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Volvo China Open

Ilonen takes lead as Ye misses cut at Volvo China Open

Finland's Mikko Ilonen, seeking a first victory since 2007, fired a record-equalling nine-under-par 63 yesterday to claim a three-shot lead after the second round of the Volvo China Open at Tianjin Binhai Lake Golf Club.

Saturday, 4 May, 2013, 5:25am

Branden Grace eyes record second Volvo China Open golf title

South African Branden Grace seeks to become the first player to win the Volvo China Open for a second time when he defends his title in the 20 million yuan (HK$25 million) event at Tianjin Binhai Lake Golf Club starting today.

2 May 2013 - 3:28am

Chinese youngsters gunning to break golf's record books

China's Guan Tianlang astonished the world when he made the Masters cut at the age of 14, but his record as the European Tour's youngest player is set to be ripped up by a boy aged only 12.

18 Apr 2013 - 4:54am

Chinese golfer Ye Wocheng, 12, is youngest European Tour qualifier

Twelve-year-old Ye Wocheng will etch his name into European Tour history when he competes in the Volvo China Open in six weeks, having secured one of the three spots at the western qualifier in Chengdu yesterday.

21 Mar 2013 - 4:37am

OneAsia bosses plan to jazz up tour

OneAsia chiefs vowed yesterday to make the sport more hip and fashionable, as an early bird caught the worm on the first day of the US$3 million Volvo China Open.

20 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

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Mission Hills chief takes key role for OneAsia tour

12 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

HSBC Champions turns up a new star for china

A former security guard from Xian has emerged as the next torch-bearer for the mainland after Zhang Xinjun's heroics against the world's best players in Shanghai.

Within a year of turning professional, 24-year-old Zhang elevated Chinese professional golf to a new and exciting level with his joint-13th place finish in the WGC-HSBC Champions.

8 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Former champ Gleeson aims to relive glory days at China Open

Australia's David Gleeson heads a field of 85 players entered for this week's Volvo China Open international qualifying event, which will be played over 36 holes at Discovery Bay Golf Club today and tomorrow.

15 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

McGrane finally breaks the ice

Irishman Damien McGrane loves harsh environments and wide-open spaces. He got both yesterday as he mastered driving wind and rain at the US$2.2 million Volvo China Open to claim his maiden win by a mile.

21 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

This time I must close the deal, says McGrane

Irishman Damien McGrane knows what it's like to lead tournaments. He also knows what it's like to have the world watching your every move, having been paired with Tiger Woods in the Dubai Desert Classic.

Now the European Tour 'ironman' is hoping his time has arrived.

20 Apr 2008 - 12:00am