Tag Archive | "Japan Golf Tour"

Matthew Griffin

ONE ASIA: The History and Future of Asia Pacific’s Professional Tournament Destination for Elite Golfers

From the 27th to 30th of March, the Enjoy Jakarta Indonesia PGA Championship was the official opening event of the ONEASIA tour calendar, played at Damai Indah Golf’s BSD Course. The event was joint sanctioned by the Japan Golf Tour organization, which saw the crème de la crème of OneAsia’s playing field competing against some [...]

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Posted in 2014, April 2014, News, On TourComments (0)

Henrik Stenson

How the OWGR is misused (part 1)

World professional golf is played on different, separate and regional tours: in declining importance (read: prize money) the six leading tours US PGA Tour, European Tour, Japan Golf Tour, South African Sunshine Tour, Asian Tour and Australasian Tour. Other smaller tours are the Canadian Tour, OneAsia, Latinoamerica, Korean Tour and the 2nd divisions of the US Tour (Web.com) and the European Tour (Challenge Tour). The US Tour is by far the richest: to be accepted on the official tour agenda, an event must offer a minimum total purse of $ 6.5 million, of which $ 1 million goes to the winner.

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Posted in 2013, December 2013, NewsComments (0)