Golf The British Open, or more correctly the Open Championship returns to the fabled links of the Ailsa Course at the Westin Turnberry Resort from July 16 – 19, 2009. This will be the fourth time Turnberry has hosted the Open and will undoubtedly be.e yet another memorable championship. Jeev Milkha Singh has pulled out of this weeks British Open Championship as he has been suffering from a rib muscle injury which has been bothering him for sometime. Jeev aims to rest for another 3 weeks and make a .eback at the World Golf Championship in Akron next month. Bhullar, who is Singhs junior by 17 years will now attempt to put Asia on the world map after having played seven practice rounds at the Ailsa Course since his arrival in Turnberry two weeks ago. Gaganjeet Bhullar believes he is ready to lead the Indian challenge. Bhullar has been billed as one of the hottest young stars to .e out of the Asian Tour and is making his debut at the worlds oldest major. China’s Liang Wen-chong heads into this week’s British Open armed with the self-belief that the ancient art of yoga can re-launch his stuttering season at Turnberry, Scotland. He will be counting on the advice given by three-time major winner and defending champion, Padraig Harrington to stake a strong challenge for the British Open. Tiger Woods can expect even more attention than usual the first two rounds of the British Open. He is playing with Lee Westwood of England and Japanese sensation Ryo Ishikawa. Woods missed last year’s British Open with a bum knee. Now, he’s healthy and plotting how to tackle a tough, wind-plagued course that few of this year’s Open .petitors have played. Shingo Katayama of Japan has withdrawn from the British Open because of an upper back injury that forced him to skip his second straight major championship. He has been replaced by Steve Marino of the United States, who will be playing his first major. Katayama is the sixth player to withdraw from the British Open, which starts Thursday at Turnberry. Singapore’s rising star Quincy Quek will have the opportunity to test himself against the Asian Tour’s best when he .petes in the Indonesia President Invitational next week. The highly-rated Quek, who turned professional earlier this year, enjoyed an ac.plished career as an amateur where the 22-year-old claimed numerous victories including the individual title at the 2007 Putra Cup and the team title in the following year. Quek also had made headlines at the 2007 Barclays Singapore Open when he made the cut and finished in tied 33rd place. The Indonesia President Invitational will mark the first tournament where he will .pete on the Asian Tour as a professional player. The European and Asian tours, who established their first co-sanctioned tournament in Malaysia in 1999, have formed a new joint venture .pany in a bid to strengthen their bond. EurAsia Golf, which will have representatives from both tours serving on the board of directors, is to act as a point of contact for tournament promoters for all co-sanctioned events. This alliance will, at a vital time in terms of the global economic climate, enable us to focus attention on golf as the preferred sponsorship vehicle for international .panies," Asian Tour executive chairman Kyi Hla Han said in a news release last Thursday. The Australian womens amateur tour 2009 was conducted at the Royal Queensland Golf Club. 17 year oldteenagerJustine Lee ofSidney has won the Australian Womens Amateurchampionship. Lee is the youngest of all to whom the title has happened. The teenager showcasedan absolutely wonderful game and also .pleted even par after 36hole final. It was the young ladys biggestamateur title. Get your latest golf news now! About the Author: 相关的主题文章: