The Asian Tour is the principal men's professional golf tour in Asia. Official money events on the tour count for World Golf Ranking points. It is administered from Singapore, and is controlled by a board with a majority of professional golfers, and a tournament players committee of its player members, supported by an executive team. The Hong Kong Open features on the Asian Tour. It starts in mid-January and runs through till mid-December.
Redeveloping part of the Hong Kong Golf Club in Fanling to accommodate housing could jeopardise future events, just as Taichi Koh became the first local player to win an Asian Tour title – at his home course, no less.
According to sources, the tournament is expected to be held in the city in March next year at Hong Kong Golf Club in Fanling, and will feature the likes of Phil Mickelson, Brooks Koepka and Cameron Smith.
The Open will be the eighth stop on this season’s International Series schedule. World No 2 Lilia Vu to play her first Aramco Team Series event at Hong Kong Golf Club next month.
Cameron Smith’s profile has been elevated by a major championship triumph, as has that of the Hong Kong tournament after it was made an International Series event.
Kho returns to South Korea for the Shinhan Donghae Open after poor performances this season at both the Caltex Maekyung Open and the Korean Open.
Smith misses the announcement on Thursday, as Hurricane Idalia knocks out power in his Florida home, preventing him making a Zoom appearance.
Spain’s Eugenio Chacarra beats Australian Matt Jones on 10th hole of sudden-death play-off to win St Andrews Bay Championship.
American’s 10-under-par round sends him into final round of International Series event with 1-shot lead.
Mito Pereira, David Puig, Anirban Lahiri among group of six players to shoot 6-under-par 66 on opening day of International Series event.
The Asian Tour is taking an International Series event to the home of golf for the first time this week, and with eyes on American next, it no longer needs a partnership with the DP World Tour.
Known for her captivating style on the course and prominent social media presence, He is also a regular competitor on the LPGA Tour.
American, who picked up his second series win in England on Sunday, knows he can beat LIV golfers ‘any day, every week’.
Ogletree cards final round 64 to finish seven shots ahead of England’s Ian Poulter, while Hong Kong’s Kho fires a 66 to finish in a tie for 10th, his best performance since winning the World City Championship in March.
American Andy Ogletree cards four-under-par 67 to open up narrow lead going into last day of International Series England event.
Kho makes the weekend at International Series England, the first time he will play in the third round on Tour since winning the World City Championship in Hong Kong.
Having given hope to the chasing pack, he recovers to beat Australian Scott Hend, Steve Lewton from England and Taiwan’s Lee Chieh-po by two strokes.
Cheung is playing the Indonesian Open ahead of a packed couple of months, including several Series stops and the Asian Games on the horizon.
Lahiri persuaded to return to the Games 17 years after winning a silver, as the event allows professionals for the first time.
Refusal to become embroiled in a public ‘he said, she said’ exchange with those on the PGA Tour’s side highlights belief in their process, they say.
With the battle for places in the top 24 and a guaranteed spot for next year on the line, Vincent focused on staying in the present as LIV enters second half of 2023 season.
Framework agreement signed in shock move made public after being requested by Senator Richard Blumenthal for a July 11 hearing in Washington.
Tour CEO Cho Minn Thant says he must ‘make sure we remain relevant’, but adds ‘the market is really going to open up’ once sponsors no longer have to pick sides.
Commissioner Cho Minn Thant says he is ‘pretty confident’ that his organisation’s opinion will be relevant.
Asian Tour CEO Cho Minn Thant welcomes deal between PGA Tour and Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, calling it ‘massive stride forward’
Major winners Patrick Reed and Graeme McDowell among those committed to playing at International Series England event in August.
Another 26 golfers hit with fines of up to US$126,000 for each LIV tournament they played in without permission.
Jung Chan-min fires final round 66 to finish 6 shots clear of the field in GS Caltex Maekyung Open at Namseoul Country Club.
Jung Chan-min says he’ll ‘persevere and wait for an opportunity’ as flooding causes reduction to three rounds for only a second time in the event’s four-decade history.
International Series money list will now provide way for players to qualify for elite league’s ‘Q-school’.
23-year-old fires 8-under 63 in first round GS Caltex Maekyung Open, just shy of course record set by Taiwan’s Chung Chun-hsing in 2001