Australia’s Marchesani, Singapore’s Quek share clubhouse lead in Haikou

HAIKOU, China(April 13 , 2019)—Australia’s James Marchesani shot 4-under through 12 holes in the third round of the Haikou Championship to move to 9-under and hold a three-shot lead over China’s Zheng Ouyang (3-under though 14 holes) when officials suspended play due to dangerous weather conditions.


Australia’s Marchesani, Singapore’s Quek share clubhouse lead in Haikou

HAIKOU, China(April 12 , 2019)—Australia’s James Marchesani (69-70) and Singapore’s Quincy Quek (66-73) shared the clubhouse lead at 5-under at the Haikou Championship on Friday when officials suspended play at 6:05 p.m., due to lightning in the area. The second round will resume at 7:30 a.m., Saturday, and the third round is scheduled to start at approximately 9:30 a.m.

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Singapore’s Quincy Quek takes lead in Haikou

HAIKOU, China(April 11 , 2019)—On a tight and narrow course and under the scorching sun, Singapore’s Quincy Quek managed to fire an opening round 6-under 66 to take a one-shot lead at the Haikou Championship, which was suspended at 7:01pm due to darkness with one group left to complete their round.


Irawan memorialized in Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia(April 10 , 2019)–Wednesday in Malaysia, friends and family of Arie Irawan memorialized the golfer at the Bukit Kiara Muslim Cemetery in Kuala Lumpur only a few hours after his body arrived on a plane from Sanya, China, where Irawan died Sunday morning of apparent natural causes. Since Irawan was pronounced dead Sunday morning at the Sheraton[…]


Sluman has experience to win in Haikou

HAIKOU, China(April 10 , 2019)— Coached by renowned PGA of America professional Craig Harmon, American Trevor Sluman feels like his game has reached a new height this year as he looks to follow in the footsteps of his uncle Jeff Sluman, who won six PGA TOUR titles in his professional career, including the 1988 PGA Championship.


Irawan meant so much to so many

The photo shows the golfer with his arm around his caddie. They’re both smiling. They should have been. Last year playing on PGA TOUR Series-China, the player, Malaysia’s Arie Irawan, and the caddie, his wife of three weeks, the former Marina Malek, traveled to Guilin, China, where Arie played well at that week’s tournament and[…]

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Sluman declared Sanya Championship winner

SANYA, China(April 7 , 2019)—Due to the death of Malaysia’s Arie Irawan on Sunday, Sanya Championship tournament officials elected to cancel the final round of the PGA TOUR Series-China tournament, declaring 54-hole leader Trevor Sluman the 2019 champion. “This is a tragic day in the Tour’s history, and it would not have been right to[…]


Official Statement

Today(April 7 , 2019) in Sanya, China, Arie Irawan of Malaysia died at his hotel of apparent natural causes. The official coroner’s report has not been completed. Irawan, 28, was in China playing in the Sanya Championship, the second event of the 2019 PGA TOUR Series-China season. He had missed the 36-hole cut. The PGA[…]

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“Miraculous shot” boosts Sluman into lead in Sanya

SANYA, China(April 6 , 2019)—After eight straight pars at Yalong Bay Golf Club, American Trevor Sluman, who was playing in the final group, found his ball plugged next to the bunker wall on hole 9. In fear of making a bogey, he hit a “miraculous shot” to within a foot of the cup that would[…]