Liang Wen-Chong is a Chinese professional golfer. He is the highest ranked golfer from the People's Republic of China and the only Chinese golfer to have reached the top 100 of the Official World Golf Ranking. He has succeeded his mentor Zhang Lian-wei as the top Chinese player. Liang plays on the Asian Tour, Japan Golf Tour and OneAsia Tour. He has won several tournaments in China, but his best finish on the Japan Golf Tour is second. He also won the 2007 Singapore Masters, which was co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour and the European Tour. In August 2007 he became the first golfer from the People's Republic of China to play in the PGA Championship. In 2007, Liang won the Order of Merit on the Asian Tour, becoming the first from mainland China to do so. In July 2008, Liang became the first Chinese golfer to make the cut at a major, The Open Championship at the Royal Birkdale Golf Club. In August 2010, Liang set a new course record at Whistling Straits, in the third round of the 2010 PGA Championship.
Silver linings in Chinese letdown at Volvo China Open
23-year-old Alexander Levy became the 20th different winner in 20 years of the Volvo China Open on Sunday, thanks in large part to his scorching 10-under-par round of 62 on Friday. It was his first career title and he comfortably held off challenges from the likes of Henrik Stenson, Ian Poulter and Francesco Molinari. The collective […]
The kids have been getting all the attention recently – and not just the teens, but those in single digits – though it will take a good few years before any of them progress to the pro ranks. But it’s … Continue reading →