The SMBC Singapore Open received one of the highest accolades in the game yesterday at the Asian Tour Awards night in Hong Kong when the Tour’s membership voted last year’s edition the Best Event on Tour.
At a glitzy and glamorous evening, the SMBC Singapore Open beat off competition from the region’s leading tournaments to receive the award for the second time, following success in 2017.
Players also voted Sentosa Golf Club’s Serapong Course – home of Singapore’s national Open since 2005 – the Best Golf Course on Tour meaning it was a clean sweep of titles.
“This is a tremendous honour for everyone involved as the players vote for these awards and we are extremely grateful,” said Patrick Feizal Joyce, Senior Vice President, Golf, Asia, Lagardère Sports.
“It is especially pleasing to win this for the second time and we congratulate our friends at Sentosa Golf Club for earning the Best Golf Course Award.”
The SMBC Singapore Open tees off next week from January 16 to 19 featuring England’s Justin Rose, Henrik Stenson from Sweden and American Matt Kuchar – the gold, silver and bronze medalists respectively at the 2016 Olympics in Rio.