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