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Spencer Robinson

Pioneering Zhang proves he's still a driving force

For Zhang Lianwei, the 21st century could not arrive quickly enough.

Monday, 14 February, 2000, 12:00am

Pioneering Zhang proves he's still a driving force

For Zhang Lianwei, the 21st century could not arrive quickly enough.

Despite two fifth-place finishes on the Asian PGA Tour and a debut appearance on the US Tour, 1999 was a letdown for the man who has been at the forefront of China's golfing march throughout the last decade.

14 Feb 2000 - 12:00am

18 holes an integral part of Disney's lure

From the guardedly optimistic noises of Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, it would seem the Financial Secretary believes the chances of Disney coming to town are, to coin a golfing phrase, considerably above par.

And that doesn't just mean we can expect to be invaded by Mickey and friends, but the whole shooting match.

8 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

Zhang claims another scalp

ZHANG Lianwei created another slice of golfing history yesterday when he became the first mainland Chinese golfer to win the Hong Kong PGA Championship.

In so doing, the 33-year-old snapped the longest victory drought of his career and ensured him retention of his proud record of posting at least one tournament triumph in each year since he turned professional in 1994.

20 Dec 1998 - 12:00am

Durairaj soars with pair of eagles

Snaring two eagles, Malaysian A. Durairaj soared to the top of the leaderboard after yesterday's second round of the Hong Kong Open amateur championship at Discovery Bay.

Overlooked by his country for last week's Asia-Pacific amateur team championships for the Nomura Cup at Fanling, Durairaj spectacularly staked his claim for a future international call-up.

15 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

Pressure on Wong at junior Open

Wong Woon-man will face the sternest examination of his golfing education when he tees-off in the Hong Kong Open Junior Championship at Discovery Bay this morning.

Still basking in the glory of his age group success in April's national championship, 16-year-old Wong knows the weight of expectation upon him is greater than ever before.

20 Aug 1997 - 12:00am

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