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Encyclopedia > Singapore Masters

The Singapore Masters is an annual men's professional golf tournament which has been played in Singapore since 2001. It is co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour and the European Tour, and is one of many European Tour events established in East Asia since the early 1990s. Golf (gowf in Scots) is a game where individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs, and is one of the few ball games that does not use a fixed standard playing area. ... The Asian Golf Tour is the principal mens professional golf tour in Asia except for Japan, which has a separate tour. ... The PGA European Tour is a top-level professional mens golf tour. ...


There have been two important firsts at the Singapore Masters. At the 2002 event Arjun Atwal became the first Indian golfer to win on the European Tour, and the following year Zhang Lian-Wei became the first golfer from the People's Republic of China to do so when he overcame then world number 2 Ernie Els on the final hole. In 2005 the prize fund was $1,000,000, which is one of the smaller purses on the European Tour. Arjun Atwal (b. ... Zhang Lian-Wei (Zhang is his family name) is a Chinese golfer. ... // The Official World Golf Rankings are a system for rating the performance level of male professional golfers. ... Theodore Ernest (Ernie) Els (born October 17, 1969) is a South African golfer who has been one of the top professional players in the world since the mid-1990s. ...


There is also a Singapore Open golf tournament, which is part of the Asian Tour's schedule. The Singapore Open is an Asian Tour golf tournament. ...


Winners

Singapore Masters

  • 2006

Caltex Masters, presented by Carlsberg

Caltex Singapore Masters Nick Dougherty (born in Liverpool on 24 May 1982) is an English golfer. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the British Isles Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked 1st UK... Colin Montgomerie, OBE (born June 23, 1963) is a Scottish golfer. ... Royal motto: Nemo me impune lacessit (English: No one provokes me with impunity) Scotlands location within the UK Languages English, Gaelic, Scots Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow First Minister Jack McConnell Area - Total - % water Ranked 2nd UK 78,782 km² 1. ... Zhang Lian-Wei (Zhang is his family name) is a Chinese golfer. ... Arjun Atwal (b. ...

Vijay Singh (born February 22, 1963 in Lautoka, Fiji) is a Fijian golfer on the PGA TOUR who has won three major championships (one Masters in 2000 and two PGA Championships in 1998 and 2004) and was the leading money winner in 2003 and 2004. ...

External links

  • Coverage on the European Tour's official site - use the schedule browser on the left to access other years.

 
 

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