Liang Wen-chong’s quest for the OneAsia Order of Merit crown brings him to Australia for a two-week stay.
Liang Wen-chong, already with three career OneAsia victories, bids to defend his title at the US$1 million Midea China Classic, which begins Thursday.
Two weeks after Liang Wen-chong’s splash at Whistling Straits, the Chinese golfer showed the world that his contention at the PGA Championship was no fluke. Liang, 32, claimed his third OneAsia title Sunday at the Thailand Open. He held off a spirited challenge from young Thai star Namchok Tantipokhakul and veteran Australian Michael Wright for a one-shot victory at Burapha Golf Club.
Colorful Shingo Katayama is aiming to light up OneAsia’s Thailand Open this week with the type of freewheeling play that has won him US$17.3 million in his homeland of Japan.
Liang Wen-chong was left to ponder what might have been after claiming a tie for eighth place at the U.S. PGA Championship.
For two days, all you could see through fog was a red, white and blue leaderboard at the 92nd PGA Championship.
Globetrotting Liang Wen-chong tees off Thursday in the Indonesia Open, bidding to cast aside his British Open-qualifying disappointment by winning his third title on the OneAsia Tour.
Wenchong Liang shot a bogey-free 5-under 65 Friday to move into a four-way tie for the lead after the second round of the Hong Kong Open.