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Hend Treasures Play-Off Success at Hong Kong Open

Hong Kong, October: Australian Scott Hend joined the pantheons of greats at the Hong Kong Open when he claimed the prestigious title following a play-off victory over a brave Angelo Que of the Philippines on Sunday. Big-hitting Hend coolly holed a five-foot par putt at the 18th green in the first extra hole at the [...]

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Lewton Dedicates Maiden Victory to Late Father at Mercuries Taiwan Masters

Taipei, October: England’s Steve Lewton won his maiden Asian Tour title at the US$650,000 Mercuries Taiwan Masters after closing with a one-under-par 71 and dedicated the win to his late father on Sunday. Lewton held on to his overnight lead after posting five birdies against four bogeys for a five-under-par 283 total to win by two shots at [...]

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Resolute Prom Powers to Victory at the Yeangder TPC

Taipei, September: Prom Meesawat of Thailand captured a long-awaited second Asian Tour victory after defeating Miguel Tabuena of the Philippines on the second extra hole at the Yeangder Tournament Players Championship (TPC) on Sunday. Prom, whose first Asian Tour win was in Korea in 2006, forced extra time when he birdied the last hole for [...]

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Superb Pavit Records Third ADT Title at PGM MNRB Sarawak Championship

Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, September: Thailand’s rising star Pavit Tangkamolprasert rounded off a superb week when he fired a three-under-par 69 to claim his third Asian Development Tour (ADT) victory at the PGM MNRB Sarawak Championship on Saturday. Pavit, who just clinched his second ADT title in Malaysia one month ago, mixed his card with one [...]

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Three Cheers for Canadian Yip at PGM Port Dickson Championship

Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia, September: Asian Tour rookie Ryan Yip of Canada closed with a superb eight-under-par 63 to win by one-shot at the PGM Port Dickson Championship on Saturday. Coming from five shots back, Yip marked his card with one eagle and seven birdies against a lone bogey to pip Malaysian Khor Kheng Hwai, who [...]

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Super Sattaya Soars to Victory at PGM Sabah Championship

Sabah, September: Sattaya Supupramai of Thailand posted a three-under-par 69 to complete a wire-to-wire victory at the PGM Sabah Championship for his second Asian Development Tour (ADT) title on Saturday. The 30-year-old Sattaya sealed the deal with a 10-foot birdie on the last and was congratulated by the Thai players including his brother, Poosit, on [...]

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Lipsky Creates History by Winning Omega European Masters

Crans Montana, Switzerland, September: David Lipsky of the United States became the first player from the Asian Tour to win the EUR 2.3 million (approximately US$3 million) Omega European Masters when he pipped England’s Graeme Storm to the title at the first play-off hole on Sunday. With his maiden Tour win in 2012 also coming [...]

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Fujita Sparkles with Win at Asia-Pacific Open Golf Championship Diamond Cup

Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan, September: Japan’s Hiroyuki Fujita gave the home fans something to savour by carding a final round five-under-par 66 to win the 150 million Yen (approximately US$1.5 million) Asia-Pacific Open Golf Championship Diamond Cup on Sunday. Fujita was clearly in his element when he shrugged off the challenges from the best players from [...]

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The Indonesian National Amateur Golf Championships (23rd – 26th September 2014 | Gading Raya, Pading Golf & Klub)

After a five year hiatus, Indonesia’s leading amateur golfers were pleased to see the return of the Indonesian Amateur Golf Championships. The venue for this high-profile amateur championship in 2014 was Gading Raya, Padang Golf & Klub, located in Serpong, Tangerang. Organized by PGI (Persatuan Golf Indonesia), players with a USGA Handicap of 12.1 and below [...]

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Paradise for Jeffress in Fiji

Fiji, August 17: Seasoned professional Steve Jeffress from Australia overcame countryman Jake Higginbottom in an absorbing final day head-to-head battle today to win the inaugural US$1 million Fiji International. Jeffress, aged 38, recorded far and away the biggest win of his 15-year professional career after shooting a two-under-par 70 at Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course. [...]

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