The Asian Tour

Liang urges Asia's tours to bury the hatchet

China No 1 Liang Wenchong called on Asia's warring bodies, the Asian Tour and OneAsia Tour, to bury the hatchet and smoke the peace pipe so the region's players could benefit.

Thursday, 1 December, 2011, 12:00am

Asian Tour finance manager disappears

Police in Malaysia have been brought in to find the Asian Tour's former senior finance manager and head of human resources, who has disappeared - along with a large sum of money, with some estimates putting it at US$1 million.

7 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

South Korean youngest money winner

Noh Seung-yul might not have troubled the leaders yesterday, but he walked away from Fanling as the youngest-ever winner of the Asian Tour Order of Merit. The South Korean now has an unassailable lead after his main rival, Australian Marcus Fraser, played well but not well enough to collect the money he needed to reel Noh in.

22 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Better Tomorrow

What is the outlook for OneAsia in 2010?

7 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Asian Tour to blossom despite credit crunch

In the bigger scheme of things, the US$500,000 Macau Open is small fry, a bit like the tasty sardines they serve in the Portuguese restaurants in this city. But every little bit helps, according to an upbeat Asian Tour chief Kyi Hla Han, who remains confident the region can survive any possible downturn from the financial meltdown.

23 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Asian tiger ready to pounce on 'colonial invasion'

Think again if you thought the world was a different place. Accusations of treachery and trespassing are flying as the European Tour attempts to muscle in on its Asian 'brother' by staging a US$2.5 million golf tournament in India without the blessing of the Asian Tour - or indeed the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI).

17 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Thongchai comes to grief on greens

Thongchai Jaidee's debut saw him board the dreaded bogey train at Augusta National as he settled for a six-over 78.

The Thai star, Asia's number one in 2001 and 2004, split the opening hole's fairway with a picture perfect drive but it didn't settle the early nerves as he failed to come to grips with the slippery greens.

8 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Asian Tour going to Karachi

The Asian Tour will break new ground next January with the staging of the Pakistan Open in Karachi.

The Pakistan Golf Federation, which has organised the Pakistan Open since 1967, recently concluded an agreement to stage its Open on the Asian Tour for the first time from next year.

The initial agreement is for a three-year duration.

5 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Wiratchant seeking to regain merit lead

Thailand's Thaworn Wiratchant headlines the US$300,000 Taiwan Open today, where he bids to regain his top spot on the Asian Tour order of merit.

Wiratchant was dislodged from his perch last weekend by compatriot Thongchai Jaidee, who finished fifth in the Singapore Open.

15 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Meetings to decide Tour's future

High-level meetings will take place behind closed doors at Fanling this weekend to determine the future of the Asian Tour.

Delegates from the Asia-Pacific Golf Confederation (APGC) will congregate in the territory to discuss the best way forward for the region's eldest professional circuit, which includes the Hong Kong Open.

31 May 1997 - 12:00am