21 Jan '11, 11am

Golf: 13 S'poreans to vie for spot in HSBC Women's Champions

Golf: 13 S'poreans to vie for spot in HSBC Women's Champions

SINGAPORE: Asian women golfers are making a mark in the sport globally. According to the latest Rolex Rankings, seven of the top 10 women golfers hail from Asia. With this impressive statistics, Singapore is looking at improving the women's golf scene and the upcoming HSBC Women's Champions golf tournament will be instrumental in that regard. Dubbed as Asia's major, the HSBC Women's Champions will be held in Singapore from February 24-27 at the Tanah Merah Country Club with some of the world's best competing. And once again, one lucky Singaporean will get a chance to tee off with the pros. 13 golfers will vie for that coveted spot in the qualifiers on January 27. Among them is eleven-year-old Amanda Tan who is the youngest among the lot. "I have been playing golf for six years and age doesn't really matter, so it's not a disadvantage or advantage to me," said Tan. Such exp...

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