2018

Sir Nick Tips Top-Level Success for Faldo Series Asia Grand Final Champion Suzuka

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Tokyo, Japan (April 11): Faldo Series Asia champion Suzuka Yamaguchi's stock continues to rise.

Six weeks after becoming the first female winner of the Faldo Series Asia title, the Japanese teenager's reputation as one of Asia's most exciting golfing prospects has been further enhanced.

Thanks to her triumph in the 12th Faldo Series Asia Grand Final at Laguna Lăng Cô in Vietnam in early March, the 18-year-old broke into the top-100 in The R&A World Amateur Golf Ranking for the first time.

Josh Hill claims Middle East Championship by six shots

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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates (March 30): Josh Hill claimed a marvellous six-shot victory in the Middle East Championship at Al Ain Equestrian Shooting & Golf Club. The Englishman – who turned 14 on the first day of competition - held off the challenges of Welshman Toby Bishop and Arjun Gupta of India.

Faldo Series UK season begins with England North Championship

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom (March 22): The Faldo Series UK season begins with a bang on the Alister MacKenzie masterpiece at Moortown Golf Club in Yorkshire on April 3rd - April 5th. A field of around 80 top juniors will fight for a place in the prestigious Faldo Series Europe Grand Final.

Al Ain Oasis for Faldo Series Europe Grand Final

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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates (March 20): Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting & Golf Club (AESGC) will host the Faldo Series Europe Grand Final for the next four years, Sir Nick Faldo has announced.

Following the success of last year's Europe Grand Final at AESGC, the 22nd edition will take place from November 27-29, 2018 over the acclaimed championship course, located within Oasis City.

Inaugural Major Champions Invitational boasts winners from around the world

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ORLANDO, FLA. (March 14, 2018) – Fifteen-year-old Tom McKibbin from Northern Ireland, and sixteen-year-old Cory Lopez from Mexico, took home the titles of male and female champion at the inaugural Major Champions Invitational. The junior event, hosted by Sir Nick Faldo, was played March 12-14, 2018 at Bella Collina in Montverde, Florida.

Male division scores close heading into final round of Major Champions Invitational

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ORLANDO, FLA. (March 13, 2018) – The inaugural Major Champions Invitational hosted by Sir Nick Faldo finished round two with six juniors sitting within two strokes of the lead. The tournament will conclude after 72 holes on March 14, 2018 at Bella Collina in Montverde, Florida. 

Juniors from twenty-three countries tee it up in inaugural Major Champions Invitational

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ORLANDO, FLA. (March 12, 2018) – The inaugural Major Champions Invitational hosted by Sir Nick Faldo kicked off today with 81 juniors from 23 countries teeing it up at Bella Collina in Montverde, Florida. 

Faldo cements Laguna Lang Co legacy with extension of junior Series partnership

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Following the success of the 12th Faldo Series Asia Grand Final, which yielded the competition’s first female winner, course designer and lead CBS Analyst, Sir Nick Faldo, is delighted to announce an extension of his partnership with Laguna Lăng Cô, Vietnam, as hosts of the event. 

2018 Major Champions Invitational announces Junior participants

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2018 MAJOR CHAMPIONS INVITATIONAL ANNOUNCES JUNIOR PARTICIPANTS

Twenty-Three Countries Represented Among Inaugural Participant Field

ORLANDO, FLA. (March 10, 2018) – Sir Nick Faldo today announced the junior participant field for the 2018 Major Champions Invitational. The inaugural event will be played March 12-14, 2018 at Bella Collina in Montverde, Florida.

Suzuka Seals Historic Success at Faldo Series Asia Grand Final

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Lăng Cô Town, Hue, Vietnam (March 3): Suzuka Yamaguchi enhanced her reputation as one of Asia's most exciting golfing prospects with an imperious runaway victory in the 12th Faldo Series Asia Grand Final. 

In so doing, the talented 17-year-old Japanese wrote her name into golf's history books as the first female winner of the Faldo Series Asia Grand Final's overall title.

Faldo Series Asia Grand Final History Beckons for Yamaguchi

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Lăng Cô Town, Hue, Vietnam (March 2): History beckons for Japanese golfing prodigy Suzuka Yamaguchi at the 12th Faldo Series Asia Grand Final.

