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Nick Faldo

Easing the learning curve

It's only when Guan Tianlang sits down that his tender years become apparent and you begin to question whether the enormity of the situation that is upon him has well and truly sunk in.

Sunday, 24 March, 2013, 5:20am

Wind in his sails

Rory McIlroy's hopes of winning a first UBS Hong Kong Open crown soared high in the strong early-morning winds which swept through Fanling on the opening day of the showpiece tournament.

2 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Vietnam tees up future

Vietnam, which already boasts some impressive courses, is shaping up as a new golfing paradise, especially in the heritage-rich Central Coast region.

Fast developing as an international luxury tourism hot spot, this region has launched two world-class golf courses in the past two years, with more in the pipeline.

23 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Mission Hills chief slips away quietly

Mission Hills founder and chairman David Chu Shu-ho kept as low a profile in death as he did in life. The funeral was held in Hong Kong this week of the pioneer of golf on the mainland and one of the most powerful people in the game after he lost his fight with cancer. He was 61.

20 Aug 2011 - 12:00am


You don't have to like golf to visit Mission Hills -which sprawls north of Shenzhen just over the border from Hong Kong- but it helps.

Recognised by Guinness World Records, it is the world's largest golf course, with 216 holes -which works out at 12, 18-hole courses.

15 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Monty keeps mum on Ryder Cup list

Forget the skeletons in the closet - Colin Montgomerie wasn't revealing the secrets held in his drawer either yesterday.

15 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Lam blitzes field to set up another date with Faldo

Sixteen-year-old Steven Lam Tsz-fung served up a master-class to Hong Kong's professionals and amateurs alike as he strolled to victory in the Faldo Series Hong Kong Championship at the Jockey Club Kau Sai Chau Public Golf Course yesterday.

17 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

It's as real as it gets - your very own high-tech home simulator for just under US$80,000

What do you buy the golfer who has everything? How about a simulator that is about as real as it gets.

You only need 250 square feet of space - and a cool US$80,000.

22 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Kate's a pro on and off the course

Sometimes people behind the scenes know their sport as well as the players. Fitting this bill is Kate Burton, who is working for Brand Rapport, the company charged with handling the PR for UBS during the event.

21 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Bad-boy Daly eyes fresh start at HK Open

American joins Race to Dubai in new attempt to get career back on track

'Wild Thing' John Daly has come out of the blue - and jail - to add the X factor to next week's 50th edition of the UBS Hong Kong Open.

13 Nov 2008 - 12:00am