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Golf Equipment

Borrowed putter helps Park to victory in HK PGA Championship

Unho Park would be the first to admit it's the little decisions in golf that often make the biggest impact after the Singapore-based Australian rode a borrowed putter to victory at the HK$400,000 Ageas Hong Kong PGA Championship yesterday.

Thursday, 24 May, 2012, 12:00am

HKU student has no case to answer on two charges

A law student accused of locking up and assaulting his ex-girlfriend for three days to force her to reconcile with him yesterday was deemed to have no case to answer on two of the charges.

1 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

A good week for ...

Gabrielle Giffords

7 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Costly golf carts not for status, folks insist

They may be the price of a Maserati or a small studio apartment, but residents of Discovery Bay say their golf carts are no status symbol.

Licences to operate a cart at the resort-style residential estate have been selling for anything up to HK$2 million, it was revealed last week.

7 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Putting the cart before good economics

Forget stocks, property and gold. The hottest investment in Hong Kong right now is the humble golf cart. Not just any cart - only the ones in Discovery Bay will do.

5 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Golf carts roll past HK$2 million

The price of one kind of property continues to see massive escalation this year - the Discovery Bay golf cart. The latest transactions for the highly prized and highly restricted vehicles broke the HK$2 million mark.

'You can pick up a studio apartment here for around HK$2 million,' said Brian King, the principal of property brokerage Headland Homes.

3 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Tim Noonan

There is no instrument in sports that has as much integrity as a putter. Not only is it the most important club in a golfer's bag, but the flat stick just does not lie. You remember Graeme McDowell? Of course you do. He is arguably the most accomplished and relevant sportsman to have played competitively in Hong Kong over the last year when he appeared this past November at the Hong Kong Open.

16 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Beau Coops

Who started it? After completing a fine arts degree in New Zealand in 2000, aspiring shoe designer Carrie Cooper moved to Britain where she worked with a Portuguese manufacturer making footwear for brands such as Eley Kishimoto.

18 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Editor's picks: Wedges

Ideal for more formal occasions, this black style comes with a silver trim and a miniature version of the brand's signature buckle on the front. Cordell'or wedges (HK$3,900) from Roger Vivier, The Landmark, Central, tel: 2810 8690

5 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Conviction over fatal golf cart accident

A driver involved in a fatal accident involving an overloaded golf cart was ordered to perform 200 hours of community service. Li Man-yam, 56, was convicted of dangerous driving causing the death of Chung Shek-shing, who was thrown off the toolbox of the golf cart Li was driving at the Jockey Club Kau Sai Chau Public Golf Course on May 18 last year.

7 May 2010 - 12:00am

Editor's picks: Wedges

If you are looking to make a statement, go for these cage style wedges made from yellow dyed snakeskin. Yolk snake skin wedges (HK$18,980) from Bottega Veneta, The Landmark, Central, tel: 2973 0882

26 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Pangya Fantasy Golf

Fantasy and golf form a magical union in a new PlayStation Portable game that will entertain you for hours.

In Pangya: Fantasy Golf, gamers will be magically whisked away to the Inter-dimensional Pangya Invitational on Pangya Island, which boasts beautiful fairways.

7 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

In Brief

Man held for torching golf carts

Police arrested a man, 20, on suspicion of setting alight four golf carts in Discovery Bay on Lantau Island at 1.45am. A security guard saw the man running away from one of the carts and called police.

Woman hurt getting off bus

1 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Kitted out

Do or do not, there is no try

Step onto the green in style with this range of golfwear and accessories from functional footwear to hi-tech irons

3 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

5 great: wedges

1. Steal the show in this pair of shiny gold leather wedges embellished with chunky gold chains. Wedges (HK$16,000) by Givenchy from On Pedder, Wheelock House, Central, tel: 2118 3489

21 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

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