Noel Prentice

Noel Prentice has spent nearly 25 years with the Post, where he is sports editor and also oversees horse racing. He has previously worked in his native New Zealand, England and the Middle East.
Noel Prentice
Noel Prentice has spent nearly 25 years with the Post, where he is sports editor and also oversees horse racing. He has previously worked in his native New Zealand, England and the Middle East.

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‘Shame on you – Hong Kong is not a world city’: golfers furious over course being lost to housing

Legendary Gary Player shocked by government’s decision to take back century-old course, while golf club non-members react with sadness, anger and resignation.

23 Feb 2019 - 8:46AM
‘Shame on you – Hong Kong is not a world city’: golfers furious over course being lost to housing

Legendary Gary Player shocked by government’s decision to take back century-old course, while golf club non-members react with sadness, anger and resignation.

LPGA Tour: Hong Kong’s Tiffany Chan hoping her love affair brings titles – and an Olympic gold

The 25-year-old hopes the game loves her back as she starts her second year on the leading women’s golf tour

6 Feb 2019 - 10:09PM
LPGA Tour: Hong Kong’s Tiffany Chan hoping her love affair brings titles – and an Olympic gold

The 25-year-old hopes the game loves her back as she starts her second year on the leading women’s golf tour

Horse racing in Hainan? Not any time soon, says Jockey Club boss as focus remains on Conghua
China embraces new racecourse with Hong Kong Jockey Club leading the charge for change
Survival of golf at stake, says Hong Kong Golf Club after task force takes aim at its courses
‘Give us a fair hearing’: Hong Kong golf chief says it’s time for their voice to be heard
‘We want it back,’ says Carrie Lam, but will the Volvo Ocean Race fleet drop anchor in Hong Kong again next time around?
Hands off Fanling: legendary Gary Player says Hong Kong Golf Club deserves protection from housing
Gimme, gimme, gimme: how can the Hong Kong Golf Club keep its courses and all its privileges?
‘There’s no room for women on my boat’: then guess who appears on David Witt’s crew in the Volvo Ocean Race
Macau Open champion Gaganjeet Bhullar targets the Hong Kong Open on his way to his ultimate goal – the PGA Tour
Can India’s Ajeetesh Sandhu complete a rare feat at the Macau Open – three wins in three weeks?
Hong Kong telecoms giant bets on ePrix and fast evolving ‘smartphone on four wheels’
Crossing the China divide: guarded HK$100m horse convoys to get royal treatment
Hong Kong Jockey Club bets on latest ‘crazy’ vision to be a winner in Conghua
We won’t die, says LeSports ...  but plenty will trying to crack the Chinese sports market
‘I bow to the king’: Thailand’s Pavit Tangkamolpraset stuns Anirban Lahiri in play-off to win Macao Open
Indian ‘brothers’ Anirban Lahiri and Chikkarangappa S. set Macao Open pace heading into final round
India’s Anirban Lahiri set to turn up the heat at Macao Open
Surprise Macao Open leader Ian Poulter defends Ryder Cup structure despite Hazeltine defeat
Darren Clarke defends Ryder Cup captaincy in face of criticism – ‘the guys could not have given me an inch more’
World No 14 Branden Grace loses himself in Macau aura but plans to find his way in time to stake Open title claim
‘Captain America’ Patrick Reed to bring his Ryder Cup heroics to Hong Kong Open at Fanling
Mood swing: US PGA Tour boss takes encouragement from new golf ‘vibe’ in China after crackdown
Staying in school: Hong Kong amateur Tiffany Chan Tsz-ching advances to second stage of LPGA qualifying
Golden Rose: European Tour officials confident Olympic Games hero Justin Rose will return to defend Hong Kong Open title
A legend like Serevi - Hong Kong pays tribute to Grand Dame of Sevens Beth Coalter

Beth Coalter, the “Grand Dame of the Hong Kong Sevens”, was on Monday hailed as one of the legends of the city’s most famous sporting event at a remembrance to coincide with her funeral service in Belfast.

29 Oct 2015 - 9:12AM
A legend like Serevi - Hong Kong pays tribute to Grand Dame of Sevens Beth Coalter

Beth Coalter, the “Grand Dame of the Hong Kong Sevens”, was on Monday hailed as one of the legends of the city’s most famous sporting event at a remembrance to coincide with her funeral service in Belfast.

World stars Dustin Johnson and Justin Rose to headline transformed Hong Kong Open

Big-hitting American Dustin Johnson, a man of mystery and alleged misdemeanours, will be the headline act at the US$2 million UBS Hong Kong Open in October. Organisers will today reveal that world number five Johnson and world number seven Justin Rose will compete in the prestigious event, which has been transformed thanks to HK$15 million in government funds and Swiss bank UBS returning as title sponsor.

3 Aug 2015 - 1:05PM
World stars Dustin Johnson and Justin Rose to headline transformed Hong Kong Open

Big-hitting American Dustin Johnson, a man of mystery and alleged misdemeanours, will be the headline act at the US$2 million UBS Hong Kong Open in October. Organisers will today reveal that world number five Johnson and world number seven Justin Rose will compete in the prestigious event, which has been transformed thanks to HK$15 million in government funds and Swiss bank UBS returning as title sponsor.

UBS back as sponsor in massive boost for Hong Kong Open golf tournament

Swiss banking giant UBS will make a surprise return as title sponsor of the Hong Kong Open in October, signalling a dramatic upswing in fortunes for the prestigious golf tournament

30 Sep 2015 - 1:26PM
UBS back as sponsor in massive boost for Hong Kong Open golf tournament

Swiss banking giant UBS will make a surprise return as title sponsor of the Hong Kong Open in October, signalling a dramatic upswing in fortunes for the prestigious golf tournament

How bank chief's 'baby' - the Hong Kong Marathon - grew into a giant

Standard Chartered chief Benjamin Hung was sceptical when the bank first planned to sponsor the race - and admits its growth is beyond their wildest dreams

29 Jan 2015 - 9:38AM
How bank chief's 'baby' - the Hong Kong Marathon - grew into a giant

Standard Chartered chief Benjamin Hung was sceptical when the bank first planned to sponsor the race - and admits its growth is beyond their wildest dreams

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