Ohio State Varsity O Hall of Fame

Golden Bear remains bullish on courses

The Croatian parliamentary cabinet, Moscow mayor Yury Luzhkov and those in the northern Mexican state of Baja California have all been influenced by Jack Nicklaus.

Sunday, 20 April, 2008, 12:00am

Slice of Life

From the South China Morning Post this week in: 1963

Hongkong, April 8

An eight-year-old girl was severely burned when a flaming kerosene stove, hurled from a police van, set her clothes on fire. She was taken to Queen Mary Hospital with burns to 30 per cent of her body. Her condition was described as 'fair'.

8 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Four medals and a very long jump

Jumping the furthest

5 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Campbell is banking on a double

Michael Campbell, winner of the HSBC World Match Play Championship and the US Open this year, has confirmed he will go for the double at next month's inaugural Champions tournament, also sponsored by the banking group, in China.

9 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Pitching top golf breaks

ROYAL BRUNEI AIRLINES' Golden Touch Holidays is now offering a three-day, two-night 'Golfing escapes to the Empire' package.

For US$418 net per person on a twin-sharing basis, the package includes a round of golf at the Empire Hotel and Country Club's Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course and another round at the Royal Golf and Country Club.

13 May 2005 - 12:00am


The ball tracks to the hole, the right arm swings and points the putter skyward. The man on the green tilts forward, toward the target, anticipating the success.

It is 1986 and it is Jack Nicklaus. The ball is going to fall into the cup. History is being made by golf's Golden Bear.

4 Apr 2004 - 12:00am

Sino Golf driven off fairway in rough start

Club maker Sino Golf Holdings teed off for its main-board debut yesterday - and promptly wound up in the rough.

The mainland firm opened at HK$1.33 - up 2.3 per cent on its offer price of $1.30 - but ended 30.76 per cent down at 90 cents.

21 Dec 2000 - 12:00am

Exclusive club gets in swing

Not content with letting rival developers get the better of them, New World Development has entered the golf business with the opening of its Palm Island Resort.

The Hui Yang City-based club, which is an hour's journey by road from the Lok Ma Chau border crossing, is being marketed as an exclusive resort and is accepting just 800 members - by invitation and referrals only.

24 Mar 2000 - 12:00am