2014

Faldo Series Asia tees off new season in the Philippines

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22 April 2014: The Faldo Series Asia will start its new season at Eagle Ridge Golf and Country Club in Cavite when the Faldo Series Philippines Championship tees off on April 28-30. The country’s top young golfers have been inspired by the recent success of Pauline Del Rosario and Princess Mary Superal, who completed a Filipino 1-2 in the Girls’ division at the 2014 Faldo Series Asia Grand Final.

Faldo Series moves on to Pyle & Kenfig, Wales

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16 April 2014: The Faldo Series heads to Pyle & Kenfig Golf Club next week for the second UK Championship of the season. A field of 58 boys and 12 girls will line up in Bridgend on April 21-23 for the 54-hole Wales Championship.

“There is a lot to play for in our 2014 Wales Championship with World Amateur Golf Ranking and Hugh James Order of Merit points on offer,” said Sir Nick Faldo. “Pyle & Kenfig has hosted the Series since 2011 and always provides an excellent test for the players, we are really looking forward to our return.”

Brewster bags Faldo Series title at Moortown

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10 April 2014: Ben Brewster of Bawtry won the Faldo Series England North Championship with a playoff victory over Hexam’s Matty Lamb at Moortown Golf Club in Yorkshire. Brewster and Lamb could not be separated after 54 holes of regulation play, both finishing at five-over par on 218 before Brewster birdied the first extra hole to capture the overall title.

Collins conquers record field in Ireland

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3 April 2014: Ted Collins won the seventh Faldo Series Ireland Championship by four shots after rounds of 70 and 71 at Lough Erne Resort in Northern Ireland.  Collins from Dun Laoghaire beat 154 competitors to the title, the largest ever field for the event.

“This is my fifth Faldo Series and I have been so close a couple times before so it feels great to finally win,” said a delighted Collins. “This was the perfect way to start my season and going to The Greenbrier in October and meeting Sir Nick will be a great way to end it.”

Faldo Series set for UK season opener at Moortown

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1 April 2014: The Faldo Series will get its UK season underway next week when it returns to Moortown, Leeds on April 7-9. A full field of 75 boys and 18 girls has already been confirmed for the new 54-hole England North Championship.

Faldo Series continues South American efforts in Chile

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27 March 2014: The Faldo Series Chile Championship will return to Club de Golf Sport Francés in Santiago on April 12-13 for the event’s third edition. The country’s top young golfers will benefit from tournament experience on the course at Sport Francés and expert advice off it from two international expert golf coaches.

Tufail tops international field in Abu Dhabi

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24 March 2014: Sana Tufail overcame a record field in Abu Dhabi to win the second Faldo Series Middle East Championship at Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting and Golf Club (AESGC). The 17-year-old from England charged to victory with a superb bogey-free 64 on the final day.

“This is a great victory for me and I am really looking forward to The Greenbrier now,” said Tufail who will join Sir Nick Faldo at the 18th Faldo Series Grand Final in October. “I had a putting lesson with Keith Wood last night which made a big difference to my performance on the greens today.”

Faldo continues global effort to grow golf announcing European schedule for Faldo Series

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19 March 2014: Sir Nick Faldo has announced a 2014 Faldo Series Europe schedule that features 17 events in 15 countries, including a new tournament in Poland. Five age categories winners from each event will qualify for the 18th Faldo Series Grand Final, a World Amateur Golf Ranking event hosted by the six-time Major Champion at The Greenbrier in West Virginia, USA.

Faldo Series Asia glory for Japan’s Horikawa

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13 March 2014, Shenzhen, China: Mikumu Horikawa of Japan stormed to victory in the eighth Faldo Series Asia Grand Final at Mission Hills Golf Club in China. The 21-year-old from Kanagawa fired a superb final round 68 on the Faldo Course to win by three shots and follow in the footsteps of compatriot Masamichi Ito who won the title in 2010 and 2012.

Mehaffey to make Ladies European Tour debut in Morocco

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12 March 2014: Northern Ireland’s Olivia Mehaffey will make her Ladies European Tour debut when she lines up in the Lalla Meryem Cup at Golf de L’ Ocean in Agadir, Morocco on March 13-16.

Kinnear of England eyes historic victory in China

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12 March 2014, Shenzhen, China: Paul Kinnear of England will take a two shot lead into the final round of the Faldo Series Asia Grand Final. 20-year-old Kinnear from Lancashire goes into tomorrow’s final round at Mission Hills Golf Club bidding to become the first European to be crowned Faldo Series Asia Champion.

Kinnear carded a second round 71 on the Faldo Course to reach seven-under par for the tournament. Two shots behind is Japan’s Mikumu Horikawa who posted a three-under par 69, the joint best score of the day.

England and America head global Faldo field in China

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11 March 2014, Shenzhen, China: Paul Kinnear fired a stunning 66 to take a first-round lead in the eighth Faldo Series Asia Grand Final at Mission Hills Golf Club in China.  The 20-year-old from England is three ahead of American Zachary Bauchou who went round in three-under par despite missing the practice day and never having stepped on the course prior to the competition.

Faldo welcomes global field to Mission Hills, China

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10 March 2014: A global field of 81 golfers from 19 countries joined Sir Nick Faldo in Mission Hills, China today for the eighth Faldo Series Asia Grand Final which tees off tomorrow.

“I am delighted to welcome another large and diverse field to Mission Hills for our eighth Faldo Series Asia Grand Final,” said Faldo. “My team and I look forward to spending time with competitors, sponsors and younger children from the local community as we celebrate another season of growth for the Faldo Series in Asia and across the globe.”

