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  1. Chan overcomes jitters to stay the course

    Posted Sep 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay in Macau alvin.sallay@scmp.com Man and nature tried to impede Chan Yih-shin but the happy-go-lucky Taiwanese was unstoppable as he completed a wire-to-wire Macau Open victory yesterday. Chan shot his worst round of the week, a two-under-par 69, but it was enough to give him a three-shot victory over Australian David Gleeson and see him take home US$118,875. It wasn't ...

  2. Chan has every reason to smile as pulls ahead

    Posted Sep 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a one-shot lead at the halfway mark of the Macau Open. Yesterday the 35-year-old's smiles were wider than ever after grabbing sole ownership of the lead at the US$750,000 tournament. 'Well, ... on the opening day with his five-under-par 66 tying him in first place alongside American Anthony Kang, Englishman Nick Redfern and Swede Rikard Karlberg. But he left them behind thanks to an eagle ...

  3. Family matters help disrupt Rose's debut

    Posted Dec 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... James Porteous james.porteous@scmp.com Justin Rose's Hong Kong debut was brief but lucrative, the Englishman missing the cut but pocketing an appearance fee believed to be around HK$600,000. A 69 yesterday in the tougher early morning conditions for ...

  4. Poulter a long shot for two-in-a-row

    Posted Dec 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay Only one player has won back-to-back titles in this tournament's history. Today, Ian Poulter will attempt to make it two, as he tries to emulate Taiwanese Hsieh Yung-yo (1963-64). The defending champion has put himself in a reasonable po ...

  5. Hak battles nerves to stay in race

    Posted Dec 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... James Porteous Jason Hak Shun-yat's father's relieved expression said it all at the halfway house at Fanling, his nerves finally going slack after nine holes that wound them to tightrope tension. Hak seemed set to cruise into the weekend when he ...

  6. Excited Chan aims to stay in front

    Posted Sep 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay in Macau alvin.sallay@scmp.com Taiwan's Chan Yih-shin finds himself in uncharted waters- on the verge of his first wire-to-wire victory on the Asian Tour- after taking a one-shot lead into the final round of the Macau Open today. The genial Chan has led from the outset, sharing the lead with three others at the end of the first round before taking the outright lead ...

  7. Local star Hie takes lead in Indonesia

    Posted Mar 27th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Indonesia's Rory Hie took the third-round lead in the US$1 million Indonesia PGA Championship yesterday. The former US college star fired a third-round five-under-par 67 for a three-round aggregate of 13-under-par 203 at Imperial Klub Golf near Jakarta. Australian Mathew Millar, the first- and second-round leader, carded a 71 and was in second place, one ...

  8. Money talks in Asian golf world

    Posted Nov 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... defining victory during the Asian swing, it hardly matters. Rory McIlroy is the reigning US Open champion. When he tapped in a two-foot putt to win US$2 million in the Shanghai Masters four weeks ago, US$560,000 more than he got for his US Open win, his banker was happier than his historian. From Singapore to Shanghai and all points in between, the best players in the world have been ...

  9. Brilliant Westwood scorches into 11-shot lead

    Posted Dec 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Noel Prentice in Bangkok noel.prentice@scmp.com Lee Westwood has assembled all the pieces needed to win a cherished major and put the 'whole package' on show again at the US ... was already singing at the Amata Spring Country Club. The world No3 followed up his opening-day, 12-under-par 60 with an equally brilliant eight-under 64 in tougher conditions to make a one-horse race ...

  10. Woods lauds talent of mainland's juniors

    Posted Apr 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tim Noonan in Dongguan A little more than 24 hours after finishing fourth at the US Masters on Sunday, Tiger Woods touched down at the Mission Hills Golf Club for a junior clinic and to help promote his line of clubs and apparel. 'I always love coming back here and not just for the golf,' Woods said. 'Being half Asian I feel comfortable here.' Despite ...




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