Following a second-round five-under-par 66 over the award-winning Faldo Design layout at Laguna Lăng Cô, the talented teenager will take a two-stroke lead into the last day of The R&A World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR) event as she bids to become the first female winner of the overall title.

Kiwi Miya Flies High at Faldo Series Asia Grand Final

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Lăng Cô Town, Hue, Vietnam (March 1): New Zealand teenager Hiroki Miya produced a remarkable act of escapology as he swept to the top of the leaderboard on a dramatic opening day in the 12th Faldo Series Asia Grand Final.

The 17-year-old from Christchurch snared eight birdies in a scintillating seven-under-par 64 over the acclaimed Faldo Design layout at Laguna Lăng Cô, located between Danang and Hue in Central Vietnam.

In-Form Suzuka Set to Soar at Faldo Series Asia Grand Final

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Lăng Cô Town, Hue, Vietnam (February 28): History-making Suzuka Yamaguchi is setting her sights on another shot at glory in the 12th Faldo Series Asia Grand Final.

Still on a high after becoming the first Japanese winner of the Australian Women's Amateur Championship less than two months ago, the teenage golfing prodigy is among the pre-tournament favourites this week at Laguna Lăng Cô.

Defending Champion Seeks Toy Story Sequel at Faldo Series Asia Grand Final

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Lăng Cô Town, Hue, Vietnam (February 26): Happy memories will flood back for Thailand's Napat Paramacharoenroj when he makes an emotional return to Laguna Lăng Cô for the 12th Faldo Series Asia Grand Final.

Napat – nicknamed 'Toy' – snared a 35-foot birdie putt on the final green to claim a memorable triumph at the acclaimed Faldo Design course last year.

Laguna Lăng Cô Turns on Style for Faldo Series Asia Grand Final

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Lăng Cô Town, Hue, Vietnam (February 22): Competitors at next week’s 12th Faldo Series Asia Grand Final can look forward to pristine conditions at the award-winning Laguna Lăng Cô layout.

More than 80 of the region’s brightest young golfing prospects will converge on Lăng Cô for what promises to be a memorable climax to the 2017-18 Faldo Series Asia season.

For the second year in succession, the 54-hole R&A World Amateur Golf Ranking event will take place over the acclaimed Faldo Design course, located between Danang and Hue in Central Vietnam.

Major Champions Invitational completes lineup with addition of 2018 U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Jim Furyk

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ORLANDO, FLA. (February 20, 2018) – Sir Nick Faldo today announced that the 2018 Major Champions Invitational has reached 19 major champion teams, completing the lineup for next month’s tournament. The inaugural event will be played March 12-14, 2018 at Bella Collina in Montverde, Florida.

Major Champions Invitational completes lineup with addition of 2018 U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Jim Furyk

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ORLANDO, FLA. (February 20, 2018) – Sir Nick Faldo today announced that the 2018 Major Champions Invitational has reached 19 major champion teams, completing the lineup for next month’s tournament. The inaugural event will be played March 12-14, 2018 at Bella Collina in Montverde, Florida.

Damai Indah Delight for Akbar in Faldo Series Indonesia Championship

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Jakarta, Indonesia (February 15): Perseverance paid off for Kevin Caesario Akbar in the 11th edition of the Faldo Series Indonesia Championship.

An age group runner-up in each of the past three years, Akbar marked his final tournament as a teenager by claiming top spot in the 18th and concluding leg of the 2017-18 Faldo Series Asia season.

Patricia Primed for Faldo Series Indonesia Championship

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Jakarta (February 9): The spotlight will fall on Patricia Walanda Sinolungan at the 11th edition of the Faldo Series Indonesia Championship.

One of her country's brightest female golfing prospects, Sinolungan knows that a strong performance in the 18th and concluding leg of the 2017-18 Faldo Series Asia season is critical to her prospects of breaking into the national team for this year's Asian Games.

Zong’s Wintry Wonderland at Faldo Series Kunming Championship

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Kunming (February 6): Zong Zenghaoqi defied bitterly cold conditions to provide himself with an early Chinese New Year present in the 11th edition of the Faldo Series Kunming Championship.

