Shah Alam, 26 May 2016: “Oh no ¬– not again!” That was Thailand’s Witchayanon Chothirunrungruen reaction when Taiwan’s Wei-Hsuan Wang nailed his 25-footer birdie putt to force a playoff at the final 18th hole in the MPI Generali Saujana Amateur Championship. Almost a week earlier Witchayanon had lost in the playoff with Australia’s Lachlan Barker for the Malaysian Amateur Open title.
Going into the 3rd and final day of play, Wang had a 2-stroke advantage over Witchayanon and Australia’s Josh Armstrong. At the turn, Armstrong was already out of the running after posting a double bogey at the Par 5, 7th and a bogey at the Par 4, 9th.
New Titleist Vokey Design Spin Milled 6 wedges – the next step in wedge innovation from the clear leader in the category – establish a new performance standard by improving in the three key areas of wedge play: distance gapping, shot versatility and spin control.
Honma Golf released a new brand “Be ZEAL” which was devoted to the serious golfers to markets around the world.
“Be ZEAL” means ”Be zealous for golf!” and the concept is ‘Clubs for average golfers who wants to improve their scores from ever passionate HONMA GOLF’ “Be ZEAL” is the brand for longer drive and forgiveness.
Kuala Lumpur, 15 May 2016: The opening leg of the inaugural Drive to Dubai Challenge 2016, presented by Emirates, got off to a rousing start at Kota Permai Golf & Country Club in Kota Kemuning. A full field of 120 golfers, drawn from far and wide, converged on the popular Selangor course for what turned out to be an exciting and entertaining opener to the five-leg tournament.
The event will culminate with the winners visiting the United Arab Emirate of Dubai in November.
In the Gross Category Allan Yap Chin Tong shot a six-over 78 to clinch the crown by a single stroke. That commendable effort, achieved in wet conditions that made Kota Permai play long and much ore difficult than it already was, earned the five-handicapper an all-expenses paid golf trip to Dubai.
Rawang, 22 May 2016: Lachlan Barker of Australia pulled out a hard-fought victory at the 114th Malaysian Amateur Open by carding a final-round-1-under-par 71, bringing his tournament total to 287, and winning on the second hole of a sudden-death playoff against Thailand’s Wichayanon Chothirunrungrueng on Sunday. Wichayanon squandered his 2-stroke lead to finish second after three-putted the second play-off hole.
Conducted by the Malaysian Golf Association, the 114th Malaysian Amateur Open at Rawang was a 72-hole stroke play event being played on the par-72, 6,552-metre Championship Course at Templer Park Country Club. The 133-player field featured players from Australia (7), Cambodia (3), Guam (2), Hong Kong (5), Indonesia (3), Korea (3), Kyrgyz (2), Nepal (3),Oman (1), Pakistan (2), Philippines (8 ), Pakistan (2), Saudi Arabia (2), Singapore (9), Thailand (4), Taiwan (13), and Malaysia (64). In all, 16 foreign countries were represented. This year, Vascory Group became the major sponsor with a RM 200, 000.00 sponsorship.
The Great Big Bertha Driver is back, and it represents the next frontier in driver design. This advanced adjustable driver has a light, fast, stable chassis unlike any other driver Callaway Golf have had before. It’s a technological breakthrough, and it’s built to get the most distance for ALL golfers.
Titleist, the #1 ball in golf, delivers best-in-class performance in its new NXT Tour, NXT Tour S and Velocity golf balls for 2016 through new core and cover innovations. New NXT Tour has been engineered for even longer distance, while new NXT Tour S offers its softest feel yet. New Velocity provides even more powerful distance with a more playable feel.
Manila, 16 April 2016: Malaysia’s Gavin Green proved his rising star credentials once again when he closed with a six-under-par 65 to win by two shots for his third Asian Development Tour (ADT) title and first outside of Malaysia at the ICTSI Manila Southwoods Championship on Saturday.
The 22-year-old Green, who claimed his second ADT win on home soil just two months ago, fired seven birdies against a lone bogey to overturn a three-shot deficit and triumph on 16-under-par 268 total at the Manila Southwoods Golf and Country Club’s legends course.
CARLSBAD, Calif. 12 April 2016: COBRA PUMA GOLF, a leader in golf equipment, apparel, accessories and footwear, has announced a long-term partnership with Bryson DeChambeau the 22-year-old phenom who last year became only the fifth golfer ever to win the NCAA Men’s Individual Championship and the U.S. Amateur in the same calendar year.
DeChambeau, who is playing his first pro tournament this week at the RBC Heritage in Hilton Head Island, S.C., will be wearing PUMA Golf apparel, accessories and footwear during all his on-course play, incorporating his signature Hogan Driver Cap and Red, White & Blue ensemble on Sundays, a nod to his alma mater – Southern Methodist University. Additionally, he will fill his COBRA staff bag with COBRA Golf equipment during tournament play.