Golfer

Surviving school of hard knocks

I have always admired genuinely happy people. The problem is they are surprisingly hard to find. Michelle Wie is a prodigiously talented golfer who at 10 years old became the youngest player to qualify for a USGA amateur championship.

Sunday, 23 October, 2011, 12:00am

A good week for ...

Isabelle Beisiegel

29 May 2011 - 12:00am

Tiger Woods is a golfer, not a moral guardian

Tiger Woods' return to competitive golfing has reignited interest in his personal life. As he strides the fairways and greens at the Masters tournament in Augusta this week, the extramarital affairs that brought his career to a stop in December are again a topic of media gossip and prurient barroom debate.

10 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Editor's Note

Birdie, eagle and albatross; dog-leg, bogey and bump and run - golf's abundant and quirky terminology can be a virtual sand trap for beginners.

3 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Lady golfer aims to win

Name: Tiffany Chan Tsz-ching

School: Diocesan Girls' School

Grade: Form One

Sport: Golf

Achievements: Tiffany, 13, has been taking part in Hong Kong Junior Open events since 2003, taking home gold in the first two years.

In October last year, she played at the AGM Amateur Golf Open in Sai Kung.

2 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Golfer, 87, fights off attacker

An 87-year-old golfer told yesterday how he ended up in hospital after fighting off an attacker who pounced from the back seat of his car.

Bill Newport was about to pull out of the golf club car park at Shek O on Friday night when a hand grabbed his neck from behind.

21 Jan 1999 - 12:00am

Visa woes continue to block Zhang's quest for success

ZHANG Lianwei's progress in the Volvo German Open rested on overcoming the most unusual hazard of his career.

Despite returning scores of 72 and 71 at Schloss Nippenburg to squeeze through on the half-way cut mark, the prospects of China's number one golfer lining up in yesterday's third round hung precariously in the balance.

22 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

Pro advice hits home to a tee

AN 18-hole composite course is open for play at Kau Sai Chau. The first nine holes are the challenging 6,800-yard championship North Course. The back nine consists of the more user-friendly 5,900-yard South Course.

27 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

Jaeger flair captures the young mood of the moment

JAEGER'S flair for classic cuts and comfortable shapes expands to promote exciting texture and optimistic colour that suits the younger-thinking mood for summer 1993.

Traditional themes are the springboard for innovative design, where fun and function are perfectly balanced as a feel for the relaxed continues.

9 May 1993 - 12:00am

Night range brightened by another tall golfing story

THE news that Discovery Bay Golf Club will be the first in Hongkong to introduce night-time golf with the aid of extensive flood-lighting reminds us of a conversation between two golfing buddies about to tee-off in just such a night-time game in another part of the world.

12 Apr 1993 - 12:00am