Asian Touri

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.

  • Matthew Cheung fires seven-under 65 in first round of Yeangder TPC, with Taichi Kho carding a 67
  • Tiffany Chan named in Aramco Team Series field on challenging first day at Hana Financial Group Championship

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.