Champions for Europe and America set for Faldo Final in China

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7 March 2014:  England’s Paul Kinnear and Zachary Bauchou of The United States are among the five players from the 2013 Faldo Series Grand Final travelling to Mission Hills Golf Club in China to challenge for the Asia title on March 11-13.

Faldo Series returns to Poland after five year hiatus

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26 February 2013: Sir Nick Faldo has announced that the Faldo Series will return to Poland and bring opportunity to the country’s young golfers for the first time since 2009. The Faldo Series Poland Championship will be held at Gradi Golf Club in Brzeźno for the next three years, starting on August 15-17, 2014.

One more week to enter the Faldo Series at Moortown or Pyle and Kenfig

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21 February 2014: The Faldo Series has extended the deadline for entry into its first two UK Championships at Moortown (April 7-9) and Pyle & Kenfig (April 21-23) by one week, giving talented young golfers until Friday 28 February to be part of Sir Nick Faldo’s global golf development programme in 2014.

Interest has been high since the Faldo Series UK schedule was announced for 2014, including a new format that will see each tournament increased to 54-holes and count towards the World Amateur Golf Ranking.

Faldo Series targets more growth in the Middle East

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20 February 2014: The second Faldo Series Middle East Championship will return to Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting and Golf Club in Abu Dhabi in Al Ain on March 21-22, organisers have announced.  Five winners will join Sir Nick Faldo at the season-ending Grand Final.

Faldo continues to paint global picture for youth golf with Faldo Series Asia Grand Final at Mission Hills, China

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13 February 2014: The eighth Faldo Series Asia Grand Final will take place on March 11-13, 2014, Sir Nick Faldo announced today.  The six-time Major Champion will again host the tournament at Mission Hills Golf Club in China, where he will be joined by seventy of Asia’s most promising young golfers and five winners from the 2013 Faldo Series Grand Final at The Greenbrier.

Putt takes Faldo Series Thailand Title

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5 February 2014: Putt Sridama of Thailand won the sixth Faldo Series Thailand Championship by three shots at the Panorama Golf and Country Club in Nakhon Ratchasima. Sridama fired rounds of 70 and 69 to claim one of the remaining five Grand Final spots that were on offer.

Ahmad completes Faldo Series hat-trick in Pakistan

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31 January 2014: Mubariz Ahmad won his third Faldo Series Pakistan Championship with a fourteen-shot victory at Defence Authority Country and Golf Club in Karachi.  The 18-year-old was one of four Pakistani golfers to qualify for the Faldo Series Asia Grand Final in China.  

Karachi local Ahmad carded rounds of 72, 73 and 77 to finish an incredible fourteen shots ahead of Boys’ Under-21 winner Muhammad Umer Khokhar.  Ahmad and Khokhar qualify for the eighth Asia Grand Final which Sir Nick Faldo will host at Mission Hills Golf Club in China, March 11-13.

Eagle at 18 gives Yuan Faldo Series Kunming victory

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30 January 2013: Yuan Hung Tsai eagled the last to win the seventh Faldo Series Kunming Championship in style at Lakeview Golf Club in Yunnan Province, China.  18-year-old Yuan was one of five competitors to qualify for the Asia Grand Final in March.

Yuan added a 72 to his opening 73 on the Faldo Design course in Kunming to win by four from 14-year-old Xiang Sui, who won a competitive girls’ division.  The Chinese pair both earned a start in the eighth Asia Grand Final, to be hosted by Sir Nick Faldo at Mission Hills Golf Club in Shenzhen in March.

Tamardi trounces Faldo Series field in Jakarta

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22 January 2014: Tirto Tamardi fired a closing 70 to secure a dominant victory in the seventh Faldo Series Indonesia Championship at the Damai Indah Golf BSD Course in West Java. 14-year-old Tamardi was one of five golfers to qualify for the Asia Grand Final in March.

Tamardi added a 70 to a superb opening round 63, which included nine birdies and no dropped shots to win by seven from Kevin Akbar.  Tamardi’s 54-hole total of 13-under 203 is the lowest score in relation to par this Faldo Series Asia season.

Faldo Series continues to support golf in Ireland

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21st January 2014:  The Faldo Series Ireland Championship will return to Lough Erne Resort in County Fermanagh on April 1-2, 2014, organisers announced today.  Last year’s event saw a record number of participants and an even bigger field is predicted for 2014.

Ahmed bidding for Series hat-trick in Pakistan

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21 January 2014: The Faldo Series will return to Pakistan for a third year when the global golf development programme tees off at Defence Authority Country and Golf Club on January 24-26.  Four winners will join Sir Nick Faldo at the Asia Grand Final in China. 

Mubariz Ahmad will feature in a field of more than 40 golfers aged 12 to 21 competing over three rounds on the DHA Golf and Country Club in Karachi. 18-year-old Ahmad was his countries top performer in the last Grand Final and will be vying for a third straight Faldo Series Pakistan title.

Kunming’s next generation inspired by Faldo Series Champion

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17 January 2014: Young Chinese golfers inspired by Luo Xue-Wen will have an opportunity to further develop their game when the 2014 Faldo Series Kunming Championship returns to the Lakeview Golf Club in Yunnan Province on January 21-22.

Jakarta return for Faldo Series Indonesia Championship

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9 January 2014: The seventh Faldo Series Indonesia Championship will return to the BSD Course in Jakarta on January 19 – 21.  Competitors have been inspired by the recent successes of Cahyo Adhitomo and Fahmi Reza who won the Boys’ Under-21 titles at the Asia Grand Final in 2012 and 2013 respectively.

Golfers aged 12 to 21 will compete over 54 holes at the BSD Course in West Java. Three boys and two girls will qualify for the eighth Asia Grand Final, to be hosted by six-time Major winner Sir Nick Faldo at Mission Hills Golf Club in China in March.