Browsing Golf Industry NewsVIEW ALL

OneAsia’s Million-Dollar Offerings

POSTED ON February 5, 2016 @ 7:27 pm

SEOUL, Korea – Kyongjun Moon of Korea pictured with the winner’s trophy on Sunday, May 17, 2015 during the final round of The GS Caltex Maekyung Open at the Namseoul Country Club. Picture by Paul Lakatos/OneAsia.

Hong Kong: OneAsia embarks on its eighth season this year, showcasing a strong backbone of lucrative tournaments across the region.

A total of nine events, each offering more than US$1 million in prize money, are planned for 2016, starting with the Volvo China Open at Topwin Golf & Country Club from April 28-May 1.

Korea’s three flagship events – the GS Caltex Maekyung Open, SK Telecom Open and Kolon Korea Open – once again make up the North Asia swing.

Tournaments in China, Thailand, Indonesia and Fiji are also planned with details being finalised. The season will come to an end with the Emirates Australian Open at Royal Sydney Golf Club.

The season officially starts when the Qualifying School tees-off at Sutera Harbour Golf and Country Club in Sabah, Malaysia, from March 1-4.

“OneAsia will once again offer a multi-million dollar circuit featuring many of the most prestigious events in our region,” said David Parkin, Director of Tour Operations, OneAsia.

“We boast a schedule that has huge potential to accomplish our mission of creating a Tour that will allow players from Asia-Pacific to go on to become world-beaters.”

This year players will attempt to match Korean Moon Kyong-jun’s 2015 campaign when he claimed the OneAsia Order of Merit title with earnings of US$224,953. He marched to victory on home soil in the GS Caltex Maekyung Open.

OneAsia was founded in 2009 by the China Golf Association, the Korea Golf Tour, the Korea Golf Association and the PGA of Australia and bills itself as ‘the first ever circuit in the region that covers the whole of the Asia-Pacific rim’.

 

Comments are closed.


CLICK HERE TO Sign Up for the GIC Newsletter for all the latest Industry News.

Please enter your details:

I am interested in:

  • News
  • Operations
  • Marketing
  • Recruitment / Jobs
  • Grow the Game
Golf Industry Central Grow the Game Central Golf Recruitment Central Golf Operations Central

The changing face of the golf industry...

By Mathilda Andersson In Australia, few sporting organisations...

Hooray, Olympic Golf Recommended for the 2024 Games...

By Mathilda Andersson Perhaps surprising to some, the...

Southport GC Appoints New General Manager...

One of Gold Coast’s premier private member’s clubs,...

New Presidency Announced for Golf Management Australia...

Stewart Fenton has formally announced his resignation as Golf Management Australia (GMA) President and will be replaced by Andrew Gay of Royal...

South Auckland’s Aviation Country Club golf course to close...

  A South Auckland golf course could have to close after Auckland Airport, which owns the land, declined to renew the lease...

Poorer golf clubs under pressure as developers eye prime land...

Melbourne’s poorer golf clubs are merging, relocating or closing – in some cases for residential development – while the city’s richest sandbelt...

Vic Government to ensure golf participation remains an economy dr...

GOLF has proved a huge driver of jobs and the economy and the state government ­intends to keep it that way. A...

Hooray, Olympic Golf Recommended for the 2024 Games...

By Mathilda Andersson Perhaps surprising to some, the International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board announced late last week that golf’s...

Golfplan to unveil pioneering ‘synthetic’ 9 outside D...

Golfplan partner Kevin Ramsey bends down to examine a seam in the 9th green at the M3M Club, his...

10th Anniversary Celebrations for Faldo Series Vietnam Championsh...

Aspiring young Vietnamese golfers will tread in the footsteps of reigning Masters champion Sergio Garcia when they line up...

Golf in China: Setting the Record Straight...

When the Chinese Government issued its official paper on golf in January, Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF) President Richard Walne...

GMAQ E-magazine 2017 Winter issue out now!...

Golf Management Australia Queensland Golf Management Australia Queensland [GMAQ] is the professional organisation serving the needs of managers within...

INSIDE THE ROPES – Australian golf’s new podcast...

Golf Australia and various state associations proudly announce a new golf podcast, Inside The Ropes. In conjunction with Radio...