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'Grandfather of golf' makes 44th appearance at Singapore Open

Loh Ah Joo is 80 years old, and has been an ever-present at the event since 1970

Dato Loh reminisces about Singapore's biggest golf event when big money was not the main attraction and golfers played with passion and pride, driven more by a desire to just thrill the crowds.


HAVING attended golf's Singapore Open since 1970, Loh Ah Joo's participation at this week's SMBC Singapore Open will be the 44th time he is taking part at this tournament.

The Singapore Open, which was inaugurated in 1961 at the Singapore Island Country Club (SICC), took...

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