Two-time OneAsia winner Matthew Griffin has set his sights on new horizons after clinching the tour’s 2013 Order of Merit Title at the season-ending Emirates Australian Open. The 30-year-old from Melbourne has led the money list since winning the weather-shortened SK Telecom Open on Korea’s Jeju Island in May and has been such a consistent [...]
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Australian Matthew Griffin won his second OneAsia title in less than a year when the final round of the SK Telecom Open was called off without a shot being played because of thick fog at Pinx Golf Club on Korea’s Jeju Island. Griffin can credit a spectacular 40 foot putt from off the back of [...]
Brett Rumford became the first Australian to win back to back European Tour titles for more than 40 years with a short game masterclass at the Volvo China Open.
Australian Matthew Griffin scored the biggest win of his professional career on Sunday with a one-stroke victory at the 2012 Charity High1 Resort Open in Korea’s Gangwon-do province. The 29-year-old Melburnian held his nerve in a topsy-turvy final round for an even-par 72 that gave him a nine-under total of 278 and the winner’s cheque of around U.S. $178,000.
Englishman Chris Wood scored the first win of his professional career on Sunday with a two-shot victory in a rain-interrupted U.S. $1 million Thailand Open, breaking the hearts of home fans seeking a first Thai champion in eight years.
Aussie Greg Chalmers says he is determined to defend the unique “down-under double” he recorded last year in winning the Australian Open and the Australian PGA Championship.. Chalmers said the two Australian tournaments were the first things he entered into his schedule every year. “For most Australians, its on their list of events that they [...]
Three Australians playing in their first Major this week are making the most of the experience. But for Nick Cullen, Ashley Hall and Aaron Townsend, they’re trying not to be too awestruck along the way.
Aaron Townsend’s chief memory of winning International Final Qualifying for Britain’s 2012 Open Championship earlier this year was heavy rain and gale-force winds that forced play to be suspended for hours at Melbourne’s Kingston Heath golf course. The Australian OneAsia player may well have to draw deep on that memory if he is to shine in his first-ever Major this week.
Australian Ashley Hall embarks on the biggest mission of his professional career when he tees it up in the 2012 Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes next week. After trying at least half-a-dozen times in the past, Hall finally made it to the world’s oldest Major with fellow OneAsia members Aaron Townsend and [...]
Reigning OneAsia number one Andre Stolz aims to kick-start a flagging season by successfully defending the Thailand Open title he won in some style last year.
Australia’s Anthony Summers will be playing in the U.S. Open beginning Thursday. He will share his thoughts on the experience with the OneAsia website. Here are some snippets
Kim Bi-o secured his second OneAsia victory in a row and leapt to the top of the Order of Merit on Sunday with a three-shot victory in the SK Telecom Open at Pinx Golf Club on the Korean holiday island of Jeju. The 21-year-old home favourite fired rounds of 68-68-67-67 for an 18-under-par total of [...]
Australian Scott Laycock scored the 15th hole-in-one of his career recentlywhen he aced the sixth hole at Namseoul Country Club in the final round of the GS Caltex Maekyung Open Golf Championship. A sweetly struck four iron landed on the front of the 235 yard (215 metre) par three green and rolled into the hole. [...]
South African Branden Grace secured his third win of the year and the biggest of his career when he beat defending champion Nicolas Colsaerts of Belgium by three strokes in the U.S. $3 million Volvo China Open, co-sanctioned by OneAsia and the European Tour.
Six winners of tournaments on OneAsia will compete in the Masters at storied Augusta National this weekend. The Korean trio of Y.E. Yang, Bae Sang-moon and Kim Kyung-tae, Australians Adam Scott and Geoff Ogilvy and Rickie Fowler of the United States will vie for the Green Jacket from April 5-8. Yang, the first Asian to [...]
Young Australian Nick Cullen is having to rethink his goals for 2012 after securing the first victory of his professional career in the Enjoy Jakarta Indonesia Open. The 27-year-old left-hander pocketed a whopping U.S. $172,000 from the $1 million purse that made up OneAsia’s season opener, giving himself a healthy platform to relaunch a [...]
Australian Nick Cullen triumphed in the Enjoy Jakarta Indonesia Open following a brave performance that signaled the emergence of an exciting star of the future.
