Tag Archive | "OneAsia"

Li is the Young Master in Nanshan

Nanshan, October 12: China’s Li Hao-tong became the youngest winner on OneAsia today when the 19-year-old claimed the US$1 million Nanshan China Masters. He triumphed by four strokes after shooting a final round one-under-par 70 at Nanshan International Golf Club in extreme wind. Australian Lee Jun Seok fired a 69 to claim sole possession of second [...]

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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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Meet the Golfer: Johannes Irwan Dermawan

2014 has been an exciting year for Indonesia’s professional and leading amateur golfers. With the help of generous sponsorship from the LINC Group and the Event Organizers OB Golf – The Indonesian Golf Tour kicked off for its first year under the PGTI: Professional Golf Tour of Indonesia. This new tour guarantees more top quality [...]

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Kim Seung-hyuk

Maiden win for Kim Seung-hyuk at SK Telecom Open

INCHEON, Korea, May 18 – Journeyman Kim Seung-hyuk birdied the last for a two-under-par 70 on Sunday to win OneAsia’s SK Telecom Open by a shot from Lee Tae-hee (69) and Kim Kyung-tae (71) at Sky72 Golf Club in Incheon, west of Seoul. The 28-year-old Korean finished 11 under par around the 6,622-metre (7,241-yard) Ocean [...]

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

Champions Alexander Levy celebrates his triumph with the locals

Levy Holds Fast to Claim Volvo China Open Title

SHENZHEN, China, April 27 – France’s Alexander Levy fired a final-round three-under-par 69 on Sunday to win the Volvo China Open by four strokes, claiming his first professional title with a dominant performance that earned him $530,000. The 23-year-old never relinquished the lead after shooting a course-record 62 in Friday’s second round, finishing 19 under [...]

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

Michio Matsumura

Enjoy Jakarta Indonesia Championship

Japan’s Michio Matsumura birdied the last three holes to snatch victory by a shot on Sunday in a rain-interrupted final round of the U.S. $1 million Enjoy Jakarta Indonesia PGA Championship, presented by the Indonesia Port Corporation. The 31-year-old (with three career wins) on the Japan Golf Tour, had rounds of 65, 67, 67 and [...]

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

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)

Daly to Light Up Indonesia PGA Championship

JAKARTA — Two-time Major winner John Daly will be one of the star attractions at next month’s Enjoy Jakarta Indonesia PGA Championship, which has also been boosted by the participation of the Indonesia Port Corporation as a presenting sponsor for the first time. Adding to the spectacle is the fact that the US$1 million tournament [...]

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

Rory Hie

My 2013 season on tour

2013 has absolutely been a great year for me. I learned a lot through all my tournament experiences and developed my game better as a result. One of the highlights this year was certainly winning my 3rd international title and winning a car as a bonus (thanks to Subaru) in Mission Hills Shenzhen, China. I’m [...]

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Posted in 2014, February 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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