Highs and lows of golfing in 2016

Prior to this year's bi-annual event, Team USA had lost eight of the last 10 Ryder Cups and Team Europe had won the previous three in a row. Team USA rallied on home soil to convincingly beat their rivals 17-11, and fittingly captain David Love III dedicated the win to Arnold Palmer who had...

Some gift ideas for the golfers you cherish

WITH Christmas just two weeks away, it's time to start thinking about buying that special gift for the golfer in your life. The Business Timescame across a few of the latest clubs, balls and shoes on the market which should brighten up anyone's Christmas...

Making of a golf heavyweight in South-east Asia

WITH the growing number of first-class golf courses in and around areas such as Danang, Dalat, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam is quickly becoming a heavyweight in the regional golf tourism market. There are now around 40 courses in the country, with many more expected to be built over the...

Winner Dennis Lim looks forward to playing on Dubai's lush courses

DENNIS Lim, together with Koh Hong Soo and Chelsea Chen, will be jetting off to Dubai next March to represent Singapore at the BMW Golf Cup International World Final in Dubai.

Laguna Golf Bintan reopens after extensive upgrading

BINTAN, with its proximity to Singapore and its superb resorts and golf courses, has long been a favourite for golfers looking to play for the day or for a stay-and-play package.

Holding his own among pros

HE may have been in the company of a few multiple-major winning golfing greats, but Chinese professional Li Hao-tong played beautifully to not only collect one of the biggest cheques of his career, but also hold off a host of Major champions to win the 2016 Mission Hills World Celebrity Pro-Am.

Getting up close and personal with Gary Player

MUCH has been written and commented on Tiger Woods' return to playing on the PGA Tour after a 14-month absence. After announcing he would play in the Safeway Open earlier this month, the former world number one and 14-major winner withdrew three days later saying he was not ready to compete...

Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship to be at Sentosa Golf Club in 2018

Seven years after Singapore last hosted the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship (AAC), the 2018 edition will take place at Sentosa Golf Club (SGC), whose Serapong course was ranked 58th in the Golf Digest ranking of the World's 100 Greatest Golf Courses earlier this year...

Teeing with class

IT was definitely not luck but rather all class when Australia's Curtis Luck won the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship (AAC) in South Korea last week. Not only did he overcome a seven shot deficit heading into the final round to win the title, it further cemented his place as one of the world...

Tee off in new courses

THE nearby islands of Indonesia, such as Batam and Bintan, as well as the Malaysian state Johor Bahru, have long been popular with Singapore residents who want easy access to a range of golf courses at reasonable prices.