Four tied at the halfway point in Sanya

SANYA, China(April 5 , 2019)—American Michael Perras fired a tournament low, 9-under 63 to move to 12-under early in the day, and fellow countrymen Trevor Sluman (65) and Matt Gilchrest (68) and Japan’s Yuwa Kosaihira (64) joined him after the second round of the Sanya Championship. They lead a pair of Americans, Christopher Hickman (65)[…]


U.S.A.’s Gilchrest leads in Sanya

SANYA, China(April 4,2019)—A year ago, Matt Gilchrest had a solid first season on PGA TOUR Latinoamerica. While he didn’t win, the Auburn University product contended numerous times and finished eighth on the Order of Merit. After one round at the Sanya Championship, the second event of the PGA TOUR Series-China season, and on the strength[…]

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Sato looks to join Dou with early season success

SANYA, China(April 3,2019)—Now that Taihei Sato has established a PGA TOUR Series-China first—becoming the initial player from Japan to win a tournament—Sato can now set his sights on becoming a second, as in the second player to win the first two events of a season. In the four previous PGA TOUR Series-China seasons, only one[…]


Peter Creighton tops Monday qualifier with 63

SANYA, China(April 1,2019)—After a “pretty standard” 2-under on the front nine, America’s Peter Creighton went on a roll on the back, making at least birdie on seven consecutive holes to finish with a 9-under 63 and easily top the Monday qualifier at the Sanya Championship, the second event on the PGA TOUR Series-China. The scores were[…]


Sato wins in Chongqing in playoff

Final Results Chongqing Championship Pos. Name Scores 1 Taihei Sato (Japan) 66-67-68-73—274 (-18) 2 Yanwei Liu (China) 67-72-66-69—274 (-18) 3 David Kocher (U.S.) 70-66-68-71—275 (-17) 4 Max McGreevy (U.S.) 68-69-72-67—276 (-16) T5 Trevor Sluman (U.S.) 69-66-71-71—277 (-15) T5 Stephen Lewton (England) 70-68-69-70—277 (-15) T7 Benjamin Lein (U.S.)* 73-70-70-65—278 (-14) T7 Charlie Dann (Australia) 69-73-69-67—278 (-14) T7[…]


Sato aiming to be first Japanese winner on PGA TOUR Series-China

CHONGQING, China(March 30,2019)—Japan’s Taihei Sato remains on track to get a wire-to-wire win at the Chongqing Championship, and with that would come a piece of history as he looks to become the first Japanese player to win on the PGA TOUR Series-China. Sato is in position to do that after a 5-under 68 Saturday secured[…]

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Sato extends lead at Chongqing Championship

CHONGQING, China(March 29,2019)—Japan’s Taihei Sato is hoping to become the first player from Japan to win on the PGA TOUR Series-China and is on track after a 6-under 67 helped him secure a two-stroke lead at the halfway stage of this week’s Chongqing Championship, the season-opening event. Building on an opening 66, Sato was again[…]


Chongqing Championship will kick-off fifth season on PGA TOUR Series-China

CHONGQING,China(Mar27 2019) —It was an eventful day at Poly Golf Club in Chongqing as former top Chinese amateur Jin Cheng and senior executives including Shankai Sports’ CEO, Mr. Feng Tao, attended a press conference ahead of the PGA TOUR Series-China’s season-opening event of 2019. On Thursday, 144 players from across the globe including 49 players[…]


Chongqing Championship Preview, A Look Back

CHONGQING, China(March 26,2019)—Thursday, 144 players will tee it up at the first event of the 2019 PGA TOUR Series-China season, three weeks shy of the five-year anniversary of start of the Series—that began in 2014 at the Mission Hills Haikou Open. That week, future European Tour Rookie of the Year Jeunghun Wang won the tournament[…]