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The Asian Golf Tour is the principal men's professional golf tour in Asia except for Japan, which has a separate tour. Golfer teeing off at the start of a hole Golf is an outdoor game where individual players or teams play a small ball into a hole using various clubs. ... World map showing location of Asia A satellite composite image of Asia Asia is the central and eastern part of the continent of Eurasia, defined by subtracting the European peninsula from Eurasia. ... The Japan Golf Tour is a prominent golf tour. ...


The first season in the current lineage was played in 1995, although there had been earlier attempts to create an Asian Tour. The Asian PGA was formed in July 1994 at a meeting in Hong Kong attended by PGA representatives from eight countries - Hong Kong, India, Korea, Myanmar, Taiwan, Thailand, the Philippines, and Singapore. In 1998 the Asian Tour became the sixth member of the International Federation of PGA Tours. In 2004 the tour was taken over by a new organisation established by the players, who had been in dispute with the previous management. Official events on the tour count for World Golf Ranking points. The International Federation of PGA Tours is the trade body for the six leading regional mens professional golf tours. ... The Official World Golf Rankings are a system for rating the performance level of male professional golfers. ...


Most of the leading players on the tour are Asian, but players from other parts of the world also participate. Each year the Asian Tour co-sanctions a number of events with the PGA European Tour, and these events offer higher prize funds than most of the other tournaments on the tour. In 2005 the total prize fund is 20.215 million U.S. dollars (all purses are fixed in dollars), compared to $12.3 million in 2004. However nine of the ten purses of one million dollars or above are in events co-sanctioned by the European Tour, and European Tour players tend to collect most of the winnings in those tournaments. Prize funds in the Asian Tour's sole-sanctioned events range from $200,000 to $830,000, with the exception of the Singapore Open, which has a $2,000,000 purse. World map showing location of Asia A satellite composite image of Asia Asia is the central and eastern part of the continent of Eurasia, defined by subtracting the European peninsula from Eurasia. ... The PGA European Tour is a top-level professional mens golf tour, headquartered in Virginia Water, Surrey, United Kingdom, that is the primary golf tour in Europe. ...


Leading money winners on the Asian Tour

The amounts are in U.S. Dollars. Thongchai Jaidee (b. ... Arjun Atwal (b. ... Jyoti Randhawa (born May 4, 1972, New Delhi, India) is a professional golfer. ... Thongchai Jaidee (b. ... Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area  - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 1st UK 49,138,831 377/km² Religion...


External link

  • - Asian Tour offical English language site (http://www.asiantour.com)

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Unique Asian Tours - Terms and Conditions (1637 words)
Tour members who prefer that their images not be used are asked to identify themselves to the tour director at the beginning of the tour.
Unique Asian Tours, cannot, therefore, be liable for any damage which may occur due to (1) any act or omission of such a supplier, or (2) defects in failures of any aircraft, vessel, automotive vehicle or other means of transportation that is not under its control.
Unique Asian Tours, shall not be liable to the clients for any loss or damage to any luggage or other injury or illness suffered by the client provided that Unique Asian Tours, has exercised due care and attention.
Asian Tour reschedules an event to settle its clash with the European Tour (520 words)
Asian Tour reschedules an event to settle its clash with the Europeans
Earlier this year, the two tours had deadlocked in their negotiations over the timing of the Indonesian Open, which clashed with the Amby Valley Masters, a new Asian Tour event in India.
Asian Tour Chief Executive Louis Martin had been furious that the European Tour, through its Asian marketing partners Parallel Media Group, had announced a conflicting date for the Indonesian event long after the Amby Valley Masters was set on the Asian Tour schedule.
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