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Ormsby seals thrilling victory at UBS Hong Kong Open

Wade Ormsby prevailed from a dramatic final day in Fanling to claim his first European Tour title at the UBS Hong Kong Open.

The Australian entered the fourth round a shot behind SSP Chawrasia and when he turned in level-par 34, he was four behind his Indian rival. But Chawrasia then triple-bogeyed the ninth to bring a host of players back into contention and Ormsby held a two-shot lead as he stood on the 18th fairway at Hong Kong Golf Club.

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Davis, Blixt and Jones qualify for 147th Open

Cameron Davis, Jonas Blixt and Matt Jones secured their places in the starting field of The 147th Open after qualifying at the Emirates Australian Open today.

The 102nd staging of the championship, played at The Australian Golf Club in Sydney, was the first opportunity for players to book their place at Carnoustie next year through The Open Qualifying Series.

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Rafa and Wade close the gap on Chawrasia in Hong Kong

India’s S.S.P Chawrasia will head into the final round of the UBS Hong Kong Open with a slender one-shot advantage after carding a third round one-under-par 69 at the Hong Kong Golf Club on Saturday.

Chawrasia, a six-time Asian Tour winner, is seeking his second win outside India and will be drawing confidence from his recent good form and positive mental approach to his game.

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Battling Panuwat wins PGM GlobalOne Championship

Thailand’s Panuwat Muenlek overcame the strong challenge from countryman Kasidit Lepkurte to win the weather-shortened PGM GlobalOne Championship by one shot on Saturday.

Panuwat and Kasidit were neck-to-neck before Panuwat gained a two-shot lead after the 17th hole which he birdied and his challenger bogeyed. Panuwat eventually romped to his fourth Asian Development Tour (ADT) title after closing with a five-under-par 67. 

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Chan aims to turn the corner at the inaugural Asian Golf Championship

Asian Tour champion Chan Shih-chang of Chinese Taipei will aim to bounce back from an uncharacteristic lackluster season when he headlines the inaugural Asian Golf Championship next week.

The 31-year-old Chan claimed his breakthrough win in Thailand last July before securing his second Asian Tour victory in Japan two months later. He has not won since then but hopes to turn the corner at the US$350,00 Asian Tour event. 

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Chawrasia's the man to catch in Hong Kong

India’s S.S.P. Chawrasia doubled his overnight advantage to two when he carded a second round four-under-par 66 to continue leading the UBS Hong Kong Open on Saturday.

Despite the gusty conditions at the Hong Kong Golf Club, the six-time Asian Tour winner remained unperturbed as he even extended his lead to five at one stage after birdies on holes three, seven, eight, 10 and 13. 

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Team Europe announced for EurAsia Cup

A full house of 12 European Tour winners, incorporating the 2016 Open Champion and six Ryder Cup players, make up the European Team named today for next year’s EurAsia Cup in Malaysia.

Led by Thomas Bjørn – eight months before he also captains Europe in The Ryder Cup in France – the European Team will tackle Asia in the third staging of the biennial contest, which will once again take place at the Glenmarie Golf and Country Club in Kuala Lumpur from January 12-14, 2018. 

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China's Li and Thailand's Kiradech qualify for 2018 WGC-Mexico Championship

China’s rising star Li Haotong has qualified for his maiden appearance in the 2018 World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship alongside big-hitting Thai, Kiradech Aphibarnrat.

Following the conclusion of the European Tour’s Race to Dubai, the top 20 players in the final standing officially qualified for the WGC-Mexico Championship to be held from February 28 to March 4, 2018 at Club de Golf Chapultepec in Mexico City. The qualified players are:

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Fitzpatrick flying high at UBS Hong Kong Open

Matt Fitzpatrick led the European charge on day one of the UBS Hong Kong Open after a testing day in swirling, gusting winds at the Hong Kong Golf Club. The 23 year old put on typically strong display of ball-striking as he carded an opening four under par 66 to lie just one shot off the lead set by India’s SSP Chawrasia.

Chawrasia and Fitzpatrick’s first round efforts were played in the toughest conditions of the day before the Englishman was joined by Chawrasia’s countryman Shubhankar Sharma on four under.

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