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  1. Sport - Golf - GOLF

    Hong Kong Open's future is safe, says Asian Tour

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 12:00am by Noel Prentice

    ... Noel Prentice noel.prentice@scmp.com Chief executive promises to prevent event losing its lustre to high-stakes Turkish Open, saying the tournament will keep growing HK Open's future is safe, vows Asian Tour HK Open's future is safe, vows Asian Tour The Asian Tour promised to safeguard the long-term health of the troubled Hong Kong Open yesterday after the European Tour ...

  2. OneAsia bosses plan to jazz up tour

    Posted Apr 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Noel Prentice in Tianjin noel.prentice@scmp.com OneAsia chiefs vowed yesterday to make the sport more hip and fashionable, as an early bird caught the worm on the first day of the US$3 million Volvo China Open. 'We are looking for the next 'wow factor',' said new OneAsia secretary general Tenniel Chu, who is vice-chairman at Mission Hills Golf Club. ...

  3. 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 on the Asian Tour but espoused OneAsia's value after winning last season's order of merit, thanks to victories in the Luxehills Chengdu Open and Thailand Open, the runner-up spot ...

  4. Deaf player overcomes sounds of silence on tour

    Posted Dec 17th 2010, 12:00am by Noel Prentice

    ... Noel Prentice in Hua Hin, Thailand Lee Sung never had a problem with rowdy galleries, cameras clicking on his back swing or mobile phones breaking the silence. His whole world was deadly quiet. The 29-year-old South Korean has amazed so many people by defying deafness in a sport where sound is so important that one disbelieving European Tour player yelled out during his swing ...

  5. Spectacular birdie blitz from Thailand's Thongchai falls just short of play-off drama

    Posted Nov 19th 2007, 12:00am by Noel Prentice

    ... Noel Prentice A spectacular finish by Thongchai Jaidee almost put the Thai in a play-off yesterday. Thongchai birdied six of the last seven holes and sat at 14 under, along with KJ Choi, as the drama unfolded on the 18th green. But Miguel Angel Jimenez's three-foot bogey putt to win quickly extinguished any flicker of play-off hopes. 'I'm very happy to finish in the top ...

  6. Official probe of tournament cash

    Posted Apr 25th 2005, 12:00am by Noel Prentice

    ... Noel Prentice in Beijing The European Tour is conducting a 'full investigation into all aspects of finances of tournaments' after it was revealed that prize money has yet to be paid from the Indonesian Open four weeks ago. The South China Morning Post revealed on Friday that Thai Thaworn Wiratchant was still waiting for his US$120,000 cheque after winning the event, ...

  7. Johl spearheads Asian revival

    Posted Apr 17th 2005, 12:00am by Noel Prentice

    ... Noel Prentice Amandeep Johl rode in on the back of a golf cart and punched the air as the cheers rang out from a partisan Asia Tour contingent. 'Awesome. Magnificent,' Asian Tour boss Louis Martin said after Johl birdied half of the holes he played- 16- and proved the hero of the day as the pendulum swung Asia's way. 'Advantage Asia,' said Johl after he ...

  8. Hsieh picks Zhang to bolster Asians

    Posted Mar 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Noel Prentice

    ... Noel Prentice in Phuket Captain Hsieh Min-nan yesterday called on China star Zhang Lianwei to be his 'pillar of strength again' as Asia try to defend their Dynasty Cup title against the best of Japan at Mission Hills next month. Hsieh, who masterminded the stunning victory for Asia in the inaugural Ryder Cup-style clash two years ago, opted for Zhang and compatriot ...

  9. Choi sees no limits for rising star Liang

    Posted Nov 17th 2007, 12:00am by Noel Prentice

    ... Noel Prentice Chinese number one's impressive second round has South Korean waxing lyrical KJ Choi got his first look at Liang Wenchong on Thursday and said China's number one played like an order of merit leader. Yesterday, Liang played like an order of merit winner as he outscored overnight leader Choi (72) and second-placed Miguel Angel Jimenez (67) with a composed ...



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