Singapore: The DP World Tour announced on Tuesday (June 21) that golf organizations will return to Singapore for the first time in nine years in 2023 to strengthen their footsteps in Asia.

Players will tee off for the Singapore Classic on February 9th next year at the Laguna National Golf Resort Club.

The tour last stopped in the country in 2014 on the same course.

Previous winners of the tour’s Singapore event include Scottish legend Colin Montgomerie, China’s Zhang Lianwei and Liang Wenchong, and local star Madan Mamat.

“Asia remains an important region for the DP World Tour and we look forward to announcing more exciting events in the future,” Keith Pelley, CEO of the European Tour Group, said in a statement. rice field.

Peter Quie, Chairman of Laguna National, said:

With a prize of US $ 2 million, the tournament will be one of the region’s top sporting events, according to the organizers.

The DP World Tour was first held in Singapore in two editions of the Johnnie Walker Classic, won by Nick Faldo at the Singapore Island Golf Club in 1993 and Ian Woosnam at the Tanah Merah Country Club in 1996.

Another major champion, Vijay Singh, won the Singapore Masters at the Singapore Island Golf Club in 2001. The tournament then moved on to the next six-year Laguna National Course, which was won by Montgomery in 2004 and the local boy Mamat two years later.

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