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Lane declared 36-hole champion at Dongguan Open

DONGGUAN, China(July 27th , 2019)—American Joey Lane earned his first professional victory after being declared the 36-hole champion at the Dongguan Open. Officials had originally reduced the event to 54 holes, but after another weather delay Sunday they determined the tournament would be a 36-hole event. Roughly half the field was forced to complete its second rounds Sunday, but Lane didn’t have to play a single hole after he set clubhouse lead at 10-under a day earlier, which was more than enough to secure the victory.

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McGreevy declared 36-hole winner at weather-shortened Guangzhou Open

GUANGZHOU, China(July 21 , 2019) –It was only a matter of time. After six-top 10s including four finishes inside the top-five, American Max McGreevy finally lifted his first trophy in China after being declared the 36-hole champion at the weather-affected Guangzhou Open. Although considered an unofficial victory, the prize money is very much real. The RMB 288,000 he earned moved McGreevy to the No. 1 spot on the Order of Merit with five events remaining.

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China’s Bai wins Huangshan Championship

HUANGSHAN, China(June 23 , 2019) — China’s Zhengkai Bai fired a final-round, 5-under 67 to secure a two-stroke victory over American David Kocher at the Huangshan Championship, a tournament reduced to 54 holes due to bad weather in the opening two days. It was Bai’s first win as a professional and the first victory by a player from China in 2019.

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FranceӮs Bouniol makes history by winning Suzhou Open

SUZHOU, China(June 17 , 2019) – In front of a packed grandstand on Jinji Lake International Golf Club”?s closing hole, France”?s Cyril Bouniol drained a pressure-packed 20-foot par putt to secure a one-shot victory at the Suzhou Open, and become the first player from Europe to win on the PGA TOUR Series-China.

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McGreevy hoping to continue Saxon’s legacy heading into Suzhou Open

SUZHOU, China(June 12 , 2019)―American Max McGreevy is looking to get over the hurdle and claim his first PGA TOUR-affiliated victory when the Suzhou Open kicks off Thursday. Despite not yet winning an event, McGreevy has been the most consistent player on Tour this year and has even took over the No. 1 spot on the Order of Merit after finishing solo third at last month’s Nantong Championship. Through six events, the 24-year-old has recorded four top-five finishes and has yet to end a tournament outside the top 20.

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Techakanokboon rallies then holds on for rainy playoff win

NANTONG, China(May 26 , 2019)—With rain pouring down, Kevin Techakanokboon made an eight-foot birdie putt on the second extra hole of a playoff to defeat Stephen Lewton and win the Nantong Championship. Techakanokboon began the day a stroke behind 54-hole leader Max McGreevy and turned in a stellar final day, shooting a Sunday 67 at Nantong Yangtze River Golf Club. But a disappointing bogey on his last hole of regulation made Techakanokboon work a little harder for his second Tour title that goes with his 2018 Zhuhai Championship triumph.

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McGreevy stays in front, leads by one in Nantong

NANTONG, China(May 25 , 2019)—Max McGreevy admitted following his third round that his ball-striking wasn’t as good as it had been the previous two days. It was hard to tell by looking at his score Saturday as the American fired his third consecutive round in the 60s—this time a 3-under 69—to take a one-shot lead over Kevin Techakanokboon into the final round of the Nantong Championship. England’s Stephen Lewton is alone in third, two behind McGreevy. In all, seven additional players are within four strokes of McGreevy’s lead.

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McGreevy pulls ahead in Nantong

NANTONG, China(May 24 ,2019)—Despite his consistent play this year, performances that have put Max McGreevy at No. 5 on the Order of Merit, one thing the University of Oklahoma graduate hasn’t done is hold a lead after any PGA TOUR Series-China tournament round. That dry spell ended Friday as McGreevy, after shooting a second consecutive 5-under 67, sits alone at the top of the Nantong Championship leaderboard. He leads the duo of Samuel Del Val and Woojin Jung by two shots, with four others three shots back.

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Quick start gives Gehl two-stroke lead in Nantong

NANTONG, China(May 23 , 2019)—American Brad Gehl has come close to winning on PGA TOUR Latinoamerica, where he has played for the last four years. He has never been able to break through, though. Gehl is looking to change that trend on PGA TOUR Series-China. The Oklahoma State product, in his first season playing in China, opened the Nantong Championship with a bogey-free, 8-under 64 Thursday to take a two-shot lead over Spain’s Samuel Del Val—himself a PGA TOUR Latinoamerica alum—Kevin Techakanokboon and Stephen Lewton. A quartet of players are three shots behind Gehl.

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PGA TOUR Series-China still waiting for 2019 breakout star

NANTONG, China(May 21 , 2019)—PGA TOUR Series-China has held five tournaments in 2019, with the sixth event of the year—the Nantong Championship at Nantong Yangtze River Golf Club—beginning Thursday. As the season creeps toward the halfway juncture, trends are typically easy to spot. But when it comes to 2019, and PGA TOUR Series-China, if there is one theme that stands out through the first third of the season it’s that there really hasn’t been one. For instance: