Arnold Palmer

Slice of Life

From the South China Morning Post this week in: 1963

Hongkong, April 8

Tuesday, 8 April, 2008, 12:00am

Rising stars must shoulder responsibilities

All too often, today's multi-millionaire professionals forget just how privileged they are.

That's partly because most are too young to appreciate that top touring pros have not always enjoyed the red carpet treatment they now routinely receive.

22 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

Palmer and Stewart legends to admire

SPORTING legends may not be extinct, but they are an endangered species whose number can be counted on your fingers.

To become a legend, a sportsman must have certain definable qualities - talent hovering above genius level and personality - plus that intangible factor X which makes others feel they are in the presence of greatness.

30 Jan 1995 - 12:00am

Stars and Stripes unfurling all around Asian fairways

AMERICAN influence continues to spread in Asian golfing circles . . . on and off the course.

Since John Jacobs became the first American to win the Asian Tour Order of Merit title in 1984, golfers from the United States have dominated the circuit. Four of the last five winners of the Hong Kong Open have come from the land of the Stars and Stripes.

31 Jan 1994 - 12:00am

US PGA back new course in China

CHINA'S Mission Hills Golf Club yesterday entered into an historic accord with the United States PGA Tour.

In joining the tour's network of International Tournament Players Clubs (ITPC), the 36-hole project under construction in Shenzhen becomes the first PGA Tour approved course in China.

26 Jan 1994 - 12:00am