Although temperatures plunged to minus-two degrees Centigrade and snow fell on the Faldo-Design course at Lakeview Golf Club, a 58-strong field refused to bow to the elements and managed to complete 36 holes.

Drama Forecast at Faldo Series Kunming Championship

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Kunming (January 29): Players and officials at this week’s 11th edition of the Faldo Series Kunming Championship could be forgiven for casting anxious glances at the skies.

With wintry conditions and snow showers forecast for the weekend, the prospect of a reduction in the number of holes that are able to be played looms large for the second time in three years.

Entries open for Faldo Series 2018 Season

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25 January 2018: Entries are now open for the 2018 Faldo Series UK season. The season will begin on April 3rd with tournaments comprising of 54-holes counting towards the World Amateur Golf Ranking. Each age-group winner will be invited by Sir Nick Faldo to compete in the season-ending Grand Final - hosted by the six-time Major Champion.

Six-Time Major Champion Sir Nick Faldo announces Major Champions Invitational

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Daly, Els, McIlroy, Pate, Scott, Sorenstam, Spieth, Stenson to Support

16 January 2018 - Orlando Florida – Sir Nick Faldo today announced the inaugural Major Champions Invitational, to be played March 12-14, 2018 at Bella Collina in Montverde, Florida.

Pranavi Prevails in Play-Off at Faldo Series India Championship

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Bengaluru, India (January 13): Pranavi Urs avenged a recent loss to fellow teen prodigy Anika Varma with a nail-biting sudden-death play-off triumph in the IIFL Wealth Golf Invitational Faldo Series India Championship.

Pipped for top spot by Varma at last month's All India Juniors, it was Urs who emerged victorious in the 15th leg of the 2017-18 Faldo Series Asia season at the Karnataka Golf Association, one of India's top-ranked courses, located in the heart of Bengaluru.

Baig Earns Bragging Rights at Faldo Series Pakistan Championship

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Karachi, Pakistan (January 10): In-form Ahmed Baig outgunned his rivals with an outstanding display of front-running as he swept to victory in the seventh Faldo Series Pakistan Championship.

Baig assumed control of the 14th leg of the 2017-18 Faldo Series Asia season with a bogey-free, opening six-under-par 66 at the Defence Authority Country and Golf Club and never looked back.

Left-Handed Duo Target Faldo Series India Championship Success

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Bengaluru, India (January 8): Kartik Sharma and Diksha Dagar will be bidding to pull off a unique feat at this week's Faldo Series India Championship.

Not only are Sharma and Dagar distinguishable as two of India's most promising young golfing prospects, but they're also easily recognisable on the course.

For the talented duo are among the less than 10 per cent of the world's golfing population that play the game left-handed.

Sir Nick Faldo to play in Diamond Resorts Invitational, Jan 12-14

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Jan. 4, 2018 (ORLANDO, Fla.) – Sir Nick Faldo, the six-time Major champion, World Golf Hall of Fame member, winner of 42 tournaments worldwide, and the all-time Ryder Cup leader for most wins and points, will play in the Diamond Resorts Invitational™ benefiting Florida Hospital for Children, Jan. 12-14 at Tranquilo Golf Club at Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World® Resort in Orlando, Florida.

Rivalry Renewed at Faldo Series Pakistan Championship

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Karachi, Pakistan (January 2): Muhammad Saqib Tufail and Ahmed Baig will renew their rivalry when the seventh Faldo Series Pakistan Championship tees-off this week.

Two of the brightest young prospects in Pakistani golf, the duo will face-off once more in the 14th leg of the 2017-18 Faldo Series Asia season at the historic Karachi Golf Club.

Yap Springs Surprise at Faldo Series Malaysia Championship

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Johor, Malaysia (December 24): Benjamin Yap Jian Xian surprised himself by upstaging a strong field to post the most notable victory of his fledgling career in the 12th edition of the Faldo Series Malaysia Championship.

One shot off the pace in equal second place after two rounds in the 13th leg of the 2017-18 Faldo Series Asia season, Yap held his nerve on a tense final day over the Allamanda Course at the Palm Resort Golf & Country Club in the southernmost Malaysian State of Johor.