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.

Multiple major winner Ernie Els was the main drawcard at this year's Hong Kong Open but the event is still without a title sponsor. Photo: USA Today

Good times to return, says Asian Tour chief

Asian Tour CEO Mike Kerr says the outlook for golf in the continent is positive again after a difficult few years in which tournaments were scrapped and sponsors hard to find.