saudi international

Kim the king of Asia

Kim the king of Asia

Joohyung Kim completed the finest season of his career by wrapping up the Asian Tour Order of Merit title after finishing joint second at the SMBC Singapore Open, the final event of the Asian Tour’s 2020-21 season on Sunday. 24 Jan 2022
Bryson hitting it ‘further than ever’

Bryson hitting it ‘further than ever’

Big-hitting Bryson DeChambeau has revealed he will arrive at next month’s PIF Saudi International powered by SoftBank Investment Advisers hitting the ball “further than ever” – prompting tournament organisers to ‘Bryson-proof’ Royal Greens Golf & Country Club. 20 Jan 2022
Scott to give Saudi a miss

Scott to give Saudi a miss

Adam Scott was among the first batch of players the Saudi International announced as playing its Asian Tour event next month, but now he no longer is on the entry list. 13 Jan 2022
Lowry: I'm not a politician

Lowry: I'm not a politician

Former Open champion Shane Lowry has said he has no qualms about playing next month in Saudi Arabia, which has come under international scrutiny for its human rights record, and that he is just trying to make a living. 12 Jan 2022
The Preview: Singapore International

The Preview: Singapore International

No professional golf circuit has suffered as much as the Asian Tour through Covid-19 but they are back this week for their third event following a 20 month layoff. 12 Jan 2022
Inaugural DGC Open marks Asian Tour return to India

Inaugural DGC Open marks Asian Tour return to India

Tournament golf in India is set to receive a huge boost next year when the inaugural The DGC Open tees-off at The Delhi Golf Club, from March 24-27 – triumphantly signalling the return of the Asian Tour to India for the first time in nearly two-and-a-half years. 5 Jan 2022
Leishman, Smith and Herbert among stars making Saudi sojourn

Leishman, Smith and Herbert among stars making Saudi sojourn

An array of international stars has been added to the line-up for next month’s PIF Saudi International powered by Softbank Investment Advisers – in what will be the Asian Tour’s strongest-ever field. 5 Jan 2022
PGA Tour players granted Saudi release

PGA Tour players granted Saudi release

The PGA Tour has granted releases to 30 players who have signed to compete at the Saudi International, but the waiver comes with conditions. 21 Dec 2021
New Singapore event added to Asian Tour schedule

New Singapore event added to Asian Tour schedule

The Asian Tour are set to enjoy a gripping finish to its season next month after announcing a new event, The Singapore International – the week before the season-ending SMBC Singapore Open. 21 Dec 2021
No Open spot for Asian Tour confirms R&A

No Open spot for Asian Tour confirms R&A

A traditional exemption into The Open Championship with more than 20 years of history has been removed by the R&A. The Order of Merit winner of the Asian Tour no longer eligible for a spot in the game’s oldest major. 17 Dec 2021
Morri: The three most aggravating words in golf

Morri: The three most aggravating words in golf

If, like me, you’re not a fan of the term ‘grow the game’ then prepare to endure a world of pain in the next month or two. 6 Dec 2021
McIlroy backs players making Saudi trip

McIlroy backs players making Saudi trip

Rory McIlroy views golfers as "independent contractors" and says the PGA and DP World Tours should allow players to compete in the Saudi International in February. 2 Dec 2021
The Preview: Laguna Phuket Championship

The Preview: Laguna Phuket Championship

For a circuit that has been in the wilderness for the best part of two years it’s been an eventful fortnight for the Asian Tour. 30 Nov 2021
Scott and other stars face fine for Saudi swing

Scott and other stars face fine for Saudi swing

Australian Adam Scott and a host of high-profile golf stars could be fined if they play in next year's lucrative Saudi International – which is not a sanctioned PGA Tour or DP World Tour event. 30 Nov 2021
Big names commit to Saudi International’s Asian Tour debut

Big names commit to Saudi International’s Asian Tour debut

The Asian Tour will present the strongest field in its history when the 2022 Saudi International powered by Softbank Investment Advisers takes place at Royal Greens Golf and Country Club, near Jeddah, from February 3-6. 29 Nov 2021
Saudis hire Norman to expand Asian tour

Saudis hire Norman to expand Asian tour

The Asian Tour is set for a major overhaul with the introduction of 10 new marquee events and Greg Norman has been made CEO of the Saudi-backed company behind the plan. 30 Oct 2021
Johnson withdraws from Pebble Beach

Johnson withdraws from Pebble Beach

World No.1 Dustin Johnson, fresh off his triumph at the European Tour's Saudi International, has withdrawn from this week's AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. 10 Feb 2021
Winner’s Bag: Dustin Johnson – Saudi International

Winner’s Bag: Dustin Johnson – Saudi International

Dustin Johnson continued his love affair with Royal Greens Golf and Country Club and the Saudi International on Sunday. The World No.1 winning for the second time in three years at the venue having finished runner-up last year. Here’s what he had in the bag. 8 Feb 2021
Johnson holds on, wins Saudi International

Johnson holds on, wins Saudi International

Dustin Johnson has held his nerve to win the Saudi International for the second time in three years and extend his lead at the top of the world golf rankings. 8 Feb 2021
Horsey's 61 upstages big names in Saudi

Horsey's 61 upstages big names in Saudi

At a low ebb after missing cuts in Abu Dhabi and Dubai to start his season, David Horsey phoned a friend for some help on the eve of his first round at the Saudi International. 5 Feb 2021
DeChambeau flattered by equipment changes

DeChambeau flattered by equipment changes

Big-hitting Bryson DeChambeau reckons that he has no issues with potential changes to golfing equipment rules – and cannot help but feel just a little flattered by the fact that they could stop him using a 48-inch driver in the future. 4 Feb 2021