Alex Jenkins

Agojo holds off challenge from Peng to claim HK amateur title

Jayvie Agojo of the Philippines claimed her first Helene et Henri Hong Kong Ladies Open Amateur Championship at Fanling yesterday.

Friday, 23 September, 2011, 12:00am

HK and Singapore in Putra Cup showdown

Hong Kong and Singapore set up a final-round showdown in the Putra Cup after the pair distanced themselves from the rest of the field at Clearwater Bay Golf & Country Club yesterday.

9 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

HK on top after Hak's record round

Inspired by a magnificent 65 from Jason Hak Shun-yat, Hong Kong are a step closer to their first Putra Cup triumph in 50 years after taking the second-round lead at Clearwater Bay Golf & Country Club yesterday.

8 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Tiffany Chan bounces back to keep title

A final-hole eagle helped Tiffany Chan defend her Hong Kong Ladies Close Amateur Championship title in style at Discovery Bay Golf Club yesterday. The student, 17, who began the day two strokes behind leader Mimi Ho, fired a 71 to cruise to a six-stroke win. Ho faded to a 78 to finish second, while Kitty Tam's 73 earned her third spot in the annual 54-hole tournament.

26 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Teenager leads ladies in Discovery Bay

Mimi Ho takes a slender lead into the final round of the Hong Kong Ladies Close Amateur Championship after a composed 71 at Discovery Bay Golf Club yesterday. The 15-year-old was consistent over the cliff-top layout, her home course, carding two birdies and one bogey in a one-under-par effort to steal a march on defending champion Tiffany Chan and first-round leader Tiana Lau.

25 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Pethes secures seniors crown

Despite not being at his best during the final round, Joe Pethes (pictured) held on to reclaim the MacGregor Hong Kong Seniors' Amateur Close Championship title at Fanling yesterday. The 64-year-old, who won the event in 2007 and 2008, closed with a 79 to finish the three-round tournament on a score of 228. Defending champion Matajiro Nagatomi was sixth after slumping to an 83.

29 May 2010 - 12:00am

Asistio leads way in Hong Kong

Filipino Antonio Asistio leads the Masters Golf Fashion Hong Kong Open Amateur Championship after firing a first round two-under-par 68 at Fanling yesterday. Doug Williams, 50, from Hong Kong, rolled back the years with a 69 to lie in sole possession of second place in the qualifying tournament.

23 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Thidapa eases to HK Ladies crown

Thailand's Thidapa Suwannapura overcame a shaky start to cruise to victory at the Helene et Henri Hong Kong Ladies Amateur Open Championship yesterday. Thidapa (pictured), 15, who held a six-stroke lead heading into the final round, bogeyed the first three holes at Clearwater Bay Golf and Country Club.

27 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

More heartache for HK players

For the third straight year, Thai players dashed domestic hopes at the MacGregor Hong Kong Junior Open Championships in dramatic final-round finishes at Clearwater Bay Golf & Country Club.

16 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Mizuno and Ho lead Hong Kong challenge

Shinichi Mizuno and Stephanie Ho head the domestic challenge after the first round of the MacGregor Hong Kong Junior Open Championship at a windswept Clearwater Bay Golf and Country Club yesterday. Japan-born Mizuno, 14, who attends West Island School, fired two late birdies in a composed round of 71 (1-over-par) to lie second, two strokes behind Thailand's Nacha Patchana.

15 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Stone rock solid en route to title

Charles Stone landed his first MacGregor Hong Kong Close Amateur Championship in fine style yesterday at Fanling, romping to a six-shot victory over Steven Lam Tsz-fung. Oliver Roberts and Marcus Lam tied for third, a further shot adrift. 'All that practice paid off,' said Stone, 15, who carded a second successive round of 73.

28 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Mak clinches title after 'miracle' shot

A sensational birdie at the final hole gave Demi Mak Jun-wi her first Ladies' Close Amateur Championship crown - and finally laid to rest the memory of 2005 when, as a 14-year-old, she all but threw away the title. She started the day with a three-shot lead over Raniasih Pomareda at the Discovery Bay Golf Club, but gradually lost her grip.

8 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Juniors make grand start at Kau Sai Chau

Steven Lam Tsz-fung and Tiffany Chan Tsz-ching fired stunning opening rounds at the Mizuno Winter Junior Tournament at Kau Sai Chau's South Course yesterday to take sizeable leads in their respective divisions. Lam, who celebrated his fifteenth birthday last week, couldn't have asked for a better start to his day by holing his approach shot to the first hole for an eagle.

28 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Chapchai's Order of Merit hopes dashed

A disastrous round of 6-over-par 76 - which included a quintuple bogey - effectively derailed Chapchai Nirat's chances of winning the 2007 Asian Tour Order of Merit.

18 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Romero stumbles

He might have made 10 birdies in the final round to almost win the British Open at Carnoustie earlier this year, but Andres Romero failed to mount any serious challenge at Fanling as he slumped to a second round of 76 to miss the cut by a staggering 12 shots.

17 Nov 2007 - 12:00am