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Hong Kong to Host 2015 Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 October 2014 19:39 Thursday, 23 October 2014 19:36

altThe Clearwater Bay Golf & Country Club in Hong Kong has been confirmed as the host venue for the 2015 Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship (AAC), organisers announced during the sixth staging of the prestigious championship in Melbourne.

The AAC, which is being played at The Royal Melbourne Golf Club this week, is scheduled for 1-4 October next year. As the event moves throughout the region, it has now been held in China (2009, 2013), Japan (2010), Singapore (2011), Thailand (2012) and Australia (2013).



European Tour Adds Shenzhen International to 2015 Schedule

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 October 2014 19:31 Thursday, 23 October 2014 19:22

altGolf fans throughout the Pearl River Delta region of China will have the chance to see some of the world's best golfers in action following the announcement that the inaugural Shenzhen International will be held at Genzon Golf Club, in the Longgang district of Shenzhen, from April 16–19, 2015.

With a field comprising 100 players from The European Tour, 50 players from China Golf Association and six sponsors' invitations, the US$2.5 million tournament will be played the week after the year's first Major, the Masters Tournament.



Thailand Classic to Welcome Tour Stars in 2015

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 October 2014 19:21 Thursday, 23 October 2014 19:18

altBlack Mountain Golf Club in Hua Hin will play host to the inaugural Thailand Classic from February 12-15 next year, when it will become the first event co-sanctioned between The European Tour and Asian Tour to be permanently based in Thailand.

The tournament, which marks the European Tour's return to Thailand after an eight year absence, will be the richest in the Kingdom, with a prize fund of US$2 million dollars.



This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 01:03 Wednesday, 22 October 2014 00:39

McGladrey Classic

Canadian Press

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Site: St. Simons Island, Georgia.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Sea Island Resort, Seaside Course (7,005 yards, par 70).

Purse: $5.7 million. Winner's share: $1,026,000.



Dufner Returns from Injury at Perth International

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 00:20 Wednesday, 22 October 2014 00:14

Jason Dufner

Canadian Press

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Jason Dufner is set to return to tournament play at the Perth International after missing nearly three months of golf in which he “totally detached” himself from the sport and didn’t watch any of the Ryder Cup on television.

Dufner, whose injury cost him any chance of earning a qualifying spot for the Ryder Cup, on Tuesday said he was feeling “much better physically ... a little bit rested mentally.”



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