Singapore, 1 February 2016: Korea’s Younghan Song survived a ‘crazy’ sleepless night by fending off the spirited challenge of world number one Jordan Spieth to win the US$1 million SMBC Singapore Open by one-shot on Monday.
Inclement weather had caused multiple delays during the week, forcing the Singapore showpiece into a Monday finish at the Sentosa Golf Club.
Song was left to ponder about his crucial par save on 16 overnight as his charge towards the prestigious title was halted there when the sirens blew to signal the suspension of play on Sunday afternoon.
Shah Alam, 17 January 2016: Team Europe romped to an emphatic 18½ to 5½ victory over Asia to secure their first win at the EurAsia Cup presented by DRB-HICOM on Sunday.
Match play expert Ian Poulter once again set the tone for Europe by beating Malaysia’s Danny Chia 4 & 3 in the top singles match to put some early blue scores on the board and quell any hope of an Asian fightback at Glenmarie Golf and Country Club.
Kota Kinabalu, 9 January 2016: Thailand's Namchok Tantipokhakul displayed nerves of steel to claim an emotional victory at the Warisan Harta Sabah Masters on Saturday.
The 28-year-old Chonburi native nursed his overnight advantage to close with a second successive even-par 71 for his first ever victory on the Asian Development Tour (ADT) at the Sutera Harbour Golf & Country Club.
Namchok totalled seven-under-par 277 to finish two strokes clear of American Casey O'Toole, who made a final round charge with a solid three-under 68.
Thai youngster Nirun Sae-ueng dropped costly shots in the closing stages to return with a poor 74, settling for joint third alongside fellow Thai Piya Swangarunporn (71) on 282.
Kuala Lumpur, 6 January 2016: Maybank today announced its sponsorship of Malaysia’s rising sports personality, 21-year-old Gavin Kyle Green, as part of its on-going commitment to developing excellence in golf on a regional basis. Green made his professional debut in June this year at the PGM Rahman Putra Championship and has become a much-watched player on local and international circuits since.
Green recently graduated from the University of New Mexico in the USA, where he played collegiate golf on a full scholarship. He won the 2014-15 Mountain West Player of The Year award and was one of 10 semifinalists for the coveted Ben Hogan award, presented annually to the best collegiate golfer in the United States. He was also named to the Ping All-American first team. Green signed off on his amateur career as the world's 12th ranked amateur golfer and was the second highest placed Asian.
New Titleist 716 T-MB utility irons are precisely engineered using an extreme amount of high density tungsten to deliver an unprecedented combination of high launch, long carry distance and forgiveness in a sleek, muscle back frame.
T-MB features a high-tech muscle back frame with a thin, fast, unsupported face that increases speed and launch for more distance. Extreme high density tungsten weighting inside the body is used to drive the center of gravity low and deep, allowing for stronger lofts. The result is high launch, low spin and high speed for increased carry distance. T-MB’s construction allows for maximum use of high density tungsten – an average of 80 grams per head, the most of any Titleist iron – providing a powerful combination of high launch and forgiveness with a playable trajectory.
Ho Tram, Vietnam, 6 December 2015: World number 12 Sergio Garcia prevailed in a four-way play-off to win in the inaugural US$1.5 million Ho Tram Open after an enthralling final round on Sunday.
The 35-year-old Spaniard parred the second extra hole at The Bluffs Ho Tram Strip to pip a courageous Himmat Rai of India to the title after Chinese Taipei’s Lin Wen-tang and Thai veteran Thaworn Wiratchant had bowed out earlier in the richest full-field Asian Tour tournament this season.
Garcia’s 23rd career Tour victory and his first since January, 2014 came with a cheque of US$270,000.
FootJoy®, the #1 Glove in Golf, has launched the latest innovation in high-tech performance with the new GTxtremeTM glove. Boasting several exclusive, performance-enhancing technologies, the new GTxtreme glove offers exceptional fit, flex, feel and form in all weather conditions.
Petaling Jaya, 17 November 2015: Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club (KLGCC) was named the #1 golf course in Malaysia in the ‘Golf Magazine Top Ten Courses in Malaysia’ poll recently.
The inaugural ‘Golf Magazine Top Ten Courses in Malaysia’ poll began in January to October 2015. Thousands of readers voted for their choice of the top ten golf courses in the country via the magazine as well as on the Golf Magazine website.
Technically advanced hybrids with tour-validated performance, new Titleist 816H hybrids provide all golfers with the superior technology and fitting precision for improved long game shot making.
Engineered using the best hybrid technology in the game, the new Titleist 816H1 and 816H2 models utilize Active Recoil Channel™ and Ultra Thin Face technology to generate high speed and low spin for long distance. A high MOI design increases speed across the face for more forgiveness on off-center hits, while the optimized center of gravity increases launch and trajectory for more shot-stopping control.