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The Hong Kong Open

The Hong Kong Open is the oldest professional sporting event in Hong Kong and in 2013 celebrates its 55th anniversary. The winner of the 2012 edition was Spain's Miguel Angel Jimenez.

'Big Dolphin' Prom Meesawat bags bubbly bonus

Smiling Thai Prom Meesawat had another "nice memory" to cherish from the Hong Kong Open after he made a hole-in-one yesterday.

Friday, 17 October, 2014, 11:37pm


The Hong Kong Open - sponsored by UBS - is the city's oldest professional sporting event, and one of the most popular on the Asian and European golfing calendars. Going Out is giving away 10 double passes to the event, which is being held from November 18-21. The first 10 readers to e-mail going.out@scmp.com will secure two three-day passes. Fore!

11 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Hong Kong sailors rule the waves

Home boardsailors continued to dominate the waters as the Hong Kong Open reached its third day at Tung Wan, Cheung Chau yesterday. Guangzhou Asian Games representatives Chan Kin-yin and Chan Hei-man were hardly challenged in the men's and women's International Raceboard class as they both lead the overall standings with a perfect six penalty points after seven races.

26 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Chan closes in on world finals

Youngster Chan Hei-man won the first selection race for next year's ISAF Youth World regatta after she finished first in the junior section at the Hong Kong Open yesterday at Stanley. The 17-year-old Chan (pictured) came fourth in the overall youth standings, but her score of 38 was best among the girls.

24 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Rain fails to dampen HK Open meeting

A one-hour and 45-minute rain delay failed to dampen the enthusiasm of the 600 athletes who turned up to compete in the Hong Kong Open track meet at Tsing Yi Sports Ground yesterday, organised by the Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association.

5 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Teen star Bedanova finally reigns supreme in HK Open

Daniela Bedanova finally won the Hong Kong Open junior title - after a year-long rain delay. The 16-year-old Czech was denied the chance to play for the Hong Kong Open girls' singles crown last year when a downpour forced the final to be cancelled.

9 Oct 1999 - 12:00am

Troubled Open will go ahead again this year

The Hong Kong Open is set to win yet another 11th-hour reprieve and take its place in this year's sporting calendar.

The territory's oldest professional sports event has been living a hand-to-mouth existence over the last few years because of difficulties in securing sponsorship.

8 May 1996 - 12:00am

Nervous Shum squanders chance to reach big-time

ANDREW Shum Siu-chung missed an opportunity to take centre stage among the world's best in the Hong Kong Open yesterday when he cracked on the threshold of victory and lost in five games to Egypt's Gamal El Amir.

26 Aug 1993 - 12:00am