Australians Kim Felton, Matthew Griffin, Terry Pikaldaris, and Jamie and Scott Arnold will battle alongside China’s number one golfer Liang Wenchong, Japanese star Hiroyuki Fujita and Filipino ace Juvic Pagunsan in this month’s Enjoy Jakarta Indonesia Open.
The PGA Championship of Malaysia, a storied tournament boasting esteemed winners such as Fiji’s Vijay Singh and Sweden’s Daniel Chopra, will be played from September 13 to 16 this year under the OneAsia umbrella as part of a three-year deal with the Professional Golfers’ Association of Malaysia (PGAM). The tournament has provided a launch pad [...]
OneAsia graduate John Huh claimed his first title on the US PGA Tour with a dramatic play-off victory over Robert Allenby in the Mayakoba Golf Classic. Huh played five events on OneAsia in 2011, finishing 15th on the Order of Merit with winnings of US$85,945, before winning his PGA Tour card at final qualifying. The [...]
OneAsia has appointed David Fox Director of Media and Communications as the elite golf competition platform is poised to begin its fourth and most lucrative season. Fox adds muscle to a re-shaped Hong Kong-based team ahead of the season-opening Enjoy Jakarta Indonesia Open, which takes place at the Emeralda Golf and Country Club from March [...]
Gareth Paddison of New Zealand gave himself a confidence-boost ahead of the new season with victory at the Adroit Insurance Group Victorian PGA Championship on Sunday. Paddison, who finished ninth on the OneAsia Order of Merit last year, won by a stroke from Australia’s Leighton Lyle despite shooting a three-over par final round of 74 [...]
In a landmark development for professional golf in the region, this year’s Indonesia Open will be joint sanctioned by OneAsia and the Japan Golf Tour Organization (JGTO). The US$1 million tournament will be played from March 22 to 25 and it will signify the first time the two bodies have jointly sanctioned an event together. [...]
Korean Kim Gi-whan won the Final Stage of the OneAsia Qualifying School today to book his place on the multi-million dollar circuit in 2012. Kim, who led by four at the start of the day, closed with a three-under-par 68 to win by five strokes. He finished with a four-round aggregate of 16-under-par 268 at [...]
Ashley Hall and Aaron Townsend have booked their tickets for the 2012 Open Championship. The Australian duo joined countryman Nick Cullen, who played a sprinkling of OneAsia events last season, in qualifying for the third Major of the year. Hall and Townsend finished 14th and 16th respectively on OneAsia last season and their exploits at [...]
Rising star Scott Arnold upstaged OneAsia winners Kurt Barnes and Michael Hendry to lift the Victorian Open on the PGA Tour of Australasia. Australia’s Arnold, ranked the number one amateur in the world when he joined the pro ranks in 2009, closed with a 68 to win by a stroke from big-hitting countryman Barnes. It [...]
OneAsia has confirmed the consolidation of its two offices in Asia as component of a planned expansion which will see Hong Kong become the focal point of both administrative and operational affairs. The OneAsia Board of Directors met in Melbourne, following its enormously successful Emirates Australian Open which saw record television ratings in Australia, to [...]
American Rickie Fowler emphatically claimed a first career victory at the Kolon Korea Open on Sunday after storming to a six shot win over US Open champion Rory McIlroy at Woo Jeong Hills Country Club. World number 36 Fowler, 22, carded a three-under-par 68 final round to top the leaderboard at 16-under-par overall and complete [...]
In yet another coup for the Australian summer of golf, Asia’s first Major winner Y E Yang is a confirmed starter in the 2011 Australian PGA Championship presented by Coca-Cola. Yang, a two-time OneAsia winner, has confirmed he will ‘turn up the heat’ at the spectacular Hyatt Regency Coolum on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast from 24-27 [...]
Australian Andre Stolz secured his second victory of the season on OneAsia when he triumphed in the US$1million Thailand Open after an enthralling head to head battle with Thailand’s Prayad Marksaeng. Stolz, who won the season opening US$1million Indonesia PGA Championship in March, fired a final round nine-under-par 63 to beat Prayad by two shots [...]
Australian Andre Stolz, who came out of retirement just two years ago, recorded an emotional triumph in the US$1 million Indonesia PGA Championship. The 40-year-old fired a final round four-under-par 68 for a winning total of 14-under-par 274. Overnight leader Rory Hie from Indonesia carded a 72 to finish alone in second place one shot [...]