Kuala Lumpur, 22 October 2016: India’s Anirban Lahiri romped to a four-shot lead at the CIMB Classic on Saturday, firing a brilliant seven-under-par 65 in the third round to set himself up for a maiden PGA Tour title.
The reigning Asian Tour number one enjoyed another birdie binge with nine on the card against a double bogey at TPC Kuala Lumpur to lead from defending champion Justin Thomas of the United States and Scotsman Russell Knox, who shot a 71 and 68 respectively in the US$7 million tournament sanctioned by the Asian Tour and PGA Tour.
Japanese star Hideki Matsuyama battled to a 69 to share of fourth place with Americans James Hahn (69) and Derek Fathauer (68 ) while the day’s low round belonged to current Asian Tour Order of Merit leader Scott Hend of Australia, who sizzled with a 63 to move up to joint 17th position.
SRIXON SPORTS ASIA is pleased to announce the release of the new Z Series drivers, which leverage the Ripple Effect to deliver the greatest distance and control in SRIXON history. Available starting September 10, 2016, the two new models are the Z565 and Z765. The manufacturer’s suggested retail price is RM2,490.00 (GST Incl.) for drivers with the Miyazaki Kaula shaft.
Delivering maximum distance and control, the new SRIXON Z Series drivers empower golfers to conquer the toughest of courses. The combination of advanced SRIXON flight technologies built into the head and shaft results in an increase of 4.8 yards over the previous model.
New Titleist 917 drivers set the standard for complete performance off the tee, providing maximum distance and forgiveness with precise adjustability to benefit dedicated golfers at every level of the game.
Titleist 917D2 and 917D3 models, engineered with proprietary Active Recoil Channel 2.0 and SureFit CG technology, are the result of an uncompromising “complete performance” design strategy employed by Titleist Golf Club R&D to develop the industry’s most comprehensive and efficient driver designs – ones that have earned immediate acceptance and validation by many of the world’s best players, including Adam Scott, Bill Haas and Jimmy Walker, who trusted a 917D2 8.5º model to his first major title at the PGA Championship.
Shah Alam, 18 August 2016: A competitive field brought the best out of the golfers at the The Srixon Cup 2016, and they were rewarded with a prize galore. A field of 140 players turned out for the second edition of The Srixon Cup at Kelab Golf Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah on Aug 18.
With the greens running at good speeds, the fairways in great conditions and the weather conducive for good play, the tournament saw keen fights in the A Medal and B Medal categories. There were little to separate the winners in their System 36 Stableford scores.
Amir Benno, a three-handicapper, emerged champion by returning a score of 40 points. He edged Lee Pak Hong (Hcp 6) by a point while Kenji Yamaguchi (Hcp 12) was in third place, with 39 points on countback. Taking fourth spot was James Wong (Hcp 19), also with 39 points.
Shah Alam, 21 September 2016: Richard Lim swept to victory in the annual Kota Permai’s Captain’s Trophy which attracted a strong field of 120 participants. With greens running at 11.5 on the Stimpmeter, no one fared better than Richard Lim (12) who claimed top prize after amassing an impressive haul of 41 Stableford points. That was just two points head of runner up Dato Azlina (7). Third placing went to Chang Heng Voen (7) who accumulated 38 points.
Kuala Lumpur, 27 September 2016: It turned out to be an all-Malaysian affair as the dust settled on the greens of TPC Kuala Lumpur after the second and final day of the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia National Qualifying Tournament. Aretha Pan won the tournament in impressive style with a second round score of 4-over par 75 to add to her first round score of 2-under 69.
Local golfers Nur Durriyah and Ashley Lau finished in second and third place respectively, and were awarded the two local qualifying places. Durriyah carded a 2-over par 73 today and scored a total of 147, while Lau shot a 4-over par 75 to finish with a total score of 150.
Winnie Ng and Natasha Oon posted combined scores of 151 and 154 respectively to secure the two spots available in the new Junior Amateur Category. Finishing in fourth and eighth place amongst the 24 participants, the result is testament to the impact that the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia Development Programme has had in nurturing young talent.
Kuala Lumpur, 22 September 2016: A battling Gavin Green booked a spot in the CIMB Classic after defeating title holder Ben Leong with a birdie on the first play-off hole at the SapuraKencana National Classic on Thursday.
The duo closed on matching one-under-par 71s to finish regulation play on four-under-par 212 before returning to the 18th hole where Green emerged victorious to earn his debut at the CIMB Classic next month.
Leong settled for second after missing a close range birdie on the 54th hole while Khor Kheng Hwai finished a further shot back in third place following a final round 72 at the TPC Kuala Lumpur West Course.
Aeco Technologies, today announced the launch of Approach S20 GPS golf watch. Stylish, sleek and lightweight, this versatile watch comes preloaded with more than 40,000 courses around the world, plus daily activity tracking and connected features like smart notifications and automatic updates. The new Auto Shot feature records the location and distance of every shot automatically, and then data is uploaded to the recent updated Garmin Connect mobile app for post-round analysis.
The S20 provides information like yardages to the green, hazards and more, it’s compatible with the new TruSwing golf club sensor to provide in-depth swing metrics too improve their swing consistency. Besides that it will be able to update Course View when player play to make sure they always have the most up-to-date course data.
Kuala Lumpur, 5 September 2016: The world’s leading golfers, including a contingent of ASEAN’s best professional golf players, are expected to make a return to the 2017 Maybank Championship Malaysia from the 9th – 12th February 2017 at the Palm Course, Saujana Golf & Country Club. It will feature a field of 156 players from the Asian Tour and European Tour, competing for a USD 3 million prize purse.
“I am happy to announce that next year's Maybank Championship Malaysia, will again be in collaboration with the Asian Tour, European Tour, and promoted by our long-time partner GlobalOne. It will be held at the re-designed Saujana Golf and Country Club. The world’s best ASEAN golfing talents that competed in the recent Rio Olympics would have inspired many more ASEAN players to rise in the world of professional competitive golf, so our focus to give them and many more ASEAN golfers playing opportunities at the 2017 Maybank Championship Malaysia should prove energising for our talents,” said Tan Sri Dato’ Megat Zaharuddin, Chairman of Maybank.
In May 2014, Siam Country Club launches a new golf course project in Thailand, Siam Country Club Pattaya Waterside. The Waterside will feature Waterfront and Friendly golf course concepts, 18-hole, par 72, 7454 yards covering the area of 525 rai (200 acres) but will hold the same championship qualities of the successes of the Old Course (18-hole) and Plantation (27-hole) on the property next door, which are already renowned golf courses among the best in Asia Pacific.
Golfers will experience creation of design in harmony with nature. With many water-feature holes, Signature Hole will be a memorable one. Course design will be strategic with locations of lakes and creeks in play. The back tee will challenge the best. At the same time, the regular tee will offer enjoyment for all golfers. Let’s not forget the charm, well manner, and knowledgeable caddies of Siam Country Club who will make your day memorable. Much emphasis have been given to challenge golfers and, most important, happiness at the end of the day. Highlight of the Waterside will also include the clubhouse with 180 degree view of the beauty of the course, lakes, creeks and landscape blending with natural surroundings.