Lin Wen-Tang

Hong Kong Open fights for survival

Lin Wen-tang

It is easily the most raucous confluence on the golf course. At the centre of it all is a red refreshment pagoda that is the one and only refreshment kiosk on the course so it's all happening here.

Monday, 19 November, 2012, 3:16am

Race to Dubai must come through Hong Kong for jet-setter Rose

Justin Rose lives just a few doors down from bosom buddy Ian Poulter, the defending UBS Hong Kong Open champion. But despite being close friends and neighbours, Rose has been unable to crack open Poulter's secrets of how to win at Fanling, a course he will be playing for the first time in December.

9 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Happy hunting ground

He is only 20, but Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy has already created enough memories to last a couple of lifetimes. And one of his sweetest is being part of that nerve-jangling play-off that decided last year's Hong Kong Open.

25 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

'Baby' Lin hoping to match big brother

His big brother won the UBS Hong Kong Open last year. Now the baby of the family, Lin Wen-hong, wants to emulate those winning ways and jockeyed himself into prime position on a rain-interrupted second day at the Macau Open yesterday.

12 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Being a dad the key, says Gleeson

The distractions of fatherhood, including changing nappies, have helped Australian David Gleeson get his career back on track.

Six years after winning the Volvo China Open in Shanghai, Gleeson added his second Asian Tour title with a three-shot victory over Taiwan's Lin Wen-tang in the US$500,000 Macau Open yesterday.

27 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Lin leaps to halfway lead at Masters

Taiwan's Lin Wen-tang seized a one-stroke halfway lead at the US$400,000 Mercuries Taiwan Masters yesterday but will have to contend with in-form title holder Thaworn Wiratchant, who is lurking four off the pace.

24 Sep 2005 - 12:00am